Looking for something to do with the kids?
There’s lots of fun to be had at Westport House this February Mid-Term.
From Interactive Gaming to delicious sourdough toasties and a very special Seamus Heaney exhibition, here’s what’s happening at Westport House:
Seamus Heaney Exhibition: Listen Now Again
Embark on a literary journey as the National Library of Ireland proudly presents the highly acclaimed exhibition, “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again,” hosted at the historic Westport House.
Running from February 1st to February 18th, the “Listen Now Again” exhibition finds its home in the enchanting Long Gallery on the ground floor of Westport House.
Open to the public Wednesday to Sunday, from 12 noon to 4 pm, complimentary tickets for this literary celebration are available for walk-in visitors at the front door of Westport House – No advance booking is required.
Plus – the main floor of Westport House which will also be open at no additional cost.
Did you know? Seamus Heaney is included in the Leaving Cert 2024 curriculum making this exhibition a great resource for students diving into the world of this renowned Irish poet and playwright.
The Oak Door
Indulge the perfect comfort food – a cheesy, loaded, sourdough toastie from The Oak Door at Westport House.
Whether it’s a hearty Beef Brisket, loaded Chicken & Stuffing or a classic Ham & Cheese – The Oak Door guarantees the most crunchiest, cheesiest and delicious toasts in town.
All toasties are served with skin-on-fries and there’s even a half-ham & cheese option for the kids.
The Interactive Gaming Zone
Get out and active with a gaming twist at The Interactive Gaming Zone.
An exhilarating destination designed for all ages, take on a host of challenging and interactive games that combine video gaming and physical movement.
With games ranging from penalty shoot outs to Angry Birds and building robots, the kids are going to love The Interactive Gaming Zone – plus it’s a great rainy day activity option in Westport.
It’s fitness meets fun!
Embark on a nature-filled adventure as you wander through the picturesque grounds of Westport House.
Rejuvenate with fresh air, achieve your step goals, and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature.
Don’t forget to visit The Oak Door for a coffee pitstop, and feel free to bring your furry friend along for a delightful walk.
The Ocean Spirit Leisure Centre
The Ocean Spirit Leisure Centre is on the grounds of Westport Estate, only a 5-minute walk from Westport House.
Why not join one of our weekly fitness classes, hit the gym for a workout session or treat the kids to a splash in our 20m swimming pool.
Visit Westport House this Mid-Term
Explore the stunning grounds, discover an iconic figure in Irish literature or enjoy active adventures at Westport House this mid-term.
Plan your visit now and be sure to check out our opening hours page for the most up-to-date information.
There’s more to Westport House than meets the eye!