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Guidebook for Westport

Anna & Willie
Anna & Willie
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Anna & Willie

Guidebook for Westport

Food Scene
The food is always consistently good. Great menu and lovely atmosphere.
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Sage Restaurant
10 High St
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The food is always consistently good. Great menu and lovely atmosphere.
They have the really good soups and gourmet sandwiches and salads. Lovely cakes and coffee. Our cool and friendly neighborhood cafe.
This Must Be The Place
They have the really good soups and gourmet sandwiches and salads. Lovely cakes and coffee. Our cool and friendly neighborhood cafe.
Great for a morning fry, a breakfast omelette or a scone with tea. A real local cafe where you will meet the locals.
O'cees Coffee Shop
Great for a morning fry, a breakfast omelette or a scone with tea. A real local cafe where you will meet the locals.
A lovely place for lunch and you have to try their yummy cakes.
Leafy Greens Cafe
A lovely place for lunch and you have to try their yummy cakes.
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An Port Mór Restaurant
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Great food, lovely atmosphere.
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Cian's on Bridge Street
1 Bridge St
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Great food, lovely atmosphere.
Mescan Brewery creates Belgian style beers brewed on a working farm on the Wild Atlantic Way. Find out how Belgian Bart and Irish Cillian left veterinary practice to brew beer.
Mescan Brewery
Mescan Brewery creates Belgian style beers brewed on a working farm on the Wild Atlantic Way. Find out how Belgian Bart and Irish Cillian left veterinary practice to brew beer.
A contemporary bar and restaurant with very good food. Suitable for families.
The Towers Bar & Restaurant Westport
A contemporary bar and restaurant with very good food. Suitable for families.
Good food in a nice setting.
The Wyatt Hotel
Good food in a nice setting.
An award winning bar and restaurant at the foot of Croagh Patrick.
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The Tavern Bar & Restaurant
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An award winning bar and restaurant at the foot of Croagh Patrick.
Rustic dining with an emphasis on local and organic produce. There is a pop up Burrito take away venture during Covid 19.
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The Pantry and Corkscrew
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Rustic dining with an emphasis on local and organic produce. There is a pop up Burrito take away venture during Covid 19.
A family run restaurant with Italian and other food offerings.
Sol Rio Restaurant
A family run restaurant with Italian and other food offerings.
A funky cafe and restaurant with delicious foods. Try their amazing salads. Open evenings in the summer.
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The Creel Restaurant
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A funky cafe and restaurant with delicious foods. Try their amazing salads. Open evenings in the summer.
A lovely cafe. Their handmade chocolates are made on the premises. Sit back and relax in the cafe and enjoy a coffee or Marlene'e special hot chocolate.
Marlene's Chocolate Haven
A lovely cafe. Their handmade chocolates are made on the premises. Sit back and relax in the cafe and enjoy a coffee or Marlene'e special hot chocolate.
Enjoy lunch in the Mulranny Hotel while on the Wild Atlantic Way and see the beautiful views over the bays.
Waterfront Bar & Bistro at Mulranny Park Hotel
Enjoy lunch in the Mulranny Hotel while on the Wild Atlantic Way and see the beautiful views over the bays.
Drinks & Nightlife
Our friendly local pub, lovely staff and also great music. Catch the Clew Bay Critters on a Thursday night.
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McGing's Bar
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Our friendly local pub, lovely staff and also great music. Catch the Clew Bay Critters on a Thursday night.
Lovely cosy place if you don't want the bustle of a pub. Sometimes there will be a band playing. Check them out online.
The Gallery Cafe, Wine & Tapas Bar
Lovely cosy place if you don't want the bustle of a pub. Sometimes there will be a band playing. Check them out online.
This famous bar is great for music, drinks or an early cup of tea. Owned by Matt Molloy who is a famous irish traditional musician who played with the Bothy Band and with the Chieftains as well as with many more amazing musicians.
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Matt Molloy's
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This famous bar is great for music, drinks or an early cup of tea. Owned by Matt Molloy who is a famous irish traditional musician who played with the Bothy Band and with the Chieftains as well as with many more amazing musicians.
Cobbler's Bar & Courtyard
10 Octagon
The Gallery serves the best coffee and natural wines as well as their legendary Cosmic 5. They serve local, seasonal food by artisan food producers. It is a unique and cosy venue.
The Gallery Cafe, Wine & Tapas Bar
The Gallery serves the best coffee and natural wines as well as their legendary Cosmic 5. They serve local, seasonal food by artisan food producers. It is a unique and cosy venue.
Great food and drink is available in this traditional style pub. There is live music four nights a week with a popular sunday night session.
Cobbler's Bar & Courtyard
10 Octagon
Great food and drink is available in this traditional style pub. There is live music four nights a week with a popular sunday night session.
Sightseeing
If you are fit and energetic and prepared you can climb to the top. It takes 3 - 4 hours. You can also climb up as far as you like and views are spectacular. After you can eat in Campbells bar or head over to Murrisk Beach for a picnic.
