Education FAQ's

Q. What time does Craggaunowen Open
We open at 9am until 5pm. Our official season is March - September however we open to school groups all year round.
 
Q. How do you pay for school tours?
Payment can be made in advance of your visit or upon arrival at admissions. Please note no groups can be admitted without full payment being received.
We accept the following:
Cheque - made payable to ‘Shannon Heritage LTD’
Bank Transfer*
Credit Card
*Please note Bank Transfers must be paid in advance of your booking. Please contact reservations on 061 711222
 
Q. What’s included in a school tour?
A partially guided tour and visit to MEdieval Castle, Bronze age crannog, Wild boar forest walk, late iron age/early christian ringfort. Brendan boat, fulacht fiadh
 
Q. What is not included?
Living History Experience activities such as Wattle adn Daub and spinning an weaving. 
 
Q. Is there a lunch area?
There are benches available, however these are not covered in case of bad weather.
 
Q. What if the weather is bad?
Craggaunowen is an outdoor park and so is affected by weather. However there are plenty of buildings to duck into including a 15th Century Castle so cover is never too far away. We always advise groups to have a change of clothes on their bus just in case.
 
Q. Can teachers leave their groups with Craggaunowen Guides?
No. Teachers must remain with their groups at all times. School groups remain the responsibility of their teachers while they are visiting.
 
Q. Are there are toilet facilities?
Yes we have ample facilities just to the right between main entrance and the car park.
 
Q. Is there wheelchair access?
Cragguanowen is accesible however the paths are uneven and can be muddy. There are disabled toilet facilites on site. Unfortunately Craggaunowen castle is not accesible.

Membership

Shannon Heritage is constantly looking at ways to enhance our customer experiences with value adding products and services.

We are delighted to offer our customers an Annual Membership programme that offers many benefits to users. 

Both cards offer special admission rates to all Shannon Heritage day visitor attractions and evening entertainments in Counties: Clare, Limerick, Galway and Dublin. 

Members can also avail of discounts on all purchases at Shannon Heritage operated Tea Rooms and Gift Shops.


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