[ Date: September 21, 2019 05:45 am ]
June Bank Holiday Weekend
31st May – 3rd June
Come spend a couple of nights over the June Bank Holiday with us, prices from only €410.00, (Rates based on a 2 bedroom, sleep 3 Courtyard apartment)
Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival
3rd night FREE
7th – 9th June
This is a fantastic weekend in Westport, stay 2 nights and we will give you a 3rd night absolutley FREE, prices from €360.00 (Rate is based on a 2 bedroom, sleep 3 Courtyard apartment)
For over eleven years, the Festival has featured acts from America, the UK, continental Europe, and of course Ireland – north and south.
Over three days there’ll be a load of gigs, more than one massive session, Masterclasses and Workshops and some local instrument makers will be showcasing their craft to boot.
Find out more @ www.westportfolkbluegrass.com
Saturday 8th June
Challenge yourself, enjoy the scenery or just have a good time, book 2 nights from only €310.00 (Rates based on a 2 bedroom, sleep 3 Courtyard apartment)
The Westport Triathlon is a sprint distance triathlon based around Westport and Clewbay. The race is getting more and more popular. The 750m swim is based around the point in Westport. This is followed by a 20km cycle on a back route along the coast road to Croagh Patrick, hopefully you will be able to take in the stunning views of Clew Bay on the way, the final stage is a 5km run through the grounds of Westport House.
Ticketed event – more information www.westporttriathlonclub.ie
Westport Food Festival
14th – 16th June
2 nights from 14th June for only €310.00 (Rate is based on a 2 bedroom, sleep 3 Courtyard apartment)
Founded in 2011, the Annual Westport Food Festival shines a light on the best of Mayo’s food, drink and cookery with a weekend of fantastic fare.
Find out more @ www.westportfoodfestival.ie
Westport Sea Angling Festival
21st – 23rd June
Stay for 2 nights for only €460.00 (Rate is based on a 2 bedroom, sleep 4 Courtyard apartment)
Westport Sea Angling Festival was was established in 1956 and immediately broke all records in fishing terms and in the clientele it attracted. Westport Quay buzzed with the many languages of the anglers of many nations who came in great numbers year after year to do battle with the fish in Clew Bay.
Find out more @ www.westportseaanglingfestival.eu
Saturday 22nd June
Arrive on Friday 21st June and stay 2 nights for only €460.00 (Rate is based on a 2 bedroom, sleep 4 Courtyard apartment)
Gaelforce West is the largest one day adventure race in Europe. It is the one you strive for and the one that will keep you coming back to try and master it. From complete adventure novices to honed athletes there is a place for everyone in Gaelforce West and we strive to make it accessible to all. There are no losers with Gaelforce West, only finishers. Beginning on a crescent-shaped white sand beach in the dawn light you will make your way through 66km of the most demanding and magnificent areas of Connemara and Mayo, on foot, by kayak and by bike. The old Famine greenway along Killary Fjord, the summit of Croagh Patrick, the crest of Drummin hill and the final descent into historic Westport quay will all carve their place in your heart. So ready, set , GO!
Ticketed event – more information @ www.gaelforceevents.com
The Carrowniskey Races
Louisburgh, Co. Mayo
To be confirmed
Start your summer on Sunday 25th June at 12pm with a day at the Carrowniskey Races and family fun day. There will be ten races on the beach, two local races for horses and ponies and eight MHPRA races. There will be bookies on the day to have a bet. Lots of family fun and entertainment for everybody on the day with a bouncy castle, ice cream van, food and drink stalls, public bar and dancing. New this year there will be a bicycle race and wife carrying competition.
Find more information @ www.carrowniskeyraces.ie
Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Monday 24th June
Arrive Monday 24th and stay 2 nights for only €410.00 (Rate is based on a 2 bedroom,sleep 4 Courtyard apartment)
The Ballinrobe Races are a real family event. Entertaining families since 1921 at this racecourse, we pride ourselves on our racing heritage coupled with a tangible appreciation of the future. Ballinrobe has a rich tradition of horseracing. Records show that Ballinrobe hosted a steeplechase back in 1834 and there are records of meetings back as far as 1774. The Ballinrobe Races hosts the best in the business under the benign shadow of the Partry Mountains and the majestic strength of the old oak trees. At Ballinrobe, the races are an integral part of the community; the spirit is free and westerly, the air is fresh, the scenery is splendid, the people are the best. The bookies will entertain, the covered pavilion will comfort, and the sun will shine.
Find out more @ www.ballinroberacecourse.ie
Westport House and Pirate Adventure Park
Open Wednesdays – Fridays – 10am – 3pm
Open Saturdays & Sundays – 11am – 6pm
Open Daily from 29th June – 11am – 6pm
Westport House, Westport, Co. Mayo
Arrive Monday 3rd or Monday 10th June and stay 4 nights for only €269.00 (Rate based on a 2 bedroom, sleep 3 Courtyard apartment)
Arrive Monday 17th or Monday 24th June and stay 4 nights for only €419.00 (Rate based on a 2 bedroom, sleep 4 Courtyard apartment)
A day pass to Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park provides unlimited use all day of all of the following attractions:
- Rides including the Cannonball Run slide, Pirate Queen Swinging Shipand Pirates Plunge – Ireland’s ONLY log flume ride
- Great outdoors in this beautiful parkland and lakeside setting
- Swan Pedalo Boatson the lake
- Bouncy Castle
- Go Karting
- Westport House Express– choo choo! – take a ride on our miniature railway
- Real-life Dungeons in Westport House – now decorated in a Grace O’Malley Maritime-theme to depict her sea-faring lifestyle
- Picnic sites, the Galley and the Old Kitchen Cafe in the basement of Westport House
- Pirates Playgroundby Gracy’s Bar & Cafe
- Pirates Den, our indoor soft play area
- The Helter Skelter and Chair-o-Planes are included in your ticket!
Check their website for more details @ www.westporthouse.ie