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Welcome to Cornwall, the home of British Surfing. This is where it all began back in the 60s when a bunch of travelling Aussies introduced Malibu style surfboards to the beaches of Newquay. With a unique and beautiful coastline and over 400 beaches, there’s no surprise Cornwall has become a mecca for British surfers. And with a 270 degree swell window offering waves in a wide variety of conditions, Cornwall has arguably some of the most varied surf in the world. With so many beaches, it’s no surprise there are so many Surf Schools here, offering Surf Lessons for all abilities, from absolute beginners to expert surf coaching.

Surfing all year round in Cornwall is not a problem. With recent innovations in wetsuit technology, there’s no reason for you to get cold even in deepest darkest winter months. Having said that, if you’re going to book a surf lessons from November to March, it’s worth checking the surf school has proper winter wetsuits and boots/gloves available.

Surfing on the North Coast of Cornwall

Facing directly into the Atlantic, the North Coast of Cornwall receives more swell than anywhere else in the UK. This means Surf Lessons are rarely cancelled due to lack of swell but can occasionally be cancelled due to severe conditions. Most Surf Schools offer lessons during the main season from April to October, but more and more Surf Schools are opening all year round.

Surfing on the South Coast of Cornwall

The South Coast, by comparison, offers more sheltered conditions with many more coves and fishing villages to explore. Away from the onslaught of the full Atlantic force, the South Coast of Surf Lessons in much calmer conditions. Surf Schools on the south coast will often offer a wider variety of activities such as Kayaking, Coasteering and Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP).

Smart Surf School

Smart Surf School

The Blue Lagoon, Sennen Cove, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 7DF 5
Based at Sennen Cove Cornwall, Smart Surf School is a small family business run by the pro surfing Smart brothers. All of which are former experienced beach lifeguards and national level surfers including a British champion. Open since the year 2000, ...

Sennen Surfing Centre

Sennen Cove, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 7BT 5
The award winning Sennen Surfing centre is one of the longest running surf schools in the UK. Situated right on the golden sands of Sennen beach on the west coast of Cornwall, there is no better place to learn. Situated less than ...

St Ives Surf School

Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1JZ 5
St Ives Surf School is highly regarded as one of the best places to learn to surf in Cornwall. At St Ives Surf School not only do we run fantastic surf lessons we also provide SUP, Coasteering and sea kayaking ...

Escape Surf School

35 Fore Street, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1HD 5
At the Escape Surf School our aim is to give everyone an insight into the surfing lifestyle. You will experience professional surf lessons run by one of our BSA qualified coaches. For most of our students the first lesson is ...

Perranporth Surf School

Bolingey, Perranporth, Cornwall, TR6 0DE 5
The stunning Cornish village of Perranporth is located approximately 10 miles south of Newquay, and is one of the finest surfing locations in Cornwall. The beach, which extends to around 3 miles in length at low tide, offers a variety ...
Westcountry Surf School

Westcountry Surf School

Watergate Bay Car park,Newquay,Cornwall,TR8 4AD,GB 5
Westcountry Surf School is a fun, personal and professional surf school based in Newquay, Cornwall. We are a family operated surf school and we want you to feel part of our surfing family after your first surf lesson. As well ...

Shore Surf School

73 Loggans Road, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5BH 5
Shore Surf School is a Surfing GB Approved Surf School. We are not only the most established mobile surf school in the area but also run daily lessons from our Surf Centre of Excellence at St. Ives Bay Holiday Park ...
Big Green Surf School

Big Green Surf School

Tower Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1LR 5
Here at Big Green Surf School we pride ourselves on giving personal attention in the water. By keeping group sizes small we can ensure that your coach sees each and every wave you catch and can give you instant feedback ...

Freewave Surf Academy

Widemouth Bay, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 0AD 5
Freewave Surf Academy is Bude’s premier surf school and lifeguard training centre. Enjoy a range of fantastic surfing experiences based at the famous surfing beach of Widemouth Bay on the North Cornwall coast. We have packages such as taster surf lessons, surf ...

Global Boarders Surf School

Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 5
Global Boarders Surf School and Vacations, an award-winning surf company based in Cornwall since 2006. Located on some of Cornwall’s most spectacular beaches, Global Boarders delivers professional surf tuition to tourists and members of our local community on the glorious ...