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The North Devon Surf School

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Birthday surfung

Today we had an amazing private surf lesson. I booked it at the beginning of the year for my... read more

Reviewed today
Samantha B
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Surfing Lesson

Booked a surfing lesson here, being a complete novice and mid 50’s wasn’t sure what to expect... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Louise V
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The West Country's No1 award winning Surf School! Awarded the 'Centre of Excellence' by Surfing England, The North Devon Surf School strives to offer the very best that there is in Surf and Stand Up Paddleboard lessons. We are a purpose built Surf...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Beach Lodge Pebbleridge Road, Westward Ho, Bideford EX39 1HN, England
+44 1237 474663
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Reviewed today via mobile

Today we had an amazing private surf lesson. I booked it at the beginning of the year for my husbands 30th birthday.Steve was a very good teacher, extremely patient and encouraging. Myself, my husband, father and sister all participated and we all had so much...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Booked a surfing lesson here, being a complete novice and mid 50’s wasn’t sure what to expect. Very friendly staff sorted us into groups, with wetsuits and slip on shoes. Changing rooms large communal shed like. Off we all trekked, paired up with boards, across...More

Thank Louise V
North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind words Louise, so pleased you enjoyed your lesson, look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind regards Linda

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a surf lesson yesterday and all of us had a brilliant time. Aged between 7 and 53 so would recommend all age groups. Fantastic staff who were very friendly and attentive. Give then a go!

Thank Gideon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again had a brilliant lesson with Steve from the North Devon Surf School . Big surf today at Westwzrd Ho made easy with an excelleny instructor.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic teaching and all staff friendly and helpful. A wonderful way to spend an afternoon with the kids at the seaside. Great fun, it’s harder than it looks!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked my 2 children into surf sch here and they loved it from start 2 finish. Total beginners but everyday they got up desparate to get back in the water. The instructors made the experience amazing and fun from start 2 finish. Both children...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for my daughter aged 9 and myself to experience our first surfing lesson. We had such a wonderful time in the water, the instructors are very tentative and patience and the school is well run and equipped. Would definitely go back next time we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a fab couple of days learning to surf here with my boyfriend this summer. The conditions were great and after 2 half day lessons we were both up and surfing - sometimes, not every time! The instructors are really helpful giving you group &...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came down from NCL for a friends wedding. While here I booked my two girls (14 and 9) for a morning lesson. Neither had surfed before and they both loved it!! Zack is a fantastic coach and the team were just so lovely. We...More

Thank Suzy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took our kids (10 and 15) for our very first surf lesson and these guys were brilliant. Our instructor Steve made it very easy to understand what we were supposed to be doing and he came around all of us when we were in the...More

Thank Helen T
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Karen C
7 June 2015|
Response from North Devon S | Property representative |
Hi Yes we are based in North Devon and the far end of the beach accommodates wind and kite surfers. Hope this helps. Emma