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Woolacombe Surf Centre

5 Barton Court Barton Road | Shop 5, Barton Court, Woolacombe EX34 7BA, England
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Two hour surf lesson

We had our first surf lesson. There was only two of us in the group. Garry is a great instructor... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jonn-paul
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
First surfing lesson

Had a amazing time out with jake the Awesome instructor at wolacombe surf school, who has now... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
harrietelizabeth2018
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Woolacombe Surf Centre is Woolacombe's highest rated & qualified surf school / water sports provider! Professionally run & based in the heart of Woolacombe, North Devon. WSC is accredited as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ by Surfing England, the highest attainable level. All our coaches are fully qualified instructors & beach lifeguards with many years coaching experience with a true passion for surfing and watersports. We operate our surf lessons on the beautiful Woolacombe Beach, awarded the best beach in the UK 2015 & 2016. With 3 miles of golden sand facing the Atlantic we have a great learning environment for surfing. Our kayaking and coasteering trips are hosted on the breathtaking coastline of North Devon. We also offer top quality surf hire equipment, from surfboards, bodyboards, wetsuits right through to stand up paddle boards (SUP'S) and kayaks. All sessions are 2.5 hours long which include all equipment required and coaching throughout, we also take photos (FREE) with our in water camera to immortalise you finest surfing moments!
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“great fun” (17 reviews)
“surf lessons” (9 reviews)
“group lesson” (3 reviews)
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5 Barton Court Barton Road | Shop 5, Barton Court, Woolacombe EX34 7BA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had our first surf lesson. There was only two of us in the group. Garry is a great instructor and a chilled out person, very easy to get along with. I would recommend Woolacombe surf centre. The wet suits are good and so are...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a amazing time out with jake the Awesome instructor at wolacombe surf school, who has now bought back my confidence on a board! Loved the whole two hours shame it went so quickly! I could of carried on.. If you are wanting to go...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a great morning with WSC! Everyone was super friendly and it’s clearly transparent how much they enjoy their jobs! Jake was such a great instructor, taught me more in 2 hours, than what I had attempted to self-teach over the course of a few...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our first surf lesson we have ever had and the staff were so knowledgable,friendly and patient throughout our whole experience,me and my partner loved it here so much that we have already booked up our second lesson of many! A must of anyone who is...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There were only 4 of us in the group. We were all fairly different levels but the instructor did a great job of giving everyone some attention. Relaxed, but there was plenty of detailed instruction to help me improve as I wanted it. Had a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gary put on an amazing service for a Resurface retreat I was putting on in Woolacombe. Everyone had a blast as they were taken through the basics, learned to stand up, turn, shown some great water games and set themselves the goal of doing a...More

Thank Josh D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant afternoon out with Woolacombe Surf Centre. Felt very relaxed with friendly staff who have a great sense of humour, really had a lot of fun. These guys know their stuff, very knowledgeable and took our safety very seriously. Couldn't have picked a better afternoon...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second year running we had booked a surfing lesson with Woolacombe Surf Centre and we will be back again next year! On both occasions these guys have been fun and friendly whilst ensuring that everyone is safe and enjoying themselves. I thoroughly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had surf lessons before but never had such friendly professional coaching as we received at Woolacombe Surf Centre, We progressed so much more than ever before. The photos taken with the in water camera were a bonus too. Thanks guys will sure be...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was our first surf lesson staff were great from start to finish would definately recommend to anyone

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Andrew P
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Response from g7kng | Property representative |
Hi Andrew, Apologies for the late reply, I have only just seen this message and did not get a notification of it for some reason. Sure its too late now, we have just opened (19th Feb). Apologies again I will look into why I... More
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