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Address: Summerleaze Beach Car Park, Bude EX23 8HJ, England
Phone Number: +44 7779 117746
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Bude Surfing Experience is a well established surf school who run surfing...

Bude Surfing Experience is a well established surf school who run surfing lessons on Summerleaze beach - the main surfing beach in Bude, North Cornwall. Summerleaze beach is surrounded by some great places to eat, drink and stay and you can access the shops in Bude town centre from the beach car park.

At the surf school you can learn to surf or improve your surfing by joining a surf lesson lead by an experienced, highly qualified instructor. All lessons are suitable for all ages and abilities and are available everyday, all year round.

You can also have a private 1:1 surf lesson or try Stand Up Paddle boarding (S.U.P). You can also hire equipment and pick up and drop off the gear from the beach car park. If you are part of a small or large group you can also book a private session just for you.

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Good surf experience

We were looking for a surf lesson in Bude and decided to go with Bude Surfing Experience because of their friendly and welcoming approach. And I'm glad we did! The lesson was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Jeff L
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a surf lesson in Bude and decided to go with Bude Surfing Experience because of their friendly and welcoming approach. And I'm glad we did! The lesson was great fun. I would definitely recommend it.

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Thank Jeff L
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We booked a mornings surfing with Scott and his team. Our group was made up of age range 8 to 40. The instructor we had made the experience, he looked after my 8 year old daughter and made her feel safe and got her standing up on her first wave. The waves during our lesson we a good size and... More 

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Thank Mark C
Hertford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Surf lessons always booked with Scott. Why? Because he is friendly, patient, fun and understanding, thinks of the needs of the individual, a great tutor - it looks as though Cornwall is now our haunt - we have been twice to Bude - we are going further next year, but before we do, we are staying over near Bude to... More 

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Thank Isabel C
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I bought a surfing lesson for my partner who had only tried surfing once before. Scott was a great tutor and very friendly – considering it was only her first lesson she managed to catch a number of waves!! The beach was in a great location and only a very short walk from the wetsuit and board hire container. I... More 

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Thank Alice C
Wandsworth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Had my first surfing lesson with Scott which was great fun. We were so lucky with the weather and the huge waves! Highly recommended.

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Thank Louise O
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

This was a highlight of our holiday. As a group of 7, ranging from ages from 8 to 39, we were given a fantastic mornings surf lesson by our instructor Harry on the lovely Summerleaze beach. Excellent dry land safety & basic surf steps, it wasn't long before we were all hitting the water & having a great time trying... More 

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Thank SJack0
Pinner, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Picked BSE due to the friendly and helpful contact we had with Emma when deciding where to book. Our party was two mates with three kids aged from 11 to 14 years old. Kit supplied was quality, location great and the tuition clear, friendly and fun. My kids are hooked, what a result this means more week ends away with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

My son (aged 6) had his first go at surfing with these guys and absolutely loved it. The original plan was for him and my other half to surf together but under 8's need an adult with them (which to be honest is fair enough, he's a competent swimmer but the currents and waves are a lot different to the... More 

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Thank Craig O
Altarnun, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you like sun; if you like golden beaches, if you like swimming in the sea; if you like surfing; if you like an outdoor swimming pool; if you like life guard protection - then it's Bude on the North Cornwall coast. If you like walks along the cliff top; - if you like watching cricket on the cliff top... More 

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Thank PenpontPhotos
Amersham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I had a group lesson and also hired equipment later on. I definitely felt like my surfing improved and really loved it at the same time!! Thanks Mike and Scott. They are really great guys, surf instructors and humans :) I would recommend anyone to book up a lesson...NOW!!

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