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The Green Flag Award for Parks is recognised throughout the world as the mark of a quality park or green space, awarded for exceeding tough environmental standards in green space management, and excellence of visitor attractions.
A major new report carried out on behalf of Mayo County Council has today revealed the total economic impact of Westport House Estate to the economy of the region. The new report was launched on Tuesday at Westport House Estate, which has been privately owned by the Browne family for almost 400 years and open to the public since 1960. The estate directly creates 47 jobs and accounts for €50.7 million indirect expenditure for the region. Westport House Estate has also shown significant growth in recent years with some 162,000 paying customers in 2014 – up 82 per cent on 89,000 visitors in 2009.)
The best of what Ireland has to offer families was revealed this week with the announcement of the 2015 Primary Times STAR Awards, and for the fifth year in a row, Westport House has been honoured with an award. Westport House and Pirate Adventure Park was voted as Best Family Visitor Attraction (West) for the fourth year, and its ghoulishly good Halloween Fest event was awarded the Best Halloween Event (West) for the second time. The results of these unique awards, which attract thousands of entries from parents, provide a vital snapshot of what is tops with families in Ireland.
Mayo will be putting its best face forward this weekend, as it features in a Fáilte Ireland series of exciting and compelling tours to highlight all the best Ireland has to offer to a visiting group of influential overseas travel operators who are in Ireland to attend Meitheal, Ireland’s largest travel trade fair.
Westport House, the home of family fun for more than 50 years, has added new attractions this week further enhancing the fantastic tourism offering it brings to more than 140,000 visitors a year.
Pirate adventuring, winter wonderlands, and a boutique music and food festival have all played a part in growing visitor numbers to stately Westport House by some 50 per cent in the last five years.
Thousands of parents voted Westport House Pirate Adventure Park in Mayo as the Best Family Visitor Attraction in the West, for the second year in a row, in the recent Primary Times Star Awards 2012.
Westport House and Pirate Adventure Park have a lot of Easter activities over the weekend of April 7 and 8.
Three businesses in Westport are celebrating this week as they have been awarded accolades which nationally recognise their quality services.
Westport House is opening its gates at Hotel Westport to provide pedestrian access. The gates will be open from 9am to 9pm from April 1 through to September 30, and on weekends in October.