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

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Best days out on our holiday!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Trevor M
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank grabs39
County Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks for a great morning. We all had a great time. Staff/instructors were all really friendly and helpful. Recommended.

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Thank cocojay415
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great lesson for an intro to surfing for my 8 year old daughter, Beth couldnt have done more to help her catch her first waves. Would reccomend Raven and use them again

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Thank Damon W
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is the fourth time we have used Raven Surf School. On all occasions they have been excellent and very accommodating. even though many of the staff have changed the very high standards of safety and instruction have been maintained. with a 10 year old that doesn't seem to know fear it was excellent how they kept an eye on... More 

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Thank PKTO
Hook, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment I called Nicky to ask about booking, the experience was top class. It can sometimes be challenging for us to find an activity that we can all enjoy, as we have a wide range in ages and one of our boys has additional needs (ASD). The Raven team were fantastic, inclusive, friendly and fun. The kids have... More 

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Thank PhilFanthom
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought we'd give surfing a go while holidaying in Cornwall for the week. After a bit of research went for Raven surf school, and have to say very glad we did. I liked the chilled attitude of the staff when we met up at the beach. No rushing you and nothing was a problem for them when assisting with... More 

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Thank Tony R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother and I had never surfed before so were quite nervous but as soon as we arrived we were greeted with smiles and enthusiasm. We had lessons throughout our week holiday and went from learning basics to riding green waves and attempting small tricks all thanks to the patience of Ben and Emily who helped us so much. Even... More 

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Thank Emily M
Bude, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe more expensive than building sandcastles but kept my grandchildren occupied for a few hours. Well organised 2 and a half hour session which they simply adored and have begged to repeat. Thanks Raven surf school. Very professional.

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Thank Dave K
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

This is the third surf school that I have attended with kids / on stag-do's - and probably the best. Nicky Raven and the instructors are lovely and the location is great; Widemouth Bay (pronounced Wid-y-mouth, apparently) is pretty-as-a-picture, lifeguard- and RNLI-protected and also nice-and-compact, which means less distance to carry your board to and from the water! My two... More 

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