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Address: Rossnowlagh, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 71 985 9020
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Fin McCool Surf School based in Rossnowlagh, Co.Donegal on the north-west...

Fin McCool Surf School based in Rossnowlagh, Co.Donegal on the north-west coast of Ireland, provides an enjoyable and safe introduction to the ever growing exhilarating sport of Surfing.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.....

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Surf Lessons

Thanks to Callum for a great day. Super instruction mighty fun. The beach is very safe and the children both got up on their boards and caught waves. They are on a high since. I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 August 2016
Francis O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Callum for a great day. Super instruction mighty fun. The beach is very safe and the children both got up on their boards and caught waves. They are on a high since. I would highly recommend it to anyone on holiday in the area.

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Thank Francis O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful service, thanks guys. Very professional and fun and look forward to coming back again in the near future

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Thank Maedhbh H
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

The Fin McCool Surf Shop took great care of us during our recent trip to Rossnowlagh. Nora and the rest of the staff were super friendly and knowledgeable! We got great rental gear and the shop is right near the beach. Highly recommend.

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Thank 13Lisa13
NorthernFins, Owner at Fin McCool Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks so much Lisa and delighted to hear you had such a great trip. Distant memories now eh? I've passed your compiments on to 'Laura' too!! Neil More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Really good lessons for beginner surfers! We had an instructor called Sebastian and he was great, overall really good day out!

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NorthernFins, Owner at Fin McCool Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks Sarah, I've passed your compliments on to Seb! See you again some time soon Neil More 

Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

A large family group of us between the ages of 10 and 60+ had a 2 hour surfing lesson on Sunday. The instructors were very pleasant and showed us various surfing techniques on the beach. After a ten minute lesson on dry land we were straight into the water to put our new found knowledge to practice. The instructors kept... More 

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NorthernFins, Owner at Fin McCool Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the nice review and can't wait ti get you guys back out there. Neil More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

My 8 year old got a brilliant introduction to surfing here. He thoroughly enjoyed his few days here despite poor weather.

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NorthernFins, Owner at Fin McCool Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks a million for the review guys. Hope to see you up here again soon. Neil More 

Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

The girls took two lessons with Fin McCool and have fallen in love with surfing! The holiday went from boring to brilliant in a nanosecond. Lessons last 2 hours, €25 per child, safety instruction and basics on the sand first then straight into the water with a board. The kids were safe, not only watched eagle eyed by the intructors... More 

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NorthernFins, Owner at Fin McCool Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks so much Dee! Can't wait to take you guys out again next year. Regards Neil More 

Birr, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014

Took a surf lesson with these lads last weekend. Best fun I've had for years. Only my second time surfing and Greg our tutor was great. Gave me the basic instruction and then just let me at it, getting on and falling off but always keeping a watchful eye and giving me a push sometimes. What was really great was... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

Came for two lessons and one night stay. Lessons were great, even if the surf wasn't. Surfed until I couldn't move! Ended up on my own in the triple, so didn't have to worry about noise or sharing.

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Thank livingineurope
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

As a first time surfer, the entire staff helped with advice, hands on help and local knowledge making me and my friends feel welcome, feel safe in the water and enjoy ourselves immensely.

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