- 3 May 2023
Surf, Walk and Explore: A Guide to Strandhill Beach, Sligo
Discover the beauty of Strandhill Beach, a surfer's paradise with stunning views of Knocknarea and Benbulben.
Located just 5 miles west of Sligo town, Strandhill Beach is a must-visit destination for surfers worldwide. With a number of surf schools catering to both novices and experienced surfers, this beach is perfect for those seeking adventure on the waves.
Aside from surfing, Strandhill also offers amazing walks with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Take a stroll from Strandhill Beach to Culleenamore Strand or Killaspubrone to experience the beauty of the area up close.
For those who prefer a more relaxed experience, the Discovery Point located on the western edge of Strandhill Village is a great spot to take in the panoramic views of Knocknarea Mountain and Sligo Bay. Don't forget to check out the large boulders built along the promenade, which act as a defence system against coastal erosion.
After a day of surfing and exploring, Strandhill Village has plenty to offer in terms of food and drink. Sample local cuisine at one of the village's many restaurants, or grab a pint at one of the traditional pubs.
For those looking to extend their stay in the area, there are plenty of accommodation options in Strandhill Village and Sligo town. With its stunning natural beauty and endless opportunities for adventure, this is a must-visit destination in County Sligo.
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