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The North Devon Surf School

Beach Lodge Pebbleridge Road, Westward Ho, Bideford EX39 1HN, England
+44 1237 474663
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Amazing experience for 13 year old granddaughter

We booked a surf lesson for our 13 year old granddaughter. She had a wonderful time and managed to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
haphol12
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Fantastic Staff and Good fun any Age

Booked for myself and my teenage sons on a 2 hour taster lesson. Steve our tutor was knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MissMinkle850
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Glossop, United Kingdom
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The West Country's No1 award winning Surf School! Awarded the 'Centre of Excellence' by Surfing England, The North Devon Surf School strives to offer the very best that there is in Surf and Stand Up Paddleboard lessons. We are a purpose built Surf School just 50 metres from Westward Ho! Beach, and rated 'Excellent' for our heated changing rooms , hot shower, surf shop and cafe facilities, you simply wont find better! Group and private lessons available daily as well as a large fleet of surf and paddleboard hire. Open 7 days a week.
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Beach Lodge Pebbleridge Road, Westward Ho, Bideford EX39 1HN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked a surf lesson for our 13 year old granddaughter. She had a wonderful time and managed to stand up on the board at the end of the session although she had never tried it previously.The instructor was superb and made sure everyone in...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked for myself and my teenage sons on a 2 hour taster lesson. Steve our tutor was knowledgeable, great fun and could cope with all abilities and ages. They provided all the kit and boards and had a place to change and leave your belongings...More

Thank MissMinkle850
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for reviewing The North Devon Surf School, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your lesson with Steve and hope to see the family back again soon! Kind regards, Emma

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked two lots of lessons at the surf school. The kit was of good quality and our instructor was waiting for us both times. Charlie, our instructor was really encouraging and friendly. This experience really made our holiday!More

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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am so pleased to hear that you had a great holiday here in sunny Devon and that you all enjoyed your time here at the surf school. Thank you for visiting and hope to see you in the future for more surfing! Kind regards,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were recommend to go here and we would now recommend it to others. It was good value and an excellent experience, everybody managed to stand up at least once each (most of us were complete novices to begin with). We were a group of...More

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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for visiting our surf school, I am so glad that you all had a fantastic time and all stood up! Until next time surfing experts ..... P.S recommend away :) Kind regards, Emma

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic! Ages 5, 12x2 and 38. Jon the instructor was awesome with all. None had surfed before,all got stood up and a total blast. The company were outstanding from my first email to booking to lesson and to returning for equipment hire. I can...More

Thank Amy E
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Amy, for taking the time to tell others of your experience with us, I am so pleased that you all enjoyed your lesson with John and hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Emma

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My two teenagers had 3 fantastic lessons at North Devon Surf School. The equipment was in excellent condition and the instructors were very friendly and knowledgeable. We were able to book the first lesson and then when they enjoyed surfing so much we converted the...More

Thank FiGough
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for choosing to learn to surf with us and always happy to hear that we have people hooked! Hopefully we will see you again if visiting Westward Ho! Kind regards, Emma

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome surf centre. Would highly recommend. We have been going here for a number of years as part of a youth holiday (11-14 year olds). Every year we have fantastic reports back from the young people and adults. Would strongly recommend using this centre.

Thank Nick B
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Nick, Thank you for booking with us once again, it was so good to see so many enthusiastic faces, I think the kids and the instructors all had a fab time! Until next year! Kind regards, Emma

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son (15) and I had a half day surf lesson with the school and despite my total lack of any natural ability we had a blast! Super friendly staff, great location and good quality equipment. Highly recommend.

Thank Eric S
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Eric, I am so pleased to hear you both had a great time. See you next time for round two! Kind regards, Emma

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the staff are so friendly and helpful. I had 10 lessons and each time I was welcomed like a friend. Excellent instructors who help you as much as you need, giving tips to you both in the water and when you’ve finished the lesson,...More

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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Ree, It was great to meet you and sooooooo happy that you are now a surfer (with own board too)! Come say hi when you are next heading to the beach :) Kind regards, Emma

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a surf lesson and then went back for more as it is addictive. All the staff / instructors were so helpful and friendly it made for a great experience. It is easy to see why it is so highly rated and i would...More

Thank andy c
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North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Andy, Thank you so much for your review it is always great to hear such kind words and of course we are super happy that you are now a fully fledged surfing addict! Until next time.... Kind regards, Emma

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Karen C
8 June 2015|
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Response from North Devon S | Property representative |
Hi Yes we are based in North Devon and the far end of the beach accommodates wind and kite surfers. Hope this helps. Emma
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