Westport, County Mayo
Westport is a unique town because of its layout and location. The town was planned and designed by the famous architect Jame Leeson and when you couple this with the backdrop ofCroagh Patrick, Ireland’s most famous mountain, the result is something very special. Also close by is Clew Bay – an old world harbor, which was once a thriving port serving theCounty of Mayo. Westport is very different in design from any other Irish town..
The unique and charming heritage town boasts an intriguing mix of the traditional and modern. From antique pubs to state of the art facilities and strong traditional links to a more modern ways of thinking, you’ll find it all in Westport. And it is this surprisingly strange fit that makes this town all the more appealing.
Walking through this elegant and picturesque town, you’ll pass by a tree-lined mall, stately Georgian buildings, the Carrowbeg River and a plethora of traditional shops and pubs. Westport is a truly unique town, unlike any other in the west or indeed in all of Ireland and is always worth a visit.
While in that area also visit Westport House & Gardens.
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