Westport

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Westport featuring a river or creek
Stroll along the tree-lined promenades and relax on blue flag beaches in this small scenic town on the western coast of Ireland.

Westport is a pretty town on the southeastern shore of Clew Bay. Tour a grand mansion, built in the 18th century. Enjoy a meal in a traditional Irish pub or restaurant. With stunning mountains, sandy beaches and an enchanting township, Westport is a leading tourist destination.

Visit Westport House, an opulent mansion in a beautiful parkland setting. See over 30 luxurious rooms in this heritage attraction. Admire the extravagant interiors, featuring marble fireplaces, fine hand-painted ceilings and bog oak furnishings. Discover spectacular views of Ireland’s holy mountain, Croagh Patrick, from outside Westport House.

The mansion also features a small theme park called Pirate Adventure Park. Ride through the vast grounds on a miniature railway, known as the Westport House Express. Enjoy go-karting or take a swan pedal boat out on the lake. With log flumes and other amusement rides, the Pirate Adventure Park is perfect for families.

Croagh Patrick is a mountain about 11 miles (17 kilometers) from the center of Westport. Ascend the mountain and find remarkable views of Clew Bay and its surrounding green countryside. This mountain is considered the holiest in Ireland and honors a tradition of pilgrimage dating back to the Stone Age. Legend says that from this mountain, St. Patrick drove away all the snakes from Ireland.

Rent a bicycle and ride along the Great Western Greenway. The trail begins in Westport and ends in Achill. Stretching about 26 miles (42 kilometers) long, the Great Western Greenway is one of Ireland’s longest off-road walking and cycling trails. Enjoy the striking County Mayo countryside as you travel along this enjoyable trail.

In Westport’s town center, find stores selling locally produced knitwear and crafts, along with boutique clothing and books. Westport is about 155 miles (250 kilometers) from Dublin and 170 miles (270 kilometers) from Cork. Find pleasant accommodations among the available hotels, guesthouses and self-catering apartments.

Where to stay in Westport

Westport Woods Hotel & Spa
Westport Woods Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Quay Road, Westport, Mayo
The price is €72 per night from 22 Feb to 23 Feb
€72
per night
22 Feb - 23 Feb
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Westport. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms in ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (400 reviews)
"We had a"

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2023

Westport Woods Hotel & Spa
The Wyatt Hotel
The Wyatt Hotel
3 out of 5
The Octagon, Westport, County Mayo
The price is €79 per night from 7 Feb to 8 Feb
€79
per night
7 Feb - 8 Feb
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Westport. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (379 reviews)
fabulous!
"Lovely Hotel, great location, clean and well maintained, staff are super helpful"

Reviewed on 29 Jan 2023

The Wyatt Hotel
Castlecourt Hotel
Castlecourt Hotel
4 out of 5
Castlecourt Hotel, Castlebar St, Westport, Mayo
The price is €98 per night from 8 Feb to 9 Feb
€98
per night
8 Feb - 9 Feb
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Westport. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (80 reviews)
"The friendliness and helpfulness of the staff is outstanding. They are shining lights not only for the Castlecourt but Westport. Over the years of travelling to Westport we see familiar face's year after year in the Castlecourt. For me this indicates that the staff love and enjoy their work and that ..."

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2022

Castlecourt Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Killadangan House
Killadangan House
3.5 out of 5
Killadangan House, Westport, Co Mayo, F28VY77
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly holiday home in Westport. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a sauna. Popular attractions War Games Paint Ball Westport ...
Killadangan House
Lios Mór - 5 bed self catering house
Lios Mór - 5 bed self catering house
3.5 out of 5
Lios Mor, Cloghan, Westport, Mayo, F28 WP92
Stay at this 3.5-star holiday home in Westport. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Popular attractions Clew Bay Heritage Centre and Clew Bay Archaeological ...
Lios Mór - 5 bed self catering house
Westport Coastal Lodge
Westport Coastal Lodge
4 out of 5
Kilmeena, Westport, Mayo
Stay at this 4-star cottage in Westport. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a garden. Popular attractions Westport Golf Club and Clew Bay Archaeological Trailhead ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"We had a fantastic stay for New Year’s Eve. House caters for large numbers. All rooms are spacious & furnished to an extremely high-level. Fantastic coastal views from the kitchen & main living room areas. Local taxi-service organised at short notice when required. Could not recommend highly ..."

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2020

Westport Coastal Lodge
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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