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Northside Surf School

110 reviews
About Northside Surf School
Learn To Surf / Stand Up Paddle,lessons and courses for all ages. Lessons on various beaches along Northumberland coast...KIDS Bodyboarding / Surfing / SUP parties, STAG n HEN parties, GIFT vouchers available. Wetsuit,surfboard, StantUpPaddle and bodyboard Hire available...Also online shop selling, surf / StandUpPaddle vouchers...
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All reviews paddle boarding great fun value for money an excellent teacher bamburgh beach two hours brilliant morning laid back kids aged his customers stand up paddle anyone who wants explained everything visiting the area no pressure local knowledge jon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both my son (12) and myself had a great surf lesson with John Nolan from Northside Surf! Friendly booking, super communications, great winter equipment provided, fantastic chilled out coaching technique and a beautiful Northumberland beach all ensured our December Surf Session was a total success!!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Glenn T
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent service from John, His patience in teaching two ten year old beginners was superb. They had a fabulous couple of days learning to paddle board and grasp the basics of surfing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Isobel M
Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Your more than welcome & so pleased they enjoyed..

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous time this morning learning to surf with Jon, what a good guy. Two hours of great fun in the North Sea which was most enjoyable. The waves were perfect for beginners and Jon was spot on. Would highly recommend. If you go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andy B
Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thank you for your feedback, much appreciated & get yourself that minimal / longboard.. :)

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Trying to keep three teenagers entertained is a challenge on most days, but I have to say contacted Jon to arrange surf lessons who was more than accommodating. The kids were in their element, he was informative, friendly and just fab with them. By the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Hiya - I’m soo pleased the kids had such fun riding the waves & thankyou for your feedback.. :D

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Had a 2 hour surf lesson with Jon. He was brilliant with our 3 kids aged 9, 7 and 5...we were straight into the water and he had all 3 standing up within the first few waves. Jon was really relaxed and encouraging. Awesome fun!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VicYerbs
Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Hiya guys, thrilled that you lot had a awesome time, you all did extremely well. Thanyou for your feedback..:D

Reviewed 6 August 2018 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jane T
Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Hi guys, soo pleasd you lot had a great time & thankyou for your feedback.. :D

Reviewed 3 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rosealeen D
Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Hi guys - I’m so pleased you all enjoyed your experience and for your feedback...

Reviewed 13 July 2018

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!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

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

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dfishcake
Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

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

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ccook2703
Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

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

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