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Belmullet Coast Guard Station Pods

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Welcome to Belmullet Coast Guard Station Pods - this site is in a stunning location on Claggan Island in north County Mayo. The top corner of Ireland, this beautiful location has sea cliffs that plunge in to crashing waves and headlands jutting out to the Atlantic all while sitting beside white sandy beaches: it is is definitely a place of extremes.

The views across the bay towards Belmullet are stunning as are the magnificent sunrises. The pods are set in the heart of a working farm and animals can be seen during the summer months grazing in the fields around the station.

Our kitchen area and showers are located in a converted barn only 70m from the pods. The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, gas hob, fridge with ice box, toaster, electric kettle and a solid fuel stove for extra comfort. Both showers are based on an ensuite design, they are spacious, bright with powerful pumped showers and a shaving point in the men's unit. There is also a washing machine and drier available for a small extra charge.

Depart: (2 nights)


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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed




Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby



Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Camping pods


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  • Claggan Island, Bunnahowen, Ballina, Co. Mayo, Republic of Ireland, 0
  • Timezone Europe/Dublin +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.1807°N 9.9723°W


From Ballina take the N59 to Bangor Erris, continue towards Belmullet on the R313 and take a left in Glencastle village towards Gaoth Saile. After 1.5km take a right at Our Lady's Grotto (signed Oilean Chloigeann 4Kkm), follow the signs for Oilean Chloigeann until you come to the beach and take the causeway through the dunes. The pods are located at the rear of Belmullet Coastguard Station.

Local attractions

Erris in north Mayo is renowned for its links courses, watersports, sea angling, wildlife and warm welcome. Climbers, walkers and scramblers can be assured that Erris will offer terrain with every possible degree of difficulty or simple take on a coastal adventure.

The closest is part of the Tir Saile sculpture trail, the acknowledgement site is located only yards from the pods. Claggan Island beach is only a five-minute walk away and offers miles of sandy beaches along with a very safe area to swim.

Gateway Leisure Centre is a 10-minute drive away and has bowling, mini golf, snooker and pool tables, kids' activities and great food. Cross loop walk, Eris Head loop walk and Ceathru Thaidh walk are all a 20-35 minute drive away.

Wavesweeper Sea Adventures provides a range of water-based activities and is a great way to spend a few hours. Island tours from Blacksod can be arranged and run most days during the summer months, Blacksod pier is 25 minutes away by car.

Carne golf links is rated as one of the countries top links courses and is only a 20 minute drive away. Ballycroy National Park is 35 minutes by car and the Great Western Greenway is 45 minutes away by car.


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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the terms and conditions.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.

Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy, a fine of €10 will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

No hen/stag parties permitted via

Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.