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Surf South West

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Surf South West run surfing lessons, surf courses and surf holidays at Croyde Bay in North Devon. Mission Learn, Improve, Excel Company Overview In 1996 Darren Burrett, an established British Surfing Association instructor with many years surfing...more
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Moors Lane, Croyde, Braunton, England
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+44 1271 890400
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All reviews mid week saunton sands great fun my daughter these guys changing rooms thank you so much many thanks feel welcome two hours next year wet suits catching waves year olds great location great instructor friendly instructors
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Reviewed yesterday

Hi, Very happy. Our son, Jonah, had this as a birthday treat when he turned 7. He stood on the board a few times, so we have wonderful memories. Staff very supportive (gave 2 wet suits) and were encouraging in the waves. Regardless of age...More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My Daughter, 11 and I tried surfing for the first time. The instructors were fab and we felt safe and taken care of which is needed for a first time. I have a restricted health issue and the instructors put me at ease and were...More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once of the older white male instructors was acting condescending and kept humiliating a young girl in front of other students. He can across as very sleazy and we won’t be coming back. Unfortunately I didn’t get his name but if that was my daughter...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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871johne, Owner at Surf South West, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We obviously find your review very upsetting. We pride ourselves on having some of the best instructors who hold all necessary qualifications. This includes safeguarding children training and disclosure checks. We have not been made aware by any other customers of the allegations you are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son (9) had his first surf lesson and thoroughly enjoyed himself. He was standing up and surfing in no time!

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a 5 lesson surf course booked up. John & Will were brilliant teachers and had me from newbie to trimming green waves in no time. They made a huge effort to engage with everyone and it was clear they wanted me to not...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Peterlothian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The instructors were really friendly and had a huge knowledge on surfing, location was superb and had an awesome time.

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all had a fantastic time surfing. Most of us never surfed before and all got up. Great instructor! Thank you

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

While visiting Croyde I decided to take a private lesson with Surf South West. Both John and Will were a pleasure to deal with. Will took me for the lesson and his competence as an instructor was clear from the get go. He was able...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank danargent
Reviewed February 24, 2019

I booked a group lesson but was the only student that morning so was lucky to have a private lesson instead. Will was warm and friendly and his instruction clear. I’m a beginner so Will also gave me tips on the surf safety at Croyde...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019

We had a group of 7 children who had a fantastic morning lesson with Will. Tuition was excellent and the team were all very friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. The kids were well kitted out with winter wetsuits, hoods, gloves and boots so didn't feel the...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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