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The North Devon Surf School

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The North Devon Surf School
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The West Country's No1 award winning Surf School! Awarded the 'Centre of Excellence' by Surfing England, The North Devon Surf School strives to offer the very best that there is in Surf and Stand Up Paddleboard lessons. We are a purpose built Surf...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Beach Lodge Pebbleridge Road, Westward Ho, Bideford EX39 1HN, England
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+44 1237 474663
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Reviewed today

Two more grandchildren booked into North Devon Surf School - earlier in the year than the others, but surf school had all the gear - suits, hats, gloves and boots to keep the kids warm in the cold sea. They loved it so much that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for reviewing the North Devon Surf School. I am so pleased that your grandchildren enjoyed their surf lessons with us, and we look forward to seeing you all soon! Kind Regards, Charlie

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

superb from start to finish (from the moment of booking) 2 girls aged 10 never surfed before and they absolutely loved it...the instructor was fab and encouraging. definitely worth the money great experience! thanks Karen

Date of experience: April 2019
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review. We're glad the girls enjoyed their first surfing experience with us, they were superstars in the water! We hope to see you again. Kind regards Charlie

Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an easy-going, warm and welcoming environment it might be easy not to spot quite how efficient and well-organised everything is. My son was blatantly better than me but we both got a lot out our lesson with Steve who was a very practical teacher,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review of the North Devon Surf School. I am so pleased that you and your son enjoyed your surf lessons with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, Charlie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a surf lesson for my daughters aged 11 and 13, first time surfing and they absolutely loved it. Organisation and tuition all superb. We would not hesitate to book again next time we are in Devon.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Rachel W
North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing the North Devon Surf School. I am so pleased to hear that your daughters enjoyed their surf lesson. We are looking forward to having you all back soon! Kind Regards, Charlie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The one stop place for surfing! Boards, wetsuits, boots and hoods all provided. The staff are friendly and extremely knowledgeable, giving all the help and encouragement you need. Steve our instructor is unbelievable with his knowledge and skill, a pure natural at his sport. I'm...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review and the special mention for Steve.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

WOW an absolutely fabulous Surf School, staff brilliant and friendly the supplied wetsuit, gloves, boots and hood all top quality and was a must for the cooler temperature. My daughter had Steve on her 2 hour lesson, thanks Steve she has a good time. Well...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. Lara did really well on the lesson, and we'll look forward to seeing you all soon on that weekend break!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time, perfect waves for a first try and instructor very friendly. A bit cold watching, but those doing the surfing were in good quality wetsuits from the school

Date of experience: March 2019
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for reviewing the North Devon Surf School. I'm so glad the boys enjoyed their surf lesson, maybe next time we'll get the whole family in! Kind Regards, Charlie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our whole family have had lessons at this surf school. Both during the holidays, as a group and privately. Can’t recommend it enough. Thanks!!

Date of experience: March 2019
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing the North Devon Surf School. I am so glad you and your family continue to enjoy your surf lessons with us. See you all again soon! Kind Regards, Charlie

Reviewed February 12, 2019

Well I have to say that I was a little sceptical about having surfing lessons at my age (21 again!), but, I am so glad that I did. My two girls (12 and 14) have had lessons with this surf school and loved it. They...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kelly D
North Devon S, Senior Surf Instructor at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Thank you Kelly, we're glad that the persuasion of your girls finally paid off and you took the plunge. You are a natural, keep practicing those pop ups and you'll soon catch up with the teenagers! Happy surfing! Kind regards, Charlie

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We had a 5, 9, 11, 14,15 and two adults in our party for a lesson. It worked out cheapest to have a private lesson and I couldn’t reccommend it highly enough. The instructors were friendly, patient and professional. To do something that even the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Helena D, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you for the great review Fleur and family. It was fun teaching you all to surf, and we're looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Helena

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Karen C
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Response from North Devon S | Property representative |
Hi Yes we are based in North Devon and the far end of the beach accommodates wind and kite surfers. Hope this helps. Emma
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