Activities When Holidaying
In Westport, County Mayo
- 18-hole Championship Golf Course
- Horse Riding & Pony Trekking
- Westport House and Pirate Adventure Park
- Bicycles for hire
- Leisure Complex - indoor Swimming Pool, Steam Room Sauna, Jacuzzi, Gym
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Fresh Water Fishing
- Numerous Blue Flag Beaches
Westport Golf Club
Westport Golf Club is an 18-hole championship golfing oasis. The setting is spectacular and Croagh Patrick, Ireland's Holy Mountain, seems to follow you everywhere on the course. Lush, rolling hills vary from gentle inclines to mini mountains to provide an outstanding championship test. There is a range of long and short pars. Full bar and restaurant facilities are available and overlook the course.
Westport House and Pirate Adventure Park
Westport House is one of Ireland's most beautiful historic homes. Built in 1730 on the ruins of a former 16th century castle of legendary Irish Pirate Queen, Grace O'Malley - complete with original contents - it is still home to her direct descendants; The Browne Family. Experience the fun thrills and adventure, watch your child's face light up with joy in the Pirate Adventure Park. Try the Pirate Ship, Grace's Bouncy Castle, Treasure Island Express, The White Swan and many more.
Traditional Irish Music, Pubs and Restaurants
Take a wander around the brightly decorated shops before enjoying a well earned bite to eat or a hot whiskey in one of the many restaurants or cosy bars. A must 'stop' is Matt Molloy's Pub on Bridge St, home of traditional Irish music in Westport. Here each evening you can listen to the very best of Irish Music and song
Westport Walks and Cycle Hub
Seven great walks in and around Westport. They are suitable for all ages with an average fitness level. The walks are rated FAMILY and RAMBLE. FAMILY walks are suitable for younger children, RAMBLE are all or mainly on track or path and suitable for all walkers.
Westport Cycle Hub takes you along the magnificent scenery of Clew Bay, the majestic Croagh Patrick and the enchanting town of Westport.
- Loop 1 distance 24kms
- Loop 2 distance 14kms
- Loop 3 distance 8kms
Bike Hire Operators; Clew Bay Bike Hire Ltd; www.clewbayoutdoors.ie
Contact Mr. Sean Sammon, James St, Westport. Phone; 098 25471
For a more extensive list of things to see and do in the general Westport area, download the 'Get Out There!' (pdf) Clew Bay map.