Bunratty castle

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 animalsHome 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

Fairy trail

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.

Viking playground

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
  • Slides
  • Sandpit
  • 25m Zipline
  • Picnic Benches
  • Ice Cream Hut (operates in high season only)

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