Team Building

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


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)

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.


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.


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.


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 authentic castle experience

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.


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 corporate and group enquires contact: Marie Brennan