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The North Devon Surf School

Beach Lodge Pebbleridge Road, Westward Ho, Bideford EX39 1HN, England
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Surfing at the Ho!

We had a long awaited big family weekend at the Ho ! I persuaded eleven of the family to have a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bloom98
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Dudley, United Kingdom
North Devon surf school.

My granddaughters attended the surf school they had a brilliant time. The staff were really good... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
junehawker
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Bideford, United Kingdom
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The West Country's No1 award winning Surf School! Awarded the 'Centre of Excellence' by Surfing England, The North Devon Surf School strives to offer the very best that there is in Surf and Stand Up Paddleboard lessons. We are a purpose built Surf School just 50 metres from Westward Ho! Beach, and rated 'Excellent' for our heated changing rooms , hot shower, surf shop and cafe facilities, you simply wont find better! Group and private lessons available daily as well as a large fleet of surf and paddleboard hire. Open 7 days a week.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Beach Lodge Pebbleridge Road, Westward Ho, Bideford EX39 1HN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a long awaited big family weekend at the Ho ! I persuaded eleven of the family to have a group surfing lesson . Wow - what a great three hours we had ! Andy and John were our instructors - they were very...More

Thank Bloom98
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My granddaughters attended the surf school they had a brilliant time. The staff were really good and put them at ease. All the equipment was good quality.

Thank junehawker
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our third visit to North Devon Surf School and we still wouldn't think of going anywhere else. Great instructors and friendly staff. Love it.

Thank Coffekay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well these guys did it again! Managed to get all 15 of us up at some point on our feet! That’s a mixed bunch of abilities and ages 10-65 yrs old keen novice to 1st timer. Justin, Emma and the team are superb friendly happy...More

Thank Tim D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My twins had a surfing lesson this year after only having ever done this once before, they managed to learn really quickly and the staff were very knowledgeable and helpful. Thank you.

Thank nikkic535
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a private lesson for me and my 6 year old son. We wanted to try something new and have never surfed before. Our instructor (Charlie) was amazing - my son had initial nerves and didn't want to even go into the water but...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My two (10 and 8 years) had a wonderful time. Both managed to stand up at least 10 times and they really felt that they were real surfers! The staff were so knowledgeable and helpful. I would highly recommend!

Thank Joanna L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just the best time possible, great instructors (shout out to Andy who was amazing), wonderful location, fabulous customer service - just a top top team of people and overall a top operation. 10/12yr old boys had a blast and Dad too. Everything you could ask...More

Thank Jules B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great well organised surfing centre with fabulous instructors in beautiful location. Good range of resources - kids 10-12 had a ball.

Thank estherblock
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly from the initial call through to the lesson. A great setup and engaged with the kids from the start. Well worth the visit!

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Karen C
7 June 2015|
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Response from North Devon S | Property representative |
Hi Yes we are based in North Devon and the far end of the beach accommodates wind and kite surfers. Hope this helps. Emma
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