WALKING ROUTES IN WESTPORT & SURROUNDING AREAS
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Westport Walking Tours
Westport Walking Tours are a FREE walking tour which runs Monday to Friday at 10am and 12pm, from April to September.
Departing from The Town Hall Theatre at The Octagon, Westport Walking Tours offers a casual walk around the heart of Westport town for approximately 1 hour, whilst listening to some interesting stories of how the town was shaped. Hear stories ranging from how the Ice Age shaped Clew Bay and Irelands holiest mountain Croagh Patrick, right up to today when Westport is consistently being voted Irelands Tidiest Town and even the Best Place to Live in Ireland
This is a must do tour and is now rated the No.1 tour in Westport on Trip Advisor.
We also have a Westport Pub Tour on a Tuesday afternoon and a Westport Food Tour on a Thursday afternoon.
A Westport Walking Tour is sure to enhance your visit to Westport.
To book or to get more information check out our website on https://westportwalkingtours.ie/
The Town Walk can be enjoyed as one long or two short walks as it is formed of two loops, bringing you back almost to your starting point in the middle. The first loop takes approximately 1 1/4 hours, the second loop about 45 minutes.
Clew Bay Heritage Centre
Guided Walking tours around this heritage town depart from the clock at 11.00am on Wednesday in July & August and at other times by appointment.
Tel: 098 266852
On a calm day, keep a weather eye out for passing seals basking in the sunshine. The beach is a mecca for a variety of seabirds as illustrated on an informative signpost at the start of the walk.
Sweeping views of the river, the Clew Bay area and its 365 islands, one for every day of the year.
Breathtaking views from the Skelp mountain
Owenwee Bog Walk
The joyful song of the skylark is a regular feature on this walk and the keen eyed may also spot the well camouflaged golden plover on the bog.
Old Railway Walk from the Quay to Westport Town
This is a beautiful tree-lined 2.5km straight-line walking and cycling trail which links Westport’s town centre with the Quay area.
There are several fine windows including
the one pictured here as well as unusual carvings.