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Blacksod Bay

Address: Belmullet, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 10 Attractions in Belmullet
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Burlington, WI
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Particularly liked the Black Sod lighthouse and its historical significance to the D-Day Invasion. The weather can be a bit of a challenge in October, but the beauty of the bay, the welcome of the local folks, and the warmth and comfort of Leim Siar B&B made even the weather a treat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The beach was quiet and very beautiful and the surrounding scenery was fantastic. There was nothing to dislike.

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dublin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Well its Blacksod Bay so its a bay with a lighthouse and a pier, but really its a beautiful bay with a nice beach and beautiful lighthouse. If you hang around the pier you might be lucky and be able to buy some lobster, crab or fish of the friendly fishermen. There are no shops nearby but there is a... More

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

46 years since I last visited: every bit as lovely as I remembered, though -- intimate haven at the very tip of Ireland.

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Westward Ho, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Lovely views, lovely people, well worth a visit. Views of the Islands and the rugged terrain make this a place to visit

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London, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
15 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I declare an interest as my great-grandfather was a coastguard here in the 1870s, but I take pride in the Blacksod coastguard station (on the right just before the lighthouse, now private housing) having later provided the definitive weather forecast for the D-Day landings. The commemorative plaque is erroneously placed on the Blacksod lighthouse. The scenery is awesome on all... More

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Mayo
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The areas around Blacksod Bay provides Atlantic Beaches suitable for surfing, blue flag beaches safe for children a drive around here will please the most jaded of travellers

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Kiltimagh, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Blacksod Peninsula is an beautiful part of the Wild Atlantic Way. My husband & I spent a lovely weekend there recently & will be back soon hopefully. Beautiful scenery in every direction.

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County Carlow, Ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Lovely beaches - ideal for swimming. Wonderful views of Achill from the shore. Quiet and peaceful surroundings.

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Perth, Australia
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168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Its a long drive to Blacksod Bay with not a lot at the destination and the scenery along the way is OK but I would not call spectacular when compared with other drives in Ireland. Its worth the drive if you are in the area and have spare time, otherwise I would seek other drives.

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