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Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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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...more
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Reviewed yesterday

Great music, good performers and the food is just so so. Mead is not what I would call a delicious drink, but it is an experience. I'd much rather have a good cold Miller Lite. The entertainment is well worth your effort

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having visited here many years ago with my parents, I wanted to bring my children here also. They found it interesting and could relate to what they were being taught in school about medieval and our no so distant past. Castle and folk park were...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Amax42
shannonheritage, Manager at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review and we are so delighted to hear you had an enjoyable visit to Bunratty. Kind regards, BCFP Management

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited this place years ago when my children were small so decided to come back again now they are older and it is still as good, its like stepping back in time. The whole place has a good feel to it and staff are friendly...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Wendy B
shannonheritage, Manager at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review and we are so delighted to hear you had an enjoyable visit to Bunratty. Kind regards, BCFP Management

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were told to skip this, that it was ‘touristy’. We were so glad that we didn’t listen! Bunratty Castle and Folk Park was informative and fun and beautiful! The garden flowers were in full bloom. The grounds are kept clean and trimmed nicely. I...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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shannonheritage, Manager at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi noella88, Thank you for your lovely review and we are so delighted to hear you had an enjoyable visit to Bunratty. Kind regards, BCFP Management

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife, daughters (8 & 5) and I visited Bunratty Castle and Park last weekend. Each area was numbered so it was easy to follow on the map we were. The girls loved the adventure of going from house to house. We would definitely recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank alangfagan
shannonheritage, Manager at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review and we are so delighted to hear you had an enjoyable visit to Bunratty. Kind regards, BCFP Management

Reviewed 4 days ago

My teens and I got here around 3:30 coming from Dingle. We were going to the banquet later, and I was concerned we might not have enough time to enjoy the park first. However, a couple of hours was more than enough for adults/teens. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank RainSeattleMom
shannonheritage, Manager at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi RainSeattleMom, Thank you for your lovely review and we are so delighted to hear you had an enjoyable visit to Bunratty. Kind regards, BCFP Management

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our second visit here but first with a child. Our three year old climbed all the stairs in the castle by himself and had so much fun exploring! The playground is super and even had a zip line. We grabbed sandwich’s at the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The castle was quick , we showed up late in day. So dinner at castle starting. But it was a castle cute to see. We loved the animals and folk park. I really think Bunratty was worth the visit wish we would have had more...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank elzabeth
shannonheritage, Manager at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi elzabeth, Thank you for your lovely review and we are so delighted to hear you had an enjoyable visit to Bunratty. Kind regards, BCFP Management

Reviewed 6 days ago

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park were both included in our day trip to the Cliffs of Moher from Dublin. Bunratty Castle is a nice medieval castle filled with furniture and tapestries from the time period. You walk through a moat to get into the castle...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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shannonheritage, Manager at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi kpammy, Thank you for your lovely review and we are so delighted to hear you had an enjoyable visit to Bunratty. Kind regards, BCFP Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my Partner visited Bunratty castle in May this year, we had heard it was a good place to visit (we live nearby in Limerick), but had never been. Firstly the staff are very friendly, from the moment we came in the door we...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 219Terry
shannonheritage, Manager at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi 219Terry, Thank you for your lovely review and we are so delighted to hear you had an enjoyable visit to Bunratty. Hopefully we will see you back soon. Don't forget we have great value family membership on offer. Kind regards, BCFP Management

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Patricia C
July 12, 2019|
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Response from johnmO3446QC | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, my answer above is about the food on site, I now see you mean in the castle.
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ErinNJ79
July 12, 2019|
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Response from Eugene O | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a good spot at the visitor center.
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Patricia C
July 5, 2019|
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Response from jessi_flores3 | Reviewed this property |
The first banquet hall has approximately 5 steps that are not with the spiral staircase.. the main hall higher up has about 15-20. There is an alternative entrance at the side of the castle but there will be stairs there... More
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