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Walking On Waves Surf School

Breakers, Saunton EX33 1LG, England
+44 7786 034403
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Excellent tuition

Had a group lesson coached by Jamie D. He was really patient and dynamic in teaching adults and... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Caroline S
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Brazil
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Surf day

Brilliant instruction for us first timers. Most of us were up on our boards within a few waves... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2017
Lonewolf690
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Witney, United Kingdom
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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 something back to the sport. Chances are you could get lessons from one of Britain's most successful female surfers.See you at SauntonSarah x
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Breakers, Saunton EX33 1LG, England
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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.

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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

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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!

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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

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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Kids love it - private lesson with Alfie Patience and fantastic with the kids - marvellous and great value to have a professional coach Thank you!!!

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

My grandson aged 10 had the best 3 days learning to surf.The instructors were all good and very patient with the beginners and would recommend this surf school.The beach at Saunton is ideal for beginners and all the instructors were great especially Max, Jack Emma...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Just back from a wonderful afternoon learning to surf at Staunton Sands, I'm 47 and my daughters are 17 & 15. Our instructor, Emma, was very friendly and encouraging throughout. She gave us confidence and all three of us managed to stand on our boards....More

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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

I've used this school three times now, twice alone and once with my 10 yo son. Each time it was very good. They make sure everyone is catered for and adapt to being unable to surf with credit notes, or flat seas, when they offer...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I have surfed the last 3 years with Sarah's team and it is great to see familiar faces in the instructor team return year on year. This year I finally persuaded a very nervous 10 year old boy to try the surf...More

Thank Ian H
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Sarah W, Owner at Walking On Waves Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2017

Hi Ian, great to see you back again and very pleased to hear that all went well!

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

Me and a couple of friends had a really good lesson with Walking on Waves. Our lesson was taken by Jack. We spent a few minutes on the beach learning techniques and then got straight out on the water. Jack was great - really helped...More

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Sarah W, Manager at Walking On Waves Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2017

Hi, Sarah thank you very much for your review, I'm really pleased to hear that you all enjoyed yourselves. I've a great team behind me, in and out of the water bags of initiative and ability!

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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Great instruction and equipment. Relaxed approach which suited the weather and surf conditions. My girls were both standing on the boards within minutes and went back for more on day 2

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