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We have a Visit with Santa, Banquets, an Ice Rink, Pantomime and so much more.......
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park will be buzzing with activity this Christmas.
This year we have all the traditional favourites for our Magical Winter Wonderland.
We are open from 9am everyday, so do book online on our Book Now page.
However here's some of the special events taking place and you can plan ahead by booking online.Read more >
Limerick City's Magical Christmas at King John's Castle
A royal welcome awaits you in King Johns Castle ‘Magical Christmas’ in the heart of Limerick city.
Follow the elves as they take you on your journey - first into the Artic Winter Tunnel.
Then up into the vast winter wonderland of King John’s Castle Courtyard full of exciting festive things to do and see.Read more >
Shannon Heritage ‘Tales of Craggaunowen’ series to give primary schools insights into Irish life 1,000 years agoRead more >
You better prepare yourself and hide your valuables because the Vikings are going to be rampaging through the lands of Craggaunowen in celebration of Bealtaine! Shannon Heritage has announced a spectacular Viking celebration taking place this May Bank holiday Sunday at Craggaunowen – the Living Past visitor attraction in Co. Clare. On Sunday 6th May from 11am -5pm you’ll feel as if you are travelling back through time to an era when Vikings warriors roamed Ireland.Read more >
Red deer can once again be seen roaming the grounds of Bunratty Castle and Folk Parkin Co. Clare. Shannon Heritage is delighted to announce that the deer, which arrive in the park this week, include two females currently in calf and due to give birth in May. There will also be a young stag arriving at Bunratty.Read more >
Shannon Heritage are delighted to announce an all-new eggs-travaganza at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and King John’s Castle this Easter weekend.Read more >
The two new Irish Wolfhounds at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, whose names were left in the hands of the public, have officially been called Meabh and Saoirse.Read more >
Irish Wolfhounds are once again roaming the grounds of Bunratty Castle and Folk Park in Co. Clare. Shannon Heritage has acquired two new female wolfhounds and they are already creating a stir with visitors.Read more >
Shannon Heritage is constantly looking at ways to enhance our customer experiences with value adding products and services. We are delighted to offer our customers a brand new Annual Membership programme that offers many benefits to users.
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From clever clue trails in the castle grounds to BBQ’s in the Courtyard enjoying the wonderful views over the city of Limerick, King John’s Castle is the perfect place to host your Corporate or Team Building event. Our resident Re-enactors will ensure that you experience a productive, interactive, full filled day or evening event tailored to your specific requirements.Read more >