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Croagh Patrick
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If you are fit and energetic and prepared you can climb to the top. It takes 3 - 4 hours. You can also climb up as far as you like and views are spectacular. After you can eat in Campbells bar or head over to Murrisk Beach for a picnic.
Achill is a beautiful island that is accessible by a bridge. It has great beaches with lots of outdoor activities. Also nice places to eat. You can cycle from Westport along the Great Western Greenway. The bike companies will shuttle you there or back so you only cycle one way.
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Achill Island
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Achill is a beautiful island that is accessible by a bridge. It has great beaches with lots of outdoor activities. Also nice places to eat. You can cycle from Westport along the Great Western Greenway. The bike companies will shuttle you there or back so you only cycle one way.
An off road route that goes from Westport all the way to Achill Island, passing through Newport and Mulranny. A beautiful route.
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Great Western Greenway
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An off road route that goes from Westport all the way to Achill Island, passing through Newport and Mulranny. A beautiful route.
A trip to an island is pure magic and Clare Island is a very special and beautiful place.
Clare Island
A trip to an island is pure magic and Clare Island is a very special and beautiful place.
Letterfrack is right in the middle of beautiful Connemara.
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Connemara National Park
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Letterfrack is right in the middle of beautiful Connemara.
Hear all the history and stories of Westport.
Westport Walking Tours
Hear all the history and stories of Westport.
Enjoy the stunning views of Irelands only fjord on board the Connemara Lady. Learn about the history of the Fjord from the onboard commentary during the 90 minute cruise. Kids go free.
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Killary Fjord Boat Tours
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Enjoy the stunning views of Irelands only fjord on board the Connemara Lady. Learn about the history of the Fjord from the onboard commentary during the 90 minute cruise. Kids go free.
Inishturk is a small but beautiful, unspoilt island located between Inishbfin and Clare Island off the Mayo coast. It is steeped in history with its ample archaeological evidence from its ancient forts and burial sites. It is a painters paradise with stunning views. There are bird sanctuariies and flora of international importance.
Inishturk
Inishturk is a small but beautiful, unspoilt island located between Inishbfin and Clare Island off the Mayo coast. It is steeped in history with its ample archaeological evidence from its ancient forts and burial sites. It is a painters paradise with stunning views. There are bird sanctuariies and flora of international importance.
Achill is the largest Island off the coast of Ireland and is connected by a bridge to the mainland. It has stunning views, walks and beaches. There are outdoor activities centers for water sports.
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Achill Island
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Achill is the largest Island off the coast of Ireland and is connected by a bridge to the mainland. It has stunning views, walks and beaches. There are outdoor activities centers for water sports.
If you are on a day out in Connemara stop by the Abbey. Enjoy visiting the Abbey, the Gothic Church, the Walled Garden and stroll the tree lined avenues. Visit the Craft & Design shop.
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Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
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If you are on a day out in Connemara stop by the Abbey. Enjoy visiting the Abbey, the Gothic Church, the Walled Garden and stroll the tree lined avenues. Visit the Craft & Design shop.
There are a variety of packages available with a shuttle bus option.
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Clew Bay Outdoors
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There are a variety of packages available with a shuttle bus option.
Take a 90 minute cruise taking in Inishgort Lighthouse, John Lennons Island, a seal colony, stunning views of Croagh Patrick from the sea and pass by many of Clew Bays 365 Islands.
Westport Cruises
Take a 90 minute cruise taking in Inishgort Lighthouse, John Lennons Island, a seal colony, stunning views of Croagh Patrick from the sea and pass by many of Clew Bays 365 Islands.
Parks & Nature
You can visit Old Head Beach and Carrowmore on the way. But if you keep following the road to its end, you reach this spectacular beach with great walks. Ask us for more details about this.
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Silver Strand
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You can visit Old Head Beach and Carrowmore on the way. But if you keep following the road to its end, you reach this spectacular beach with great walks. Ask us for more details about this.
Lovely beach with a pier. On the way to Louisburgh. Many go pier jumping here.
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Old Head Beach
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Lovely beach with a pier. On the way to Louisburgh. Many go pier jumping here.
Nice beach with a small pier and a good walk
Carrowmore beach
Nice beach with a small pier and a good walk
Bertra Beach
Excellent tour and visual description of Ireland during the famine.
The Lost Valley
Excellent tour and visual description of Ireland during the famine.
There are lovely walks through wooded area, by lakes and rivers all in the middle of Westport. You don't even have to get in your car. We will leave a map in the house.
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Westport House
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There are lovely walks through wooded area, by lakes and rivers all in the middle of Westport. You don't even have to get in your car. We will leave a map in the house.
This national park comprises 11,000 hectares of Atlantic Bog and mountainous terrain covering a vast uninhabited and unspoilt wilderness dominated by the Nephin Beg Mountain range.
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Ballycroy National Park
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This national park comprises 11,000 hectares of Atlantic Bog and mountainous terrain covering a vast uninhabited and unspoilt wilderness dominated by the Nephin Beg Mountain range.
This is a beautiful, off the beaten track beach at the end of the road past Louisburgh. You are at the mouth of Killary Fjord. There are beautiful walks along the coast.
