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Tickets for Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

Experience traditional village life in 19th-century Ireland!

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  09:00 - 17:30
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 17:30
Saturday:  09:00 - 17:30
Sunday:  09:00 - 17:30
Monday:  09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday:  09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday:  09:00 - 17:30
Duration
Usually 2 - 2.5 hours
Highlights
  • Kids will love the magical fairy village, right in the heart of the Folk Park
  • Walk through Bunratty Folk Park and see Irish life in action from a century ago
  • See the School, Doctor’s house, Pawnbrokers, Pub, Drapery, Printworks, Grocery, Hardware shop, Pottery, and a Post Office
Description

If you've ever wanted a time machine, this ticket to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park might be the next best thing. Head back to 19th-century village life at Bunratty Folk Park and meet costumed characters recreating the traditions of a bygone era! See a Victorian supply garden and take the kids to the fairy village!

In Bunratty Folk Park, walk through farmhouses, village shops, and streets, which all appear as they would have done over a century ago. Talk to the costume characters and see some of them at work in roles like milling, printing, baking, pottery, farming and more.

Outside, explore a Regency period garden built in Victorian style, which might have provided fresh fruit, vegetables, and flowers to Bunratty House in the 17th-century. And storybook fans will get a kick out of the fairy village.

Originally built in 1425, the castle was restored to its former medieval glory in 1954. It's a fun-packed historical day out for the whole family.

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Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, V95 TY02, County Clare
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
The park is fully accessible, but there are some sloping areas which may require assistance
Additional info

Getting There

The castle is located just off the N18 Limerick/Ennis Road, and is reachable by bus from Shannon or Limerick.

Insider tip

There would have been some horned helmets around the site of Bunratty Castle in the beginning - back in 970 it was a Viking trading camp!

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Reviews
Nov 11, 2018
Great experience! Lovely castle and folk park.
Oct 31, 2018
Fantastic visit. Tiqets worked perfectly and lower cost than the official attraction website :)
Oct 24, 2018
Always a good day am a frequent visitor
Oct 20, 2018
What a brilliant day out we had my partner , 12 year old granddaughter and myself thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Bunratty Castle and folk park
Oct 18, 2018
Great place to see first hand how feudal lords lived and the accompanying folk village. Interesting architecture but don't expect a moat. Beautiful view from atop the parapits but narrow winding stairs and a long climb are needed to get there. Also has the best gift shop prices in Ireland. Bought lots of woolen apparel.
Oct 1, 2018
Excellent and very good value for money.
Sep 30, 2018
Five adults having so much fun.
I nice way to spend a few hours on a
Vacation in Ireland. The village and animals
were a hoot!
Sep 23, 2018
Brilliant day out
Sep 23, 2018
We loved every minute. The Castle was lovely and informative and worth the visit. I loved the folk park it was like going back in time as to how they lived in the old days. It was so well put together and reinacted. So worth the visit.
Sep 15, 2018
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