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About Nick Thorn Surf School
The Nick Thorn Surf School is located in Woolacombe and runs surf and stand up paddle board lessons of Putsborough Beach. Located in the car park in a Yellow Surfers World van with a friendly cafe toilet block the showers!
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Nick has a friendly, fun and motivational approach which will enthuse everyone to join in. My teenagers have had some great surf sessions with him and coasteering too. Definitely recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cathroberts66
Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hi Cath, Thanks for the feedback. Have a great winter and may see you surifng again in 2019. All the best Nick

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I was very impressed with this surf school. The instructors had a friendly ‘way’ with my teenagers - relaxed, approachable but safety conscious

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LanorD
Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Many Thanks for you review. Hope to see you guys again next year. Best wishes Nick

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Great fun for the families on holiday at Hele bay. Good selection of jumps, some of the high ones need a few deep breaths. Thanks Nick, lots of memories.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul C
Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Glad you had a great time and thanks for the feed back. Many thanks Nick

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Rang up last minute and Nick managed to get us booked in for a lesson that afternoon. He provided all the kit we needed. Nick and his daughter Matilda made us feel so comfortable. Had the best day, so much fun and would definitely do...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sara P
Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hi Sara, Thanks for your feedback and glad you had a great time. Many thanks, Nick and Matilda

Reviewed August 17, 2018

My daughter had a 2 hour surfing lesson with a group of her friends, she says that this was not enough! They all really enjoyed the experience even though the surf was fairly flat that day. The instructors are very patient with the children and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lou287
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

A brilliant couple of hours. Really exhilarating and a fantastic change from all the other type of beach stuff. Nick was a great guide. Thoroughly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nick R
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

First time for the r everything and this lesson with Nick did not disappoint. Only my friend and I were present for this group lesson, and the level of instruction was superior to my expectations. For someone who suffers with anxiety sometimes this was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for such a lovelly review. Best wishes Nick & Mattie

Reviewed August 4, 2018

Brilliant one day adventure with Nick to Lundy. A privilege to get up close to nature which only a trip on a paddle board can deliver. Nick was great company, fun, professional and a great guide.If you get the chance this trip is a must!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thanks John, the pleasure was all mine. Lundy just blows my mind every time I go there. Hope to see you again. Best wishes Nick

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

My son and I had four days in Woolacombe so I organised a surf lesson on our first day. What a great 2 hours it was, we learnt so much and then spent the next 3 days surfing as much as we could. A big...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thanks for the great feedback. Ivo thought you all progressed exceptionally. Keep up the surfing and hope to see you next year. Best wishes Nick and team.

Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Omg this was amazing, we are not youngsters (57 & 62) so we’re a little apprehensive about doing this. We were made to feel at ease from the moment we arrived. And what a great time we had. The staff were fantastic really friendly and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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He Lorenzo, Sorry we dont im afraid. Maybe try westward ho. Good luck and have fun. Best wishes Nick
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Hi, it's adviseable to book as its a busy time of the year. Our contact number is 01271 871337. Kind regards Nick
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