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Harlyn Surf School

Higher Harlyn Caravan Park, St Merryn, Padstow PL28 8SG, England
+44 1841 533076
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in St Merryn
Type: Educational Sites
Owner description: Watersports centre based on the stunning north cornish coast at award winning Harlyn bay. Specialising in surfing, stand up paddleboarding,... more » Owner description: Watersports centre based on the stunning north cornish coast at award winning Harlyn bay. Specialising in surfing, stand up paddleboarding, coasteering and sit on top kayaking tours as well as instructor training and lifesaving/first aid courses « less
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Have surfed a couple of times before, harder to surf in Harlyn than in New Zealand! Great instructor though and only £40 for a 2hour beginner class.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Having booked our 12 yr old daughter into "surf school" for the week she was understandably nervous when we turned up the first morning. By the end of that day she'd decided on a change of career plan: she now wants to be a surf instructor and spent every evening on Rightmove short listing suitable houses for us to buy... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My girlfriend and i always want to try surfing and this school did a great job of allowing us to do so safely. We were really glad we did it and learned a lot about reading the waves during the lesson.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is our 4th year of holidaying in Cornwall and every year has been a fantastic experience for the children (13 & 7 yrs) not least because the Harlyn Bay staff are so friendly, knowledgeable and keen to teach the next generation of young surfers. We'll be back next year - thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We booked in for 5 adults to try our hand at surfing on Saturday afternoon and we all loved it! By the time we turned up for our lesson the bravado had gone and we nervously put on wetsuits wishing we were in the pub instead - by the end of the 2 hours we all felt we were all... More

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Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Hired a soft board from these guys. They were really helpful. Came back the next day and bought one. Good advice and good deal given.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went out with daughter, son in law and grandchildren.....well briefed and checked beforehand....kit was good and quickly prepared. Good value.....and great fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This was our fourth trip to Harlyn Bay and my sons fourth visit to summer surf camp and Chris and the team didn't disappoint as he had a fab time. Worth every single penny! Toilets are a bit of a hike but clean, car park reasonable- £4 for the day and man that runs it is so friendly and helpful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I'm 14 and this was the first time I had ever gone surfing, I went with my family and 2 friends, we all improved so much and I really enjoyed it! my instructor was great, his name was Christian and he was really nice to talk to and helped a lot, me and my friends all came back as fairly... More

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was the first time my teenagers had ever had a go at surfing. Easy to book, I used my tesco clubcard vouchers and the whole process was simple. The bay itself is easy to find with a big car park right next to the beach. The kids were kitted out with wetsuits and the lesson began. Being complete beginners... More

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