Gardening Break Westport


We are delighted to announce the return of Westport Woods Hotel Gardening Break for 2018!

The 5 night break has a packed itinerary ready for gardeners of all levels and includes Dinner each evening in our Lakeview Restaurant and Breakfast each morning.


SUNDAY 7th October                            Check-in on arrival

  • 6.00pm Meet and Greet - Paula and Kay
  • Dinner
  • Music entertainment in Bench Bar after dinner

MONDAY 8th October                       Westport Woods Hotel In-House Day 

  • 10.30 – Garden talk with Paula
  • 11.30 – Walk about the Hotel gardens and to nearby Community Vegetable garden
  • 12.30pm – Walk back to Hotel
  • 2.00pm – Beauty Therapy Talk with Beech Club Spa Beautician
  • 3.00pm – Finish
  • Dinner in evening
  • Music entertainment in Bench Bar after dinner

TUEDSAY 9th October 2017          Bus Trip to Tourmakeady

  • 10.30am - Scenic Bus Drive to Drimbawn Gardens in Tourmakeady
  • 11.00am - Tour of Drimbawn Gardens (suggested donation - €5.00pp – St. Vincent de Paul)
  • 1.00pm – Lunch in Maire Luke’s overlooking Lough Mask (soup, brown break, Tea/coffee €7pp)
  • 2.30pm – arrive back to Westport Woods Hotel
  • Dinner in evening
  • Music entertainment in Bench Bar after dinner

Drimbawn Gardens was originally designed by Ninian Niven in the 19th Century. The arboretum, flower garden, vegetable garden, orchard, rhododendron bank and some woodland gardens are finished. Others areas are still a work-in-progress. This is a great opportunity to see such an amazing garden.


WEDNESDAY 10th October 2017        Trip to Westport House & Gardens

  • 10.30am – Travel to Westport House
  • Guided tour of Westport House
  • Tree Walk around the Westport House Tree Trail with Paula
  • Transport back Hotel or walk to Town through the Grounds (Time for finish to be confirmed)
  • 2.00pm - Tea and scones in Westport Woods Hotel for anyone coming straight back
  • Dinner in evening
  • Music entertainment in Bench Bar after dinner

THURSDAY 11th October 2017            Day in Westport Town

  • 10.00am(*) - Bus to Town to Westport Country Market to see the stalls (*note earlier time to meet today)
  • Free day around Westport
  • Return to Hotel at your leisure
  • Dinner in evening
  • ·         Music entertainment in Bench Bar after dinner

PLEASE NOTE: Wear appropriate clothing and footwear for weather and garden walks.

Some Gardens have limited access for wheel chairs, or may have gravel paths and steps.


Package also includes complimentary access to our Beech Club Leisure centre with 18m swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Steam room and fully equipped gym. You can also spend your down time relaxing in our wonderful Beech Spa.

Book today by clicking here or call 098 25811 to speak with our reservations team.


Our next Gardening Break also available! Arriving 3rd of March, 2019!!