Westport, Co. Mayo

Introduction | Religion, History & Culture In Westport
Coffin Ship At The National Famine Monument, Westport
The Location Of Westport Heritage TownThe Charming town of Westport, situated on the shores of Clew Bay, is one of the few planned towns in the country. It is an estate town, built to the plan of James Wyatt, the well known architect of the Georgian period. One of its outstanding features is the elegant tree-lined boulevard, known as The Mall.

Westport was overall winner of 2001 National Tidy Towns Award. Guided walks of this historic town are conducted twice weekly during the summer months.

The history of the development of Westport, from the time it was an O'Malley stronghold in the 16th century, to the present day, is brought alive in the Heritage Centre, located at Westport Quay.

Attractions in (or near) Westport include:
Angling, Beach, Cycling, Light Entertainment, Golf, Guided Tours, Horse Riding, Touring, Walking and Swimming.

More Information:
Clew Bay Heritage Centre
The Quay,
Co. Mayo,

Tel: +353 (0)98 26852
Email: westportheritage@eircom.net
Website: westport.mayo-ireland.ie

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The Mall - Carrowbeg River
The Mall - Carrowbeg River
Aughagower Church & Round Tower
Aughagower Round Tower
Croagh Patrick
Croagh Patrick
Irish Towns With A Unique Historic Character And A Link To Ireland's Celtic Past
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