Sligo surfing information: location and accessibility
Below is lots of helpful information on how to get to Strandhill for your surf lesson.
Our surf school in Strandhill is a ten-minute drive from Sligo Town. Sligo Town is known as the gateway to the northwest of Ireland along Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way. County Sligo is a land of myth and legend and its coast is dominated by the icon Benbulben and Knocknarea. Book your surf experience with us online today.
Sligo Town is easily accessible from all major Irish urban locations: Dublin, Galway, Cork, Belfast, etc.
Airport distances from Sligo Town:
55 km from Knock Airport,
200 km from Belfast Airport
210 km from Dublin airport
210 km from Shannon Airport
Ireland West Airport (Knock) is a fifty-minute journey direct on the N17 Knock to Sligo. Dublin airport is a two-and-a-half-hour journey from the airport on the M4/N4 direct to Sligo. Belfast Airport is a two-and-a-half-hour journey from the airport, A26 – M1- A4 (UK)- N16 – Sligo (ROI).
Shannon Airport – a two-hour forty-five-minute journey from the airport. M18 – N17 to Sligo.
Main roads from Sligo: N4, N15, N16, N17, N59.
N4: Carrick, Longford, Dublin.
N15: Benbulben, Yeats Grave, Mullaghmore, Gleniff horseshoe, Bundoran, Ballyshannon, Letterkenny, Derry.
N16: Manorhamilton, Enniskillen.
N 17: Galway.
N59: Easkey, Enniscrone, Ballina.
The average hotel price in Sligo is in the range is €70 - 100. There are seven four-star hotels in Sligo Town: Raddisson Blu, Riverside Suites, Clayton Hotel, Sligo Park Hotel, Sligo City Hotel, Great Southern and The Glasshouse. There are two hostels in Sligo (€15 per night).
Strandhill Beach is a ten-minute journey on the R292 from Sligo Town. World-famous ancient sites Knocknarea and Carrowmore are a short car journey from Strandhill Beach. The average surf lesson price in Strandhill is €40.
Strandhill accommodation: Strandhill Lodge and Suites, Ocean Wave, Strandhill Caravan and Camping site.
Other attractions and amenities: Lough Gill, Yeats Museum, Carrowmore, Queen Maeve Trail, Killaspugbrone looped walk, Strandhill Golf Club, Strand Celtic football pitch and playground, Sligo Airport + popular Sunday market, Coney Island, Dolly's Cottage, The Strand Bar, The Dunes Bar, Shells Cafe, Voya Seaweed Baths, The Venue restaurant, The Dunes Bar, Centra shop and filling station.
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