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Westcountry Surf School

Top field car park, watergate road, Newquay TR8 4AD, England
+44 7772 251778
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Fantastic attentive instructors

I brought a group of friends down to Cornwall for my birthday and they were very reluctant to surf... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Jenny L
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London, United Kingdom
If Carlsberg did surf schools......

Westcountry Surf School really is pretty special ........Firstly their location is amazing - who... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
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Westcountry Surf School is a fun, personal and professional surf school based in Newquay, Cornwall. We are a family operated surf school and we want you to feel part of our surfing family after your first surf lesson. As well as having as much fun as possible, we give out expert coaching with a very personal tuition of 1 coach to a maximum of 6 students per lesson ratio. This means we can give you the time to help your surfing progress. Your day surfing will also be captured with GoPro cameras in the water (upon request). This is a great way to progress quicker but also it captures your fun and smile. We offer a FREE local pickup and drop off service. So if your staying in and around Newquay, its completely hassle free. We are all active RNLI lifeguards and have been working on the beaches since we were 17. We want to pass on the key beach safety knowledge that we have learnt over the years to you guys, so you can be self-sufficient in the water.
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Top field car park, watergate road, Newquay TR8 4AD, England
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

I brought a group of friends down to Cornwall for my birthday and they were very reluctant to surf with me in mid winter! After 1 session with Joel they were all buzzing and had improved so much!! My private lesson helped me gain more...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Westcountry Surf School really is pretty special ........Firstly their location is amazing - who couldn’t love Watergate and then there’s the instructors, Joel, Naomi and their team are not only fantastic teachers but lovely people who really do go that extra mile, from picking us...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Instructors are competent, friendly and their tips are relevant and helpful. Moreover the location is stunning.

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Joel and the team were really welcoming, very focussed on giving great value for money and we will continue learning to Surf with Westcountry Surf School

Thank Ewart C
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Simple superb - why people go to other surf schools I don't know but I'd heartedly recommend Westcountry Surf School. Courteous, attentive, fun and friendly. We were a family of newbies, ages 9, 11 and something a bit older but we all had expert advice...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

We - aging adult and 2 children (11&13) - spent 3 mornings having lessons with Joel and the team at Watergate Bay. The Surf School is based in a field above the bay and we were suitably equipped with wetsuits and boards and made our...More

Thank Garnett40
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We rocked-up to Watergate (delayed) Aug 3rd at about 4pm hoping to catch a lesson from one of the surf schools. Came across Westcountry who had just taken out last lesson and effectively packing-up for the day. Joel offered to take us (myself and 7yr...More

Thank stevepercival73
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

I cannot recommend Westcountry Surf School highly enough, they were utterly brilliant throughout our three day family surf lessons. My husband and I along with our three children (ages 8, 7 and 5 years) booked ourselves in for the three day package and it was...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

I paid for my grandsons to go on a 3 day course at Watergate Bay. They had a most fantastic time. The instructors were great, especially the Canadian guy who helped my boys so much that they were both standing on the waves come their...More

Thank Cherry M
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

We were 5 surfing novices and were really well looked after by the team, but especially by Tom who was given the tough task of teaching us. Joel was really flexible about the day we went on after a couple of the kids got sun-burnt...More

Thank Lewisclan2013
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sidcrowton
11 May 2017|
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Response from Joel B | Property representative |
Hi Sid, Yes you have the a small little glamping campsite called coastal valley, the watergate bay touring park, penvose campsite and the tregurian camping and caravaning club. All are 3-4 min drive from us or a 20 min... More
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rlorry347
14 April 2017|
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Response from Joel B | Property representative |
Hi lorry, It's around about a 3 minute walk down a very gradual coast path to the beach. The views on the way down are pretty special. We hope to see you soon. Warm regards, WCSS Team
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