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Big Green Surf School

| National Trust Carpark, Crantock TR7 1LR, England
+44 7790 477099
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Surf lesson on Crantock beach. 10 people with 2 instructors.

Our group consisted of 3 adults and 7 kids/teenagers. We had two instructors for the group. Kids... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mikepT6581KY
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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Introduction to Paddle Boarding

Paddle boarding is popular on the river Gannel from Crantock Beach and looks like good fun. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann S
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At Big Green Surf School we pride ourselves in giving loads of personal attention in the water to ensure you're getting the most out of your surfing. We specialise in small groups (max 6 with 1 coach), simple and achievable techniques for all abilities, the best equipment available, incredibly passionate & experienced coaches as well as 2 of the best locations available for your Surf or SUP experience. You can now find us in Newquay at Base Surf Lodge where we can offer fantastic Surf & Stay packages at great prices, as well as our new base over at the National Trust's Crantock Beach where we are the only surf school! Perfect to find some quiet space during the busy peak summer. Come and join us and see what all the fuss is about!
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| National Trust Carpark, Crantock TR7 1LR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paddle boarding is popular on the river Gannel from Crantock Beach and looks like good fun. The Big Green Surf School is based on the beach car park so we bought an Introduction to the sport for our grandson’s 15th birthday present. It turned out...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an amazing experience. A keen kayaker, I did not think I would enjoy the SUP adventure. How completely wrong was I. The coaches were wonderful, informative and supportive. The trip along the Gannel was not only beautiful but educational. Who knew we would...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Both my sons (7&11) had a fantastic time learning how to surf. They both had two lessons. The guys who ran it were fantastic and had a real passion for teaching.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Just got back after another great visit to Crantock. Big Green Surf School made it even more enjoyable with two lessons and hire of equipment. After 5 lessons in total over the past year I can now stand up confidently and ride some waves. In...More

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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thanks mate, always great to see you both, looking forward to surfing with you again next year!

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

I live in Newquay and was struggling with my surfing after a major back injury. I have had surf coaching/ lessons all over the world from Portugal to Wales. You can definitely find cheaper lessons but you get what you pay for here. A sandy...More

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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Cheers mate, and thank you so much for all your efforts in getting the ladies surf club off the ground, here's hoping we'll be surfing with you for years to come!

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Fantastic first time paddle board experience. Myself and my two children 11 and 5 went along the 11 year old has his own board and the 5 year old sat on my board. The instructor was very helpful and made the experience fun for the...More

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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thanks guys, was an absolute blast having you around Crantock - look forward to seeing you down here again! If you need any advice on equipment or locations nearer to home then just give us a shout!

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Instructor had the girls standing up on their boards after just an hour they loved it so much we went back and booked more lesson s

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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Awesome to surf with the "loud crowd" haha! Always welcome girls, see you again soon!

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Excellent, paddle boarded down the Gannel at high tide, would highly recommend it, great fun and excellent instructor. John John

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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Cheers John, Ross had a great time taking you out, you're welcome back anytime!

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

We booked a holiday at Crantock Beach with surfing in mind. Unfortunately i hurt my back before i even got there so only my daughter could have a go. The staff at Big Green Surf is amazing, helpful and easy going at the same time....More

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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thanks for the kind review mate, hope the back is healing up and we'll look forward to getting you up to Emma's level haha!

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