Old Mill Holiday Hostel
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James Street, Westport, Mayo, Republic of Ireland
Mrs Mary Carr
The Old Mill Holiday Hostel is located in the centre of Westport, County Mayo. It is a lovely, family-owned property that was once part of a network of warehouse building used as a brewery in the 18th century. It was renovated in 1991.
The Old Mill Holiday Hostel serves as a wonderful base for exploring Westport Town and the surrounding area. The clean and comfortable property has family and dorm rooms with a cosy atmosphere created by the old stone walls and wooden beams. The hostel features a spacious common room for relaxing and making friends, a well-equipped kitchen and free hot showers.
The historic building was built about 1780 and was part of a network of warehouse buildings used as a brewery. It later served as a storehouse, animal shelter, slaughterhouse and chicken hatchery. In 1991 it was renovated and converted into a hostel.
Westport is located in Northwest Ireland and is popular for walking, horse riding, surfing, sailing, sea angling, fishing and golfing. It is home to the Clew Bay Heritage Centre, a must-see for those interested in local history and genealogy. Croagh Patrick, one of Ireland’s top attractions, is also nearby.