Blacksod Bay Loop Trail 1


Scientist, lecturer, broadcaster and 2005 Rose Of Tralee, Dr. Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, a native of Mayo, enjoys two scenic journeys at Caraheigue (Ceathruthaidhg) and Black Sod Bay.


Dr. Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin

In this programme, we travel south with Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin in Co.Mayo to the beautiful Mullet peninsula. In this first hike, Aoibhinn has decided to cycle the 16km from Belmullet to blacksod from where she will then walk the 9km around the loop of Fallmore. As part of her cycle Aoibhinn will reach Elly Bay, a fantastic Blue Flag beach.

Easy national waymarked trail

This section is 16km

Estimated Time
This can be broken into different lengths, it is completed here by path and by bike and takes 3 hours.

Terrain underfoot
Footpath, towpath, road

Total Height Climbed

Suitable for
Everyone depending on length and activity chosen.

Dogs under effective control allowed, please always clean up after your dog.