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Surfing - Surf Schools - Surf Lessons

Strandhill offers some of the best surfing in Europe. There are a number of surf schools in the village of Strandhill. Professional Instructors for the serious surfers and Qualified Instructors for the fun and enjoyable experience.

Strandhill Surf School: Tel 071 91 68483 / Mobile 087 2870817

Perfect Day Surf School: Tel 087 2029399 / Mobile 087 2897462

Seaweed Baths

Voya Baths - located on the seafront and walking distance from Ocean Wave Lodge. Enjoy relaxing back into a bath full of hot seawater and steamed seaweed, they release rich, silky, essential oils so your body feels smooth and luxurious. Tiredness, tension, aches and pains slip away. Located on Strandhill beachfront. Voya also offer a wide range of other beauty and body treatments including messages.

when staying at the ocean wave lodge special discounts are available

Phone: 071 91 68686  Email:  


Strandhill Golf Club is a must for golfing visitors to Sligo. This 5675 meters of undulating fairways and unforgiving shortcuts make it a course to remember. Strandill Golf Club offers full restaurant and bar facilities, a fully equipped golf shop and club / buggy hire.

Phone: 071 91 68188

Sligo Golf Academy is the ultimate golfing experience and state of the art facility. With 10 outdoor bays and 2 practce bunkers it is located in the beautiful surroundings of Ransboro just 5 minutes from Strandhill.

Phone: 071 9128337  Email: 

Horse Riding

Sligo Riding Centre, Nestled under Knocknarea Mountain Sligo, Sligo Riding Centre provides a fun day out with horse riding lessons and treks for all the family, from beginners to intermediate riders. Sligo Riding Centre is approved by Association of the Irish Riding Establishments. Phone: 087 2304828

Markree Riding Stables Collooney - Phone: 07191 30727

Islandview Riding Stables - Phone: 07191 66156

Other Activities

Sup -Stand Up Paddles Sligo - Phone: 08720 29399,

North West Adventure Tours & Bike Hire -

Zipit Forest Adventures -

Eagle Flying -

Killaspugbrone Church

Killaspugbrone Church dates back to the 12th century, courtesy of the Killaspugbrone Preservation Society there is a well maintained panel which details its connections to St. Patrick. To reach this beautiful destination you turn right just past the 'Strandhill Surf School' shop instead of left along the shore which is the usual way to walk, you head along the dunes and cross the end of the airport runway, and then follow the path to the ruin.

Coney Island

Coney Island is located on the northern side of Strandhill; it is believed this small place gave its name to the island off New York. At low tide it is possible to cross to the island following the 14 pillars erected in 1845 to prevent islanders drowning as they crossed to the mainland. St. Patrick visited the island and his Wishing Chair is still to be seen, a glacial boulder on the northwest corner. Sit onits ledge and you may have a wish but only once a year.

Carrowmore Tombs

Carrowmore represents the largest grouping of megalithics monuments in Ireland and immense Neolithic burial ground where once there may have been more than a hundred tombs. It is an interesting look into the local history of the high kings of Connacht and teh Queen of Connacht Queen Maeve

Phone: 071 91 6154

Knocknarea (Mountain Climbing Mountain Tracking)

Knocknarea Mountain is one of teh ost scenically beautiful places in Sligo and offers enjoyable walk for all the family, Knocknarea Mountain is also said to be the burial place of Queen Maeve, the last queen of Connacht. The entrance to the walkway is located on the Glen road near Culleenamore and Strandhill.

Culleenamore Strand

Culleenamore is situated 3 minutes from Strandhill. It is on eof Ireland's most beautiful stretches of beach, where every year the Culleenamore Races is a sure bet! Fun, Craic, Music & Horse Racing.

Strandhill Warriors Run

Held annually on last weekend in August this international event hosts 800 runners & walkers from Strandhill beach to top of Knocknarea and back down, a gruelling spectacle, a sporting feat, but an unbelievable weekend to savour. Participants and visitors are advised to book their accommodation well in advance. 

Sligo Live Music Festival

Temple House Music Festival

Lissadell Music Festival Weekend

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