Visit the acclaimed 15th iconic Bunratty Castle - the most complete and authentic castle in Ireland.
The site on which Bunratty Castle stands was in origin a Viking trading camp in 970. The present structure is the last of four castles to be built on the site. Take a tour of this iconic fortress; hear and see how the lords and ladies of this castle lived; hear stories of battles and bravery and enjoy stunning views across the idyllic Clare countryside. Plenty of things to do in Bunratty Castle
Animal and pet farm
Bunratty Folk Park is home to an array of rare breeds of native Irish animals Home to indigenous breeds of sheep, goats, cows, pigs, ponies, and poultry many of which would have been popular in the early 1900's, the period on which the folk park is based upon
Full of magic and fun, our interactive Fairy Trail is perfect for kids of all ages. This interactive fairy trail is an magical experience that gives visitors an insight into the enchanting world of fairieVisit the Fairy University, Fairy Library, Fairy Travel Centre and more. Try a pair of fairy wings on for size and encounter fun sculptures, fairy houses and lots of other hidden gems.
The Viking Playground is a firm favourite with little visitors! Located just off the Village Street, the playground features:
- A Viking Playship
- An impressive 4 tower play castle which provides vantage views to the surrounding country landscape
- Rope Walks
- Belt Bridges
- A variety of Swings suitable for all ages
- 25m Zipline
- Picnic Benches
- Ice Cream Hut (operates in high season only)
Information on Children's Activities in Limerick
Choose from one of the following activity centres as part of your family break stay at the Limerick City Hotel - "Delta Activity Centre" or "Tons of Fun". The offer also includes a Family pass for Grove Island Leisure Centre. This will keep the children activity and happy while on your break in Limerick City.
Delta activity centre
With over 55,000 square foot facility is packed to the brim with the best attractions that Limerick has ever seen.
Tons of Fun
There's something for everyone at TONS of FUN, with 3 separate play areas. Check out the all-new giant Lego blocks area. Other activities include Ball Jugglers, Ball Lifter, soft toy play area, 3 level adventure maze, wavy slides, tubular slides and the junior play area.
For the Children
Choose from Indoor and Outdoor Activities:
Indoor Activities include
Soccer pitch, bungee trampolines, zorb balls, Slides and an abundance of climbing frames and much more.
Pirate Ship, AstroTurf Pitch and a host of challenging climbing frames. New Lazer Tag Facility also available for children aged 7+.For the Parents
Relax and unwind in the Jolly Roger, serving a range of hot and cold snacks, meals, and drinks.