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Black Friday Payday Weekend Sale

Give the gift of magical memories at Westport House this Christmas… Westport House will be having an online sale this Black Friday Payday weekend from mid-night, Thursday 29th of November to mid-night on Monday 3rd December. We will be offering a whopping 25% off all annual memberships, day passes to the house and grounds and day passes to the Pirate Adventure Park! The perfect gift for Christmas, don’t you think? […]

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5 New Reasons to Visit Winter Wonderland in 2018

Winter Wonderland  – now in its 8th year – is the most magical time of the year at Westport House.  Our special guests get to experience the stunning historic home in a way that most visitors don’t…..and we get such fun out of sprinkling the magic throughout everyone’s visit.   We love when Santa visits the house and all of the Elves get super excited to make sure that ours is […]

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Gardener’s Blog #6 – The lost Italianate Terraces

It’ll end in tiers During my college years, I worked on the Westport House estate each summer, slowly getting to know all its incredible nooks and crannies. As time went on, I gained a deep understanding of the historic fabric of the estate, especially from the previous generations whom have worked the grounds, namely the late Lord Altmont and local man Tommy Heraty of Sandyhill. Tommy’s time Tommy has worked […]

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Mayo is Magic This Christmas-time

Check Out Our List of 5 Festive Things to Do in Mayo this December. **ENTER TO WIN A FAMILY BREAK IN OUR COMPETITION BELOW** We would argue that Mayo is magic at the best of times. But this December, we are really pulling out all of the festive stops. You are invited to visit us in Westport and Castlebar this December for a weekend full of holly jolly magic and […]

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We’re Hiring

We have a bunch of new roles for the right people to join one of the most exciting tourism developments in the West: Westport House & Hotel Westport. We are now actively seeking to fill the roles below to help us wow our customers. Please click on the job below for a description of the role and the skills/qualifications necessary for success. We welcome your application and please do share […]

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Gardener’s Blog #5 – The Woodland

Nurturing nature’s giants: Woodland Preservation & Regeneration Autumn is all about trees, the colours of their leaves turning gold and crimson before falling to the ground for you to crunch underfoot (or roll about in, depending on your energy levels!). The broadleaf hardwoods are responsible for this vibrant seasonal display, and here at Westport House, we are lucky enough to have lots and lots. Visitors love to stroll around the […]

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Chinese Delegation Visits

We were delighted to welcome a Chinese delegation led by Vice Governor He Tiancai of Shanxi Province this morning as part of a 2 day business visit to Dublin and Mayo.ie Local Enterprise Office. They especially loved visiting our Chinese Room and finding a dresser originating from their own province at home! After having a wonderful overnight stay in Hotel Westport, they were welcomed to Westport House by Owen Hughes.  Owen […]

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Gold Medal Award Finalist

Hotel Westport Named A Finalist in Ireland’s Family Friendly Award at Hotel & Catering Review Awards It was smiles all around for Westport last night at the Hotel & Catering Review Awards in Lyrath Estate, Co. Kilkenny. Hotel Westport was named a finalist in the Award for Ireland’s Family Friendly Hotel – having previously won this award in 2015, winner of the Outstanding Customer Service Award in 2014 and a finalist […]

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Westport House Presents Cheques totaling €12,000 to its Annual Open Day Charities. L to R - Eriko Hopkinson, Charlie Harburn, Ellie O'Brien from the Westport Children's Choir, Biddy Hughes from Westport House and Joe Brett, Tia Crowley and Michael Flanagan from Western Care.

€12,000 Raised for Charities

Westport House Raises €12,000 for Disability and Children’s Charities The Hughes family and our onsite partners opened up “The Best Family Holiday Destination in Ireland” for absolutely free and asked visitors to dig deep for our charity partners, Western Care who are providing services for people with disabilities and autism across Mayo and Westport Children’s Choir who were fundraising to send 15 of their members to perform in Carnegie Hall. […]

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Seeking Superstar

Have you got previous experience in hospitality?  A passion for online marketing? Excellent writing skills?  Do you pride yourself in making sure that our customers have the best experience when they first engage with us?  Do you want to take ownership of the marketing and sales of certain lines of business? We are looking for a superstar to join our crew to support the sales and marketing efforts of both […]

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