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Fistral Beach Surf School

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Address: Fistral Beach, Newquay TR71HY, England
Phone Number: +44 1637 850737
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: We are the only surf school located on the famous Fistral Beach, offering...
We are the only surf school located on the famous Fistral Beach, offering 2 hours for all abilities. Whether you are a beginner who wants to give surfing a go for the first time, or someone who wants to improve their surfing ability, we will have a variety of lessons from group to individual courses. With a pay and display car park and no walking to and from the beach, Fistral Beach Surf School is the perfect choice.
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Standing up on the board after an hour in the water need I say more?

This was my first experience of surfing whilst away on a stag do with a bunch of lads, the instructors had a good laugh with us and taught us the basics on the beach quickly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Pauly W
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This was my first experience of surfing whilst away on a stag do with a bunch of lads, the instructors had a good laugh with us and taught us the basics on the beach quickly knowing we just wanted to hit the waves to see if we were any good. After only a few attempts we had all managed to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I had surf lessons with friends as part of a stag do weekend. First of all the location is great on Fistral beach. In terms of equipment you get all the stuff you need & there are changing facilities. The instructors were excellent, very enthusiastic and made sure everyone in the group got some 1 on 1 training in the... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

First surf lesson on 16/4/15. The instructor was very good, gave most help and attention to those who needed it but was always observing everyone else to give advice. Prices the same as elsewhere but spent more time in the water surfing than observed other schools doing. Will book refresher lesson in the summer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

As we approached the surf school we had no idea where we were going or what to expect. The staff where extremely friendly and very approachable, they explained everything very clearly. We were able to book a lesson for two people that same day within a few hours. We hadn't surfed before so the beginners lesson seemed perfect for us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Fistral beach surf school is amazing. We've literally just returned home from a week in Cornwall & even had to get an extra surfing session in this morning before we left. Jenny, Dani & Liam have been brilliant with our children, age 14,14 & 10 but also saw them with different aged people from 9? - 35?, although I'm sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I'm a Canadian living in Bath and my boyfriend came to visit from Canada for a week. We had two nights in Newquay and decided to take our first ever surf lesson one day while we were there (end of February). Despite the cool weather it was an amazing time!! Jenny at the desk was so helpful from the beginning... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, Good quality equipment and great waves! Been here a few years on the trot now, to slowly get the grips of surfing, getting there! Nice place to learn, trainers are good, give good advice to help perfect everything. If you want to learn, come here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

To be honest I never thought I would go surfing, I had no interest in it but being on my wife's bucket list I found myself squeezing into a wetsuit on a brisk January day. I couldn't have been more wrong it was one of the best experiences we have ever had. From dealing with the booking to the lesson... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Had my first two hour lesson can't remember the instructors name but was fab! My fear of the water was over within seconds had the best time of my life! Can't wait to come back

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We decided to go for it ... A new experience! We enjoyed a morning here with Liam in a small group and after learning the basics soon took to the waves. Liam stayed close and guided us from getting onto the board to finally standing (despite falling over and over). It was exhilarating to speed on a wave. The whole... More 

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