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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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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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Fun times for all the family

Five more family-fun ways to experience Westport House and Hotel Westport We’re all about families here at Westport House and Estate: Stuff you can do together as a family unit, as well as stuff that the kids will want to do all by themselves – and grown-up stuff that mums and dads will embrace while the kids are happily and safely occupied. Last month’s blog on family fun at Westport […]

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Live Crib Launch at Westport House

Last weekend marked the official launch of our Live Crib as part of the Winter Wonderland 2017 experience. The Live Crib is a fundraising initiative for St. Mary’s Church who are in desperate need of restorative works. Guests at the launch enjoyed a delicious glass of mulled wine and some delightful carol singing performed by members of the Westport Children’s Choir. Located in front of the main steps up to […]

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Customer Feedback about Winter Wonderland

Our Winter Wonderland experience has opened and we are so happy with our customer’s reactions! A lot of time and work goes into creating such a magical Christmas experience, and we feel it is always so worth while when we see the big happy smiles on the parents and children’s faces! Even better, is when we get comments from our guests telling us what they think. “Really friendly staff. Thought it was […]

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#MyWestportHouse

Did we mention we LOVE our Crew here? We are so lucky to have such a fantastic team here at Westport House, and Kathryn, our tour guide and house supervisor, is no exception. With her bubbly personality and vast knowledge of the history behind Westport House, it is hard not to love her. Check out Kathryn’s story of #MyWestportHouse. Why don’t you tell us YOURS using #MyWestportHouse in social media […]

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