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Porthcawl Surf School

Rest Bay Car Park, Porthcawl CF36 3UP, Wales
+44 7583 348013
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Great fun and good value

I had such a fun time in the water. Always felt safe and like the instructors were watching. Had... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lornabaggett
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
WIPE OUT.......

We went yesterday for a few hours.... it was amazing fun :D Logan has some amazing tips and there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jessbunkhouse
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cardiff
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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. You can hire Surfboards, Kayaks, Skimboards, Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle boards and wetsuits including boots, gloves and hoods.
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“great fun” (21 reviews)
“great lesson” (7 reviews)
“two hours” (8 reviews)
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Rest Bay Car Park, Porthcawl CF36 3UP, Wales
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+44 7583 348013
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very enjoyable couple of hours with a really good tutor. I was a complete novice but I'll definitely be going back soon 👍

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I booked a lesson for my boyfriend and I as I've always wanted to try surfing. The staff were friendly and accommodating and Hugh was very informative throughout the lesson. Learnt the basics for surfing and waxing the board. Part of the lesson is on...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Hi Hugh Thank you so much today. I thoroughly enjoyed my first time surf. I have got very good feeling from you guys when my daughter had one of 5 days session with White Water in Cardiff, when they did not let you know that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow amazing experience fun definitely do it again when I come down again and I got recommended for doing the stand up boards so going to try that next time I come down aswel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've had a surfing class with my friends at Porthcawl Surf School in Rest Bay, Porthcawl. The organisation and teaching were excellent, we had lots of fun and highly recommend the experience!

Thank Sabrina I
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

We went out for a surf lesson with Hugh and he really is a great teacher. He talked us through all the basics, and had fun while doing it, and then encouraged us all and kept us right when we were out on the waves....More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Hugh is a natural at teaching surfing and had most of our group standing up within an hour. He’s also very safety conscious & an all-round nice guy. With highly competitive pricing this is a great option when embarking on a surfing “career”.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Attended today as part of a Meetup group. Hugh answered text about going on lession with those like me with prior experience of surfing. Fast response. Very friendly staff, helpful and was allowed to exchange original board for a bigger one. Very chatty and professional,...More

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Moorsey10
19 June 2016|
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Response from Porthcawlsurfschool | Property representative |
Hi, Lessons are £30 All info can be found here.
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Rhys D
6 March 2015|
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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
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