Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Explore the acclaimed 15th century Bunratty Castle and the 19th century Folk Park.
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MacNamaras and O'Briens
Earls of Thomond
Pa's Pet Farm
The Village Street
Regency Walled Garden
Traditional Irish Night
Mr. O'Regan's Cafe
Shop at Bunratty
Secondary School Tours
Teacher Resources Pre & Post Visit
3rd Level & Language School
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Book Your Primary School Tour
From the turbulent history within the castle walls to the charming window onto an Ireland of a by-gone era, students and teachers alike experience the sights, sounds and smells of this enchanting folk park setting in an interactive and fun nature.
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Fantastic venue for school tours. We really enjoyed our tour look forward to returning - Niamh, School Teacher June 2019
The Bunratty Explorer Tour
A self-guided tour that encompasses all elements of the castle and folk park
· 15th Century Medieval Castle
· Meet the Village Characters
· Interactive Fairy Trail Experience
· Pa’s Pet Farm
· Baking and Craft Demonstrations
· Native Irish Animals
· 30 Buildings spanning 200 years of history
· Viking Playground
· Regency Walled Garden
· Woodland Walks and Nature Trails
€7 per child. Duration 2.5 hrs
Don't forget to add to your visit with out pre & post visit teacher resources.
Engage & Explore Tour
Guided Tour of Castle and self guided tour of folk park plus 1 activity of your choice – €11 per child. Duration: 3 hrs
Animal Husbandry & Conservation
– Daily rounds with our resident farmer gathering eggs, feeding the animals, walking the Wolfhounds & learning the importance of animal care and welfare. For more information
Bugs, Bees & Biodiversity
– Our expert gardeners will educate little learners the millions of species and habitats on our planet working together to generate and sustain life & how people traditionally lived off the land in a sustainable & environmentally friendly way. For more information
Medieval Music Workshop
– including the opportunity to perform in the Great Hall of Bunratty Castle once you have completed your training! For more information
This workshop only available Jan - March 2020.
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