Shannon Heritage School Tours
School Tours at King John’s Castle Limerick
King John’s Castle
in the heart of Medieval Limerick allows your students to experience 800 years of history all brought to life in our stunning exhibition. 21st Century touch-screen technology and 3D Models will connect students to tales of Siege and Warfare. Interact with our costumed guides who will tell you secrets and scandals of Castle life. Meet with the Blacksmith, Moneyer, Norman Soldier and Siege Women of the time. We have teamed up with GetWest www.getwest.ie at both sites to tailor activities such as kayaking, zorbing, 30ft climbing wall and archery.
School Tours at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Step back in time and discover Ireland’s rich and fascinating past. Our newly revamped School Tour programme at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park allows students to sample 19th Century Ireland and participate in a series of fun and engaging workshops in addition to their general visit. Activities include orienteering, bow & arrow making, Archery, 19th Century baking, Fairy Village workshops & animal husbandry. Students can also avail of our designated picnic area for school tours and enjoy the new playground with Viking head playship, zip wire and an array of swings and slides.