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St Ives Surf School

Porthmeor, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
+44 1736 793938
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Excellent! Very friendly staff !

My son and I attended this school in August this year. All the people were cheerful, helpful, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
371Martin_y
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Great surf school

As carers of Johno who came to your surf school today we would like to say a massive thank you for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie B
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Ocean based fun in the heart of Cornwall. Surf, SUP, Kayak and Coasteering activities in a fun, safe and friendly environment.
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“two hours” (12 reviews)
“great fun” (15 reviews)
“these guys” (8 reviews)
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Porthmeor, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
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+44 1736 793938
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"two hours"
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"great fun"
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"these guys"
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"beginner lesson"
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"hour lesson"
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"explained everything"
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"safety rules"
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"fab experience"
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"private lesson"
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"catching waves"
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"birthday present"
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"any age"
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"changing facilities"
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"learn how"
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"kids and adults"
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"body boards"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I attended this school in August this year. All the people were cheerful, helpful, and had a sense of humour! Our basic lesson instructors were Dan and May. and for our intermediate , Matt and Adrian. All were brilliant ! With their...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As carers of Johno who came to your surf school today we would like to say a massive thank you for giving this little man such a great experience. He gets very anxious about new experiences and I wasn't sure if he would take part...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The instructors here are absolutely first class, giving the class the best advice but also taking the time to treat each pupil individually and trying to get the best for them , worth every penny

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bucket list experience achieved for me and my 9 year old son definitely found his surfing stance - all thanks to the great team at the surf school. Booking was easy, the even squeezed my son in as an extra on the session. All...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family attended a beginners group surf lesson here today (1 adult 2 children age 8 & 10 and 1 adult helping he 8 year old). Our instructors Jackobi, Ben & Harry were absolutely fantastic throughout the group session. They were able to relate to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 15 year olds did the 2 hour surf school session. Able to go without an adult which was good. They loved it. Great tuition given by fun professional knowledgeable young instructors. Very well supervised throughout. All the staff were friendly & helpful & took...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t recommend these boys and girls enough! I’ve never surfed before and they took me through all the basics. They were encouraging, engaging and not patronising at all. I even stood up! If you’re looking for a surf lesson the St Ives, this is the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

today we hired a surf board and wetsuit from this all fine my 11 year old son went in the water loving it until one of the young instructors decided to tell him of for getting in the way of him this is a free...More

2  Thank Shaun D
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Harris R, Manager at St Ives Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Shaun We are extremely baffled and gutted about your negativie experience in the water at Porthmeor. As I’m sure you can imagine we take great pride in our work and inclusivity is a major priority for us. I would really appreciate 5 mins of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a brilliant few hours. We signed up to a ‘Beginner’ lesson which was great fun. There were two instructors who organised everyone taking part really well, even the older more anxious novice surfers (me) Changing areas were ok. They kept any valuables safe in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I assess and quality assure trainers for a living and this team are some of the best I've seen. Highly professional but really friendly and helpful. My daughter absolutely loves them.

Thank Anne C
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