Westport tourist and travel information

Westport Travel Information

Travel Information Westport was designated one of Bord Failte's Heritage Towns and is situated in the shadow of Croagh Patrick, overlooking Clew Bay. It has become one of Ireland's established tourist centres, with many outstanding features including the beautiful tree-lined boulevard known as The Mall, running parallel to the Carrowbeg River.

bus and coach travel

Coaches Travel by coach in Ireland - For buses in the Republic of Ireland see www.eurolines.com or www.buseireann.ie (with the exception of Dublin City - see www.dublinbus.ie). For Cross border services see www.ulsterbus.co.uk/atulsterbus.asp. For buses in Northern Ireland see www.eurolines.com or www.translink.co.uk. Translink operate the Northern Ireland public transport system. In Belfast, services are operated by Metro. See www.ulsterbus.co.uk/Metro.asp. Newcastle has its own Coach/Bus Station. Newcastle Bus Station - Tel: 028 437 22296.

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Rail ztown Travel by train - For trains in the Republic of Ireland see www.irishrail.ie. For trains in Northern Ireland see www.nirailways.co.uk or www.translink.co.uk. Translink operate the Northern Ireland public transport system.

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www.irishrail.ie/home Westport Station, Altamont Street, Westport, Co. Mayo. Location: 7 minutes walk to town centre. r: 098-25253. Staffed. Booking Office. Lockers. Accessible Toilet. Wheelchair Available.

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Ireland Airports - miles from Westport

Miles (Approx)

Dublin Airport. Tel: +353 (01) 814 1111. Dublin Airport is located about 6 miles north of Dublin City Centre.

165 miles

George Best Belfast City Airport, Belfast BT3 9JH, Northern Ireland. Tel: 028 9093 9093. Belfast City Airport is located not too far from the city centre.

185 miles

Belfast Belfast International Airport, Belfast, BT29 4AB. Tel: 028 9448 4848. Located about 18 miles from Belfast City Centre.

185 miles

Cork Airport. Tel: +353 21 4313131. Cork Airport is located about 5 miles to the south of Cork City, just off the N27.

185 miles

Galway Airport. Carnmore, Co. Galway, Ireland. Tel: +353 91 755569. The airport is about 5 miles from Galway centre towards Dublin.

50 miles

Knock - Ireland West Airport. Tel: +353 18366222. Located on the N17, about halfway between Galway and Sligo, in East Mayo.

40 miles

Ireland Ports - miles from Westport

Miles (Approx)

Dublin - Ferries - Dublin Port Company, Port Centre, Alexandra Road, Dublin. Tel: 353-1-8876000. Centrally located, only minutes from Dublin city centre. Buses provide a regular service. Ferries to Holyhead, Liverpool and Douglas.

165 miles

Dublin - Dun Laoghaire - Ferries - Located about 6 miles SE of Dublin City Centre. Sailings each day to Holyhead. From the City Centre follow the Coast Road, the R113, to Dun Laoghaire.

165 miles

Cork - Ferries - Custom House Street, Cork, Ireland. Tel: +353 21 4273125. Cork Ferryport is connected to Cork City by the N28, located near Ringaskiddy, about 10 miles south of Cork City. Ferry service to Swansea, Scandinavia, the Mediterranean and West Africa.

185 miles

Belfast - Ferries - Port of Belfast, Harbour Office, Corporation Square, Belfast, BT1 3AL. Tel: 028 9055 4422. Ferries to Stranraer, Liverpool and The Isle of Man.

185 miles

Westport Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Westport - Sport - Westport Golf Club, Carrowholly, Westport, Co. Mayo. Tel: 00353 (0) 98 28262.

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Shopping

Stores Westport - Shopping - Westport has many shops with olde -worlde shop fronts. The lively town offers a wide range of craft, pottery, and woollen and locally-produced knitwear shops. The town contains many fine restaurants, specialising particularly in seafood and many fine traditional pubs.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Westport - Entertainment and attractions - Croagh Patrick, one of Europe's best known places of Pilgrimage, has provided a tough ascent for many pilgrims each year, climbing barefoot in the memory of St. Patrick, who spent 40 days and 40 nights fasting on the summit more than 1,500 years ago. There is a small church at the summit of the mountain with magnificent views over Clew Bay.

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Museum

Other information Westport - Other information - Westport House & Country Park, Westport, Co Mayo. Tel: +353 (0) 98 25430. Clew Bay Heritage Centre, The Quay, Westport. TEL: 098-26852.

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