Painting holiday in West Port, Co Mayo

Held by Ali Hargreaves

Friday 6th May- Friday 13th May 2022

Staying at the fabulous Clewbay hotel in the centre of West Port, Co Mayo, RO Ireland 

With tuition with the ever enthusiastic art tutor Ali Hargreaves (Alisart) 

Link to Ali Hargreaves website:

Link to Clewbay hotel website:

Accommodation and meals

7 night’s Dinner Bed & Breakfast €600 per person sharing / €900 single room  

Transport and Tuition

There will be a minibus at our disposal to pick up & drop off from the airport and to take us out to areas for inspiration and En Plein Air painting (Painting in situ) 

Three will Art tuition both group and individual from Ali Hargreaves every day in the studio and/or En Plein air

Cost £300 for other costs including art tuition every day, minibus hire and transportation to and from the airport and so on 

What to expect

There is a studio in the hotel where Ali will teach and support you each day. This will vary from just a short instruction in the morning (if we are going out and about) to full blown lessons. Ali is an experienced and qualified teacher known for her enthusiasm which is infectious. She will teach you as a group, but also individually where required. exciting techniques. You will be sent a suggested  materials list nearer the time. 

The holiday will be based on Watercolours but with added media and exciting techniques.

When working in the studio, there will be a charge of €5 per person per day for anyone wanting tea and coffee

Friday 6th May: Arrive at hotel and get settled in. Meet your fellow students at dinner in the hotel. 

Saturday 7th May: Teaching in the studio and sketching & painting in and around Westport

Sunday 8th May: Trip out to the beautiful Achilles island 

Monday 9th May: Trip to Rockfleet castle

Tuesday 10th May: Trip to Carrowmore 

Wednesday 11th May: Teaching from the studio and sketching & painting in and around Westport

Thursday 12th May: A trip to The Reek 

Friday 13th May: Transport to the airport 


Travel is not included 

Flights to Knock airport or train or driving 

If travelling from Manchester,

Flights with Ryan air

Fri 6th May Manchester: 7.25 – Knock 8.30 am

Fri 13th May Knock 8.55 – Manchester 10.00 am


Please email Ali at for more information


Acrylic Inks, Mixed Media, Pen And Wash, Watercolour




Clewbay hotel Westport, County Mayo
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