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Raven Surf School

Widemouth Bay, Bude EX23 0AW, England
01288 353693
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Ranked #1 of 16 Activities in Bude
Type: Surf Camps
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Myself and my husband booked to do a surfing lesson with these guys - neither of us had ever tried this before. Best time ever!!! We both really enjoyed it, especially me as I managed to stand up quite a few times. The whole team there is great, really friendly, helpful and supportive with whatever level you are comfortable with.... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Last week my children had an amazing time at Raven Surf School - complete novices to standing on the boards in 2 lessons. The children loved it and are now hooked! Great tuition and support from all the staff especially Stel and Tully. Thank for organising the booking and certificates Nicky. Your a great team. Thank you.

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Bude, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Highly qualified and experienced. Always safety minded especially with kids. All our campers come back excited and hooked on surfing. Majority of learners manage to stand up on the board within the first or second lesson.Cannot praise them enough.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Just returned from a long weekend surfing in Bude, with an excellent introduction to the sport, courtesy of the Raven Surf School. Instructors were very attentive and gave constant guidance throughout the lessons; group sizes 5:1 on the first day and 4:1 on the second. Many thanks to Nicky, Mike, Beth and Tulley (&little Taylor) making it a fun and... More

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Scanzorosciate, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Surfing with Raven Surf School was a great experience ! Everything was well organized, easy to understand and also price and equipment were really good. Teachers were patient and competent and my 14-years-old daughter had a wonderful time with them, even if the weather was so rainy and cold!

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Just finished a week staying in Widemouth Bay receiving tuition and renting boards and wetsuits off the team at Raven Surf. Had a lesson on Sunday and Tuesday with Tully and then Mike. Both very patient and informative instructors. Fantastic instructor to student ratios at stated on the website. Every other day we rented wetsuits and boards from them. The... More

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Had a lesson on Tuesday this week with Mike Raven. I also had a lesson 2 years ago at Raven Surf School The message over the 2 years is a consistent one. Raven Surf School know what they are doing, have safety in mind at the same time as making the whole thing a lot of fun. Mike gave me... More

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Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

What a fabulous introduction to a new sport! Much to my surprise, surfing has been the highlight of my holiday and was a perfect activity to do as a family. I thought the instructors might wonder why someone of my age was bothering to try, but not at all, all ages and abilities were made to feel equally welcome. The... More

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Winterton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Our experience with Raven Surf School has been fantastic from beginning to end. Nicky was brilliant in communicating with me about setting up lessons, booking and paying was easy. It was easy to find the surf school at Widemouth Bay, and we had a very warm welcome. The ratio of. People to instructors was great, and the instructors were attentive,... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

What an absolutely top notch way to deal with a mid-life crisis;) Driving over the hill every morning and seeing Widemouth Bay come into view gave me stomach flips - such raw beauty and so much fun in one easily organised, economical bundle thanks to the guys and gals at Raven Surf School. I had a lesson every day for... More

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