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“Feel the Atlantic Tide draw in around your toes before plunging yourself into its enticing embrace here on idyllic Rossnowlagh Beach.”

Fin McCool Surf School is located mere footsteps from a 2km long slice of sandy paradise and is THE Premier Rossnowlagh Surf School. At our fabulous beachfront location, we provide a friendly introduction to Surfing, Surf Rentals, an enticing Beach Boutique, on-site budget accommodation or just drop in for a cup of tea and some expert local advice. Why not sign your children up for our immensely popular kids camps available all through the summer months?

While Neil Britton set up the surf school in 2006, the extended Britton family have been surfing here since 1965. Find us at Rossnowlagh Beach, only 3 hours from Dublin and the jewel in the crown of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way beaches.

2024 Opening Hours

Jan/Feb/Mar/April/May – Weekends and Bank Holidays 10-5 (Weather/Conditions Dependant)

Easter Holiday Fortnight – Every day 10-5

June/July/Aug – Every day 10-5

Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec- Weekends and Bank Holidays 10-5


Our shop and changing facilities are located right on the shorefront in Rossnowlagh so you literally stroll straight down on to the beach. No Buses or long walks…..

“The Best and Easiest Beginners Beach in Europe….”

Rossnowlagh beach caters for all surfers, from first time beginners to intermediate experienced surfers. With gentle crumbling waves and an occasional punchy beach break, Rossnowlagh is the perfect beach to start you off surfing!! No rips, shore breaks or scary sea creatures….

So if you’re looking for a fun and relaxed introduction to surfing, or a quick browse in the shop and a cup of tay, then call in or gives us a buzz at Fin McCools Surf School, Rossnowlagh!!!

Fin McCools… keeping things ‘Cool’ in Rossnowlagh since 1996.

Regards Neil B