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Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park

Church Lane, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 27766
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Ranked #9 of 17 Attractions in Westport
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Historic Sites
Owner description: Westport House and Pirate Adventure Park has welcomed over 4 million visitors with its range of heritage, family-fun, camping and adventure activity... more » Owner description: Westport House and Pirate Adventure Park has welcomed over 4 million visitors with its range of heritage, family-fun, camping and adventure activity offerings. From small beginnings of 2,700 visitors in 1960, it has become one of Ireland’s best loved attractions and was recently voted one of the Best Family Visitor Attractions in Ireland by Primary Times magazine. One of those rare attractions, it appeals to everyone in the family with its extraordinary mixture of-- history and heritage in this 18th century historic house with 4 permanent exhibitions, over 30 rooms open to the public, guided and self-guide tours, tea rooms and gift shops-- the fun of the Pirate Adventure Park – a primarily outdoor amusement park best suited to the under 12’s which features water and swinging ship rides, train, swan Pedaloe boats, slides, playgrounds, pitch & putt and in-door soft play area-- exhilaration with the adventure activities such as zorbing, archery and water sports-- child-friendly fun in its varied events calendar with our Fireworks Extravaganza, Halloween Fest and Winter Wonderland being highlights-- the family-friendly Caravan & Camping Park in the gorgeous park and woodland setting with excellent amenities. Owned and operated by the Browne Family, who have been onsite for over 300 years and can trace their roots back to Grace O’Malley, the Pirate Queen of Connaught, Westport House provides a full days fun – and more to any visitor to the West. The jewel in the crown of the West, you cannot visit Mayo without stopping in. We look forward to welcoming you. « less
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Hilversum
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Great day out here. The children had a great time in the adventure park and painting pottery in the house

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County Mayo, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Visited in August with a toddler and baby, first off the the Park itself is beautiful, mature trees and well spaced out. My toddler enjoyed the train, the swan boats and the big slide but that was all there was for his age.. the house itself is lovely too and staff were nice and helpful, toilets in the house were... More

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Meath, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

May seem a little pricey but super value for the family. The price gives access to Pirate Adventure, the house and grounds and the paddle boats. Lots to do for everyone

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Took my son ( 31/2 ) there this summer and had a great time. A lovely relaxed day out, no loud music or flashing lights nice a chilled with some really nice staff ...recommened M

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Certainly lived up to expectations. We were very lucky with the weather which helped! We were there with friends and all (adults and children) had great fun.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Great family day. Something for everyone (from toddlers to grandparents). Would strongly recommend a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Great value for money. Loads of activities to suit the whole family.I would suggest booking online, you get discount and also bypass large queues at the ticket desk with priority ticket queue. From pitch and put to the drenchingly good fun of the log ride the children will be entertained for a whole day. This was our second year going... More

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County Kerry, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went to Westport house last Friday and must say we had a great time, there were 5 kids and 4 adults. There was something there for all the family, we were lucky the weather was amazing too and the kids really enjoyed the boating on the lake and the boys had a great time playing the pitch and putt.... More

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UAE
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Westport House like's to empty the parent's pockets. Seriously, charging adults E21.50 to get in to accompany your child is a rip of. It's something you will do once if you can afford it over the summer with your kids if it is a nice day. Highly recommend the Greenway in Westport for a fun free family day out if... More

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dublin
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This place caters for everybody, there are activities for all age groups. There is also a very good restaurant.

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