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Harlyn Surf School - Day Lessons

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Address: Higher Harlyn Caravan Park, St Merryn, Padstow PL28 8SG, England
Phone Number: +44 1841 533076
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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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Booked a one hour taster session for my 6 year old daughter. She was part of a large group of about 15 others, but the teacher to student ratio was good and each child had plenty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Booked a one hour taster session for my 6 year old daughter. She was part of a large group of about 15 others, but the teacher to student ratio was good and each child had plenty of one to one tuition time. The on beach admin and organisation was a bit chaotic but they were very busy, probably due to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We went Coasteering at Harlyn for the second time this year, having previously taken part last year. We really enjoyed the experience - swimming through the gulleys is fantastic fun, the jumps are great and the instructors are really friendly. We would have liked at least one bigger jump, as we felt that there should have been a larger jump... More 

Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Coasteering with Harlyn Surf School was the highlight of our week in Cornwall, we didn't know what to expect and it exceeded our expectations. The instructors were great, laid back, funny and informative and seemed to enjoy the experience as much as we did, a special mention for Barney and his good natured banter, particularly when as a slightly larger... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

As part of a surprise birthday present we had a paddleboarding lesson with Chris and Laura (both fantastic fun). We had our lesson in the estuary, and it was so much fun. Chris was a great instructor and quickly showed us some skills so that we could get going as soon as possible. The equipment was fantastic quality, and all... More 

Bingley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My teenage son and husband went costeering yesterday, along with family friends. All equipment was provided. It was well managed, excellent supervision and safe but exhilarating fun. A great time was had by all including our friends 10 year old son. It was excellent value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We spent 2 evening sessions doing Stand Up Paddle boarding with Chris. The first evening we paddled from Padstow up the estuary, exploring and the second session we paddled from Wadebridge up the river. Both these sessions were fantastic and offered very different paddling experiences. Chris was professional and informative, offering tips to improve our paddling throughout the sessions, explaining... More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We booked a surfing lesson for the family it was well organised, great instructors and location. Groups were well managed with three instructors covering our session. Our youngest is six years old and the instructors were fantastic with her, really encouraging and building her confidence. Everyone had a brilliant time, would thoroughly recommend this as a family activity. Following on... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I can highly recommend this surfing experience. My 13 year old was made to feel welcome and their relaxed, friendly and helpful staff really made the experience an enjoyable one. Have booked again and I like the fact that there is flexibility to change on the day in terms of extending the hire of board and wetsuit. Equipment is good.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Me, my husband and 2 children (10,12) spent the day wuth Harlyn and booked coasteering and kayaking. We were unable to do kayaking because of rough sea but they were brilliant and fitted us in for paddle boarding in the afternoon at Padstow on estery. ... it was sooo much fun and Chris abd Ryan were very friendly :-) a... More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Fantastic!!!! The most fun I've had in years. I can't wait to go again. The staff were brilliant, very friendly & helpful, It was well organised but relaxed. It's also very near to the car park so you can get changed in your car if you want. There's also somewhere to get a nice brew and something to eat after... More 

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