Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is Ireland’s most iconic and much loved days out for School Tours.

06 Aug 2020
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is Ireland’s most iconic and much loved days out for School Tours.

The world famous 15th century Bunratty Castle and 19th century Bunratty Folk Park provides students with the opportunity to experience and explore a window into Ireland’s past.

Explore, Investigate, Develop

Our tours encourage children to work as historians. They investigate the lives of the people as well as the significant structures at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. The spiral approach of learning is reinforced by engaging with real life characters while following the strands of the Social, Environmental and Scientific Education Curriculum, which are:

  • Local Studies
  • Stories
  • Myths and Legends
  • Early People and Ancient Societies
  • Life, Society, Work and Culture in the Past
  • Continuity and change over time
  • Feasts and Festivals in the Past
  • Homes
  • Schools
  • Building, Sites or Ruins in My Locality
  • My Locality Through the Ages

School Tour Packages 

For bookings or more information email education@shannonheritage.com
Or call reservations 061 711222
Don't forget to download some of our Free Teacher Resources to enhance your visit


Shannon Heritage is constantly looking at ways to enhance our customer experiences with value adding products and services.

We are delighted to offer our customers an Annual Membership programme that offers many benefits to users. 

Both cards offer special admission rates to all Shannon Heritage day visitor attractions and evening entertainments in Counties: Clare, Limerick, Galway and Dublin. 

Members can also avail of discounts on all purchases at Shannon Heritage operated Tea Rooms and Gift Shops.

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