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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).

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 ...

Adams Surf School

1 Beacon Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1HH
Adams Surf School is the only surf school in Newquay run by a professional Cornish surfboard company. We regularly have Adams Surfboards team riders and UK surf tour competitors Luke Dillon and Josh Braddock running our surf lessons. We will ...

Raven Surf School

Poughill, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8PD
Learn to surf at One of the UKs premier surf schools, Learn to surf in Bude, Cornwall with former British, English and European surfing champion Mike Raven and his team of professional surf coaches at Raven Surf School.

English Surfing Federation

Fistral Beach, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1HN
The English Surfing Federation Surf School in Newquay affiliated with Rip-Curl is the home of surfing in the UK. We are the only Surf School where you’re guaranteed to receive the industry’s best tuition and by learning to surf with ...

Walk on Water Ocean Adventures

Upton Towans, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5BA
Walk on Water Ocean Adventures is a family run Cornish business. Paul, Ryan, Tom & Michael know the area, its beaches and coastline very well. Together this family team has over 100 years of surfing & ocean experience, and are ...