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As a 53 year-old with no surfing experience and a total mismatch between ambition and ability I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Odonnell257
What a wonderful surf school to have stumbled accross!

I found this surf school totally by accident and signed up for my first surf lesson ever... I loved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lwr927
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London, United Kingdom
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Kingsurf surf school is North Cornwall's favourite fun and friendly activity. Come and surf with us and live the dream!
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  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Mawgan Porth, Newquay TR8 4BA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a 53 year-old with no surfing experience and a total mismatch between ambition and ability I must have presented a challenge. However, Pete was brilliant, showing patience and encouragement in equal measure. I managed to stand - eventually and it was a laugh from...More

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mawganporthsurfer, Manager at Kingsurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Of course we were going to get you standing up :) Hope now that you've smashed your own expectations, we will be seeing you in the sea again very soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this surf school totally by accident and signed up for my first surf lesson ever... I loved it! I loved the teachers there, I loved the kit they gave me, I loved the enthusiasm, the commitment to our learning.... Three lessons later and...More

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mawganporthsurfer, Manager at Kingsurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So great to meet you. Was super impressed by your determination and stoke! Hopefully now you're hooked on surfing and will be back soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a week at Mawgan Porth, what a beautiful location. The surf lessons we had at KingSurf were fantastic and really made our break. Alice is amazing and so super friendly, Pete and the guys we so brill and made us first time...More

Thank Christine B
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mawganporthsurfer, Manager at Kingsurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The girls did SO well! We really loved their enthusiasm and I hope they'll be surfers for life now! I still have a few photos of them, so pop us a message and we can send them directly to you :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with King Surf , we were complete novices and spent 3 sessions with King Surf . I recommended trying it out ! King Surf was extremely welcoming , easy to communicate with, had us quickly geared up and in the...More

Thank BettyDr8per
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mawganporthsurfer, Manager at Kingsurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Epic! Thank you guys so much for coming down to surf with us - hopefully you've caught the surfing bug now, and we'll see you down here soon. Have an awesome rest of your half term hols :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend Kingsurf at Mawgan Porth! We had a private family lesson - amazing fun and our instructor Ant was brilliant with our 2 sons, including our eldest who has autism and a learning disability. A credit to the Kingsurf team. We’ll be back for...More

Thank Tonysampson1974
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mawganporthsurfer, Manager at Kingsurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind words. As you know, we've all being doing this a long time - the reason being when we see anyone and everyone keen to get involved, and their excited faces after a session in the sea. See you soon...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff and hi Pete and staff best board ever which are swell boards .pete and the team made me a surfer😀🏄🏽❤️🏖go King surf team⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️😀😀😀😀😀More

Thank mango899
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mawganporthsurfer, Manager at Kingsurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We've tried to many different types of equipment, and we are really proud to have such a wide variety of boards for all abilities. We are stoked you liked it all too. Keep the stoke up &...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

King surf & team were awesome. Super welcoming & friendly. Not the best weather - made us (a group of 5 40 something gals) feel less nervous. Got us into some dry wetsuits and off we went. Pete was awesome and the whole thing was...More

Thank loulouBucks_UK
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mawganporthsurfer, Manager at Kingsurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So great to have you lovely ladies down. What a perfect idea for a girlie weekend! You definitely earned your evening wines after a great surf. Looking forward to seeing you guys down here again soon :)

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

We took a single class at Kingsurf, and not only did the instructor (I think he was the owner? Not sure, it was Pete) have us in tears laughing, but he also managed to get me standing on a surfboard in less than an hour...More

Thank Daniel A
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mawganporthsurfer, Manager at Kingsurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind review. Was great to see you improve so quickly and really take all our advice on board. Really great effort :) We all love our jobs and are glad it shines through! Hopefully see you down in the water...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

I attended an intermediate surf camp with Kingsurf at the end of April 2018. Pete, Alice and Tom are the perfect hosts. They are incredible instructors - fun, down to earth and a great laugh, whilst still providing technical and professional coaching. The conditions were...More

Thank Alan-and-MC
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mawganporthsurfer, Manager at Kingsurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What an epic weekend! It was so great to be able to sink our teeth into that video analysis & personalise all the tips and tricks, to get you guys surfing even better than you already are! Will be great to have you back down...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

Have surfed in a couple of places around the UK and will always end up back at Kingsurf. All the team is super friendly and most importantly will adapt to whatever ability/level you are at - I learnt to surf at Kingsurf and have come...More

Thank Esther D
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mawganporthsurfer, Manager at Kingsurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Yes! Esther, you legend! It's been awesome to see you improve so quickly in the few times you've been down. It sounds as though you're hooked now! Can't wait to surf with you again soon. We'll save some waves for you :)

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LornaKaren
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Response from Peter A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lorna, Thank you for your message,we have loads of 17 year olds join here at the school. We run 2.5 hour lessons everyday at 10am and 2pm and we split everyone into groups of different abilities on the day. During July... More
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