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January 2022
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Tours of a planned Georgian Town - Westport

If you're visiting the beautiful heritage town of Westport, you'll want to know the best places to stay, wine, dine, and things to do. Where to get everything from the best ice cream, the best seafood, the best restaurants, the best pubs with the best Irish music to the best cocktails and best hot chocolate, all of the things that make Westport officially the best place to live in Ireland. Take a gentle walking tour around the planned heritage town of Westport. We tell the history of Westport by way of stories, while keeping the tour lighthearted and fun. That's why Westport Walking Tours has a 5 star rating on TRIP ADVISOR and is now rated the No1 tour and activity in Westport. This tour takes approximately 1 hour with plenty of laughs along the way. Our video captures our town beautifully. Tours are free of charge, feel free to tip the guide. Tours depart from The Town Hall Theatre Monday to Friday at 10am and 12noon from 1st April to 30th September. Tours operate regardless of weather. Hail, rain, sleet or snow, our tours will go. Private tours available by request, minimum cost - €80 per group.


You are free to take in the surroundings, record and capture the beauty of Westport and the surrounding areas.

Our Inspiration

Derry city tours was set up by Stephen and Alan's uncle, Martin McCrossan over 21 years ago, and in 2013 while wearing his famous yellow jacket, he received the"Tourism Hero Award" from the Northern Ireland Tourism Board.Sadly, Martin passed away suddenly in 2015. His legacy lives on everyday with the yellow jacket tours around Derry City and now Westport Town.

Fully Narrated Tour

Headed by Stephen Clarke Westport tours is guided by a native English speaker and a local resident of Westport. With years of expertise under his belt, Stephen has become somewhat of a local legend through his narrated story telling and jokes to bring you an unforgettable experience.

Close To Transit

Westport Town is serviced by regular buses, local taxi companies and harbours a train station just on the outskirts of town which is connected to all major city routes. Westport is also serviced by a ferry company which has regular routes to the Clare Islands.


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The Town Hall Theatre, The Octagon, Westport, Co. Mayo

star rating  Have recently taken delivery of a young German student 15 years old. Whilst awaiting school to begin I suggested a walking tour.... which he agreed to do alone ....... read more


star rating  I loved Bryan’s presentation of the history of Westport . He packs a lot of info and he does it in a humorous way that helps me remember the bullet... read more

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star rating  This was a great walking tour of the picturesque town of Westport. Stephen was fun! We learned so much about the town’s history and he introduced us to a couple... read more