Things to do in Westport
There are so many things to do in and around Westport we can guarantee you will never get bored. A must while in Westport is to climb Croagh Patrick but there are loads of other things to do too, from fishing to golf, horse riding to cycling no matter what kind of activity you enjoy there is something for everyone. And afterward, why not relax and unwind in one of the numerous spas before hitting the town for some food and checking out the bars.
Year round, Westport has plenty to offer in and around the town with Music Festivals, Fishing Competitions, Adventure Racing and more. Check out our Events Guide to see what’s on while you are here.
Activities for the adventurous (and the rest of us)
As a base for adventure, Westport has no equal in the country. It’s fast becoming known as “The Adventure Capital of Ireland”.
Westport’s perfect position on the shores of Clew Bay makes it a dream for water sport enthusiasts. The sheer number of Blue Flag beaches around Clew Bay and beyond make finding the perfect spot a doodle. Surfing, windsurfing, kite surfing, sailing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkeling, coasteering and RIB tours are all just minutes away from Westport.
Westport is an ideal family holiday destination. Whether you’re into the great outdoors, or prefer to stay warm and toasty inside, you’ll find plenty to choose from. Within easy reach of the town you’ll find a wealth of beautiful Blue Flag beaches, looped walks, The Great Western Greenway, horse riding and loads of places to visit. In the town itself there are a wide range of things to do, from the Pirate Adventure Park at Westport house, to the Skate Park and a number of playgrounds. Read more on fun for families here.