Westport is county Mayo's premier tourist destination, popular with holiday makers from all over the World and Ireland, it is considered one of the liveliest and most charming towns in the West of Ireland.Today's visitors come for several reasons. Some of the most important being the magnificent scenery; the plethora of pubs and restaurants in the town; blue flag beaches and Croagh Patrick.Essential ireland, page 150, AA Publishing 2007
Welcome to Hazel Breeze Bed & Breakfast, accommodation Westport, County Mayo.
Hazel Breeze B&B is in an ideal location for visiting the west of Ireland being a central point on the west coast.
Clew bay is a five minute walk as is Westport Town with its many pubs, shops and restaurants.
Local Amenities in Westport include golf, horse riding, walks, watersports, and fishing.
Stay in Hazel Breeze Bed & Breakfast in Westport with a relaxed atmosphere, where every room has TV and ensuite bathroom.
On arrival enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a snack Courtesy drop off/lifts from train or bus to B&B and also B&B to town centre or Quay area!
Westport is a great location for touring the west of Ireland we have details of scenic drives . Car Rental is available from Ireland Car Hire Free car parking available at our B&B
Westport is the third largest town in Mayo. It is home to many fine Restaurants and coffee houses(Chinese, Italian, Thai, Seafood, Global, European and traditional).
As to be expected, Westport has its fair share of Pubs where you can hear live music nightly, Matt Molloy's of "The Chieftans" fame being one of the most renowned.
Shop till you drop, in the many craft, gift and clothing shops in town. Many of the products are hand made locally.
The Westport Woods Hotel, just across the road, houses a public swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and gym. Although if you prefer swimming in the sea there are several blue flag beaches near by.
Mayo is renowned for its lake and sea fishing, boats are easy to hire on a daily or weekly basis.
For those interested in walking there are many mountain, coastal and nature trails, offering something for everybody.
Perhaps the most famous of all is Croagh Patrick, Irelands "Holy mountain" which sees 25,000 people climb it on reek Sunday.
Within striking distance of Westport there are two golf courses for those carrying clubs with them, including Wesport 18-hole Championship Golf Course.
Other fun activities include horse riding, surfing, karting, ten-pin bowling, sailing, otter watching and sea cruises.
Rosmoney Spa, a mere twenty feet from the sea, is a haven where you can come to be rejuvenated, relaxed and pampered in luxurious surroundings. Facilities include a hydro pool, seaweed baths and a wide range of health & beauty therapies.
Knock Shrine, one of the major Marian Shrines of the world was established after fifteen local people saw a vision of Mary the Mother of Christ on 22 August 1879. Knock Folk Museum documents the story of the Knock Apparition and places it in the context of the lifestyle of the people, their traditions and customs at the time.
Take in a bit of heritage by visiting Westport House, The Museum of Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar or the Heritage Centre in Westport Harbour.
Feel like going further afield? Why not visit Leenane and the Ashleigh Waterfall, Clare Island, home of the famous sea pirate Grainuale, or Achill Island with its Dolphins and Basking Sharks.
We look forward to meeting you.
Jerry and Nancy McNally