Blacksod Lighthouse - an Atlantic outpost that altered world history

Wind swept views, wild Atlantic waves and warm welcomes await you in Blacksod, County Mayo. It may surprise you to learn how this unassuming little village has made a big impact on the world stage!

Take a Guided Tour

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to visit the working lighthouse and hear the fascinating stories of maritime history, Irish culture, and local folklore. From world changing weather reports to daring adventures and as a family home for generations of keepers families, Blacksod Lighthouse holds many memories within its thick walls!

Plan Your Visit

Planning a visit to Belmullet and Erris? You came to the right place! Whether it’s long walks on waymarked routes, or glorious sunny days spent on the sandy shores of Blacksod Bay or even an interesting lesson in local history, you can relax. Blacksod has got you covered!

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Táimid ar bís!

Táimid ar bís!

An audio-visual, site-specific art-piece entitled ‘Neutrality’ will be launched by artists @alkinsel and Paul Kinsella @blacksod_lighthouse this Sunday 14th

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Staff parking only!

Staff parking only!

Great excitement in Erris and @blacksod_lighthouse for the charitable @littleblueheroes @bumblebee1000run events. Well done to all involved in organising and

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