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Wild and windy. Excellent!

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Visited on a blue sky, blustery day - worth a look

Love the history attached to Black sod, we took a tour round the stunning coastal road and loved it.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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An Fod Dubh, Belmullet, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Glaghan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the history attached to Black sod, we took a tour round the stunning coastal road and loved it.

Thank Hassendeanbandb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were close by so we were definitely going to check this area out and glad we did. Think this lighthouse is the only square built lighthouse in Ireland and also its weather forecast was used to dictate the D-day landing in WW2.

Thank Colum S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in the area and on advice told to come here as the views are breathtaking. Alas the day we were here was damp, dull, and overcast & we never even got the chance to get out of the car. BUT, that cannot detract...More

Thank ComfortablyNumb133
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We were part of a Irish lighthouse tour. We stopped in at Blacksod Light (the only square one in Ireland). There are 4 lighthouses within the area to view.

Thank NHLighthouseMan
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

On a sunny day the scenery is breathtaking. Blacksod has a significant place in WW11 and recently in the tragedy of rescue team 116. This is a wonderful working harbour, boat trips to Achill and the islands are available. There is a memorial to the...More

Thank Marie G
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The views from here of Downpatrick head were amazing from this site...breathtakingly beautiful scenery

Thank happymum97
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here last month with a few members of my family. We were blessed with good weather so the views were outstanding. For such a small area it is filled with history. The information boards that have been out up were great and very interesting....More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful place. Must see Blacksod also is little piece of significant history. It is famously the lighthouse the allies used for the weather forecast on D-day 1944, and the landing was delayed by a day because of an inclement forecast.

2  Thank Sinwoo
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is the bottom of the Erris Peninsula, and it is a pretty place. On a clear day you will see right over to Achil and beyond.

1  Thank IrishDee79
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12 March 2018|
Response from Barry S | Reviewed this property |
Westport to Blacksod Bay is approximately 79km 1hr:15mins drive.
Dan L
15 March 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