Adventure One Surf School

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Ballyheirnan Bay, Fanad, Donegal,
Ian Gilmour

Adventure One surf school is an ISA approved surf school in the North of Donegal. Located on Ballyheirnan Bay, Fanad. It provides lessons and coaching for surfers of all abilities from beginner to advanced surfers from age eight upwards.

Adventure One surf school in Ballyheirnan Bay, Fanad in North County Donegal is a leading ISA approved surf school with fully qualified ISA coaches. The school is fully insured and all boards and wetsuits are provided. Lessons and coaching are available for complete beginners to intermediate and advanced surfers over the age of eight and take place in the crystal clear waters of the the bay.

Adventure One surf school is owned and run by Iain Gilmour who started surfing in 1982, and who has surfed in locations all over the world. The team of instructors has over 40 years surfing experience combined.

The school caters for individuals, families, schools and corporate groups and is open from April until the end of October. Lessons are two hours in duration and split into three sections. Firstly a small introduction about the boards and wetsuits used and some safety points. Then how to catch a wave in the prone position before hitting the water to try it out.

A kids summer surf camp is available during the summer months. Stand up paddle boarding is also available and is a fantastic way for improving fitness, as it provides an isometric workout that strengthens all core muscle groups. There is a wide range of accommodation close to Adventure One Surf School, a list of which is provided on the website.