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The Escape Surf School

Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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“reuben”(6 reviews)
“hot shower”(7 reviews)
The Escape Surf School is one of the longest running surf schools, in Newquay, Cornwall. We provide surf coaching at all levels, whether you are a complete beginners or have been surfing for some time, Escape Surf School can provide you with the...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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35 Fore Street, Newquay TR7 1HD, England
+44 7810 805624
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All reviews surf school reuben hot shower complete beginner these guys great equipment whole team learn how group lesson within an hour cannot fault great lesson great fun perfect location private lesson amazing experience changing rooms
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can tell these guys are incredibly passionate about surfing and they will be willing to teach you all about it. I had great fun and I feel I've actually learnt something. I will definitely try to go back and I would recommend to anyone...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Clarissa M
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

I love it here. Mike and Ruebin and Simone are the best! They really know how to teach technique and are really nice people. I’d recommend it to anyone beginner or advanced.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BWcfc1
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Another great lesson with the team at Escape which is right on Towan Beach with amazing views and excellent equipment and facilities available

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

I just spent 4 days taking group classes and a private lesson with Escape and each one of their instructors helped me improve something on my position. Everyone is very passionate and that really helps when you starting. Thank you guys and specially to Reuben...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Had a really enjoyable week of surf lessons with Escape! The staff are all very friendly and super helpful. Our instructor Ruben had great attention to detail and took us to the “outback” within the week! Would definitely visit again.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robbie M
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I have been visiting Escape for lessons for a couple of years now, and the only phrase to describe the whole team and business is consistently excellent. Their revamped facilities are very comfortable, and the quality of coaching and customer care is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard D
Reviewed October 30, 2018

I booked this for some of our rugby team, so there were 11 x 16 year old lads and 2 coaches. I have to say that the guys were amazingly patient, knowledgeable and fun too. None of us had surfed before and at the end...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sco77B
Reviewed October 20, 2018

We booked a series of group lessons (one a day!) and just had the most fun with patient and friendly instructors. How to surf was broken down into easy steps and very clear feedback on what to do to improve. The enthusiasm and experience was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Always take a surf lesson any time I visit a new beach, normally just get pushed on to a few waves and general encouragement, Escape is the only place I've been that truly teaches technique - excellent and friendly coaching for all ability levels

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Doug H
Reviewed October 2, 2018

It was not the first time we have visited Newquay and Escape Surf School. As always great atmosphere, knowledgeable instructors, good quality equipment and lot of fun! Definitely recommended for everyone who wants to learn how to surf!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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March 19, 2017|
Response from MikeYoung70 | Property representative |
HI, thanks for your question, Usually 8 in the youngest we teach, but it really down to the size of the child (ie a tall 7 year would be OK.