Westport House, Gardens and Pirate Adventure Park

Westport, Mayo
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For over 50 years, Westport House has been the home of family fun in the beautiful West of Ireland.  With something for all ages – toddlers to grand-parents – it tru

The beauty of the house itself and its stunning interior is complimented by its natural parkland and lakeland setting bringing a blissful calm to all members of the clan.  The Pirate Adventure Park is sure to keep the little tykes entertained with its range of rides, slides, boats and trains and the Adventure Activity Centre provides milder to wilder activities for 6 year olds and up!  The Westport Train Tour which starts and finishes its heritage town tour is loved by all ages too. Couple this with its proximity and connection to Westport town as well as a fascinating story that goes back to Grace O’Malley, the Pirate Queen of Connaught, and you certainly won’t be left wondering why Westport House has been voted the Best Family Visitor Attraction in the West for 3 years in a row! 

Westport House – the most beautiful historic house in Ireland

The ‘big house’ has been on this site since the 1500’s, when Grace O’Malley, the famous Pirate Queen, built one of her castles here.  The current house has an abundance of artifacts, artwork and treasures. With 30 stunning rooms on show and 6 permanent exhibitions, you will come away with an abundant knowledge of the amazing history of Westport House. After soaking up the beautiful interiors, take a stroll around the beautiful gardens or enjoy a coffee and a cake in the Olde Tea Rooms.

Ticket Prices

Adult €13.00 Senior (over 65’s) €10.00 Student (with student ID)€10.00 Children €6.50 Child (2 years and under) FREE

The Pirate Adventure Park – hours of fun for children under 12

If you have children under twelve with you, you have to create family memories that you’ll treasure forever with a visit to the Pirate Adventure Park.  Named after the famous pirate queen of Connaught, Grace O’Malley, a day pass to Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park provides unlimited use of the rides and attractions all day long.  Enjoy rides such as the Cannonball Run slide, Pirates Swinging Ship and Pirates Plunge log flume ride. Paddle yourself fit on the Giant Swan Pedalo Boats on the lake or take a turn on the Bouncy Castle. Go Karting and the Westport House Express are ideally suited to the littler ones.  Enjoy some fresh air while you give Table Tennis a whirl or visit the Pirates Playground or indoor soft play. New to the Pirate Adventure Park in 2017 are the addition of two new rides; The Helter Skelter and Chair-o-Planes, which the kids are sure to love! 

Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park

Adult Pass - Pirate Park €20.99 Senior Pass - Pirate Park (over 65's) €19.00 Student Pass - Pirate Park (must have current student id) €19.00 Child Pass - Pirate Park (for under 16's – note that children aged 2 and under go FREE!) €16.49 2 Adult 4 Children 1 Day Pass - Pirate Park €75.00 2 Adult 2 Children 1 Day Pass - Pirate Park €60.00

Westport Train Tour – Educational and Entertaining Sight Seeing Tour

When you’re ready to take a little relaxation, please join us on the brand new Westport Train Tour for a 1 hour sightseeing tour of historic Westport town and Quay and immerse yourself in a fun, yet fact-filled journey.  Pick up the train at any one of multiple stops in Westport House, town centre or Quay and learn about 46 sights in the beautiful heritage town. 

Caravan & Camping Park – Beautiful Farmyard and Orchard Setting

Westport House Caravan & Camping Park is set in the lush parkland setting of Westport House Estate. Sited next to the farmyard buildings, some of the most extensive in Europe, caravanners and campers enjoy the shade of ancient trees in this beautiful heritage setting. Within a 5 minute drive and 15 minute walk of the popular tourist town of Westport, you will be spoiled with top-rated facilities and a range of family friendly activities and attractions onsite. Safety and security are a top priority with night time security and a family-focused midnight curfew.

Adventure Activity Centre – Milder to Wilder

Renowned as Ireland’s Adventure Capital, Westport provides for a whole range of both land-based and water sports. So whether you’re after a giggle, an adrenaline rush or  some bonding time with mates, you have a choice of milder to wilder activities in stunning Westport House. Weatport House is delighted to be partnered with the amazing Killary Adventure Co. who are offering a range of activities onsite including zip wire, archery and orienteering. Something for everyone - families, groups, adults, birthday parties, stags & hen days out and more! 

Birds of Prey Centre

Westport House's newest addition is the Birds of Prey Centre where you will get the unique opportunity to come up close and personal with Owls, Hawks and Falcons. Enjoy an interesting and interactive Birds of Prey Show every afternoon at 4pm in the courtyard or experience an exhilerating one on one Halk Walk where you will enjoy the amazing experience of flying a harris hawk around the grounds of Westport House.

With something for everyone in the family, a visit to the West is not complete without seeing us! 

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