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Address: Putsborough/Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe EX34 7BZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1271 871337
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Description: The Nick Thorn Surf School is located in Woolacombe and runs surf and...
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 way to celebrate finishing Uni!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Our boys (8,10 and 11) were keen to have a surfing lesson while here for half term holiday. They managed to persuade us to join them! We had a fantastic 2 hours with Nick at Putsborough Beach in the surf. He ran through the basics, and within 10 minutes we were all catching waves and making chicken noises (you'll have... More 

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

So glad the whole family enjoyed the surfing with us. Hope we see you surfing again soon. Nick More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Wow! Most things you build your hopes up for never quite meet expectation, this however went far beyond expectation. Our first SUP lesson ( We were lucky enough to be instructed by Nick himself). A warm welcome instantly made us feel at ease. Briefing/breakdown on the beach instilled confidence before entering the water and then once in the water to... More 

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

Wow, what an amazing review! Thanks for taking the time to write this. Im really pleased that you enjoyed your session and it has provided inspiration to do further challenges and adventures. Good luck! More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We have used these guys a couple of times and they couldn't have been more helpful. both the surf lessons and the Coasteering were well led and felt we were being well looked after.

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

Hi Dave, Many thanks for your feed back. Glad we are doing a good job. Regards Nick More 

Nr Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My 15 year old son and 12 year old daughter had surf lessons during half term. They had not surfed before. The instructors were fantastic, really engaged with the kids, explained everything clearly. The lesson was fun and as a parent i felt they were in safe hands. They are hooked! Would recommend without hesitation.

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Our ten year old daughter had a marvellous time learning to surf in Woolacombe at this excellent surf school. By the final day, she was standing up on the board far more and wanted to have another week of lessons! The teachers are young, enthusiastic and encouraging and there is good adherence to safety without mollycoddling. Nick himself is a... More 

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Booked for 2 sessions for 2 teenage girls. They thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Well organised, good equipment. Friendly laid back staff. Enrico the instructor described by girls as cool & brilliant!!! Would def book again if back in the area.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Did I feel old being a 26 year old PE teacher beginner going to a surfing lesson? YES. Did I care once the staff made you feel so welcome and knowledgable? NO! The 9am start was perfect as the beach is so quite before all the other tourists bombarded the lovely beach. The staff are very helpful and my girlfriend... More 

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Arundel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Me and my younger brother had a great surf lesson on Wednesday the 30th of July! The instructor was really helpful. See you guys soon! Many thanks, Emily Hollinshead.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

I booked two sessions for our teenage family and they were incredibly excite and nervous. The experience was fantastic; the instructors were welcoming from the moment we registered in the shop to the end of the session when the kids came back tired but buzzing with the experience. There was a combination of training on land but plenty of time... More 

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Address: Address: Putsborough/Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe EX34 7BZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1271 871337
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Woolacombe

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