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Bude Surfing Experience

Adventure International, Belle Vue, Bude EX23 8JP, England
07779 117 746
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Ranked #7 of 23 Activities in Bude
Type: Surf Camps, Adventure
Owner description: Bude Surfing Experience is a friendly surf school set in the heart of town in Bude, North Cornwall...
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Type: Surf Camps, Adventure
Owner description: Bude Surfing Experience is a friendly surf school set in the heart of town in Bude, North Cornwall. It has the best facilities including indoor changing facilities and hot showers and overlooks Summerleaze beach. It offers surfing lessons run daily, all year round for families, couples and individuals and private group lessons for hen, stag and corporate groups.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Wife's Birthday. Stuck for ideas. We got married in Bude. Love the place, decided to return. Booked Fizz a Stand Up Paddle boarding course with Scott for the birthday afternoon, but unfortunately the weather took a turn for the worst (well, it was August!) and although it would have been great for surfing, not so for learning to paddle board.... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I booked my ten year old daughter in for two lessons. She'd never been surfing before but had always dreamed of doing it. From the super friendly instructors (straight out of Point Break!), the equipment, to the beach venue this was fantastic. It bought tears to our eyes to see my little girl beaming with excitement and pride after both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I asked around and they recommended Bude Surfing Experience as the best in Bude. I really enjoyed my lesson and had a lot of fun. Customer service is great. Even after I had done the lesson, they still helped me with my queries. Five stars! GRACIAS! ;-) I will definitely be back. This is my first written review ever by... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Booked the surfing for our family and extended family with plenty of notice. No deposit required. We turned up on the day to be met by Scott. What an absolute gentleman. He is a typical surfer dude and his instruction for our group (youngest 8 and eldest 42) was tip top. We all had an absolutely great time and our... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We went with a party of 7 - 60 year olds; kayaking and SUP'ing...... we arrived half an hour late but Keith and Scott didn't mind! They put us at ease and we thoroughly enjoyed our mourming. We finished over an hour over time but there was no complaints. Sott and Keith you guys are the best! My 7 year... More 

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Lichfield
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Terrible customer service. Ignorant instructor, Scott. Was very rude to us. I would not recommend this to anyone, specially those with children, age was judged straight away without a care at all. Hope no one else has to experience this like we did.

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I booked a surfing lesson as a surprise for me and my boyfriend, from the moment I rang up I felt that I was receiving a very personalised service. I was told all the information I needed including what to bring, what would be happening during the lesson and where to park. On arriving we were a little nervous, especially... More 

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Scott M, Owner at Bude Surfing Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do like to provide a very personal service and try to provide you with all the information before you get here to make everything runs smooth. The instructor to pupil ratio is 1:8 but very often we operate with smaller numbers meaning you receive an even better service but whatever the group size you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

great experience, great coach, great wave!! Scotts is a very nice and funny coach! suitable for all abilities, even total beginner like us finally got some waves!! fantastic experience and after 2 hours' session I'm more salty than a 60years Spanish ham! what a great day!!

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Hi Scott, thank you so much for the individual lesson you took with our 12 year old son Hugo. It was his first surfing experience and i couldn´t believe that after half an hour he already rode some waves. Being a bit anxious as it was the first time for our son we were reassured by your spot-on preparation and... More 

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Chester
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Paddleboard lesson for me and my boyfriend,Scott was a relaxed teacher and using the SUP was great fun and would definately recommend!

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Scott M, Owner at Bude Surfing Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We are now running private Stand Up Paddle board lessons all year long. It is also a great alternative to surfing when the surf is flat and as you found out it is a lot of fun. It is great for developing your core fitness and very achievable. I hope you continue in the lakes... More 

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