A heritage town spotlessly clean and winner of the national Tidy Towns award on numerous occasions along with other major European floral awards and packed with quaint shops, pubs and restaurants where you can eat your fill with award winning fare, shop till you drop( or the wallet is empty) and drink till the cows come home and listen to Irish music in little pubs like Matt Mulloy’s (of Chieftain fame), Porter house, Cosy Joe’s, And Johnny Moran’s etc.
Take the taxi home and sleep the night away in wonderful beds till morning when the smell of a freshly cooked breakfast will awaken your sense’s, the power shower which will freshen you up and the singing of the birds will lighten your step for the rest of the day.
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.