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Clew Bay Heritage Centre

Guided Walks

Westport, County Mayo

Guided walks of the historic planned town of Westport are conducted twice weekly, during July and August at 8.00 pm starting at The Clock (top of Bridge Street).

Walks can also be arranged by appointment.

stained glass window westport

Participants of the walk are taken on a journey back in time, to when the O'Malley Clan (Grace O'Malley) ruled this area. They walk through the early part of the town, hear the story of Westport and the 1798 Rebellion and the hanging of the rebel Johnny Gibbons.

Holy Trinity Church (built 1860's) is visited and the tree lined Georgian malls along the Carrowbeg river are explored.

The Walk finishes where it starts, at The Clock. Duration approx 90 minutes.

Cost: Adults £3. Children (accompanied) free.