Whether your idea of the perfect break is action-packed days of fishing, walking and cycling, or a more leisurely exploration of a town steeped in history, Newport is the perfect base for a holiday in the west of Ireland.

From your perch on the Atlantic, all kinds of adventures await in Newport. Whether you’re simply looking for a romantic getaway for two, or something to keep the entire family busy, County Mayo is diverse, expansive and awaiting exploration, making it easy and fun to get out and enjoy everything that County Mayo has to offer.


“Man can learn a lot from fishing - when the fish are biting no problem in the world is big enough to be remembered”

The GAP Newport

The Greenway Activity Park in Newport has 3 activity areas:
• Floodlit Astroturf
• MUGA (Multi-Use Games Area)
• Outdoor Gym
Open until 10pm daily (last booking 9pm)
MUGA and Gym FREE to all users
Astroturf available to hire €30 per hour

Terra Firma Ireland

Hiking and Stargazing Tours
Hike the wild hills and mountains of Mayo with experienced and qualified and mountain leaders. Full & Half day excursion tours. Stargazing and Dark Sky Safari tours around the Mayo International Dark Sky Park with guided laser pointer tour of the night sky and transport between locations included on our Starlight Express minibus.

Navigation Courses
Hill skills navigation courses; from basic map reading to approved Mountaineering Ireland Courses (Mountain Skills 1 & 2).

Newport House Fishing

Newport House is famous as a fishing centre and holds the fishing rights to the internationally renowned Newport River (fly fishing only) with 8 miles of river (both banks) and Lough Beltra West - 3 miles by 1 mile. The fishery holds a healthy stock of Spring Salmon, Grilse and still some Seatrout and all of our fish are wild.

Burrishoole Fishery

The Burrishoole fishery is comprised of a series of fresh and brackish water loughs. It's owned and run by the Marine Institute and is one of Ireland’s premier Lough fisheries for salmon. Fishing for wild salmon is on a catch and release basis and all wild salmon must be carefully returned alive to the water. A replacement ranched Salmon of equivalent size will be provided on request.

Clew Bay SUP

Stand Up Paddling (SUP) is a traditional Hawaiian sport which promotes balance, strength and general fitness - as well as being serious fun! Taster lessons, full lessons, rentals and cruises all available. Family and group rates also available on request.


Newport, County Mayo, is a picturesque town nestling on the shores of Clew Bay with the Brown Oak River flowing through its centre.


The Greenway is a 42km walking and cycling trail which passes through the picturesque town of Newport.