Price per week: €
Blacksod Coastguard Station was built in 1864 and has been refurbished to keep the ‘old-style’ feeling while making a cosy comfortable home. Lime washes and oils were used in the refurbishment, with the old-ways and our health in mind. There are 3 bedrooms, 2 double and one adult bunk-bed, sleeping 6. There is one bathroom with bath/shower. There is an open-fire in the sitting room with turf supplied as well as oil fired central heating. Linen and towels provided. Travel-cot, high chair if needed. Private off road parking. Pets welcome. Blacksod and its environs is a place of outstanding natural beauty, golden beaches, scenic coastal roads mystical islands and wild bog land. With 2 Blue Flag Beaches at Elly Bay and Mullaghroe, and miles of rugged Atlantic coastline, it is a perfect place to relax and get away from it all. It is a great location for the Wild Atlantic Way. The area is steeped in ancient history and folklore it is part of the Mayo Gaeltacht, where the Irish language is alive and still in everyday use. Or if feeling more active you can take part in walking or hiking or the many water based activities locally from fishing, diving, surfing ,kite-surfing, sailing and more. It is a surfers paradise. . * The Blacksod Point Challenge (Triathlon) is an annual event which is usually held around the 3rd weekend in September. The challenge includes swim course 1,500m(sea), cycle course 23km and run course 10km. * La an Logha, translated The Day of Indulgence. This is the single biggest event of the year in the area and takes place on the 15th August. It is the highlight of the summer season and emigrants arrange their holidays around this time. * Feile Iorrais International Folk Arts Festival, held in July, hosts visiting folk and arts groups, workshops for adults and children along with literary competitions. * Gweesalia (Goath Saile) Festival. A festival of fun, horse and pony racing on Doolough beach, dog show and greyhound racing, music and dance along with meeting old friends. Held in August. * Belmullet Sea Angling Festival. Renowned international annual festival. Competition held in August. * Visit Ionad Deirbhile, the local heritage centre in Eachleim (Aughleam) which tells some of the history of the area. Fishing – Sea 100 yards. Traditional Music locally in pub across road. Horse riding 5 miles. Golf 10 miles. Childrens’ Playground nearby in village.
| Cathyniriain@gmail.com |
Mobile Number: 0872340697
Postal Address: 97, St. Fintan's Park, Blackrock, Co. Dublin