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The Cottage

Newport, County Mayo (Ref. 27756)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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12 Customer Review(s)

  • Miss Gallagher

    “The hosts were very welcoming.”

    They had the fire lit and had home baked scones and brown bread waiting for us on arrival. It was a very peaceful and cosy house.

    They had the fire lit and had home baked scones and brown bread waiting for us on arrival. It was a very peaceful and cosy house.

    - Miss Gallagher, September 2020

The property

A dainty, detached railway cottage located on the outskirts of Newport, a charming harbour town on the shores of Clew Bay in County Mayo.

This cosy cottage near Newport is situated just a few yards from the popular Great Western Greenway cycling and walking trail and makes for a countryside abode for friends or a romantic retreat for couples.

Traditionally decorated throughout, this Newport cottage has all the characteristics of an Irish cottage, with the small doors still remaining.

This Newport cottage boasts two snug bedrooms, a well-equipped, fitted kitchen with dining area and an inviting sitting room, the perfect place to lounge by the fire and enjoy each other's company.

As you step outside your Newport cottage you will find nothing but rolling green fields and uninterrupted countryside so you can truly immerse yourself in the peace and tranquillity of Mayo.

Tourists and visitors come to Newport each year and bask in the glorious scenery of Clew Bay which offers fantastic sea angling, water activities and fishing along its shores.

Enjoy a spot of lunch in one of the delightful cafes after a day spent discovering and exploring all the trails around the area, such as The Greenway and the Quay Loop which boast picturesque scenery and nature reserves.

History and heritage are within easy reach and only a short drive away from your Newport cottage.

Take a step back in time and visit the Museum of Country Life in Turlough where you will find a huge collection of artefacts.

Take a drive to Ballycastle to the Ceide Fields, where you can enjoy the ancient archaeological monument, vast prehistoric landscape, a natural bogland, spectacular cliffs and seascapes that will take your breath away.

Fun, heritage and relaxation are all available to enjoy on your days out from this wonderful Mayo cottage.


  • All ground floor
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Electric central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lawned garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Beach 6 miles.

About the location


Westport 8 miles; Castlebar 13 miles.

The small, picturesque harbour town of Newport lies along the shores of Clew Bay in Mayo, just north of Westport. Clew Bay is famed for its sea angling and water activities for any level of experience. Flowing through the town is the Black Oak River providing excellent fishing opportunities and wonderful walkways along its grassy banks and the Beltra Lake is also regarded as one of the best fresh water fishing lakes in Europe. Newport holds an annual ‘Splash’ festival, a fun filled day of water themed activities for young and old. The town of Newport is home to a charming coffee shop, welcoming pubs and mouth watering eateries, all complemented by the 19th century viaduct on the main street. Walking routes are plentiful and these include the Burrishoole & Mulranny Loops. Further afield you can visit the Ceide Fields near Ballycastle, and the Museum of Country Life.

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