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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 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 ...

Newquay Activity Centre

22 Headland Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1HN
Learn to surf or go bodyboarding on Cornwall’s fantastic beaches or try coasteering for a thrill-seeking buzz. We offer daily sessions and weekend camps for anyone wanting to take their lessons further and overseas holidays for surf lovers who just can’t ...

North Shore Surf Safari

36 Fore Street, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1LP
Come and learn to surf with surf lessons from former European, British and English surf champion Ben Baird. North shore Surf School's key goals are learning surf skills in a fun and safe environment. The purpose of our surf lessons is ...

Constantine Bay Surf School

Constantine Bay, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8JJ
Constantine Bay Surf School is based in the beautiful Constantine Bay area of North Cornwall just a stones throw from the historic fishing town of Padstow. Our lifetime of experience, beautiful location and small class sizes make our surf school unique. Whether ...

Outdoor Adventure

Widemouth Bay, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 0DF
Outdoor Adventure is based at Widemouth Bay beach in North Cornwall, where we run our surfing lessons for complete beginners through to Intermediates.  This is a beautiful beach and an ideal place to learn to surf. Outdoor Adventure was established back ...

Ticket to Ride Surf School

The Beachfront, Perranporth, Cornwall, TR6 0DP
Our local surf school offers surf lessons on Perranporth beach for all abilities; from complete beginners to those looking for more advanced surf coaching. Catching a wave and riding it back in towards the shore for the first time is a ...
Gwithian Academy of Surfing

Gwithian Academy of Surfing

1 Godrevy Towans, Gwithian, Cornwall, TR27 5ED,GB
Why not learn the basics of surfing or even fine tune your technique with a surfing lesson at the Gwithian Academy of Surfing. We are one of Cornwall’s longest running and most highly regarded surf schools. At Gwithian Academy of Surfing ...

Quiksilver Surf School

9 Esplanade Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1QA
Learning to surf in Newquay with the Quiksilver Surf School brings you world class tuition. Catering for the absolute beginner to the advanced surfer. We offer coaching for groups or for individuals on a one-to-one basis, giving you the chance to ...

Cruzin Surf School

Esplanade Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1PA
Our aim at Cruzin Surf School is to ensure everyone has a memorable day and gains a great knowledge of surfing. We offer a friendly, professional and fun approach to teaching. You will be in the hands of quality instruction ...

Trebarwith Surf School

Trebarwith Strand, Tintagel, Cornwall, PL34 0HB
Trebarwith Surf School invites you to experience the sport of surfing. Enjoy a lesson with one of our qualified local instructors, who all learnt to surf at the Trebarwith Strand in Cornwall. All instructors are also experienced beach lifeguards, so you ...