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St Ives Surf School

Porthmeor, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
+44 1736 793938
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Great place to learn

Friendly instructors who made total beginners - young and old -welcome. Fantastic beach, equipment... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Helen T
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Very friendly and helpful

I only hired a wet suit but the advice I received from the gentleman in the hire shop was really... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
George B
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Ocean based fun in the heart of Cornwall. Surf, SUP, Kayak and Coasteering activities in a fun, safe and friendly environment.
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“two hours” (11 reviews)
“great fun” (14 reviews)
“these guys” (8 reviews)
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Porthmeor, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly instructors who made total beginners - young and old -welcome. Fantastic beach, equipment well maintained and a couple of good cafes adjacent for spectators. Good value too - a two hour lesson cost £30. Despite having different instructors every day, the teaching was consistent...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I only hired a wet suit but the advice I received from the gentleman in the hire shop was really helpful. He recommended the best time of day to go for a swim as we weren't surfing. He was very knowledgeable. I also thought the...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I had a lesson today and it was a great experience start to finish. The bookings guy was friendly, and the teachers Jackson and Alex (can't remember his name for sure) were so upbeat and positive with our group, which was 3 adults and the...More

Thank Karin T
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Really enjoyed my sessions here, very knowledgeable guys. Bit busy in the water but what can you do!

Thank Hannah T
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My two girls aged 13 and 9 have never been surfing before so this was a very exciting first adventure! The booking process was simple and easy to do by telephone. On arrival wetsuits were allocated and there is a small changing area where items...More

1  Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Today me and my wife went for a 2 hours beginners lesson and omg what an adventure....it was a brilliant experience and we will definitely be bringing our children next time. I myself have wanted to surf for a while but never had the guts...More

Thank Superdry07
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great, friendly set up. Easy to deal with and fantastic staff. As novice coasteerers we felt very well looked after and safe on our trip. The guides were great and their enthusiasm was infectious, they look like they have more fun doing their job than...More

1  Thank elom44
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Had a sup lesson and a surfing lesson on our holiday in Cornwall. Booked in a months advance. Due to bad wind, they rung me up and moved our sup lesson to a morning where the wind would be less harsh. We turned up to...More

1  Thank Gemma252
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My wife and daughter had a lesson last year at st Ives, they had so much fun I had too try it this year. All the staff and are great fun and make learning to surf a great experience. The lesson comprises of safety rules,...More

Thank Andy w
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My husband and my daughter booked surfing and sup-boarding lessons during our stay in St Ives, they had had lessons in previous years with a another company further up the coast. They both thoroughly enjoyed it and would definitely recommend The Surf School. The instructors...More

Thank K R
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