Meet Seamus Mc Goldrick, a native of Strandhill and Ireland’s most well known professional bodyboarder. He will fill you in on all you need to know about the Irish surf scene and the heritage and history of County Sligo.
Seamus grew up in County Sligo and started bodyboarding at the age of 10. His passion never left him and after comple Read More
Start your second day in Sligo with a rejuvenating session of yoga in the bespoke Salt and Soul yoga studio, boasting a beautiful beach front location.
Once you’ve stretched, balanced and relaxed, enjoy a healthy breakfast in Shells Cafe, fueling you for a morning of putting all those skills you learned the previous day into practice in the surf.
Once you’ve enjoyed a morning in the waves, unwind by enjoying the famous Killaspugbrone Looped walk from Strandhill beach to visit the ruins of the ancient site of Killaspugbrone monastery – the first Christian site in northwest Ireland – reputedly founded by St Patrick himself during a visit to the area in the 6th century.
You will walk past world-class surf spots and views of the islands of Maguinns and Coney Island, which gave its name to its more famous cousin in New York. Enjoy stunning views of Rosses Point, Blackrock lighthouse and the iconic Benbulben and Knocknarea mountains.