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Address: Putsborough/Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe EX34 7BZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1271 871337
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The Nick Thorn Surf School is located in Woolacombe and runs surf and stand...

The Nick Thorn Surf School is located in Woolacombe and runs surf and stand up paddle board lessons of Putsborough Beach. Located in the car park in a Yellow Surfers World van with a friendly cafe toilet block the showers!

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Great one-to-one lesson

Great one-to-one lesson at Putsborough. Lots of really helpful tips which have been put to good use! Highly recommended - thanks very much!

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Great one-to-one lesson at Putsborough. Lots of really helpful tips which have been put to good use! Highly recommended - thanks very much!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Great fun with Tom this morning despite the challenging off shore breeze at the beach. We all had a cracking time and great balance between fun and safety. As a PE teacher this was a good as it gets! Water warm too! Thank you so much; we'll be back for more!

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Düsseldorf
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

It was the third time, that we booked with Nick, standuppaddeling, surfing and now coasteering. Our teenage daughters loved it and even I - at first a little afraid - enjoyed it a lot. Nick is a very competent and professional guide, who is fun to be with. It was a experience, we can only recommend! We will do it... More 

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Made the mistake of going to the wrong end of the beech, but that was my fault as i didn't read the paperwork properly. Nick and the Team were very understanding and we managed to get out in the surf and have a whale of a time! Cant wait to go again!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We booked a Saturday morning Surfing lesson with Nick.Fantastic weather and a fun,relaxed approach to the 2 hour lesson,ensured everyone had a great time.We'll definitely be going back for more!!!

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Thank Ben A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

I visited with my boyfriend on Saturday 5th September - we were welcomed with a smile by Nick and despite me having a phobia of even getting in the sea let alone getting on a surf board I was made to feel very comfortable. We were shown the basics and then ventured out to sea to put skills learnt to... More 

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Nick T, Manager at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. Glad you had a great time and hope to see you again soon. More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Wanting to book a surf lesson for a friend, I quickly checked the Nick Thorn Surf School website, and saw it looked the same as it always had. We went into the surf school at the Beach House at Woolacombe and were very surprised to be told that Nick Thorn Surf School was no longer operating from there. On checking... More 

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Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this review

I am sorry that you found the web site misleading. It clearly states the address of the surf school under contact details. Furthermore on booking we give clear directions and send a conformation e mail. The photos are our range of surf boards on offer, not photos of a surf school at The Boat House More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Found out about Nick Thorne School through this site prior to holiday and decided to let my sons try activities through his instruction pre-booked and paid before we went on the phone. First day of the holiday off to putsborough (down some traditional narrow lanes (can walk along the beach from woolacombe a good half hour about 20 mins in... More 

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Locks Heath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We loved our first try at surfing! Stefan was our instructor, who was great fun, as well as being patient with idiots like me who have no sense of balance! Even I was able to be kneeling on the board by the end of the session - if I had any sort of athleticism, I'm sure I would have been... More 

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Thank Mary L
Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I recently finished Uni and decided to go on a surfing holiday. We found out about Nick Thorne via a friend and he definitely lived up to our expectations. Most of us had no experience with surfing but all managed to get the hang of it and thoroughly enjoyed it! The price was definitely reasonable for this... More 

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