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Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park

Church Lane, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 27766
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Disappointing rip off

Went to Westport House Winter Wonderland at the weekend with my 4 young children. Did not look... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fiona G
Fascinating and very involving

I think that the county where this attraction is located is absolutely fabulous. I will never... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stefania C
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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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Church Lane, Westport, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Westport House Winter Wonderland at the weekend with my 4 young children. Did not look very festive on the outside and the Live Crib was very disappointing. The animals were lovely but the statue meant to represent Mary consists of a shop mannequin...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think that the county where this attraction is located is absolutely fabulous. I will never forget my arrival here. I would like to see it again. Well done!

Thank Stefania C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a private tour for our group it was good but it needs alot of TLC it's a pity our grovment won't help them with the upkeep of it because it's a pity to see it so run down

Thank jessie44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fascinating home once the property of Grace OMalley. It is a mix of functioning home and museum on spectacular grounds. The docents are very capable and welcoming and help one understand the history of this unique place. The basement takes one back...More

Thank greeklwy
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Walked the grounds - great access all around Westport house - the morning we walked to the quay at dawn with the sun coming up on the clear mountains was stunning and breathtaking- and looking back on Westport house - they surely built this looking...More

Thank Jean D
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A delightful manor home, replete with well crafted exhibits, and a caring attitude toward the ancestral home and how history & the locals are intertwined. The abundance of artifacts and the superb manner by which they are displayed should enthrall any visitor.

Thank RCPO
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Westport house was definitely worth the visit. My children are 8 & 10 and they loved the pirate adventure land. The house tour is also great.

Thank CAHDublin_Ireland
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I had never heard of this place before. We were so surprised. The kids loved it and so did we. The whole estate was packed with adventures and activities. The setting is stunning. We will definitely go back.

Thank STIOFAN O
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Westport house is a fabulous place to spend a day with kids......and adults too! We had a really lovely day here with our extended family, 12 kids in total and they had an absolute ball! We loved the fact that we cold bring our own...More

Thank Katmartyn
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Westport House recently and found our visit very interesting. We would recommend a visit if you are in the area.

Thank jethappy
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Cazca
14 July 2017|
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Response from Helen M | Reviewed this property |
The only things the entrance fee covers are the swan paddles , the short train ride , the log plume , the pirate swing, a swing ,slide and bouncy castle , and the house . The pirate swing and bouncy castle were out of order... More
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jenny p
23 January 2017|
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Response from Noel H | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure you cannot light fire but BBQ facilities available. No bike rental on site but lots of opportunity to rent bikes in Westport town
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susiegall
24 August 2016|
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Response from Galwaygirl31 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i am sorry i only logged into trip advisor now, so i didnt get this question until now ( 16:25) They take all credit cards in the info/pay office. I hope you had a good day.
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