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Walking On Waves Surf School

Breakers, Saunton EX33 1LG, England
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Brilliant instruction for us first timers. Most of us were up on our boards within a few waves... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Lonewolf690
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Witney, United Kingdom
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Worth spending the money on a surf safari group lesson ... an excellent afternoon

This is my second year using Walking on Waves to teach my teenagers how to surf. This year I had... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Timothy M
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United Kingdom
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Sarah Whiteley's surf school is based on Saunton Beach in North Devon right in between Croyde and Braunton. After years at the top of the competitive surfing game (British and European Champion), Sarah decided to return to her roots and give something back to the sport. Chances are you could get lessons from one of Britain's most successful female surfers.See you at SauntonSarah x
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Brilliant instruction for us first timers. Most of us were up on our boards within a few waves. Awesome experience. Even though waves were huge!

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This is my second year using Walking on Waves to teach my teenagers how to surf. This year I had the added dimension of looking after someone else's teenager who was also a novice at surfing. Saunton Sands is a very safe place to surf...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Kids love it - private lesson with Alfie Patience and fantastic with the kids - marvellous and great value to have a professional coach Thank you!!!

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

My grandson aged 10 had the best 3 days learning to surf.The instructors were all good and very patient with the beginners and would recommend this surf school.The beach at Saunton is ideal for beginners and all the instructors were great especially Max, Jack Emma...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Just back from a wonderful afternoon learning to surf at Staunton Sands, I'm 47 and my daughters are 17 & 15. Our instructor, Emma, was very friendly and encouraging throughout. She gave us confidence and all three of us managed to stand on our boards....More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I've used this school three times now, twice alone and once with my 10 yo son. Each time it was very good. They make sure everyone is catered for and adapt to being unable to surf with credit notes, or flat seas, when they offer...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I have surfed the last 3 years with Sarah's team and it is great to see familiar faces in the instructor team return year on year. This year I finally persuaded a very nervous 10 year old boy to try the surf...More

Thank Ian H
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Sarah W, Owner at Walking On Waves Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Hi Ian, great to see you back again and very pleased to hear that all went well!

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Me and a couple of friends had a really good lesson with Walking on Waves. Our lesson was taken by Jack. We spent a few minutes on the beach learning techniques and then got straight out on the water. Jack was great - really helped...More

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Sarah W, Manager at Walking On Waves Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Hi, Sarah thank you very much for your review, I'm really pleased to hear that you all enjoyed yourselves. I've a great team behind me, in and out of the water bags of initiative and ability!

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great instruction and equipment. Relaxed approach which suited the weather and surf conditions. My girls were both standing on the boards within minutes and went back for more on day 2

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Came down for the weekend with my partner with the idea that we could have a go at surfing. She wasn't too sure, not being a strong swimmer, and with the weather not looking so great I expected it to be a bit of a...More

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