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Westport House – Chocolate Brownie Recipe

These are a real treat for the whole family. Simple and great fun to make. Create these as a part of your perfect Afternoon Tea, or why not with some ice-cream for a yummy dessert.   Ingredients: 567g butter 567g chocolate 70% 567g brown sugar 270g plain flour 10 eggs Method: Melt butter and chocolate in a bowl Cream sugar and eggs until light and pale Add butter and chocolate […]

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Social Distancing but need to get out? Top 5 Place to Visit near Westport

It’s a strange time for us all right now. No-one is sure what to do. One thing we know for sure is that it is really important to keep healthy, get out in the fresh air and keep your head clear. We hope you’ll find our list of some ways you can relax and unwind here in Westport during the current situation. 1 Discover the Stunning Westport House Estate and […]

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Westport House Covid-19 Closure Notice

In line with government advice, Westport House (the historic house itself)  is now closed to the public and it will remain closed until we receive further official advice on this. If you have pre-booked a ticket or an event, our team will be in contact with you soon regarding refunds or re-booking.   **GROUNDS OPEN TO WALKERS** We are delighted to be able to keep the grounds open for walkers to […]

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7 Things to do on a Rainy Day in Westport

When planning a trip, it’s easy to think blue skies and sunsets, but unfortunately it does rain from time to time. But don’t worry we’ve got you covered. There’s plenty to see and do in Westport Rain, Hail Sleet, Snow or Sunshine! Take a look at our Top 7 things to do in Westport when it’s raining:   1. Step back in time Ireland’s most beautiful historic house. First opened […]

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Job alert: Mechanical Fitter

MECHANICAL FITTER Location: Westport House Estate Reporting to: Estate & Construction Manager Duties & Responsibilities: The position of mechanical supervisor is to aid the Estate & Construction Manager and the Adventure Manager to ensure the smooth and safe operation of the Pirate Adventure Park attractions and the fleet of maintenance machinery.  Ensure all rides and equipment comply with equipment manufacturers’ operating standards and requirements. Perform visual and auditory inspections of […]

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CIE Tours Awards of Excellence

Hotel Westport & Westport House Honoured at CIE Tours International 30th Annual Awards of Excellence At a reception in Christchurch Cathedral on Monday night, Elizabeth Crabill, Chief Executive Officer of CIE Tours International, presented Hotel Westport & Westport House each with Merit Awards at their Annual Awards of Excellence. Now in its 30th year, the annual awards of excellence recognise the best hotels and attractions across Ireland and are based […]

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10 Irish Family Christmas Traditions

Its the most wonderful time of the year and no matter who you talk to everyone has their own idea of the perfect Christmas, whether its something instilled in you from your own childhood Christmases or a tradition that is newly formed with your own kids, every family have their own Christmas traditions. Here are 15 of the most popular family Christmas traditions … don’t forget to leave us a […]

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Sensory Santa at Westport House

For little Christmas fans with autism and sensory disorders, Friday, December 6th sees a special Sensory Santa Visit take place from 3pm to 8pm. The Christmas hustle and bustle is toned down, and families can enjoy individual visits with Santa Claus and all the other Winter Wonderland events, just at a slower pace. Complimentary adult carer ticket available. For bookings contact 098 27766, Sensory Santa is not available to book […]

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SIZZLING HALLOWEEN & SANTA STAYS FROM Westport House and Hotel Westport

Looking for the perfect place that can offer discerning adults and their children fantastic family fun this Autumn and Winter? Then look no further as Hotel Westport and Westport House are offering some tantalising mid-term and pre-Christmas breaks that will help make magical memories to treasure. Hair-raising family adventures at Halloween Fest, Westport House Scare yourself silly this Halloween at Mayo’s Westport House and Hotel Westport, where ghoulish delights, scary […]

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Your Wedding Planning Guide, 2 Months till I DO

Wedding Planning Guide – 2 Months to go If you have been following our Wedding planning guides you should be pretty well organised, if not don’t worry catch up here; Wedding Planner Guide 1, Guide 2 & Guide 3 and our latest Guide -3 Months to go!   Ok, so you’re down to 2 months to go, at this point your probably thinking “Have I forgot something?” … ” I have […]

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