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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).

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 ...

Wavehunters Surf School

Polzeath, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 4
North Cornwall is the perfect place to learn how to surf and the safe beach of Polzeath combined with our friendly professional surf instructors makes Wavehunters Surf School one of the best places to learn. Polzeath is one of the ...

Waves Surf School

13 Parc Eglos, Padstow, Cornwall PL28 8NW 5
At Waves Surf School we are proud to specialise - we teach surfing and surfing only, concentrating on surf tuition to the best possible level and guarantee you will find the whole experience an exhilarating one! Priding ourselves on being different ...
Kingsurf Surf School

Kingsurf Surf School

Mawgan Porth, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4BA,GB 5
Kingsurf surf school provides fun, professional & safe surfing lessons for all abilities. From one lesson taster sessions to week long progressor surfing courses, we are the areas No.1 provider of quality surf tuition! Kingsurf surf school has operated at Mawgan ...

MFD Surf School

St Merryn, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8FF
If you are a complete novice looking for your first ever surf lesson in Cornwall or you are an experienced surfer who is looking to improve through surf lessons in Cornwall MFD Surf School have an experienced team that can ...

Breakers Surf School

Trevaunance Cove, St.Agnes, Cornwall TR5 0TN
Breakers Surf School provide safe and fun two hour Surf Lessons from just £27 in St Agnes, Cornwall. We aim to make our surf lessons fun and hope that you'll learn to surf today, carry on surfing for life. There's more ...

Sunset Surf School

106 Fore Street, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1EY
Our ethos at Sunset Surf School is to ensure each and ever student gets a unique lesson from our expirienced surf instructors. A Sunset Surf lesson will never have over 10 people in it. We specialise in small groups to ensure ...

Fistral Surf School

Fistral Beach, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1PS
Welcome to Surfing in Newquay, Cornwall. Fistral surf school are also a NGB approved British Surfing School, offering surfing courses for all abilities from absolute beginners to large groups. Surfing lessons for all including, stag do and hen do weekends, school ...