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Big Green Surf School

20 Tower Road, Newquay TR7 1LR, England
+44 7790 477099
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My favourite surf school

I have been surfing with Big Gren Surf School for over 5 years now and am coming back several times... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stefanie B
Brilliant 2hr + surf lesson

2 hr+ surf lesson at Crantock with Ross. Brilliant instructor and my son felt confident to give it... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Lin K
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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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At Big Green Surf School we pride ourselves in giving loads of personal attention in the water to ensure you're getting the most out of your surfing. We specialise in small groups (max 6 with 1 coach), simple and achievable techniques for all abilities, the best equipment available, incredibly passionate & experienced coaches as well as 2 of the best locations available for your Surf or SUP experience. You can now find us in Newquay at Base Surf Lodge where we can offer fantastic Surf & Stay packages at great prices, as well as our new base over at the National Trust's Crantock Beach where we are the only surf school! Perfect to find some quiet space during the busy peak summer. Come and join us and see what all the fuss is about!
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been surfing with Big Gren Surf School for over 5 years now and am coming back several times per year. Super happy with the equipment, location and surf coaches - very professional, friendly, supportive and fun. Recommended for both beginners and intermediate/advanced surfers,...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

2 hr+ surf lesson at Crantock with Ross. Brilliant instructor and my son felt confident to give it all a go and managed to stand . The calm and consistent teaching not and seemingly never ending patience helped him so much. Thank you

Thank Lin K
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Thanks guys. What a great lesson. Lou was able to quickly assess my ability and give succinct and direct pointers on how to improve. Within 2hrs I had made great progress. I thought the cost was very reasonable.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We were really nervous as to what to expect when we booked our first ever surf lesson with Big Green right in peak time but our instructor Lou was really supportive and explained everything perfectly. She completely put our minds at rest about being worried...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 2 families and with 3 pre-teen boys and 4 adults it is not always easy to find something that everyone wants to do together. Whilst it was an early start, up at 6.30am to be on the beach just after...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We had a family SUP lesson yesterday with Adam. Fabulous fun and a lovely instructor. SUPs are now on the Christmas list for my 11 year daughter and myself!More

Thank SarahHemG
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BigGreenSurf, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

So stoked that you enjoyed it - I'll pass the feedback on to Adam, I know he'll be buzzing that you were happy with the lesson! If you need any advice or anything about purchasing SUP's (or if Santa needs some assistance) then just give...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Our group really enjoyed our surf lesson with Lucas on the 13th of August. As well as being a really nice guy, he was so professional, attentive and really had an interest in teaching us beginners how to surf. I would definitely recommend this school...More

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BigGreenSurf, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thanks so much Sarah, we've been stoked to have Lucas on board this year, an awesome addition to the team! I'll certainly pass on your comments to him - so happy you enjoyed it and we look forward to seeing you again in the future!

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Today my friend and I used these guys for a paddle board down the Gannel estuary. I've never done this before but thoroughly enjoyed it. They are based on the national trust Crantock beach car park- so only a short walk with the board and...More

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BigGreenSurf, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks for the review guys - so glad that you enjoyed the tour and we look forward to seeing you for some surfing next year!

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Cornwall for a girls weekend and thought we would give surfing a go, I'd never been before so didn't know what to expect but I was definitely nervous! We had Ross at crantock teach us and he was great! The group was small...More

Thank Sophie C
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BigGreenSurf, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thanks so much for the great review - Ross said it was great fun to teach you guys! Look forward to seeing you guys back down here again to catch a few more waves.

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

We booked an evening paddle boarding with Dale. Having had some basic training on the beach we were straight in the water and paddling down river. Dale gave us tips on the way down as to how to improve our technique, and was there if...More

Thank Ian B
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BigGreenSurf, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thanks for the great review guys, it was an awesome evening on the Gannel, perfect end to the day! It was great to see how quickly you guys picked up all the techniques and it let us explore new areas of the estuary. Great fun...More

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