Welcome to our page of information, attractions and
places of interest around Westport. The Westport hotels
listed below are either in the town or we have given a rough
guide as to how far they are from Westport. The Republic of Ireland
is bound to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the east is the
Irish Sea which reconnects to the ocean via the southwest with
St. George's Channel and the Celtic Sea. The Republic of Ireland
has 26 counties, and five cities Dublin, Cork, Galway,
Limerick, and Waterford. The west-coast of Ireland features cliffs,
hills and low mountains. The centre of the country is flat with
large areas of bogland. We hope you enjoy your stay and find
your ideal accommodation from our list of Westport hotels.
Westport was designated one of Bord
Failte's Heritage Towns and is situated in the shadow of Croagh
Patrick, overlooking Clew Bay. One of the few planned towns in
the Country, Westport was designed in the 18th Century by James
Wyatt. It has become one of Ireland's established tourist centres,
with many outstanding features including the beautiful tree lined
boulevard known as The Mall, running parallel to the Carrowbeg
River. Westport has been growing in popularity as a visitor destination.
The town contains many fine restaurants, specialising particularly
in seafood, and many traditional pubs.