You can see our climate diagram above. July is the warmest month in Westport with average maximum temperatures of 17°. January is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 2°. The wettest month is August with 26 rainy days on average. On the contrary, there is an average of only 18 rainy days in April, which is the driest month.
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Make your trip to Westport pleasant by staying in a vacation cottage
Westport, a town located in County Mayo of Ireland, is approximately an hour and a half away from Galway. This attractive town is located 8 kilometres away from the holy mountain Croagh Patrick and is renowned for its rugged beauty.
Westport has a wide range of vacation rentals on offer, from apartments and cottages to detached homes and townhouses. Booking one of these vacation rentals allows you to enjoy some much-needed privacy and modern facilities.
Restaurants and cafés to try in Westport
Enjoy mouthwatering food made with the finest quality Irish ingredients at An Port Mór Restaurant. This award-winning restaurant serves you fresh seafood and artisanal cheese from the area. If you love seafood, try one of the restaurant’s signature dishes, such as Crab Cakes in a Seaweed Polenta.
Marlene’s Chocolate Haven is a cosy café that serves tea, coffee, and high-quality handmade Belgian chocolates without preservatives. Travelers can purchase chocolate boxes as souvenirs for folks back home.
The weather in Westport
The weather in Westport is greatly influenced by its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean. While the summers here are warm, the winters are wet and cool. It can rain at any given time in Westport, so remember to carry your umbrellas or jackets. April is the driest month in Westport and August is the warmest month – plan your trip according to your preferences.
Iconic sights in Westport
Westport House is recognised as the most beautiful house in Ireland for its architecture and lovely grounds. Featuring Georgian architecture, it comprises over 30 period rooms. On the grounds, you’ll also find the Pirate Adventure Park, which offers several thrilling rides such as Pirates Plunge Flume and Pirate Ship Thrill.
Founded by the Augustinian Friars in the 15th century, Murrisk Abbey stands in ruin today. The highlight of these ruins is the east window, where you can see the carvings of human heads.
Ballintubber Abbey, founded by King Cathal Crobdearg Ua Conchobair of Ireland, is the only abbey founded by the king that is still in use. Locals still visit the cemetery at this abbey.
Located close to the town of Newport, Burrishoole Abbey is a National Monument of Ireland. Founded in 1470, this Dominican friary was built without the pope’s permission. Only the eastern wall of the cloister and the church are still standing today.
The village of Tourmakeady is home to one of the most beautiful forest trails in all of Mayo County. The trail takes you along the River Glensaul, which ends at the spectacular Tourmakeady Waterfall.
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