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Things To Do in Westport Summer 2020

Westport is the only place for your post-pandemic staycation this summer. With the easing of the toughest restrictions just around the corner, Hotel Westport has put together the ultimate socially distant staycation packages for those chomping at the bit to get beyond their 20k and reset the rest of their summer in style. Those coping with cabin-fever or simply ready for some new experiences – remember those – need to […]

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Fun With Nature: Week 4

This week we are gone a little crazy for Leaves! While they are generally easier to collect and have much more vibrant colours in Autumn, there’s no reason we can’t use them to have fun in summer too! Below are some great ideas that will show your littlies that sometimes the most fun things can be free to us!  Stick Fairies   We spotted these Stick Fairies on  What a […]

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Fun With Nature: Week 4

Rock Painting We’ve all seen the beautiful Painted Pebbles found around Westport lately, they have really lifted peoples spirits.  On your walk get your kids to pick out whatever rocks, stones or pebbles that they are attracted too. When you get home to get them to sit down and paint them, don’t give too much instruction let them be creative. Afterwards, you can keep them in a lunchbox or use […]

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Fun With Nature: Week 3

Why not use your daily walk to further your children’s interest in nature? In this weeks edition of fun with nature, we look at ways to make your daily exercise walk more fun and interesting. Photo Credit: Total Shape  Digital Scavenger Hunt In addition to learning how to take a picture, kids stand to learn a lot from this simple techie twist on I Spy. By matching objects to […]

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Fun With Nature: Week 2

Don’t let the rain stop you and your little ones experiencing Nature and having fun with it. Here are some creative ideas that you can do indoors: Build a Terrarium A terrarium is a completely self-supporting ecosystem. The plant life replenishes the air with oxygen, light shining through provides the light and power source, and water comes from the moisture in the soil. As the dead leaves fall off, they […]

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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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Discover Family Fun This Easter in Hotel Westport

Want to make some magical memories together this Easter? Well, look no further than Hotel Westport on Westport House Estate. Its set to be a cracking Easter for all the family with the rides, slides, boats and trains of the Pirate Adventure Park, our kiddies Panda Club and the Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Hotel Westport is located on the beautiful 400 acre Westport House Estate – and yet, is only […]

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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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Top 10 Things to Do in Westport

Few towns in Ireland can match Westport’s charisma and continental flavour. Cheerful, multi-coloured shop fronts jostle for attention with an attractive selection of pubs, cafés and restaurants – not to mention its setting on Clew Bay under the protection of majestic Croagh Patrick. Little wonder it has become Ireland’s most popular and cosmopolitan holiday destination. If we missed any of the top 10 things to do, please leave a note […]

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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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