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Raven Surf School

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“widemouth bay”(36 reviews)
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Widemouth Bay, Bude EX23 0AW, England
+44 1288 353693
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 August 2014

What a fantastic time we all had having surfing lessons with Raven !! The whole team are a credit to the business. Our party was Dad, Mum and 3 girls 13, 12 and 9 . Within the 1st lesson Dean our (handsome instructor in the...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Took my 9 yr old for a surf lesson as a treat. He has surfed last year in Portreath which he really enjoyed. Booked on Sunday for Monday but Monday morning was raining and windy, really unpleasant. Phoned to cancel but got the hard sell...More

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ravensurf, Owner at Raven Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2012

We are very sorry that your son found his surf lesson so terrible. On the morning of the lesson, scheduled for 12.45 you rang to cancel. I was witness to this conversation between yourself and my wife, Nicky Raven, partner at Raven Surf School. (Girl...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

Overall the best service you can ask for. Right from the start, our e-mails were answered promptly and everything was arranged. Mike is a superb instructor - very pedagogical and easy to understand even for kids. Our teenagers were standing on the surf-board on the...More

Thank Tanja K
Reviewed 8 December 2017

My son & a friend had a group lesson this summer & absolutely loved it. Despite being beginners the instructors were patient & had them up on their boards in no time. Thank you!

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We had a 2 hour refresher lesson with Abby who was fun, friendly and gave us useful feedback on how to improve. We had a great time in the sun, and although we booked as part of group we ended up getting a private lesson...More

Thank Meg C
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

After worrying that I would look stupid and was too old to try I booked a beginners lesson for myself and my son. It was brilliant - Abby was knowledgeable, funny, patient and engaging. She took us through the basics of safety and broke down...More

Thank jillybigbird
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We had two sessions with the Raven Surf School in Widemouth, Bude. Both sessions were lot of fun. The instructors do pay great attention and they try to adjust the sesion to your level and help to improve if you are not a complete beginner....More

Thank zsuzanna03
Reviewed 14 September 2017

As an absolute beginner, I've had two lessons - two days apart. Abby gave great feedback and was really fun on both occasions and l was soon standing on the board! The group sizes were small and l would absolutely recommend Raven Surf School to...More

Thank Forbes C
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I brought my 12-yr old daughter here for lessons after tiring of the attitude of other surf schools who seemed only interested in getting as many people into the water as possible to maximise their profits, giving students almost no individual attention. Having discussed my...More

Thank Seaside309470
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had a brilliant lesson only second attempt at surfing, and all 3 members of the family managed to stand up on the board! Felt safe and well looked after.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We just had three lessons over three consecutive days with Raven Surf School at Widemouth Bay, and had an excellent time. Abby and Jonty were clear and patient instructors and made the whole experience lots of fun. Abby was especially good with our 11-year old...More

Thank dogleydog
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My 3 kids and my husband loved their first ever surfing lesson with Abby. She was a great teacher and made it fun for everyone. Thank you Abby!

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