Activities in Westport

Westport certainly has lots to do and plenty to see. Mountains, outings, horse riding, museums, watersports, fishing ... where do you start? The town has won the coveted Tidy Towns Award numerous times and is a delight to explore on foot. Ask about local walks – you can do several right from the hotel door. Have a look at the options below and see what takes your fancy.

  • Walking

    Westport is set up for those that love to walk among us, be it a quaint stroll around the inner town or an energetic hike up Croagh Patrick, we have it all!

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  • Golf on the West Coast

    Overlooked by Croagh Patrick, and beside the sea, Westport Championship Golf Club offers a fiesty challenge for golfers of all standards.

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  • Westport Nightlife

    You'll love Westport's varied nightlife. Enjoy a quiet drink with friends, traditional Irish music and storytelling, or dance the night away.  

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  • go!trekking! Equestrian Holidays Ireland

    Get a touch of the true Irish spirit on an Irish horse riding holiday in Westport. We have a package to suit all levels and experience.

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  • Adventure

    For those who are looking for more excitement... let your adrenalin go with the adventure activities.

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  • Cycling Routes

    Get into the saddle and help us keep Westport green while you get to take in all the sights!

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  • Beaches

    Mayo remains unique as one of Europe's most unspoiled regions in environmental terms with its clean coastal and inland waters all highlighted in our Blue Flag beach awards.

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  • Westport House

    Enjoy the heritage of one of Ireland’s historic homes which is now occupied by the Browne Family, descendants of Grace O’Malley.

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  • Excursions

    The village of Murrisk has a quiet outstanding location between the shores of Clew Bay and the majestic mountain of Croagh Patrick known locally as the Reek.

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  • Watersports

    Mayo possesses some of the most beautiful, biggest and safest beaches in Europe and as you would expect, there are an abundance of water sports available to the enthusiast.

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  • Fishing

    A fisherman’s paradise, empty banks, full rivers and the cleanest water in Europe could only be Westport!

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  • Westport Food Festival

    Westport Food Festival, taking place over the weekend of 5th – 7th September 2014.

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