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“watergate bay”(26 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Top field Watergate Lodge Car Park, Newquay TR8 4AD, England
+44 7772 251778
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the most awesome time in Newquay because of the surfing we did with West country surf school, we enjoyed our 2 hour beginner lesson so much we booked on for another 2 hours the following day! Vinnie was absolutely incredible, helping all of us...More

Thank Toria S
Reviewed 1 week ago

After researching on line about surf lessons for the family I decided to ring Joel. As I had a 6, 10 and 12 year old wanting to learn I was keen to get the right advice. Joel suggested that we got a private lesson for...More

Thank alievans80
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I spent a week with Joel and Loric learning to surf on the fantastic Watergate Bay beach. The lessons were fun, professional, and informative, and the guys were incredible friendly and generous with their time. These guys are passionate about their sport and also about...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my brother have surfed a little but wanted to work on what we could do, and improve our skills. Joel was amazing, saw the level that we were at, and then taught us from there, something that hasn’t happened in previous surf schools....More

Thank James B
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Booked a family surf lesson as we were holidaying in cornwalland the kids really wanted to give it a try. The team we’re all friendly and welcoming. It was great fun and felt in safe hands with full safety briefing before getting in the water....More

Thank Claire P
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Booked online (really easily) for my 8 yr old daughter as part of a group session. Had a couple of questions and response from Joel on the website was fast. Was a Horrendous weather day but the instructors were amazing with my daughter and managed...More

Thank John C
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Visited cornwall for a surf trip and had a lesson with these guys. Got some great tips on how to advance my surf skills and the whole crew were super attentive and friendly! Couldn’t recommend this surf school enough, the best out there by far!...More

Thank Danni U
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited for a lesson which was so great, informative and fun that we had to come back again for a second surf! Everyone at the school was super helpful and friendly - a really great vibe. Thanks especially to Finny and...More

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much for an awesome intro to surfing, your energy and determination to get everyone up and surfing was infectuous. We were in a group lesson but we still received 1 on 1 coaching. We were all up and feeling the wonderful vibe...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Joel and his teachers provide an excellent experience. They're welcoming, relaxed and professional. Everything you need is provided at a great location. It's much easier to access as located above the constant busyness of the bay. Very good value for money. Family and friends have...More

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May 11, 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
April 14, 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