Christmas at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Explore Bunratty Castle this Festive Season
Enjoy a Family Christmas Experience to remember at Bunratty Castle & Folk park in 2023, located just under 7 minutes drive from us here at the 4* Shannon Springs Hotel.
Santa is Back in His Grotto in 2023
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is delighted to announce that Santa Claus has exclusively revealed he will be making a welcome return to his grotto from December 1st to December 23rd in his famous grotto on the Village Street this festive season after a 3 year absence. Santa looks forward to welcoming children from all over Ireland and listen to their Christmas lists and of course give them a special gift.
With a little sprinkling of magical fairy dust over this quaint little corner of County Clare Santa has created a magical illuminated festive trail for all to enjoy!
- Personal visit with Santa Claus and Gift
- Full access to Bunratty Folk Park Trail of Lights Experience
- Ms Claus in the Golden Vale Farmhouse
- Polar Express Train Ride
- Traditional Carousels Ride
- Giant Festive Illuminated Displays
- Tunnel of Lights
- Puppet & Magic Shows
- Traditional Christmas Tales with our resident Seanchaí
- Meet Christmas Characters on the Village Street
- Toddler Play Area
- Festive Themed Shops
Breakfast with Santa
Ever dreamed about having breakfast with Santa? Now is your chance …. Join Santa and his merry band of elves for an unforgettable feast in the magical surrounds of Teach Nollaig located in the heart of Bunratty Folk Park. Please note the Breakfast with Santa Experience is not included in the standard Christmas Experience ticket and must be booked separately. Book Here
Dates: Running from Friday December 1st to December 23rd, 2023.
To purchase your tickets click here.
Tickets for the Christmas Experience 2023 are priced at €18 for Adults, €35 for Children and €10 for Babies (0-12 months)
Tickets for the Christmas Experience 2023 in Bunratty must be booked separately – Pre-Booking is essential to avoid disappointment
Make a Night of It This Christmas
Make it an extra special Christmas for all the family by checking in to the Shannon Springs Hotel for a family break after a day of fun and festive treats at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. Relax and unwind in one of our stylish, spacious and recently renovated family rooms which includes one double bed and 2 single beds and boasts all the comforts required for an enjoyable stay. Enjoy a family dining experience like no other in The Old Lodge Gastro Pub which has a unique combination of indoor and outdoor dining and serves gastro pub style lunch and dinner menus daily until late including our impressive and very popular kids menu which is sure to keep the little ones happy. After a restful nights sleep in your luxurious family room, start the day right with our delicious range of breakfast options ensuring the whole family is fueled and ready for another day of family fun.
We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Shannon Springs Hotel this Christmas where a warm welcome and a cheerful festive atmosphere awaits.
Why Stay With Us
Enjoy A Memorable Family Break this Christmas
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