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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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Father's Day at Westport House

Father’s Day

10 Treats for Dad This Father’s Day I’m sure you’re trying to figure out how you’re going to honour the Man Of The Moment this weekend. There are plenty of ways you can show Dad you care without buying him a gift….how about spending some quality time together & creating memories you’ll treasure? Why not go all Bear Grylls and try our brand new orienteering course? Let him show his […]

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Oirenteering

Killary Adventure Co

Plan Your Next Adventure at Westport House with the Arrival of Killary Adventure Co  We are delighted that Killary Adventure Co is coming to join the Westport House team of partners this Summer 2017.  It is the coming together of two stalwarth West of Ireland family businesses that are in the business of providing fantastic experiences to visitors. Killary Adventure Co can treat you to archery, zipwire rides and a […]

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Irish Dancing Show

We were delighted to welcome Gerry Marsh and his group to Westport House today for afternoon tea, a guided tour and SURPRISE display of Irish Irish sean nos dancing, music and singing show in the Long Gallery. With thanks to the Cresham School of Dance’s children and young adults for putting together a fabulous display.  One lady in the audience was in tears at 12 year old Ciara May very […]

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Falconry

Open for Season

You know school is out when Westport House re-opens all of the attractions and last Saturday, we re-opened with a bunch of new attractions for 2017. And we have a brand new video for season showcasing our wares. Check it out! The Pirate Adventure Park has added two new rides this year – the Helter Skelter and Chair-o-Planes – on top of Ireland’s only log flume ride, the swinging ship, […]

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Europe’s BIGGEST Wheel

We are absolutely thrilled to reveal that we have bagged Europe’s BIGGEST mobile ferris wheel for Westport House this Christmas season. And our Carnival is going to get a whole lot bigger with the addition of a bunch of new attractions that will compliment it nicely.  if you’re looking for family fun this Christmas along the Wild Atlantic Way – look no further! The Giant Wheel is currently being built […]

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Sheep herding displays availabile at Westport House

Sheep Herding Displays

Groups Can Now Enjoy Sheep Herding at Westport House Up until the 1950’s, Westport House estate supported itself as a working farm.  In fact, it is still home to the largest set of Victorian farm buildings in Europe. And so, it is with great glee that we are adding a new group offering to our heritage mix:  Sheep Herding Displays. In partnership with Catherine and Jim from the award-winning Glenkeen […]

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