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Things To Do in Mayo

Experience Mayo

Mayo - Where the sun sets over Ireland, where the world meets the rugged coast of Europe, and where you can view the mighty Atlantic in all its glory and admire its spectacular work in carving a magnificent wild and raw area of sheer coastal beauty. Join the journey of the Wild Atlantic Way Hotels or take a trip along the Great Western Greenway and the newly inaugurated Clew Bay Bike Trail, discover Westport or the many towns nestled in Mayo which host hidden treasures that the rest of the world can only dream of, take a peek within to explore what we have to offer...


This luxury hotel in mayo provides much more than just Westport accommodation it’s the perfect base for a touring or activity break or just to simply relax.
We have put together a snapshot of things to do in Westport Mayo in this interactive Mayo guide... it will give you an idea of the places not to miss in Mayo and ways to spend your days to get the most from your holiday.. You'll find the interactive guide here.. (click)
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Westport - Top things to do

The beautiful town of Westport is the idyllic setting for your holiday, set against the backdrop of some of the most unique and breathtaking scenery the country has to offer, we promise that you are in for an experience that you will never forget. From hill-walking to horse riding or climbing Ireland’s holiest mountain...

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Wild Atlantic Way

Where sea and land collide. Where untamed beauty abounds. Welcome to an unforgettable experience on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.

Out at the very edge of Europe, the Wild Atlantic Way stretches for 2,500km along Ireland’s western seaboard making it the longest defined...

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Great Western Greenway

The Great Western Greenway is the longest off-road cycling and walking trail in Ireland at 42km. Almost completely traffic-free, feel the fresh Atlantic air between Westport and Achill following the railway line which closed in 1937.

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Family Fun

Westport truly is a unique resource for families, offering an abundance of charming parent-and-child/family attractions and activities. Westport boasts many blue flag beaches perfect for splashing around and building sandcastles or indeed some well deserved relaxation, or you can always head up an exploration expedition...

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Explore Mayo

Jutting proudly into the Atlantic Ocean, Mayo has a stunningly beautiful, unspoilt environment - a magical destination for visitors. Mayo promises the holiday experience of a lifetime with rugged beauty – vast seascapes and mountain ranges, lakes, rivers, stunning walks, festivals, events and a warm and friendly people. Whether you’re into...

Frequently Asked Questions

Westport offers an extensive range of activities to suit all ages. From the Pirate Adventure Park in Westport House, to the Great Western Greenway and Croagh Patrick . It is also an amazing base for hill walkers with many beautiful walks available around Clew Bay. Starting in spring, Westport is also host to a myriad of festivals and water activities. So whether you are looking for a relaxing walk along the sandy beach or an active break check out the following link for some of the best things to do in Westport.
Knockranny is your perfect hotel for your family hotels Westport break. Being Family owned and run, families are at the heart of Knockranny House Hotel & Spa. There are a huge range of activities for kids to avail in Westport. While our Vitality Pool and Spa Salveo is over 18. We offer a dedicated swim time between 9am-1pm daily. Click on the link to find out about our special offers.
Being by sea, there are a multitude of sea/water activities around Knockranny House Hotel. Within a short drive of the hotel you wil be able to have access to Stand up Paddle Boarding, Kayacking, Surfing and sea Angling. In summer time there are also cruises on Clew Bay departing from the Westport Quay. to find out the full range of activities available in the hotel and its surronding, please click on the following link.
>Westport is the ideal location for a family break, whether you are looking for a relaxing time at the beach, a fun filled day in Westport House and The Pirate Queen Adventure Park or an active break on the Great Wetern Greenway. We can assure you that your family holiday wil be one to remember. click on the link to find out about our family breaks and special offers.
Westport House is open all year for guided tours. In the summer month, there are regular walking tours in Westport and its Georgian heritage. Turlough museum of country life is located a short drive from us. The museum, their ever changing exhibitions and the vicorian gardens are well worth a visit.