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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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Exciting holiday distraction.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Dave K
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Bude, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Bude, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of meeting Dan and the team this morning and hitting the waves having never surfed before wasn't sure what to expect but after getting suited we went off to the shore Dan top bloke went over a few things and got most off the small group up on there knees and later FEET a great couple of... More 

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Thank pukka03
München
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We had an amazing surf lesson with Dean. Nicky organizes everything in advance. She's very nice and relaxed, helped us with everything we needed (wetsuits, surfboards, questions etc.). Very flexible regarding the lesson dates and really endeavoured to suit her customers. 5 stars and two thumbs up, we will definitely come back when returning to Cornwall for holidays!

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Thank Sawadee80
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had a great beginner lesson, despite there being only 1-2ft waves. The whole outfit was very professional, with good equipment, safety briefings, warm up and so on. Once in the water, we were standing up on the boards in very little time, and receiving constructive feedback on our progress, despite some significant waits between the waves. Would recommend these... More 

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Driffield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Three ladies with a combined age of 160+ are probably not the target audience for this activity. Nevertheless, we were met by very friendly people, happy to laugh along with us and take everything in their stride (just as well really) but most of all, committed to us enjoying ourselves. I have to admit to some nervous hesitation at first,... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Our two children were eager to learn to surf last summer so after reading a few reviews we booked with Raven Surf. Stel greeted the kids like long lost friends and got them kitted out in double quick time - just as well as it was a typical freezing summer's day. We watched for a while as some instruction was... More 

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Thank Whats F
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

A great lesson from Dean for our two teenage sons. Huge smiles & they kept warm with the good equipment they were lent. The school even went to the effort of having a GoPro to take photos to send to the boys afterwards.

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1 Thank Pads_M_UK
Dorset, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We had lessons with these guys and rented boards and wet suits the following day. Such a friendly bunch of guys, Stel,Dean and Ben. They make you feel comfortable, there great teachers and fun with it, can't recommend this company enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Could not fault brilliant experience highly recommended will be going back next year and the coach was a real nice guy and a good laugh

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