Hotels Near Bunratty Castle, Clare

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

Treacys Oakwood Hotel Shannon is just a 7 minute drive from this most loved local attraction, & which happens to be one of Ireland’s top visitor attractions, making us the perfect place to stay during your visit.


Bunratty Castle

Bunratty Castle is the most complete and authentic medieval fortress in Ireland. Built in 1425 it was restored to its former medieval splendour in 1954,  and now contains mainly 15th and 16th century furnishings, tapestries, and works of art, capturing the mood of those times all of which will make the climb to the top worthwhile.

Step outside if you dare, and enjoy the Bunratty, Clare & Limerick landscapes below, it really is quite breathtaking. 

Bunratty Folk Park

Bunratty Folk Park gives you an opportunity to experience a living reconstruction of the homes and environment of Ireland of over a century ago.

Set on 26 acres, the impressive park features over 30 buildings in a ‘living’ village and rural setting with costumed characters and animators.

It also features a children’s playground which includes a 25m zipline, and a variety of swings.

It is the perfect afternoon adventure for all the family.


Bunratty Fairy Village

Ireland is famed for magical stories and legends of Fairies giving them a significant place in Irish culture and folklore.

One of the most exciting finds in Bunratty Folk Park in recent years is that of a Fairy village located in a pretty woodland section of the Folk Park.

The fairies welcome visitors into their fairy village but are notoriously shy and may not always appear. You can explore the fantastic willow tunnel and willow hut in the surroundings of the magical forest trail

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Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet

Join the Earl of Thomond for a glorious banquet in the castle, for a night of fun, laughter & cheer. This experience is one of the top things to do in Ireland, guaranteed not to disappoint.

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Irish Evenings at Bunratty

Experience a true traditional Irish evening with wholesome locally produced food & enjoy the company of the finest Irish singers, dancers & musicians.

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If you are looking for a hotel near Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, The Oakwood Hotel, Shannon is your perfect choice.