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Porthcawl Surf School

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00

Porthcawl Surf School
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Voted Best UK Surf School 2016. Resident Surf School at Rest Bay Beach, Porthcawl, South Wales.Available for year round Surf Lessons and Surf Hire.You are able to have lessons for, surfing, Kayaking, Stand Up paddle boarding and Lifeguard training...more
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Rest Bay Car Park, Porthcawl CF36 3UP, Wales
+44 7583 348013
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All reviews great fun great lesson two hours catching waves hour lesson these guys great afternoon amazing experience his team complete novice excellent tuition excellent value for money anyone wanting car park hugh board beginners
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and helpful! I will definetly be coming back soon- great service and definetly recommend :)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Leesha8
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Like anyone wanting to try surfing I searched the net and found excellent references for Porthcawl Surf School. I contacted Hugh and arrange a lesson as part of his standard group sessions. I found the whole experience well run, informative and enjoyable. By the end...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank STibsWales
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I live in Cardiff (Im a lazy fair weather surfer at best) and was entertaining some visitors last weekend when I brought them out to PSS for a proper lesson. Hugh gave one of the best surf lessons Ive ever witnessed. His blend of theory/practice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dofo11
Porthcawlsurfschool, Owner at Porthcawl Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you Guys.\Hope to see you back soon

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I took my son and 3 of his friends as a birthday treat and booked them on the 2h surf lesson for beginners. They all absolutely loved it and were standing up by the end. Very relaxed & friendly staff. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VickyLS
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great experience catching waves on a lovely beach! We went with 2 hour surf lesson for beginners and loved it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 555laurynasp
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

My 10yo just took part in the week long Maniax course. In that week he’s gone from never having ridden a board in his life to being a competent little surfer. More importantly he loved every minute of it, he came home shattered every day...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank xcfalcon
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Had a great surfing lesson with my grandson today. Hugh is a first class instructor and made the session fun putting everyone at ease. I have spent a lot of time in and around the sea but still learnt loads today. Great tips and feedback....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Hugh sets out the lesson to give you a basic grounding on how to start surfing. Most importantly he covers safety and where it's safest place on the beach for a beginner to start surfing. After an introduction to the board and how to wax...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrzej T
Porthcawlsurfschool, Owner at Porthcawl Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Hi, So glad you enjoyed. You did all the hard work, we just showed you how. Keep Surfing

Reviewed 16 July 2018

I had such a fun time in the water. Always felt safe and like the instructors were watching. Had some useful feedback and very clear instruction from Huw.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lornabaggett
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We went yesterday for a few hours.... it was amazing fun :D Logan has some amazing tips and there was no pressure we were all there just to have a great time... the waves were perfect for beginners, and we both stood up :D So...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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19 June 2016|
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Response from Porthcawlsurfschool | Property representative |
Hi, Lessons are £30 All info can be found here.
Rhys D
6 March 2015|
Response from Porthcawlsurfschool | Property representative |
Hi Rhys, It sound like you could do with our Improver Course. Give us a ring 07583 348013 Thanks Hugh