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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.

Every known species of fish existing in Irish waters has been caught in Clew Bay! Boats can be chartered with ease for angling and crusing in one of the best locations in Europe. For the coarse fishing enthusiasts, there are a miriad of
lakes within driving distance of Westport. Creggan Lough, at the bottom of our garden has excellent trout fishing.
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 accomodated with ghillies, boats and fly fishing instruction readily available.

The Islands
Clew Bay is said to have 365 island, 'one for every day of the year'. Clare Island, once home of the ledgendary pirate queen Grainne Uaile, dominates the horizon. Ferries run daily in the summer as do ferries to Inishbofin and Inishturk.

Sailing,Watersports and Beaches
Mayo posesses some of the most beautiful, biggest and safest beaches in Europe and as you would expect, there are an abundance of watersports available to the entusiast.Choose between sailing, scuba diving, canoeing, surfing and snorkelling.

Westort has something for all levels of walker. Take a leisurly stroll along the old railway line or complete the demanding Western Way, hiking across the magnificent Connemara moutains and along the shores of Lough Corrib.

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.

Westport House
Mayo's only stately home is surrounded by acres of idyllic parklands. During the summer months this is an ideal centre for a day visit for the family. There are flume rides, a childrens zoo, train rides, pitch and putt and much more.

Other Activities include clay pigeon shooting, horse-riding, tennis, squash and cycling.

For more information on any of the above please do not hesitate to ask.

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