Bunratty Castle
The site on which Bunratty Castle stands was in origin a Viking Trading Camp in 970.

> Bunratty Mediaeval Banquet
d Bunratty Medieval Banquet is held twice nightly throughout the year.

Bunratty Winery
Bunratty Winery is situated in the shadow of the famous l5th century Bunratty Castle in the historical county of Clare, which is the home of the most mystical drinks in Ireland.

Bunratty Chess Tournament

Clare Heritage Center
To celebrate the centenary of Brian Boru's reign as High King of Ireland (1002-1014)

Clare Library
Excellent resource for County Clare

The Woolen Mill
is located just cross the road from the renowned Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.

Bunratty, County Clare

We recommend spending the first and last nights in Bunratty or a surrounding town when flying into or out of Shannon Airport.

While not technically a town or village, Bunratty is one of the most visited places in Clare.

Before Dromoland Castle was built by the O'Brian Family, Bunratty Castle was the home of the ruling lord.

There is a lovely community of things to do built up around the castle.

Today Bunratty is more or less a tourist attraction (in a good way) and has the original Dirty Nells, the Woolen Mills, Bunratty Castle and the Bunratty Winery.

The Bunratty Winery is not really a winery but a place where you can purchase Meade (a honey drink) and Potcheen (white lightning).

Bunratty is a good place to take the family and the B&B's are excellent.

They also have a Mediaeval Banquet there and we recommend this if you really want to find yourself apologizing to the missus in the morning.

The best thing about Bunratty is its proximity to Shannon Airport.

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Featured Hotels in Bunratty

Oak Wood Arms Hotel, Shannon Oak Wood Arms Hotel
Located on the main Shannon Airport road, approximately 5 minutes from the airport.

One hundred guestrooms that guarantee true comfort and relaxation, all with ensuite facilities and first class conveniences.

The Spruce Goose restaurant, is dedicated to aeronautical achievement.

Warm, rich surroundings and an unobtrusive, quality service combine to create this perfect dining centre for you during your stay

Whether it's a relaxing drink after a busy day or a light lunch with our daily carvery, you'll find Sophies Bar the true prize winner.

Comfort Inn Shannon Court Shannon Court

Located adjacent to Shannon International Airport on the main Shannon to Limerick Road.

54 tastefully designed bedrooms complete with spacious bathrooms and all modern conveniences.

With an array of dishes from around the world, Lannigans Restaurant is a truly international experience. Mexican, Italian, the finest Irish steaks and seafood make Lannigans the coolest restaurant in town.

Guests can avail of an excellent range at the Old Lodge bar.. Enjoy an atmosphere that is relaxing and informal matched with service that is professional, attentive and personal.

Clare Inn Clare Inn

General: Nestled in 1500 acres of wooded countryside overlooking the panoramic Shannon estuary, the Clare Inn combines all the attractions of one of Ireland's leading resort hotels with a central location and a lively family atmosphere.

One can enjoy walks around the Dromoland estate or enjoy a game a golf on Dromoland's masterfully upgraded championship golf course which wraps around the Clare Inn Hotel.