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Address: Widemouth Bay, Bude EX23 0AW, England
Phone Number: 01288 353693
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Raven Surf School is very friendly and accommodating - you can even book at the beach if the van is open. The instructors are very patient and will get you catching waves... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Spring L
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Raven Surf School is very friendly and accommodating - you can even book at the beach if the van is open. The instructors are very patient and will get you catching waves, standing up and surfing in no time. They also offer kit hire and plenty of advice to get you surfing safely by yourself.

Thank Spring L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a brilliant surf school that I recommend to anyone looking to start surfing. Thanks to Emily for looking after us so well. The lesson was great fun and we all caught a few waves. Emily is a great teacher who tailors her lessons to meet the individual requirements of each member of the class. Many thanks.

Thank Saurabh J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

It was great experience for us to surf on the ocean a few hours;) We think that was very good and we will not forget it;)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

4 of us had 2 x 3 hour lessons with the lovely Emily back in July 2016. 3 of us had never surfed before but by the end of the 2nd day we were all getting the hang of it. I was apprehensive of what to expect but all the staff were so warm and friendly and the whole experience... More 

Thank Pat M
Aldermaston, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Thank you Emma for taking care of us on our first attempt at Surfing. Your calm and helpful manner got all 3 of us up and most of us standing within the 2 hour session. It was so good that were coming back again.

Thank Grant B
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We had several lessons with raven surf both last year and in 2016. The lessons were great fun, safe and very instructive. If you want to learn to surf it's definately the place to go, great for both mum and daughter - we loved it

Thank Vicky S
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Booked a lesson for my daughters 11th birthday for her, 2 siblings aged 8 & 6 and my husband. Everyone throughly enjoyed the session. Nothing was rushed and the instructors Beth & Josh were competent and knowledgeable, they got to spend a good amount of time in the water. I was also lent a wetsuit so I could support my... More 

Thank danielleh32016
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Me and hubby went surfing for the first time. It was super easy to arrange the lesson. Easy to reach by phone and a very personable Nicky flexible and happy to help. I would recommend anytime. They are easy to find next to the showers and toilets at Widemouth Bay. The lesson was fun and easy. Paid 35 GBP per... More 

Thank travel-yapper
Reading, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

This was great and just what we expected. Booked two lessons and rented gear afterwards for the whole family (kids 9 & 7). All staff were very friendly, patient, and helpful, and the beach itself (not that I'm any sort of expert, and don't have much to compare) was perfect for us beginners - nice soft sandy bottom for all... More 

Thank Trevor M
Durham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

My Fiancée and I were staying in Bude and had gone bodyboarding a couple of times. We wanted to try surfing, so checked a couple of the schools at Widemouth Beach and gave Raven a ring. Nikki was great and took our booking and we paid by card over the phone - we booked Wednessday night and they got us... More 

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