Things to do | OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

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.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

“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
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Clew Bay Angling

Sea Angling, Tours, beginner anglers, trips & tours on Clew Bay. Unique Ireland’s only lady skipper European Champion. Sea angling on Clew Bay, Clare Island, Achill Island, - offers most prolific sea angling on the west coast of ireland - Mary Gavin Hughes has a lifetime experience as a skipper born and raised on Clynish Island in Clew Bay.

Clew Bay Charters

Charter Boat Hire catering for up to 12 anglers, operating fishing trips and sightseeing trips on Clewbay. Available 7 days a week from March to October. Half day and evening trips also available. Rods and tackle provided.

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

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

Greenway

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