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IrelandWelcome to our page of information, attractions and places of interest around Westport. The Westport hotels listed below are either in the town or we have given a rough guide as to how far they are from Westport. The Republic of Ireland is bound to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the east is the Irish Sea which reconnects to the ocean via the southwest with St. George's Channel and the Celtic Sea. The Republic of Ireland has 26 counties, and five cities — Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford. The west-coast of Ireland features cliffs, hills and low mountains. The centre of the country is flat with large areas of bogland. We hope you enjoy your stay and find your ideal accommodation from our list of Westport hotels.

Westport was designated one of Bord Failte's Heritage Towns and is situated in the shadow of Croagh Patrick, overlooking Clew Bay. One of the few planned towns in the Country, Westport was designed in the 18th Century by James Wyatt. 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. Westport has been growing in popularity as a visitor destination. The town contains many fine restaurants, specialising particularly in seafood, and many traditional pubs.

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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. About 6 miles west of Westport.

Croagh Patrick

Westport House & Country Park

Attractions Westport House & Country Park,Westport, Co Mayo. Tel: +353 (0) 98 25430. One of Ireland's most beautiful, privately owned, 18th century Historic Homes that is open to members of the public. It is situated in a magnificent parkland setting, with a lake, terraces and gardens overlooking Clew Bay. With a Children’s Animal and Bird Park, Swan Pedaloes, Log Flume, Train Ride and Jungle World. Location: On the outskirts of Westport.

Westport House & Country Park

Attractions Clew Bay Heritage Centre, The Quay, Westport. TEL: 098-26852. Situated in a 19th century building, the Clew Bay Heritage Centre, traces the history of the planned town of Westport and the Clew Bay area from pre-Christian times to the present. Location: In the centre of Westport.
Clew Bay Heritage Centre

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