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The new and exciting place to learn to surf or improve your surfing skills. Based at Strandhill beach Sligo Ireland, with consistent waves and lively surroundings, we hold lessons daily and for all ages. Minutes from Airport and Public Transport, 5km from train station 10km from main Dublin/Galway/Donegal Dual Carriageway – adventure facilites, golf, surfing seaweed baths, horseriding. Located 5 miles from the Gateway City of Sligo, 1 hour from Donegal, Strandhill is situated in the shadow of Knocknarea, the famed resting place of the last Queen of Connacht, The Iron Queen - Queen Medb.
Try the golfing breaks, learn to Surf or perhaps enjoy a relaxing seaweed bath.
Sligo is unique in its geographic location and gets the most consistent swell of anywhere else in Europe. A short drive west or north along the coast will take you to other famous surf breaks such as Lackan Bay and Rossknowlagh. Strandhill is famed for its massive breaks and challenging waves and is fast becoming a world renowned surfing destination. Here in the village and five mins away are two surf schools and a surfing shop so if you’re a novice or a master then there is something for you! Here are the Web addresses of the Surf Schools in Sligo - whether it is your first time or you'd just like a few tips they'll be sure to help.
Explore Sligo's Amazing mix of beaches and Angling destinations; Strandhill, Culleenamore, Streedagh Strand, Rosses Point - cast your rod and experience Sligo's abundance of waterbased activities.
Ballisodare River (5 Miles - 10km from Strandhill) - The river drains a catchment of 252 square miles which include Lough Arrow and Templehouse Lake. Most of the fishing action takes place below the 'butt' of the Ballisodare Falls. There is a small run of Spring Salmon and in June/July the peak of its large grilse run is seen.
Lough Arrow (24 miles/ 42 km from Strandhill) - Arrow is one of the great Irish Trout fishing loughs, where the Trout average 1.5lb and fish to 7ib are taken on the fly annually. It is located 4 miles north west of Boyle with Ballymote 6 miles away. It is a limestone lough incredibly rich and while it has some feeder streams it is mainly spring fed. It is no longer stocked so anglers should not expect big catches what you do get is quality trout, but fewer (and indeed more challenging).
Ben Bulben forms part of the Dartry Mountain Range and all are well worth the visit. Within Strandhill there is a magnificent scenic walk along Culleenamore strand which can be accessed along the winding coast of the Strandhill Peninsula.
Strandhill has a host of Bars and Restaurants to suit every palate, taste and visitor. From Family friendly to Haute cuisine, from a pint of porter to a glass of Veuve Cliquot - Strandhill can cater for every taste.