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Lower Council Carpark, Bigbury-on-Sea TQ7 4AZ, England
+44 7813 639622
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Our two daughters (9 and 14) had a lovely private lesson with a Eva. It was our second lesson this year and the girls love surfing with her. She makes the lesson great fun, she encourages and motivates and they make great progress. Martin and...More

1  Thank Graham H
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic time with my family at Discovery Surf in Bigbury! After meeting the friendly team at the shop, we got into our wetsuits (which was amusing!) and headed across the beach with instructors Harry and Grace. We had a quick how to and...More

1  Thank Sophie S
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Opportunistic surf lesson whilst visiting Bigbury on holiday - 2 teens (16 & 14) received their first surfing lesson/experience. Grace was our group instructor and did a fab job of teaching them the basics and making sure they all had equal time/attention. Gear provided. We...More

1  Thank Justin S
Reviewed 11 August 2018

My family (2 adults & 2 teenagers) had a private family 2 hour lesson with Sophie. She was very friendly right from the start, even sharing sun cream with us which we hadn’t considered as the morning was overcast. Her instructions were easy to follow...More

1  Thank adejufin
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Rented a two person kayak and a Sup board whilst staying in Bigbury on sea Prices were good and training was available at extra cost Staff were friendly and helpful and gave advice The sea was calm so had great fun falling in from the...More

2  Thank craigg164
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

My boys aged 14 & 12 and myself enjoyed a morning private family surfing lesson this morning with Ava. We all really enjoyed the time, it was worth every penny & as a first time surfer I’d wholly recommend this experience. Both boys were standing...More

2  Thank photoboyuk
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Our children had a brilliant introduction to surfing with the one hour 'taster session' - just enough time to gain confidence on a surfboard and each one managed to ride a wave standing, by the end of the session. Our instructor Ben was excellent, many...More

1  Thank DaveJoEmilyHermione
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I've always wanted to learn to surf so I finally booked myself 4 two hours lessons with discovery surf this September. I had two instructors during those four days (Jess and Hazel) who impressed me with their knowledge, experience, patience and pure joy of being...More

1  Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My two daughters loved learning to surf with Discovery Surf School. Two 2hour lessons and they think they are ready for anything! Second lesson in horrible cold windy weather and they still loved every moment and didn't want to come out the water! Easy going...More

1  Thank Jason D
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Myself and my sister visited Torquay at the beginning of August for a 'mini break'. We arrived at Bigbury-on-Sea not having anything booked and Discovery Surf school were really accommodating and booked us in for a surfing lesson within the hour! We had a lovely...More

2  Thank Fran3006
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