Something for Everyone In the Family
Enjoy a full day’s family fun, culture and adventure at Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park. It truly delivers something for everyone: grandparents to toddlers can have a relaxing, active or exciting day – all depending on your interests and energy levels!
Westport House & Gardens – 300 years of Irish Heritage
Built in 1730 on the ruins of a former castle of the legendary Irish pirate queen, Grace O’Malley, Westport House is one of Ireland’s most beautiful historic homes. Privately owned by the Browne family, it has 30 rooms on show, 4 exhibitions, dungeons, original antiques, artwork and architecture and extensive gardens. Guided tours for children and adults, new Grace O’Malley Experience, Tea Rooms and gift shops provides the ideal day out for the “culture vulture”!
Please note that Westport House is closed to the public from Friday 22nd to Monday 25th June.
Pirate Adventure Park – Winner of “Best Family Visitor Attraction”
Set on the 480 acre estate, the Pirate Adventure Park is a treasure trove of family fun with its Grace O’Malley-themed amusement park with rides and activities ideally suited to families with children under 12. Enjoy the log flume water ride, swinging Pirate’s galleon, a ride on the miniature railway, Swan Pedaloe Boats, Cannon Ball Run slide, pitch & putt, indoor soft play, paint your own pottery and outdoor playground in this beautiful parkland setting. Be sure to arrive early for a full day’s fun – and dress for the weather as most activities are outdoors! Mark your calendar for our Easter Egg Hunts, Halloween Fest and Winter Wonderland Experiences!
Please note that the Adventure Park is only open to festival ticket holders from Friday 22nd to Monday 25th June.
Caravan & Camping Park – Family-friendly & Great Amenities
Make a holiday out of a visit to Westport House by staying in our family-fun and family-friendly Caravan & Camping Park. With natural beauty, excellent amenities and a host of things to do, it provides a very happy camper experience for those with motor homes, caravans, campers or tents.
Adventure Activity Centre – Exhilaration in Lush Outdoor Setting
Everyone from 8 years upwards can enjoy milder to wilder outdoor adventure at Westport House with Ireland’s only custom-built Zorbing site (roll head over heels while harnessed in or enjoy the milder water ride), Archery, Laser Combat Games (like paintball but without the bruising!) or NEW for 2012, try out our 270m long and 50m high ZipWire Ride or Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting (suited to all ages). Water babies can learn to kayak in our safe lake or try out Stand Up Paddle Boarding. So whether you’re after a giggle, an adrenaline rush or some bonding time with mates, Westport House provides it all.
Please note that the Adventure Activity Centre is not open from Friday 22nd to Monday 25th June.
Westport House, Westport, Co Mayo
Tel: 098 27766
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