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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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Top Tips For First Time Campers

Camping – it’s not for everyone that’s for sure, but something must be said about it when year on year we have customers returning to Westport House for their annual camping trip! There really is nothing like leaving all the digital devices at home and getting out and about in the great outdoors! However, for those of you who’s idea of a holiday would be a luxurious hotel near a […]

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Ten Things to do at Westport House

There has been an amazing hot spell of weather here at Westport House the past few days.. so we said, why not create a list of the best things to do while you visit us and enjoy the sunshine!   Get adventurous with Orienteering – with our newest partners, Killary Adventure Co. joining the team, you are sure to have a heart pumping experience while you take part in an orienteering adventure! […]

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