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its a lighthouse but much more

its a lighthouse and not one you can go inside however the bay is of great historical significance... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Blacksod lighthouse and so much more

We stay at Blacksod at Léim Saoír B&B when we visit this breathtaking part of the peninsula... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marie G
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An Fod Dubh, Belmullet, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its a lighthouse and not one you can go inside however the bay is of great historical significance since it was the start for many of their trip to America. There are lists of the ship and the passengers available either here or nearby on...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stay at Blacksod at Léim Saoír B&B when we visit this breathtaking part of the peninsula. Blacksod has the lighthouse which you can arrange to visit. It played an important part in World War Two. The harbour is a working one for fishing, there...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

Went for a drive, stopped at Blacksod bay. Beautiful scenery. Seen the lighthouse, great history of weather station. Pity it isn’t open, to the public. Will visit again.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Was there on Saturday June 1st, meet Vincent, a real lighthouse legend, great place to visit and see where our little island impacted WW2.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

I live about 3 miles from here the area is beautiful with the lighthouse sat right in the coast with the harbour next to it. The lighthouse has a special place in history as during WW2 the lighthouse keeper was contacted by allied forces in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Lovely drive out fresh sea air blowing in small beach with access near by. Located close by is o Raghailligh bar a real hidden gem were a warm welcome awaits you and hospitality you can not miss. Well worth a visit and lovely food and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

Great views of Achill Island hills across the water, always varied depending on the weather. Good land/sea scapes for photographers. Beautiful scenic loop and standing stones sculpture when you turn left on leaving the lighthouse at Blacksod Bay.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mr R N V
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Luckily we did this when the visibility was pretty good as the scenery is spectacular The drive from Belmullet passes through a couple of bays and we were all envious of the house owners in these locations The Blacksod lighthouse was closed but the views...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Love this place, it's so peaceful and stunning views with lovely people. We visit regularly and go walking

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa R
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Very wild and wonderful, and a must see. Full of history and the lighthouse is definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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March 12, 2018|
Response from BarryS109 | Reviewed this property |
Westport to Blacksod Bay is approximately 79km 1hr:15mins drive.
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March 15, 2017|
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
My apologies to all in Blacksod for not having Ted Sweeney properly named by referring to him as Tim. Billy Scott of the Strand Hotel in Dugort always spoke very highly of the same Ted. Not letting this year pass without... More