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Silver Strand
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This is a beautiful, off the beaten track beach at the end of the road past Louisburgh. You are at the mouth of Killary Fjord. There are beautiful walks along the coast.
Enjoy a swim at the beach and a walk along the coast.
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Mulranny Beach
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Enjoy a swim at the beach and a walk along the coast.
Shopping
In Pax you can buy whole foods, washing and cleaning products and many other things that are unpackaged. Bring your own containers or use some from the box of spares. They also have beautiful Eco gifts.
Pax Whole Foods and Eco Goods
9 Market Ln
In Pax you can buy whole foods, washing and cleaning products and many other things that are unpackaged. Bring your own containers or use some from the box of spares. They also have beautiful Eco gifts.
Great shopping.
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Carraig Donn Westport
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Great shopping.
The Mall Boutique
20 minutes from Westport, it has a variety of shops. Clothing, footwear, electronics, homeware, gaming, etc. There is a beautiful lake, Lough Lannagh, right in the middle of town.
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Castlebar
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20 minutes from Westport, it has a variety of shops. Clothing, footwear, electronics, homeware, gaming, etc. There is a beautiful lake, Lough Lannagh, right in the middle of town.
Quality and affordable clothing at affordable prices.
Port Femme
Quality and affordable clothing at affordable prices.
Ladies fashion boutique.
The Dressing Room Westport
Ladies fashion boutique.
Stockists of international brands of jewellery as well as bespoke and unique jewellery made to order.
Jack Dylan Jewellers
Stockists of international brands of jewellery as well as bespoke and unique jewellery made to order.
Fine jewellery as well as watch brands.
murtagh jewellers
Fine jewellery as well as watch brands.
A men and boys clothing shop selling quality brands.
John O'Brien Mens & Boys Wear
A men and boys clothing shop selling quality brands.
A men's clothing selling quality brands.
Teddys Fashions
A men's clothing selling quality brands.
Essentials
Has everything that you will need.
Tesco
6 Altamount St
Has everything that you will need.
Has a great fish and butcher counter and a good vegetable section. There is a hardware shop beside it for any practical things needed. If the kids are bored they can have food in O'Cees connected to the shop.
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SuperValu Westport - Kavanagh's
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Has a great fish and butcher counter and a good vegetable section. There is a hardware shop beside it for any practical things needed. If the kids are bored they can have food in O'Cees connected to the shop.
Arts & Culture
Check out their schedule for shows and theatre. They often have an exhibition in the foyer.
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Town Hall Theatre Westport
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Check out their schedule for shows and theatre. They often have an exhibition in the foyer.
They always have great art work on show. Have a walk around the Quay after down to the Point and relax with a coffee in the Creel next door.
The Custom House Studios
They always have great art work on show. Have a walk around the Quay after down to the Point and relax with a coffee in the Creel next door.
The historical house with the Brown family. With over 30 rooms on show, visitors can immerse themselves in life as far back as the 16th century when Grace O’Malley the Pirate Queen of Connacht ruled the land and seas around the estate. Built upon the foundations of one of her many castles which can still be toured in the dungeons today, the original Westport House was built in 1650 by Colonel John Browne and his wife Maud Burke, Grace O’Malley’s great-great-granddaughter.
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Westport House
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The historical house with the Brown family. With over 30 rooms on show, visitors can immerse themselves in life as far back as the 16th century when Grace O’Malley the Pirate Queen of Connacht ruled the land and seas around the estate. Built upon the foundations of one of her many castles which can still be toured in the dungeons today, the original Westport House was built in 1650 by Colonel John Browne and his wife Maud Burke, Grace O’Malley’s great-great-granddaughter.
See the mil as it's run today, where master craftspeople are creating contemporary designs. Browse in the gift shop and have lunch in the cafe.
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Foxford Woollen Mills
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See the mil as it's run today, where master craftspeople are creating contemporary designs. Browse in the gift shop and have lunch in the cafe.
The Museum is located adjacent to The Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ballycastle, County Mayo. Ballinglen Arts Foundation, is an Irish non-profit organisation founded by Margo Dolan and Peter Maxwell in 1992 that provides programmes designed to support serious artists making important work in ideal, inspiring conditions. Excitingly, the Ballinglen Museum of Contemporary Art is the first museum devoted to contemporary art in the west of Ireland. The new museum will have much needed storage for an archive of almost 800 works of art, created over the past twenty eight years by Ballinglen Fellows who have visited the region and stayed for weeks at a time, becoming part of the very fabric of the community.
Ballinglen Arts Foundation
The Museum is located adjacent to The Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ballycastle, County Mayo. Ballinglen Arts Foundation, is an Irish non-profit organisation founded by Margo Dolan and Peter Maxwell in 1992 that provides programmes designed to support serious artists making important work in ideal, inspiring conditions. Excitingly, the Ballinglen Museum of Contemporary Art is the first museum devoted to contemporary art in the west of Ireland. The new museum will have much needed storage for an archive of almost 800 works of art, created over the past twenty eight years by Ballinglen Fellows who have visited the region and stayed for weeks at a time, becoming part of the very fabric of the community.