Westport House and Gardens is an historical country house, the family seat of Lord Altamont, Earl of Sligo, which is located in Westport, Co. Mayo.
It is open to the public all year round although opening hours vary by season. Tours of the house are available and there is a good cafe located in the cellars. It houses a number of permanent exhibitions with a focus on Grace O'Malley the Pirate Queen, an ancestor of the Browne family.
There are themed activities at different times of the year with loads of fun activities for kids e.g. Halloween Fest, Winter Wonderland. The grounds also include a Pirate Adventure Park and Campsite plus adventure sports such as Sky Challenge, Zorbing and Ziplines.
Highly recommended for kids of all ages.
Prices vary depending on activities, check their website for special offers.