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Walking On Waves Surf School

Saunton, United Kingdom
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About Walking On Waves Surf School
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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Sarah Whiteley grew up looking over Saunton Sands, right between Croyde and Braunton. After years at the top of the competitive surfing game (British and European Champion), she decided to return to her roots and give something back to the sport by setting up Walking on Waves Surf School. Chances are you could get lessons from one of Britain’s most successful female surfers.

I believe in, and take pride in, working with surfers at all levels – from first attempt to competition coaching. There’s a joy that comes from seeing someone stand up for the first time that invigorates me every time. Equally, there’s a sense of fulfilment at helping someone nail a manoeuvre that they’ve been working on for 3 months.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son had a great group lesson. Although he's been surfing a few weeks it was good to get the team to teach the basics and a few fun extras. I love the idea that there is about five minutes of beach safety and maximum...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 2019

My daughter and I booked the three day course at the beginning of the summer holiday. Everything about the experience was great. Our instructors Sam, Toby, Tom and Frank were excellent, they gave clear guidance, lots of assistance and massive amounts of encouragement from start...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Darren B
Reviewed May 31, 2019

Husband and kids (9 and 11) went for two lessons during May half term. They loved it and had a fantastic time. All equipment provided, right on the beach and easy to book. The instructors were great - good fun and great at their job....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lisa H
Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

Our two teenagers shared a private 2 hour surf lesson on Saunton beach and enjoyed a great couple of hours with instructor Jack. One had surfed a little before and one had not. There was some standing up by the end of the session and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank BronteBucket
Sarah W, Owner at Walking On Waves Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2019

Fantastic to hear they enjoyed the lessons thank you very much for your feedback - much appreciated. Sarah x

Reviewed May 17, 2019

Had an amazing instructor Sam, who was very friendly and patient. He managed to get me standing on the surf board and doing a few runs, something I never thought I would manage as a novice at the age of 57! Have now got the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Yvonnebromhah
Sarah W, Owner at Walking On Waves Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2019

Thank you Yvonne great to hear you enjoyed the course and have the bug. We hope to see you again soon! Sarah x

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
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