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Welcome to Cornwall, the home of British Surfing. This is where it all began back in the 60s when a bunch of travelling Aussies introduced Malibu style surfboards to the beaches of Newquay. With a unique and beautiful coastline and over 400 beaches, there’s no surprise Cornwall has become a mecca for British surfers. And with a 270 degree swell window offering waves in a wide variety of conditions, Cornwall has arguably some of the most varied surf in the world. With so many beaches, it’s no surprise there are so many Surf Schools here, offering Surf Lessons for all abilities, from absolute beginners to expert surf coaching.

Surfing all year round in Cornwall is not a problem. With recent innovations in wetsuit technology, there’s no reason for you to get cold even in deepest darkest winter months. Having said that, if you’re going to book a surf lessons from November to March, it’s worth checking the surf school has proper winter wetsuits and boots/gloves available.

Surfing on the North Coast of Cornwall

Facing directly into the Atlantic, the North Coast of Cornwall receives more swell than anywhere else in the UK. This means Surf Lessons are rarely cancelled due to lack of swell but can occasionally be cancelled due to severe conditions. Most Surf Schools offer lessons during the main season from April to October, but more and more Surf Schools are opening all year round.

Surfing on the South Coast of Cornwall

The South Coast, by comparison, offers more sheltered conditions with many more coves and fishing villages to explore. Away from the onslaught of the full Atlantic force, the South Coast of Surf Lessons in much calmer conditions. Surf Schools on the south coast will often offer a wider variety of activities such as Kayaking, Coasteering and Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP).

Fistral Beach Surf School

Headland Road, Newquay, Cornwall TR7 1EW 5
Fistral Beach Surf School is the only surf school situated down on the famous Fistral Beach in Newquay, Cornwall. We offer a variety of different surfing lessons and courses to suit everyone. With a pay and display car park and no walking ...

O’Neill Surf Academy

Watergate Bay, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4AA 5
Learning to surf is possibly one of the most enjoyable things you'll get to do in life - and this fantastic experience is available right here at Watergate Bay on the stunning North Cornwall coast, with Europe's flagship O'Neill Surf Academy. With ...

The Surf Club

Bedruthan Steps Hotel, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, TR8 4BU 5
The Surf Club specialises in small groups and private classes, our instructors will work closely with you to help you achieve the confidence to ride the waves. We surf all year with the best equipment. Professional surfer Nick Tiscoe who has surfed ...

George’s Surf School

Polzeath, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 6TB 5
George's Surf School provides bespoke private surf instruction based at Polzeath beach in Cornwall - one where you are guaranteed the same instructor for the duration of your time with us. We believe in surfing all types of board with style and deliver ...

Cornwall Surf Academy

Holywell Bay Holiday Park, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5PR 1
Cornwall Surf Academy has been established since 2003. We run surf lessons throughout the sesson at Holywell Bay Holiday Park,  Cornwall and affiliated with the National Trust, that means have we the added advantage of teaching on uncrowded beaches, we ...

Harlyn Surf School

Higher Harlyn Caravan Park, Padstow, PL28 8SG 5
At Harlyn Surf School our aim is to provide a positive experience for everyone by making the ocean accessible to all. We know that surfing is not for everyone so a number of years ago we introduced coasteering, kayaking as ...

Atlantic Coast Surf School

59 Henver Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 3DH
Explore and surf the best beaches in Newquay with Atlantic Coast Surf School. Join us and share our passion for Newquay's no1 activity - Surfing. We can tailor make each surfari to your own ability and requirements, facilitating small or large ...

High Five Surf School

Esplanade Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7
High Five Surf School are based in the UK, Newquay, Cornwall. We run 7 days of the week, 12 months of the year, and whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced surfer wishing to improve High Five Surf ...

Errant Surf School

Trebarwith Crescent, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1DX
Based in the centre of the UK surf scene – Newquay, Cornwall, the Errant Surf School is a level four approved surf operation with Surfing GB, the sports National Governing Body. This is the highest level for any surf school ...

Holywell Bay School of Surf

Newlyn East, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5NQ
Surfing made Easy – Learn to Surf at Holywell Bay School of Surf the only surf school based on the beach front. Holywell is one of the most beautiful beaches in Cornwall and offer’s fantastic surfing conditions for all abilities. We cater ...