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Address: | Perranporth Beach, Perranporth TR6 0JL, England
Phone Number: 07974 550 823
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Catering for the individual needs of surfers(-to-be), since 2004, providing...

Catering for the individual needs of surfers(-to-be), since 2004, providing fun and informative lessons for all abilities, ages 7yrs and upwards. Whether it's your first lesson, or you just need a few tips on improving your skills, you can be assured that our instructors will provide a safe surfing environment, reliable advice and quality instruction.

Uniquely situated directly on the beach throughout summer, our base is just 'a stone's throw' from the waves, quite literally! We are a fully insured surf school, regulated by and affiliated to Surfing GB, the National Governing Body for surfing in the UK. All our instructors are experienced and fully qualified Surfing GB coaches and beach lifeguards, meaning you are in good, safe hands.

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Fantastic surf experience

My 10 year old daughter had her first ever surf lessons with Perranporth surf school and the whole experience could not have been better - from the booking and proactive advice to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Nick1029
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My 10 year old daughter had her first ever surf lessons with Perranporth surf school and the whole experience could not have been better - from the booking and proactive advice to the warm welcome to the tuition; all were spot on. My daughter is hoping we will be back next year so she can continue her surfing journey.

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gavkat, Owner at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this review

Hi Nick1029, Many thanks for your great review, and for taking the time to submit one! It's great to hear that you found the whole experience to accommodation and professional, and that we have inspired your daughter to want to keep surfing! We look forward to seeing you in Perranporth again soon! Kind regards, Gavin More 

Bournemouth
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The team at the school were brilliant, all the instructors were very attentive, gave really clear and easy to follow instruction. We went as a family, with two kids and two adults and were really impressed with the attention to safety of the team. The equipment was really good quality too. All of the instructors offered taylored help to each... More 

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Gavin W, Manager at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience, look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Kate More 

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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time surfing, and the instructors were very helpful and were very good teachers. One of the instructors we went out with was also a lifeguard. I also recommend this place because of the beach. It's very scenic, and also not crowded. The surf school's office is right above the beach on a cliff. 5/5.

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Gavin W, Manager at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this review

Hi , given your description of our location , I'm not sure you had your lesson with us ? Happy you enjoyed your surf experience though ! All of our coaches at Perranporth surf school are also all qualified beach lifeguards. Kind regards Kate More 

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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had never surfed before and it was fantastic. The staff were friendly, professional and provided an amazing experience. Being on the older end of the scale I wasn't made to feel inadequate and was given plenty of encouragement. I would definitely recommend this school to anyone who has never surfed and are looking for a thoroughly enjoyable but very... More 

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Gavin W, Manager at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Keith, very pleased you enjoyed your experience ! Yes, surfing can be exhausting ! Hopefully see you again. Kate More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We had an epic last minute afternoon at the surf school with instructor James, who took us beginners through two hours of surfing. We had lots of fun in the sea, even though it bucketed down with rain! Whilst we were learning on the beach it was great and we finished off and the sun came out! Typical, but the... More 

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Gavin W, Manager at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this review

Hi Hannah and Josh , Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I'm so happy you enjoyed your experience with us. We think James is great and he's a real asset to our team. Look forward to seeing you again ! Kate More 

leamington spa
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

6 of us on a hen weekend booked a surfing lesson with Lucy. The weather was beautiful the sea was so clear and Lucy was fab! She was a great teacher which could not have been easy for her due to the different ages(20-59!) By the end of the lesson some of us could kneel up on the board and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

First time surfers & we had a blast. Our instructor Lucy was amazing. Would defiantly recommend it to everyone. Great for kids too.

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Blandford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Excellent surf school. Gav and his team have been involved in teaching my now almost 9 year old for the last two years. They are patient and skilled instructors. Highly recommend both their group lessons and private lessons.

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Gavin W, Manager at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this review

Hi suecy8602hp, Many thanks for your kind review & recommendation! We look forward to keeping the progression going this summer, too! All the best, Gavin (& team) More 

Devizes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

A fantastic session with Gavin teaching us as first time surfers. Great communication from Gavin planning the day. Excellent quality equipment and clothing. Really friendly and dedicated time to us as individuals. Will definitely be back for more lessons next time we are in Cornwall.

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gavkat, Owner at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this review

Hi Dunroamin123, Thank you for taking the time to submit your kind review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your introduction to surfing, and we look forward to having you back for more soon! Best regards, Gavin More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

My boyfriend and I had surfing lessons with these guys and they looked after us very well. We were both complete novices and we had a great time due to the expert tuition and patience. I would recommend this surf school to all.

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Gavin W, Owner at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this review

Hi Joanne, Many thanks for taking the time to submit your kind review! We are grateful for your recommendation, and hapy that you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you in Perranporth again soon! Best regards, Gavin (& team) More 

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