Out and About in Lovely Westport
• Westport - Louisburgh - GlenKeen Farm - Leenane - Kylemore Abbey - Westport
• Westport - Murrisk home to Ireland's holiest mountain Croagh Patrick & The National Famine Monument
• Murrisk Abbey, an old Augustinian Abbey which was founded in 1457. It was later destroyed by Cromwellian soldiers
• Bertra Beach - Westport
• Westport - Newport - Mulranny - Achill Atlantic Drive - Westport
The Great Western Greenway
Escape the bustle of urban life on the 42km Great Western Greenway, the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in Ireland. The World Class Great Western Greenway is a traffic free cycling and walking trail which follows the route of the renowned Westport to Achill railway which closed in 1937.
Westport Golf Club
Westport Golf Club, which played host to the 2002 Smurfit Irish P.G.A. Championship, is a magnificent 18 hole parkland course with breath taking views of Croagh Patrick and Clew Bay. A comfortable opening six holes allow the foundation of a solid round to be laid before the course steps up a gear with the newly shaped 7th hole.
Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park 18th Century Westport House is privately owned and operated by Jeremy Browne ( The 11th Marquess of Sligo) and his family, who are direct descendants of Grace O’ Malley, the famous 16th Century Pirate Queen of Connaught, it provides a full days funest
Ballycroy National Park was established in November 1998, it is Ireland’s sixth National Park and is located on the Western seaboard in northwest Mayo. It comprises of 11,000 hectares of Atlantic blanket bog and mountainous terrain, covering a vast uninhabited and unspoilt wilderness dominated by the Nephin Beg mountain range.est
Telling a story 6,000 years in the making and 35km long, Clew Bay in County Mayo is one of Ireland’s most spectacular sea inlets. From rock art dating back to the megalithic age, to the home of Ireland’s Pirate Queen, this trail takes in 21 archaeological and heritage sites.
Croagh Patrick Stables
Couldn’t be set in more scenic and idillic surroundings. Shadowed by the world renown pilgrimige mountain of Croagh Patrick and just a stone’s throw away from the lovely Berthra Beach, its location gives a huge variety of treks and adventure on horse back.
Here at Drummindoo we are passionate about horses (some say it's in our blood). Our horses speak for themselves in terms of achievement and the Foy Family have been serving the Irish Horse Industry for a long time.
Using the finest of ingredients sourced from local suppliers combined with our chefs years of experience we have managed to keep a consistency of quality throughout the years that has meant that many of our customers come back time and time again.
Tel: +353 98 26398 Website: www.thehelm.ie
An Italian restaurant, located in the heart of Westport town.10 Market Lane Westport, Tel: +353 98 28338 www.torrinos.ie/