School Tours at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, King John's Castle and Craggaunowen have always been a great day out for students and teachers alike. Our tours offer a unique and fun educational experience allowing students to immerse themselves in the era relevant to each site.
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.
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park - €6.50
Enjoy a guided tour of the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland. Enjoy the sights, sounds, tastes, scents of old Irish life, explore our fairy village, viking playground, meet the animals and more. FIND OUT MORE.
Can you imagine what life was like for people in the Bronze Age? At Craggaunowen your class will experience the resilience and fortitude of early Bronze Age settlers. Students are transported through time to see how Irish people lived in this unique setting.
Witness the inner workings of a 16th Century Castle from the perspective of a servant and discover the secrets of a ring fort and Crannog as a chieftain. Observe rare and interesting animal breeds such as the ancient soay sheep - specimens of the pre-historic era.