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Harlyn Surf School

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Address: Higher Harlyn Caravan Park, St Merryn, Padstow PL28 8SG, England
Phone Number: +44 1841 533076
Description: Watersports centre based on the stunning north cornish coast at award...
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
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Fantastic Experience

Ever want to Paddle board, surf,go coastearing this is the place to go ! The staff are well experienced and friendly nothing is too much trouble. My boys aged 15 & 8 had great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Ever want to Paddle board, surf,go coastearing this is the place to go ! The staff are well experienced and friendly nothing is too much trouble. My boys aged 15 & 8 had great surf lessons with Harlyn surf school and return regularly. Great beach with life guards ☀️🏄

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

flexible, friendly, great equipment, good advice, greatprices in a really great beach, lovely water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

6 of us ( 3 adults, 3 teens) had Coasteering session with harlyn surf school. This was the second time we had done this as we loved it so much the first time ....well organised, great instructors and beautiful scenery, Thank you

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I had so much fun surfing and the staff was great! Had a hard time finding the exact location, but overall, a great experience!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is the second time we've used Harlyn (first was for Paddleboarding) and they proved us right again with a really good lesson in a relaxed but safe environment. We had a lesson in early November which understandably is not the best time to have one weather wise. However, we were given winter wet suits and in the end being... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

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

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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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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