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Walking On Waves Surf School

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Walking On Waves Surf School
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Sarah Whiteley's surf school is based on Saunton Beach in North Devon right in between Croyde and Braunton. After years at the top of the competitive surfing game (British and European Champion), Sarah decided to return to her roots and give...more
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Breakers, Saunton EX33 1LG, England
+44 7786 034403
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

I had a brilliant SUP surfing lesson with Max, surf was brilliant and Max got me on some awesome waves and gave me lots of great tips too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Claire B
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Been thinking about trying surfing for years. This weekend finally got the chance with my 2 children aged 11 and 6. Surf was good. Saunton is a great beach to learn on as you get longer breaks in waves to get on your board. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

This was a great experience for our whole family. Two teens - 15 and 12 - both want to come back next week! Both were delighted to stand up on their first attempt! Our instructor, LJ, was fantastic and made us feel safe and very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant teaching session and support out on the water. Friendly and helpful girls with lots of patience. Such a great laugh, kids managed to actually stand and surf, us adults just had fun bodyboarding on the surf board and watching each other. 2 hours flew...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mrsmacadingdong
Reviewed August 16, 2018

We booked lessons for our two children and we're so glad we did! Max Is an amazing instructor, on meeting the children he instantly made them feel welcome. Over the 4 days Max gave undivided attention to the children during their lesson, explaining, showing and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alison Y
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

My 19 year old had a super surf safari with Max from Walking on Waves. We drove .5 mile along the beach to a deserted spot and Max soon got my son up on the board. Weather was overcast, but great time had by all....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous couple of days ... great conditions ... great company .... great instructors... only trouble now being that we might be a little bit hooked ! We’ll be back for more fun . Many thanks . Great location ... good boards ... great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Had a group lesson coached by Jamie D. He was really patient and dynamic in teaching adults and kids and by the end we were all catching waves and standing up although half of us hadn't surfed before. Highly recommended in beautiful Saunton Sands.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Caroline S
Sarah W, Owner at Walking On Waves Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2018

Hi Caroline Thank you very much for your comments, greatly appreciated. Do come and visit us again soon Sarah x

Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Brilliant instruction for us first timers. Most of us were up on our boards within a few waves. Awesome experience. Even though waves were huge!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

This is my second year using Walking on Waves to teach my teenagers how to surf. This year I had the added dimension of looking after someone else's teenager who was also a novice at surfing. Saunton Sands is a very safe place to surf...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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