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Surfing Fun

Did a family surfing session (12 and 9 yr old daughters) today, led by Spence. End to end... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2015
Karen B
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Cairns, Australia
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Absolutely made our holiday...and tired us out!

We booked a full day of surfing, and some kayaking with these awesome people. During the morning of... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2016
Noodles7676
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17 Jun 2017
“Are they still in business? No service whatsoever.”
5 Jun 2016
“Absolutely made our holiday...and tired us out!”
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Staying near Falmouth and having been recommended to us by our accommodation providers, I have been trying for over two months to make arrangements for surfing lessons for two teens in early July. I have rang the number given for their surf instructor Spence on...More

Thank Liam186605
Spencer W, Owner at Falmouth & Porthtowan Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hi, Apologies for such a delayed reply, we have been travelling for the last two months! Yes we are still very much in business and getting ready for the Spring / Summer seasons for 2018! Please do get in touch if you'd like to book...More

Reviewed 6 June 2016

We booked a full day of surfing, and some kayaking with these awesome people. During the morning of really fun but tiring surfing, there was quite a strong rip tide and we were so exhausted that Ryan the instructor said we can move the rest...More

Thank Noodles7676
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Excellent Stand Up Paddle Boarding Fitness / SupFit classes, an amazing work out with professionally led classes. Beautiful setting at Maenporth Beach. Returning customer, hopefully for all the summer, thank you.

Thank KerryRaymond
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Try this once and you're sure to be hooked. What a perfect way to start the day. SUP yoga incorporates core strength fitness, balance, fun and above all an enhanced emotional well being. Fal Surf School are fab, the tuition is second to none and...More

Thank bimblegirl
Reviewed 13 May 2016

My two sons and I booked for SUp (Stand Up Paddle Boarding) last weekend and had an amazing time. There wasnt any surf so we thought we'd give SUP a try and it was excellent. The boys managed to stand up, as did I and...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Did a family surfing session (12 and 9 yr old daughters) today, led by Spence. End to end experience was great, from straight forward online booking, turned up, kitted up, session on beach then into the surf. Great fun for all, girls and husband almost...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Had a really cool instructor called Ryan, really helpful and was a good laugh. I'll be going back ferrrr sureeeee. Thanks Ryan!

Thank kstellamb
Reviewed 11 April 2015

My family live locally and when my partner and I visit we often take the first chance we get to hit the beach and hire some boards. I first used Porthtowan Surf School back in Summer 2010, when they were located further back from the...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 1 November 2014

We just came back from Cornwall. Our daughters had two days of lessons. The first day was excellent and run by owner. The second day they had a young lad who was good but not as good as day one. Perhaps the biggest let down...More

1  Thank CoolReviews
Spencer W, Owner at Falmouth & Porthtowan Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2014

Hi thanks for your feedback. Were really pleased that your daughters first day of tuition met your expectations, however we're genuinely sorry that you were disappointed with our service on their second day. there are a few aspects to point out. I am the owner...More

Reviewed 30 October 2014

This is the third time I have booked with Falmouth & Porthtowan surf school and they always exceed my expectation! My children and I had an absolute blast! Spencer is the lead instructor and he is a true professional, ensuring that all the safety and...More

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