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Another excellent surf lesson by the team. All instructors are very helpful and you know they are... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Sarah S
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Family 🏄‍♀️ lessons

What a fantastic find this surf school was for us and our large family. We attended for 4 days... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Lisa W
London, United Kingdom
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Specialising in private surf lessons one-on-one, or with small groups and families. All instructors are experienced surfers and instructors, and our beach is the best in the area, being both quiet and consistent. We are open all year round and offer...more
Tredragon Road, Newquay TR8 4BW, England
+44 7889 972236
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Another excellent surf lesson by the team. All instructors are very helpful and you know they are born to surf and adore Cornwall which is translated to all the children. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic find this surf school was for us and our large family. We attended for 4 days with 2 Adults, 2 teens (19/16), 12 y, 10 y and 6 y olds! The surf instructor we got was Brett and from the start he...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 11 July 2018

From the booking process (where numbers changed quite a bit) to the session itself I have nothing but praise for the experience. All the staff at the Surf Shack were really friendly and welcoming; they even gently persuaded me to join in with four teenagers....More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

I booked a lesson for my (nearly) 6 year old and my husband during our holiday in Cornwall. The booking and communication with Nick was very efficient. The lesson itself has left lasting memories with my son who loves the water, but has never surfed...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Me and my husband had a lesson with Nick, he made us feel so relaxed from the start, especially me as I was a bit tense as I am inexperienced. He is a great teacher, we had an amazing time and we would recommend him...More

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SurfClubCornwall, Owner at The Surf Club Cornwall, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thanks guys, glad you enjoyed the lesson, hope to see you both again soon!

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I signed up for a surf lesson with Nick during a romantic weekend to Cornwall. Nick was a fantastic instructor and really made the surfing a key highlight of our weekend. He is patient but also great fun and really encouraged us...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

My family stayed at Bedruthan Steps Hotel, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall. We had two family surfing lessons my dad and us, 10 year old twin girls. Mateos got the girls up standing during the first lesson and dad managed to stand up in the second lesson....More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We had a great time at our 2 hour lesson. I had been worried that my children 8&6 would struggle but they picked up the technique quicker than we did! Bernie was a brilliant teacher and we were all standing up by the end of...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We thought we'd have a surf lesson as part of our honeymoon. I've done plenty of surfing before but my wife is a begginner and we're delighted to be able to have a lesson with Nick for just the two of us that catered for...More

Thank Buddster
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I had a series of lessons with Nick - he took a total beginner to standing in no time at all. Well placed instruction, with great cause and effect advice to show what needed to be done to get up on the board. Friendly and...More

Thank Roger H
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