Category - Date - Friday, June 22, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DATE: Friday, June 22nd, 2018
VENUE: Westport Town Hall
A one hour tour of the main streets and alleys of Westport with Stephen Clarke detailing the facts and history of the town.
Westport Walking Tours offers a casual walk around the heart of Westport town for approximately one 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 Ireland’s holiest mountain Croagh Patrick, right up to today when Westport is consistently being voted Ireland’s tidiest town and even the best place to live in Ireland. Discover how Westport House was built on the grounds of Grainne Mhoals castle or how Westport town came to be designed around the beautiful Carrowbeg river or how the now famous greenway cycle way came about as a result of a number of unfortunate events.
Kids will be amazed at the stories of Saint Partick and the Pirate Queen Grainne Mhaol, and will no doubt giggle when they hear how cows were common in the local pub’s in the past.
Westport Walking Tours guides will ensure you enjoy your holiday that little bit more, they can advise you on places to visit, sights to see, things to do, places to eat and much much more….