Scary Trail: Sunday 27th October 2019          Time: 18:00 – 20:00

Come along to our infamous Scary Trail walk in Castleconnell this October Bank Holiday Sunday where ghouls, witches, serpents and axe-murderers come out and play by the forest river bank…

Castleconnell is a scenic village in County Limerick on the banks of the River Shannon, 11 km outside Limerick City, and borders Clare and Tipperary. From Limerick take the old Dublin Road (R445) and turn left at Belmont Road towards the hotel or left at the Maxol station at Daly’s Cross.

Location: 500m trail entering from the Ferry playground, through Fairy Woods and exiting at the Castlecoaks Hotel lower car park steps.

Tickets: for designated time slots can be purchased from ACM (office hours) or from local shops Shannon Stores, Lees Maxol Station, Tony McDermott Butchers, Castleoaks House Hotel. Cash will also be accepted on the night

Pricing: Adults €6, Teens €4; Children €2 (12 and under – Accompanied)

Car Parking: Parking is available at the back of Supervalu in the centre of the village. A 5-minute walk from there to the Ferry Playground. Parking is also located in the upper and lower grounds of the Castleoaks House Hotel. (This is where you will be exiting from the trail) If you’ve parking there, exit left followed by a short downhill walk to the playground and the start of the experience.

Do not attempt to use the small car park by the ferry as it fills up quickly and you will block up traffic.

Car parks will not be supervised. Cars are left at owners’ risk.

General Conditions

The right to admission to the Halloween Event is reserved by ACM Castleconnell Fright Fest Committee, who may take health and safety, environmental and security concerns into account at their reasonable discretion. The event maybe delayed, postponed or cancelled depending on weather conditions if deemed as unsafe.

The festival operates a zero-tolerance policy toward illegal substances. You may be asked to verify your age. No refunds will be offered to customers who are refused entry or ejected from the venue because of being abusive, threatening, drunken or disorderly.

ACM Halloween assume no liability for any loss, theft, damage, or injury to property or persons whether arising in contract, negligence, equity, or otherwise.

In the interest of safety,

  • Stewards directions to be respected and followed
  • Children under 12 will not be allowed unless accompanied by an adult
  • No dogs will be allowed, without exception
  • No smoking or drinking permitted
  • No responsibility for vehicles, goods or persons accepted.

By participating in this event, you agree that your participation is considered “at your own risk”. All participants must use due care under the circumstances to comply with all rules, regulations, statutes, and laws applying.

It should be obvious to all participants that the event takes place at dark, by the river, with undergrowth such as tree roots, stones and rocks that may be slippery underfoot, so caution should be taken. Adequate footwear and warm, comfortable rain proof clothing should be worn

This Halloween event may be distressing to small children, with flashing lights, unexpected loud noises, and distorted images and actions. Parental discretion is advised.

Participants consent to being filmed, photographed and recorded during the event. ACM Halloween reserves the right to post any pictures and videos taken during the events for promotional purposed on its websites and social media sites without necessarily asking permission of each individual present in the material. (Discretion will be applied, where appropriate)

The information in this document has been prepared in the unlikely event of incidents arising. We are pleased to report there has been none since we initiated this festival five years ago. All this work is undertaken by a very large number of volunteers who happily give of their time free for this event.  We hope that all participants have a wonderful and safe Halloween experience.