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Strandhill, Sligo,

Strandhill Beach is located in Strandhill, County Sligo and is renowned for being one of the main attractions for surfers worldwide. There are a number of surf schools catering for both novices and experienced surfers.

Strandhill Beach is an area of great natural beauty located 5 miles west of Sligo town with panoramic views of Knocknarea and Benbulben.

As well as being an extremely popular surfing spot, Strandhill has a number of amazing walks taken from Strandhill Beach to Culleenamore Strand and also to Killaspubrone.

Situated on the western edge of Strandhill Village, the Discovery Point offers impressive views inland to Knocknarea Mountain and seaward over Strandhill Beach, Sligo Bay and Coney Island. Large boulders have been built along the line of the promenade to act as a defence system in order to combat coastal erosion. The surrounding landscape and terrain largely consists of marram covered dunes.