The beaches surrounding Clonakilty are some of the most popular in the South Coast of Ireland. Dotted along the coast line are sandy beaches to the West you have Duneen, Red Strand, Long Strand, Ownahincha and the Warren, to the East you can find Simons Cove, Nuns Cove, Broadstrand and Courtmacsherry.
Inchydoney is a beautiful sandy beach and is renowned as one of the most family friendly award-winning beaches in Ireland. Inchydoney Beach is located a few kilometres from the Clonakilty town centre. And only a short 12-minute car journey from Fernhill House.
The beach has excellent surfing conditions for beginners and there is a surf school at the beach, which provides boards and wetsuit hire as well as lessons. Inchydoney Surf School