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20 Best and Fun Things To Do In Westport, Ireland

This adorable town is filled with colorful shops, gardens overflowing with flowers, stone cottages, and quaint walking bridges. The best part? It doesn’t feel like a tourist trap.

Instead of shops selling tacky souvenirs and overpriced restaurants, you’ll find shops selling local handcrafted wares and family-run establishments serving up homemade Irish meals.

You’ll discover a town with a welcoming atmosphere, mouthwatering cuisine, and authentic experiences around every corner.

Westport is also home to some stunning natural scenery with countless opportunities for outdoor recreation.

The coastline is a great place for getting out onto the water, where you can go swimming, sailing, surfing, kayaking – you name it!

Other popular activities on land include walking, cycling, horseback riding, and golf.

Check out our list of additional recommendations below to discover more about what Westport has to offer!

The 20 Most Popular Things To Do In Westport, Ireland

20. Quayside Gallery

5.0 ★★★★★ (1 review)

Location: The Quay Cloonmonad Westport Co Mayo

Tel:  87-835-9818

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19. Collanmore Island

3.0 ★★★☆☆ (2 reviews)


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18. Croagh Patrick Seafoods

5.0 ★★★★★ (3 reviews)

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Location: Roslaher Westport Co Mayo

Tel:  87-249-7570

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17. Killadangan – Archaeological Complex

5.0 ★★★★★ (5 reviews)


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Location: R335 Co Mayo

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16. The Boheh Stone

4.6 ★★★★★ (16 reviews)

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Location: N59 Boheh Co Mayo

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15. Brackloon Woods

4.7 ★★★★★ (37 reviews)

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Location: Brackloon Wood Westport Co Mayo

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14. Westport Adventure Park

4.5 ★★★★★ (53 reviews)

Location: Woodlodge Estate Knappagh More Westport Co Mayo

Tel:  98-21886

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13. Murrisk Abbey

4.7 ★★★★★ (92 reviews)

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Location: Carrowkeel Co Mayo

Tel:  98-28871

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12. National Famine Memorial

4.5 ★★★★★ (239 reviews)

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Location: Carrowkeel Murrisk Co Mayo

11. Ballintubber Abbey

4.8 ★★★★★ (372 reviews)

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Location: Abbey Ballintober Co Mayo

Tel:  94-903-0934

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10. Ballycroy Visitor Centre – Wild Nephin National Park

4.6 ★★★★★ (720 reviews)

Location: Ballycroy Co Mayo

Tel:  98-49888

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9. Keem Beach

4.9 ★★★★★ (1,726 reviews)

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8. go!trekking! Equestrian Holidays

1.0 ★☆☆☆☆ (1 review)

Location: Westport Woods Hotel Spa Quay Rd. Cloonmonad Co Mayo

Tel:  87-260-5672

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7. Great Western Greenway

4.4 ★★★★☆ (17 reviews)

6. Clew Bay Heritage Centre Ltd

4.7 ★★★★★ (68 reviews)


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Location: The Quay Rosbeg Westport Co Mayo

Tel:  98-26852

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5. The Wild West

4.7 ★★★★★ (209 reviews)

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Location: Westpoint Shopping Centre Altamont Street Westport Co Mayo

Tel:  98-24634

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4. Westport Golf Club

4.6 ★★★★★ (253 reviews)


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Location: Golf Course Rd. Carrowholly Westport Co Mayo

Tel:  98-28262

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3. Porterhouse

4.6 ★★★★★ (467 reviews)

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Location: Bridge Street Cahernamart Westport Co Mayo

Tel:  98-28014

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2. Croagh Patrick

4.8 ★★★★★ (635 reviews)

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1. Westport House

4.5 ★★★★★ (1,876 reviews)

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Location: Quay Road Westport Demesne Westport Co Mayo

Tel:  98-27766

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Westport, Ireland! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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