Westport is a beautiful town in county Mayo. It has been awarded the Tidy Towns award for numerous years. It attracts thousands of tourists each year.
Things to do
Southwest of Westport is Ireland's lake district, a beautiful region by Lough Mask and Lough Conn. Ballinrobe Golf Course is set in the grounds of an old agrucultural college and the greens are always superb
Westport Swimming Pool
Westport leisure park is the home to the very successful Westport Swimming Club. It is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in Irish swimming circles. The club trains several times each week at the leisure park.
Croagh Patrick (765m) is the undisputed "Holy Mountain" of Ireland. Thousands of pilgrims journey to the top of the mountain each year. The views from the top are breath-taking!
Places to Stay:
Altamonts House is reowned for offfering all its guests a warm and hosptiable Irish welcome. Conveniently located minutes walk from the town centre, railway station and bus stop.
St. Catherine's B&B
Family run B&B which offers a warm welcome in a country location. Ideal base for touring Achill Island and Connemara.
Old Mill Holiday Hostel
Situated in a lovely central location in the town of Westport.
Family-run business over looking the beautiful harbour and sandy beach.
We've named out three restaurants for you, so if you're hungry these are some great places to eat:
Quay Cottage Restaurant
Delightful harbourside cottage with nautical theme throughout. Famous for different fishes, meats and vegetarian food.
Located in the heart of Westport. Reasonable-priced food, siutable for all tastebuds.
Torrinos Italian Restaurant
Located in the heart of Westport town, and has 15 years expirience of producing Italian food.
In June 2011 it will be five years sinceWestport joined the Bluegrass Family of Ireland. A brilliant few days of music and entertainment.