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2018 Christmas at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

2018 Christmas Brochure

Santa at Bunratty

Christmas in Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is a wonderful experience. Generations of families have enjoyed the magical journey that begins when you meet our Elves on arrival. Whisked away...... your Santa journey has now started. With games and treats to keep young minds active as they wait for their name to be called. Onwards with the Elves, chatting all the way, before entering Santa's Grotto to meet the man himself.....Santa Claus!

After meeting Santa Claus, the fun continues as you remember to collect your Memory Keeper - the photo with Santa Claus. Take a spin in the Polar Express train, get active at Santa's Little Helpers workshops and don't forget about our wonderful Puppet Show. Mrs Claus will be in her kitchen waiting for you. Sweets and treats along the Village Street and relax at the Christmas storytelling. And there's more... Soak up the festive atmosphere and create a tradition for your family. Tell your friends about the Magical Experience that is Christmas in Bunratty Castle and Folk Park -  the Best Santa Experience In Ireland.


Breakfast With Santa


Oh lucky you. Breakfast with Santa is a limited experience for you, and your family. You will walk to Bunratty Castle and the Elves will greet you upon arrival. Breakfast with Santa takes place in the Main Guard where you will feast and be entertained and meet Santa. Come and join us in the big Castle. We're going to have such fun eating, and singing, and laughing and meeting Santa. Wow! Limited space book now.


Bunratty Ice Rink


NEW for 2018! How Enchanting! An Ice Rink set in the heart of Bunratty Folk Park Village amongst thatched farmhouses. Enjoy this delightful experience with your family and friends. Skating aids available for the young (and not so young!). Limited times available - book now.


Bunratty Pantomime 

He's behind you! Or maybe she's in the Dragons Den. We can't wait to tell you what happened next. We'll see you soon and tell you all about it. It all happens at the Bunratty Pantomine which takes place in the Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Entertainment suitable for all ages.