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Address: An Fod Dubh, Belmullet, Ireland
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A great peninsula

Blacksod Bay at the bottom of the Blacksod Peninsula is well worth a visit for its spectacular views and interesting history, especially in relation to World War 11. . The harbour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
HallyHoHo
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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102 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Blacksod Bay at the bottom of the Blacksod Peninsula is well worth a visit for its spectacular views and interesting history, especially in relation to World War 11. . The harbour is a departure point for boat trips to the nearby fascinating Inishkea Islands.

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Thank HallyHoHo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Other than the pier and the lighthouse there's nothing there. I suppose if you had a nice day you could sit and read a book bit there's not a lot going in in the area. Nice views of the bay but the whole area is nice.

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Thank Bohsfan
Enfield, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Lovely scenic drive down through the peninsula to this point, lovely place to visit as square light house is a very interesting building.

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Thank Fiona M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

went on a boat trip out to inniskea, it has to be seen to be believed the trip was very special as my grandmother was born on inniskea south

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Thank anthonymills
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stunning place of natural beauty definitely worth a visit on a sunny day. Bring sensible shoes and go exploring behind the lighthouse or go up the hill (last road on the right) for a magnificent view and ideal spot for a picnic.

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Thank Delia L
Ramsey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Excellent drive from Belmullet to Black Sod Lighthouse. Continue along loop road to see the new "Stone Henge" Sculpture which is brilliant. Spectacular views of Slievemore on Achill....

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1 Thank LizzieIOM
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Blacksod Bay was one of the very few areas of the beauiful coastal regions we had not been to before & as part of the Wild Atlantic Way, we decided to fill in the dots. It is wonderful, wild, scenic & unspoilt. Like so many areas along the beautiful coastline of Ireland, there are panoramic views whichever way you look.... More 

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2 Thank C_and_H_11
gewkcgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Nice small beach for children with fishing harbour. Extensive views over Achill and the Atlantic. Circular drive around Wild Atlantic Way.

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1 Thank mylorddwc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Breathtaking views from the lighthouse of Achill Island and the broad Atlantic Ocean. Even on a bad-weather day, the place is awe-inspiring. It was information from the Blacksod weather station that determined the date of the D-Day landing; there's a plaque to commemorate this on the lighthouse. You can book a boat trip from Blacksod out to the now-deserted Iniskea... More 

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2 Thank Theresa M
Swansea County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Bkacksod Bay and Lighthouse is located at the most southerly tip of the island. On a clear day there are great views of Achil Island across the bay. The coastline is rocky but there are also some lovely sandy beaches to visit. Plenty of opportunities to go fishing or just to enjoy a lovely coastline. The road to the northern... More 

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