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Bunratty Castle

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Bunratty, Ireland
+353 61 360 788
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unratty Castle & Folk Park is a must on your itinerary to Ireland. This is your chance to experience a window on Ireland’s past and explore the acclaimed 15th century Bunratty Castle and the 19th century Bunratty Folk Park. Bunratty Castle Welcome to Bunratty Castle, the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland. Built in 1425 it was restored in 1954 to its former medieval splendor and now contains mainly 15th and 16th century furnishings, tapestries, and works of art which capture the mood of those times. Bunratty Folk Park Enjoy the sights, sounds tastes, scents, of this enchanting place as you stroll from house to house or around the charming village street complete with school, post office, doctors house, hardware shop, printers and of course McNamara’s pub! meet the village characters, sample some freshly baked bread by our resident Bean an Ti's (woman of the house) and for little visitors explore of quaint fairy village and pirate adventure playground
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“farm animals” (67 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bunratty, Ireland
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"self guided tour"
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"great family day"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent attraction, well worth the visit. As well as the castle there is the folk village with traditional farm buildings & cottages, a fairy village, playgrounds and farm animals. The entire place is very well maintained with shops and places to eat dotted around the...More

Thank NoellePig
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Reviewed yesterday

The castle itself is well preserved and the facts about the castle and the surrounding village were interesting to learn. We realty enjoyed the little village, especially the school house and fairy garden. My 4 year was enchanted by the little houses and knocked on...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great castle to visit, with a lot to see. There are many different staircases to go up to the different turrets and rooms. Very windy and narrow, but great. You can spend a bit of time here in the castle itself. Take...More

Thank Rhonda M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Plenty of Free Parking close by lot. You are greeted by staff in garb. The grounds are really nice including how the common folk would have lived and small animals. The castle itself is in good shape and large. There are benches and places to...More

Thank mysticalbythesea
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Reviewed yesterday

A very interesting visit to the castle and folk village topped off with a very enjoyable evening dinner and entertainment. Thoroughly recommended

Thank pamconiam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is definitely worth a visit. The castle is worth going through, with periid furnishings in the rooms and a nice view from the top. There are also other restored houses from the period on the grounds, as well as a little pub where...More

Thank Bob T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love bunratty, it's one of my favorite places, full of history and fun, it's so big wuth lots to see and do so it fills the day,not just a ten minute thing,worth the money, I go every year and bring anyone I know hasn't been,...More

Thank yellow_cupcake
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tour was organized by Railtours Ireland The guide was amazing, with his knowledge of history and the tales of how the Castle changed hands, and the effort involved in keeping it in it's present outstanding state

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We explored the entire restored castle. Many beautifully furnished rooms with period pieces. Great views of the Shannon from the top. Spend up to 3 hours wandering in the Folk Park which has several examples of the differnet houses in 1800's Ireland. Love the apple...More

Thank KayG32
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bunratty is interesting to see. We got to go to the shops around there and walk on the castle grounds. Remember you do need to pay to get in and see everything. If you have the time and are in the area it is something...More

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Lalita C
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Regine N | Reviewed this property |
You can not bring the pram in the castle but they have high chairs
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Nancy H
April 12, 2018|
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Response from Ger C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nancy, if you wanted something quite unique there is a place called Craggaunowen about 15-20 mins drive away. It’s a very special place, not that well known. Or alternatively you could come into Limerick and visit that... More
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alison g
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Response from hoosier63 | Reviewed this property |
I bought them onsite but they told me that if I bought them in advance I would save a few bucks. Typically it is a few bucks per ticket.
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