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Falmouth & Porthtowan Surf School

Porthtowan, United Kingdom
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KinkyPimp wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom18 contributions1 helpful vote
Naomi & Matt were amazing with the kids, made it all so fun and got all of them standing up within half an hour. Thanks for making the holiday!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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oxthegame wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom15 contributions2 helpful votes
Honestly had the best morning surfing on Maenporth beach. Matt was such a great teacher we didn’t even feel the cold! And him and Naomi were so flexible about when and where we surfed and so knowledgeable about the water and area. Can’t wait to do it again!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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CJbythebeach wrote a review Jun 2019
Deal, United Kingdom150 contributions30 helpful votes
Decided to have a mini adventure and try surfing. I"m not that old but not that young so was looking forward to a new challenge. We had a good couple of hours with the team. The strong winds took our lesson to Maenporth. We were kitted out and had a thorough safety briefing and on shore lesson before heading into the surf with our instructors. Their enthusiasm is infectious. It really doesn't hurt when you fall in. Did I stand up ? No. But I did stay on the board and yes I would do this again. We were a mixed group from teens to 50+, so if you fancy surfing give it a try and I would recommend this crew.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Liam186605 wrote a review Jun 2017
Dublin, Ireland8 contributions16 helpful votes
Staying near Falmouth and having been recommended to us by our accommodation providers, I have been trying for over two months to make arrangements for surfing lessons for two teens in early July. I have rang the number given for their surf instructor Spence on at least three occasions and never had a reply to the messages I left. I have emailed them through their "contact us" web page - no response. I have tried ringing the main number as given on trip advisor but the ring tone suggests out of service or switched to fax machine. I have tried ringing the number for the SUP instructor asking for the surf guy to ring me - no response. I made contact via facebook messaging and did get one reply here saying that the surf trainer had been away for a few months and they would have him contact me and asking for my dates in Cornwall which I gave. Nobody contacted me. I messaged again through facebook to no response. Is this surf school still in business or not? I would be delighted to see them respond to this post and perhaps we could make contact from there? If not, can anyone recommend a good surf school within reasonable distance of Falmouth for two teens (beginners) for two days within the first two weeks of July? Thank you!
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Date of experience: June 2017
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Response from Spencer W, Owner at Falmouth & Porthtowan Surf School
Responded Nov 27, 2017
Hi, Apologies for such a delayed reply, we have been travelling for the last two months! Yes we are still very much in business and getting ready for the Spring / Summer seasons for 2018! Please do get in touch if you'd like to book for then and again sincerely apologies you were unable to reach us.
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Noodles7676 wrote a review Jun 2016
14 contributions6 helpful votes
We booked a full day of surfing, and some kayaking with these awesome people. During the morning of really fun but tiring surfing, there was quite a strong rip tide and we were so exhausted that Ryan the instructor said we can move the rest of our surf lesson to the next day. However the tides were too strong for a good lesson again, so Spence kindly offered to take us out SUP'ing and it was so fun! We also did kayaking with Sam where we went and looked round a shipwreck and despite me being the slowest member of the group, me and my other half came out of the session raving about how fantastic it was, and also how much our arms ached! Thanks so much guys for a fab time in Cornwall, and any weaklings out there like me...you might need to train for your holiday!
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Date of experience: June 2016
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