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Westport Town
Westport is one of two planned towns in Ireland and is one of the most attractive destinations to visit. It is unique in its character, blending the traditional and the modern. Westport offers a wide selection of high quality restaurants, excellent shopping facilities and lively pubs with traditional music. For the sporty types there are numerous swimming pools and gyms scattered around the town. There is also a top class Golf Course.

Every known species of fish existing in Irish waters has been caught in Clew Bay! Boats can be chartered with ease for angling and cruising in one of the best locations in Europe. For the coarse fishing enthusiasts, there are a myriad of lakes within driving distance of Westport.
Mayo boasts some of the best salmon and brown trout in Europe with the River Moy fishery within an hours drive.  Both advanced and less experienced fisherman are accommodated with ghillies, boats and fly fishing instruction readily available.

Deep Sea - Clew Bay, Atlantic Ocean  
Boat trips from Westport Harbour 
Lake Fishing
- Moher lake,  Ballinlough lake,  Beltra  lake,  Furnace lakes. 
River Fishing 
- Belclare  Erriff  Moy  Carrowbeg and many more.

Westport has something for all levels of walker. Take a leisurely stroll along the old railway line or complete the demanding Western Way, hiking across the magnificent Connemara mountains and along the shores of Lough Corrib, passing Leenane village before reaching Westport. Walking around the area, whether it's in the hills or on the roads or the marked paths on one of the 5 marked walks in and around Westport is a great pleasure.

Take in native wildlife on forest walks such as Tourmakeady Forest Trail or Nephin Beg Forest, or travel Tochar Phadraig - the ancient pilgrim path from Ballintubber Abbey through Aughagower to Croagh Patrick.

Western Way   Killary, Brackloon woods, old Railway Line,  Togher Padraig,  Bertra Beach  and many more signposted walks in and around Westport

          Westport  18 hole Championship Course   Parkland       
          Clew Bay  9 hole                 Parkland        4 miles
          Mulranny   9 hole        
        Links            19 miles
          Castlebar  18 hole              
Parkland      11 miles
          Ballinrobe  18 hole              
Parkland      19 miles
          Enniscrone   27 hole
           Links            35 miles
          Carne (Belmullet)  18 hole
  Links            50 miles
          Connemara     18 hole
       Links            50 miles

Sailing in Clew Bay from Rosmoney
Surfing from Carrownisky beach
Boat trips from Killary Harbour
, Westport Harbour

Bertra  4 miles
Old Head  10 miles
Lecanvey  6 miles
Carrownisky 14 miles
Silver Strand/
White Strand   20 miles

Bird Watching
Clew Bay  Islands  Westport Harbour
BBC reporter Stafford Johnstone living in area and has featured all above in numerous programs about area

Horse Riding
Drummindoo Stud, Carrowholly Stud, Bohea Stables

Traditional Music
Matt Mulloy's  (Flutiest with the Chieftains)
's of the Octagon
Johnny Moran
's Pub
Cosy Joes
The Porter House

Clare Island     day trips from Roonagh Point
Aran Islands    day trips from Rossaveal
  day trips from Cleggan
Innishturc        day trips from Cl

Office and museum at Westport Harbour

Westport House
Great Day out at Westport house  attractions  House  Swan Pedaloes, Jungleworld, Bouncy Castle, The Pirate Queen Ships Galleon, Pitch and putt, Slippery Dip Slide. Fishing on the lake, log Flume Ride, Train, Killary Adventure Centre at Westport House.

Croagh Patrick,  Skelp Mountain, Nevin Mountain, Partry Mountains.

Cycling around Clew Bay another popular and healthy way of exploring this beautiful region   bike hire from Breheny’s  and salmon’s coal yard.

Tennis      Squash      Clay Pigeon shooting



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