Achill island, a 45 minute drive from Westport has five great Blue Flag beaches, adding to Achill's attraction as a day trip from Westport
Westport offers a superb horse riding experience in the unspoilt countryside of the West of Ireland, from exhilarating beach treks, to meandering treks through the heather-clad foothills of Croagh Patrick and fast-paced woodland canters.
A guide for for families who want to enjoy the great outdoors in and around Westport - beaches, walks, the Greenways, horse riding, the Westport Skate Park, playgrounds and much more
Perched above a Blue Flag beach and boating pier, Mulranny is a natural stop on the Great Western Greenway and overlooks Clew Bay, with the Nephin Beg range towering above it to the north.
With its majestic mountains, breathtaking landscapes, unspoilt beaches and long history, Achill has something to offer every visitor.
Louisburgh is a beautiful small town in the midst an area of immense natural beauty, with award-winning beaches and mountains close at hand.
Clare Island, a short trip from Westport, has walking tours, bus tours, bike hire, swimming at the Blue Flag beach, birdwatching, diving, and horse trekking.
Clew Bay has 365 islands, one for each day of the year. Visit the islands by ferry, enjoy the beautiful beaches, walks, historical sites and hospitality
Mayo is world-renowned for its wild beauty, with breathtaking and widely varied scenery, from pristine Blue Flag beaches to its many hills and mountains and, of course, Clew Bay and its 365 islands
The main locations for surfing in Mayo include Belmullet, Achill Island and the beaches around in the Westport/Louisburgh area.
There are literally hundreds of options for the water sports enthusiast near Westport. Surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing, swimming, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and RIB tours are all just minutes away
Mayo's hundreds of pristine beaches, from small sheltered coves to vast expansive strands, are some of the best in the country, if not the world.
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