Newport is an attractive village on the shores of Clew Bay where the Westport and Castlebar roads converge to begin the scenic journey to Achill Island, less than an hour's drive away.
Only one hour's drive from Ireland West Airport Knock, Newport is approx 15kms from Westport and Castlebar and has many visitor amenities and attractions
Facilities in Newport include B&B and self-catering accommodation, coffee shops, restaurants, hotel and fast-food takeaway. Savour the atmosphere of traditional Irish music in some of the pubs in Newport at the weekends.
The 42km Great Western Greenway from Westport through Newport to Achill is Irelands' longest off road cycling and walking facility. Golf, fishing, sea-angling, hill-walking and numerous Blue Flag beaches are all within a short drive away.