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Raven Surf School

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Address: Widemouth Bay, Bude EX23 0AW, England
Phone Number: 01288 353693
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great time, lovely coach

We had an absolute blast. Bude is full of wannabe surfers. But i would say at least 1 lesson is a must, from there you can rent a board and improve your technique. We were in a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We had an absolute blast. Bude is full of wannabe surfers. But i would say at least 1 lesson is a must, from there you can rent a board and improve your technique. We were in a group of 6, our coach Stel - atypical surfer dude - blonde, ripped, funny and chilled. Stel took the time with each person... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

My children, 6 & 8 had lessons with Raven, I had to attend also as they don't take under 7 without a parent. Our instructor, Ben was very patient & helpful. You also get your full 2 hours after changing, getting to the beach etc. would use them again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We had a great time learning to surf with Raven. Nicky was great organising everything and made us feel very comfortable. Stell, our instructor was brilliant, just the right level of humour and banter, great at recognising when one of the group was starting to feel despondent and always quick to give encouragement. We had a private lesson for three,... More 

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Had an excellent beginners surf lesson for 8 of us with Ben. Made us feel very welcome and comfortable and full of praise for us all. Great guy, great school, would highly recommend. Well worth every penny

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Nicky made us feel at home and the instructor made the lesson seem effortless but the skills my son gained were amazing. Well worth the money

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A great surf school all round - great instructors, very friendly, extremely knowledgeable, and a lovely beach with great surf. Big Ben taught me, my wife and our 2 daughters 8 and 10. I cant say enough nice things about this guy, he always had a smile on his face, a great instructor, and all round nice guy, who spent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My 11 year old son had a lesson with raven today. Great instructor who kept it all good fun throughout, small classes, beautiful setting. Highly recommended.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I've been to several different surf schools throughout the world, and I have to say Raven Surf are the best school I've been with. Super professional setup, really good quality gear, instructors that know their stuff but also a lot of fun! As an 'improver' I really felt that Raven have helped me onto that next level, and I'm confident... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Great surf school, brilliant instructor, fun experience! Took a 2 hour beginners lesson with Raven and loved every minute. The instructor was laid back and very experienced and we really made the most of our time. Exhausted by the end , would recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We had a fantastic surf lesson by Stell. I was a bit worried that my 7 year old was too young but Stell was great with him. We all had a brilliant time and both my children loved it (my other child is 10). I would thoroughly recommend Raven Surf School for families of all ages as everyone is catered... More 

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