Adventures on land
If you’re into adventure activities, but don’t want to get wet or climb a mountain, you’ll still be spoiled for choice in Westport. Suitable for all the family, and provided in safely contained environments, you can while away some fun-packed hours while still enjoying the beautiful scenery that Westport offers.
Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting
Provided by The Adventure Islands, Laser clay pigeon shooting at Westport House Estate, offers groups of all ages the opportunity to try out clay pigeon shooting without the risks of shooting a real firearm or the jolt of recoil. As a result, it’s completely safe, seriously competitive and great fun!
Laser combat games
Also, provided by The Adventure Islands, Laser combat offers groups of all ages the opportunity to battle each other without the pain or safety risks of paintball. The large estate at Westport House gives you plenty of room to romp through the woods and lake area enjoying the beautiful scenery and fresh air.
Paintball in Westport
Paintballing is one of the fastest growing activities in Ireland and is ideal for large groups, corporate and team building, and stag and hen parties. Local provider, Westport Wargames, adheres to strict safety policies ensure everyone’s safety.
Archery at Westport
Traditional archery takes years to master, but you can get a good start by learning from the experienced instructors at The Adventure Islands. At The Adventure Islands, we offer a variety of courses that will prepare you for archery leaders courses and archery games.
Horse Riding at Westport
Westport offers a superb horse riding experience in the unspoilt countryside of the West of Ireland. Treks are tailored to the experience and pace of each rider. All centres offer a wide variety of Irish sport horses and Irish cobs for their well-mannered attitude and sure-footed pace.
Cycling at Westport
Mayo, and Westport in particular, has some of the best roads and trails for cycling Ireland has to offer. There are hundreds of miles of meandering back roads and cycling trails through mountains and woods and along some of the most spectacular coastline to be found anywhere in the world, and Westport is the perfect cycling holiday base to explore them from.
Zorbing – the adrenaline ride of a lifetime
Zorbing isn’t easy to explain but – take a giant, inflated plastic ball, put some people in it and roll it down a hill. It’s the latest thrill seeking craze and Westport House is home to Ireland’s only custom-built zorbing site where you can choose one of two fun-filled OGO rides – the tamer Hydro ride and the extreme Harness ride and both are guaranteed to provide a rush you’ll never forget!
Other activities to choose from include:
Cycling; High Ropes; Mini Quad Track; Orienteering; Rock Climbing Tower; Zip Wire