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Address: Church Lane, Westport, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 98 27766

Westport House and Pirate Adventure Park has welcomed over 4 million...

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.

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Lovely grounds

Caravan holiday for 3 nights - has lots for kids - The house itself albeit smaller than an average stately home, has a very interesting story - enjoyed it! small coffee shop... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Seemed the pirate was forgotten, lots about the wonderful owners, or that the opinion they wanted to give. Could easily skip this one.

Thank 3fungals
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Caravan holiday for 3 nights - has lots for kids - The house itself albeit smaller than an average stately home, has a very interesting story - enjoyed it! small coffee shop - lovely grounds - plenty going on for fun day out...Pirate park is a little dated and not many rides but plenty for the younger kids (up to... More 

1 Thank marlene968
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not go to the house as it was late but so enjoyed walking the grounds, seeing the swans and the statue of Grace O'Malley. I do hope this place is saved as it is a beautiful spot.

Thank flpab
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we had a very peaceful walk around the house and down by the river. there is a lovely bridge. we had a lovely time

Thank David R
Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited Westport House on a girls weekend. We got a tour of the house (fabulous!) and had afternoon tea (with a glass of prosecco!) following the tour. The staff were all really friendly and the food for the afternoon tea was beautiful (the homemade donut was my favourite!). Highly recommend Westport House for any group looking for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to take children - lots for them to see & do.. Some people have complained about the expense, but there are lots of things included with the basic ticket price. Definitely great for children up to 13/14 years., maybe the more expensive stuff might be better for older kids. The children particularly enjoyed the swan boats, pirate boat... More 

Thank Marzi_1711
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great House with fascinating history set in an amazing location. Something there for all the family. Recommend the Westport train ride that takes you around the estate and into the town.

Thank John C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

It's a lovely house and has a lot of local significance. Lots of historical side bars around the house which were fascinating. I wish they hadn't turned the dungeons into a side show, but as a whole a very nice place to see if you're in the area. Only saw the house tho, not the adventure park.

1 Thank Alissa S
Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We went there on the evening of the first night and asked for tickets for archery at roughly 17:00. We were told that the place closes in a hour and the people who went in before us had just been sold archery tickets as well and we were warned that there might be a queue for it. But when we... More 

Thank ippurcell
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Firstly, we went in the last couple of days of the season and unexpectedly got 50% off admission, which is always a good start. I'm disappointed the fairground rides near the entrance, which we did go on given our entrance saving, came at an extra (high) price. From then on the park flowed very well, we went on the go... More 

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