Coming away to Devon and want to learn a new skill? Why not give surfing a go? It is an amazing sport that so many enjoy across our coastland. Knowing where to start with surfing can be a little hard so we have provided you with a handy selection of surf schools in Devon that can guide you on your first few surfs.
Croyde Surf Academy
Our first surf school is Croyde Surf Academy, which is situated on the hill above Croyde beach which makes for a spectacular setting. The Surf Academy offers beginners courses, improver courses and private lessons. As well as surfing courses, Croyde Surg Academy offer paddleboard lessons and coasteering lessons. For more information on their lessons click here.
North Devon Surf School Westward Ho!
If you are looking to go with a group with lots of experience, then the North Devon Surf School is an excellent choice as they have been running surfing lessons since 1988. The surf school has a purpose building surfing centre that is only 50 metres from the beach. The family-run business offers lessons from a half-day through to 10 sessions or private lessons. They also offer paddleboard lessons and equipment hire. For more information click here.
Another excellent choice for a surfing lesson is Surf Saunton which is located at Saunton Sands beach. The surf school offers beginner lessons, 3 sessions, private sessions and group sessions. As well as the regular surf lesson, Surf Saunton has some other interesting lessons. They have a Land Rover Tour where they take you in their 11 seater Land Rover up the 3 mile beach and pick the best spot to surf! They offer Yoga and surfing for those who want to relax post surfing. For more information click here.
Wanting to head out for a surf? Why not check out our accommodation in North Devon and book a break this way.
Discovery Surf School Bigbury-on-Sea
If you head to the Discovery Surf School at Bigbury-on-Sea then you will be heading to one of the best surf schools in the UK according to Coast Magazine. The surf school is a family run business that is dedicated to providing top quality surf and SUP coaching. If you are looking for coaching then they have something for everyone from beginner’s classes, children’s classes, two-day classes, camp days, family sessions, advance sessions, private lessons and more! They really do have something for everyone. As well as surfing they offer paddle boarding, kayaking and equipment hire. For more information click here.
Bantham Surfing Academy
At Bantham Surfing Academy you can enjoy a beginner surf lesson where you will learn the basics on the ground before jumping in the sea and putting your new skills to practice. If you were looking for a more 1 on 1 support, then private lessons are a great choice for you and your family. As well as surfing, the surf school offers paddleboard lessons, kayaking and the hiring of equipment. For more information click here.
If you are thinking a surfing holiday to South Devon is just what you need, why not take a look at the accommodation we have to offer.