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Northside Surf School

2 Coquetdale | Murco Petrol Station, Amble NE65 0RS, England
+44 1665 713146
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Paddle boarding

Had a great time,adults and kids all enjoyed the experience,John very chilled and easy to get on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane T
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Paddle boarding

I called the Northside Surf School on the spur of the moment and luckily John was available that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rosealeen D
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Learn To Surf/Stand Up Paddle,lessons and courses for all ages. Lessons on various beaches along Northumberland coast...Private beach road access to exclusive wave spot!! KIDS Bodyboarding/Surfing parties,STAG n HEN parties, GIFT vouchers available. Wetsuit,surfboard and bodyboard Hire available...Also online shop selling all surfing equipment!!
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2 Coquetdale | Murco Petrol Station, Amble NE65 0RS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time,adults and kids all enjoyed the experience,John very chilled and easy to get on with,no pressure at all,everyone stayed in there comfort zones,stood if you could or stay knelt,sea was a bit choppy.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I called the Northside Surf School on the spur of the moment and luckily John was available that afternoon. John was prompt and gave good clear instructions. John's local knowledge of various locations, tides and hazards to expect gave us confidence. John was amazing with...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was a total beginner and John was a very good instructor; encouraging and extremely knowledgeable. Had a really great time and I definitely want to get back on a surfboard again soon. Would highly recommend northside surf school!

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey, thankyou for your review & soo pleased you enjoyed & sounds like you have the surf BUG..!

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

My 13yr old daughter and her friend had their first ever surf lesson with John yesterday and they loved it. I was worried about them being cold as it wasn’t the warmest day, but John had hoods and booties as well wetsuits and the girls...More

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hiya, I’m so pleased that the girls had a fantastic time surfing. Thank you. J

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We had a great surf lesson with John. Neither of us had surfed before and John was very knowledgeable and encouraging teacher. The waves for our original time slot weren't looking great but John was really flexible and rearranged to a more suitable time. Good...More

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Guys, I’m really pleased you had a fantastic experience riding waves. Thank you..

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We rang on the morning to book a session and 2 hours later we were wetsuits up and paddling off the beach at Amble. Great session for adults and children. John was a good instructor and a great value session

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Hiya guys, first of all, sorry for the late response. Anyway I'm so pleased you had a great session & it was a pleasure to teach you...

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

My husband had a lesson for his birthday. He'd only ever tried surfing once before, many years ago, so would be classed as a beginner. John, the owner and instructor was friendly, patient and an excellent teacher. I'd definitely recommend using Northside Surf School and...More

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Hiya guys, first of all I'm sorry for the late response. I'm so pleased he had such a great time at my Surf School...!

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Nobody in our party had ever surfed before but all of our party would like to go again after our experience at Northside Surf. The owner and instructor John was a pleasure to deal with throughout our experience. His communication regarding dates, days and time...More

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Hiya guys, first of all sorry for the late response. I'm so pleased you had such a great time & you were a pleasure to teach..!

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We are a family of 4 who had never been surfing before and some of us were pretty nervous just squeezing into our wetsuits! But Jon is very patient, laid back and wants you to just have fun and enjoy the feeling of "riding a...More

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Hiya guys, first of all I'm sorry for the late response. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your Surf experience & had a great time...!

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Family of 6 on the paddle boards. choppy sea and windy. Jon offered to cut the session short and come back later as conditions not ideal but we stuck with it and had a ball. Kids loved it and were mostly standing by the end...More

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Hiya guys, sorry for the late response. I'm so pleased you all had a blast on the SUPs & you were all a pleasure to teach..!

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