Private Events and Team Building 

Shannon Heritage is delighted to offer a range of unique and iconic venues in which to host your next team building or corporate event.

From employee team building activities to family days, staff BBQs to networking events, product launches and exhibitions we offer a range of spaces suitable for all needs and capacities.

From the stunning Knappogue Castle located in the rolling hills of Co Clare to the dramatic and iconic surrounds of King Johns Castle to the charming and rustic setting of Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, we have got the venue for you.


Team Building, Family Days & Corporate BBQs

The following is a sample of what we can offer at each venue.

These activities can be done as part of a team building day or as part of a summer BBQ or family day


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Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

Daytime Activities

  • Clue Trail around Bunratty Castle and Folk Park with costumed character.
  • Bread/Scone making workshops.
  • Archery on the lawns.
  • Falconry on the lawns.
  • Bow and Arrow Making.
  • Hurling Lessons in the Folk Park.
  • Bodhran Lessons in Corrys Bar.
  • Bouncing Castles
  • Traditional / Princess Storytelling
  • Facepainting 
  • Magic Shows
  • Whiskey Tasting in Macs Bar.
  • Irish Coffee Making in Macs Bar.
  • BBQ in the folk park

Adventure Activities

  • Water Zorbing
  • Climbing Wall
  • Hoverball Archery 
  • Foot- darts
  • Archery Tag

Evening Activities

  • Medieval Castle Banquet 
  • Irish Evening at Bunratty Folk Park 
  • BBQ in the folk park
  • Private use of Macs Pub located on the village street for a private reception or dinner (after 6pm)
  • Private use of the village street for a drinks and canapes event (after 6pm)


King John's Castle

Daytime Activities

  • Costumed Guided Tour of King John's Castle.
  • Medieval Quiz.
  • Archery in the Courtyard.
  • Falconry in the Courtyard.
  • Bouncing Castles
  • Facepainting
  • Traditional/ Princess Storytelling
  • Magic Shows
  • Water Zorbing
  • Climbing Wall
  • Hoverball Archery
  • Foot- darts

Evening Activities

  • Fire Blowing & Stilt Walking.
  • BBQ in the Courtyard.
  • Drinks and canapes on the upper floor of visitor centre overlooking courtyard and River Shannon.


Prices vary depending on group size.

To get a quotation for your event simply select the activities you are interested in, advise on number of guests in your group, preferred date and time and we would be delighted to send you on a quote.

Contact Adrienne O'Flynn on  


Private Events and Incentive Information

Whether you are planning a networking event, private drinks reception or a gala event, Shannon Heritage have a host of stunning settings to provide that wow factor for your event.


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Bunratty Castle and Folk Park 

Bunratty Castle itself and the Folk Park are both available for private use for casual and gala events.

Amaze your guests with the setting of the iconic Bunratty Castle and host a medieval or themed banquet or allow them to travel back in time to gone by and host a gala dinner or private event in the rustic surrounds of the corn barn - the choice is yours!

Why not host a drinks reception with a twist on our village street and interact with park's many characters including schoolteacher, policeman, traditional musicians and Bean an Ti's to name but a few.


King Johns Castle

Set on the banks of the mightly River Shannon, King Johns Castle is undoubtably Limerick's most iconic landmark therefore making it the perfect location for your next corporate or team building event. - S

The upper levels of our visitor centre provide the perfect space for networking events, drinks and canapes receptions, exhibitions, product launches, casual meetings and fundraising events.

Complete with floor to ceiling windows, this venue provides stunning views over the castle courtyard, River Shannon and Limerick City guaranteed to wow your guests.


Knappogue Castle

Be prepared to be captivated from the moment you drive in the tree lined driveway to Knappogue Castle.

Set in the rolling hills of County Clare this magestic fortress is the most magical of venues to host that most memorable of events.

The castle's elegant drawing rooms and formal garden provide the perfect setting for drinks receptions and networking while the dramatic banquet hall is the ideal location for that gala dinner or event is search of the real

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Venue Hire Applies to all of our venues for private use.

We are happy to provide you with menus, entertainment options and guidance in order to create the perfect event designed with your budget and audience in mind.

For more information on venue hire, menu options and entertianment for your event please contact Adrienne on


Venue Capacities


Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet

Capacity: 140pax
Sittings: 5.30pm / 8.45pm
Upgraded Menus and Exclusive Events catered for all year round.

Knappogue Castle Medieval Banquet

Capacity: 160 pax
Sittings: 6.30pm
Upgraded Menus and Exclusive Events catered for all year round.
Private Apartment available.
Private Drawing Rooms available for pre dinner drinks receptions.

Dunguaire Castle Banquet

Capacity: 55 pax
Sittings: 5.30pm /8.45pm (April-October)
Exclusive Events catered for.

Traditional Irish Night at Bunratty Folk Park

Capacity: 190pax
Sittings: 7.00pm (April –October)
Upgraded Menus and Exclusive Events catered for all year round.


For individual bookings contact our reservations department at 061 360788 or

For corporate and group enquires contact our Marketing Department:

Contact Adrienne O'Flynn on 061 711244 or