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Blacksod Bay

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Address: An Fod Dubh, Belmullet, Ireland

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Stunning scenery

Absolutely beautiful Atlantic drive with beautiful beaches, harbour and lovely people. We were very lucky with the weather but can say without hesitation that this a must see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Absolutely beautiful Atlantic drive with beautiful beaches, harbour and lovely people. We were very lucky with the weather but can say without hesitation that this a must see drive for all holiday makers

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Beautiful scenery, the cleanest water I've ever seen. I think it's worth visiting once anyway. Lots of beautiful scenery in its locality too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Amazing beaches, fabulous scenery and breathtaking views of Achill. Lots of historical importance here too as the Lighthouse is only one of a few square ones and played a role in the D-day landings. Also located here is the memorial garden to mark the emigration of over 3,000 people who left assisted by the Tuke Scheme in 1883 and 1884

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County Mayo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Lighthouse is of historical importance so it's nice to see and peek in the gates but the real charm is in the rocks, little pools and the views of Achill and surrounding islands. You could literally just chill here for hours out on the rocks, walk along the pier and get blown away literally by the wind!! Mind the rocks... More 

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Roscommon, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Scenery absolutely beautiful. Plenty of parking at lighthouse. Great view of Achill, sound of waves crashing on the rocks, a lone curlew by the pier looking for razor clams. What more could you ask for:)

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Part of the Wild Atlantic Way this area is home to some of the finest beaches on the West Coast of Ireland. Walk for miles along Blue Flag Beaches with only yourself for company. The odd bar and convenience shop can be found but you may have to ask. When the weather is good it is a remarkable place, but... More 

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Burlington, WI
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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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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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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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Address: Address: An Fod Dubh, Belmullet, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Belmullet

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