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The North Devon Surf School

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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...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Beach Lodge Pebbleridge Road, Westward Ho, Bideford EX39 1HN, England
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+44 1237 474663
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Myself and my partner had a private lesson voucher for this surf school. The booking process was quick and easy and the surf school is easy to find. Our instructor was Steve and he was great, really chilled but informative.Neither of us had ever surfed...More

Thank bayh2018
North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for reviewing the North Devon Surf School. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your private lesson with Steve, you looked like naturals out there! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, Charlie

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't say enough good things about the whole experience. Our little one, 10yrs old, joined a group for a 2hr session and cannot stop talking about it. From her point, it was the best afternoon ever. From our point of view it was worth...More

Thank ReigatePhil
North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for reviewing the North Devon Surf School. I am so pleased that Amber enjoyed her surf lesson with us, she was a surfing superstar! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, Charlie.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 20, ranging in ages from +70 down to 6 - EVERYONE had a fantastic time. The staff were courteous, professional, skilled, safety conscious, and intent on making sure everyone had FUN. Lots of laughs (mainly at ourselves and awkwardness). Would...More

Thank Corey B
North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing the North Devon Surf School. I am so pleased that the whole family enjoyed their surf lesson with us and that you all had lots of fun! We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Charlie.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today we had an amazing private surf lesson. I booked it at the beginning of the year for my husbands 30th birthday.Steve was a very good teacher, extremely patient and encouraging. Myself, my husband, father and sister all participated and we all had so much...More

Thank Samantha B
North Devon S, Front Office Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, so please you enjoyed your lesson with Steve, look forward to seeing you all again in the future. Kind regards Linda

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a surfing lesson here, being a complete novice and mid 50’s wasn’t sure what to expect. Very friendly staff sorted us into groups, with wetsuits and slip on shoes. Changing rooms large communal shed like. Off we all trekked, paired up with boards, across...More

Thank Louise V
North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words Louise, so pleased you enjoyed your lesson, look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind regards Linda

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a surf lesson yesterday and all of us had a brilliant time. Aged between 7 and 53 so would recommend all age groups. Fantastic staff who were very friendly and attentive. Give then a go!

Thank Gideon W
North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for reviewing the North Devon Surf School. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your lesson and we hope to see you all back again soon! Kind regards, Charlie

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Once again had a brilliant lesson with Steve from the North Devon Surf School . Big surf today at Westwzrd Ho made easy with an excelleny instructor.

Thank Brian S
North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for reviewing the North Devon Surf School. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your lesson with Steve and we hope to see you back again soon for some more surfing! Kind regards, Charlie

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic teaching and all staff friendly and helpful. A wonderful way to spend an afternoon with the kids at the seaside. Great fun, it’s harder than it looks!

Thank 94Clare
North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing the North Devon Surf School. I am so pleased that you all enjoyed your surfing lesson with us and we hope to see the whole family again soon. Kind regards, Charlie

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I booked my 2 children into surf sch here and they loved it from start 2 finish. Total beginners but everyday they got up desparate to get back in the water. The instructors made the experience amazing and fun from start 2 finish. Both children...More

Thank Sarah W
North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for reviewing the North Devon Surf School. I am so please to hear that both your children enjoyed their surf lessons with us. Looking forward to seeing you all back in 2019! Kind regards, Charlie

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Booked for my daughter aged 9 and myself to experience our first surfing lesson. We had such a wonderful time in the water, the instructors are very tentative and patience and the school is well run and equipped. Would definitely go back next time we...More

Thank vickitfs
North Devon S, Manager at The North Devon Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for reviewing the North Devon Surf School. I am so pleased that you both had such a good time with us, we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Charlie

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Karen C
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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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