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The Escape Surf School

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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“reuben”(4 reviews)
“thanks mike”(3 reviews)
The Escape Surf School is one of the longest running surf schools, in Newquay, Cornwall. We provide surf coaching at all levels, whether you are a complete beginners or have been surfing for some time, Escape Surf School can provide you with the...more
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35 Fore Street, Newquay TR7 1HD, England
+44 7810 805624
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All reviews surf school reuben thanks mike hot shower st christopher's inn taking lessons great equipment whole team green waves learn how group lesson an awesome experience excellent instruction equipment provided complete novice cannot fault his enthusiasm
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I just spent 4 days taking group classes and a private lesson with Escape and each one of their instructors helped me improve something on my position. Everyone is very passionate and that really helps when you starting. Thank you guys and specially to Reuben...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a really enjoyable week of surf lessons with Escape! The staff are all very friendly and super helpful. Our instructor Ruben had great attention to detail and took us to the “outback” within the week! Would definitely visit again.

Thank Robbie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I have been visiting Escape for lessons for a couple of years now, and the only phrase to describe the whole team and business is consistently excellent. Their revamped facilities are very comfortable, and the quality of coaching and customer care is...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this for some of our rugby team, so there were 11 x 16 year old lads and 2 coaches. I have to say that the guys were amazingly patient, knowledgeable and fun too. None of us had surfed before and at the end...More

Thank Sco77B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a series of group lessons (one a day!) and just had the most fun with patient and friendly instructors. How to surf was broken down into easy steps and very clear feedback on what to do to improve. The enthusiasm and experience was...More

Thank Navigate672370
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always take a surf lesson any time I visit a new beach, normally just get pushed on to a few waves and general encouragement, Escape is the only place I've been that truly teaches technique - excellent and friendly coaching for all ability levels

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

It was not the first time we have visited Newquay and Escape Surf School. As always great atmosphere, knowledgeable instructors, good quality equipment and lot of fun! Definitely recommended for everyone who wants to learn how to surf!!

Thank Tomasz C
Reviewed 30 September 2018

My friends and I booked a two hour surf lesson. The £35pp fee included surfboard and wet-suit hire as well as a group lesson and a small amount of 1 on 1 coaching in the water. All the staff we're friendly and informative. There were...More

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Went for two, two hour lessons with friends - very well organised and all equipment provided. First lesson on the Saturday was very busy and I felt that the teacher had to spread his time around too many people, however, the teaching was excellent and...More

Thank yuki1234
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We enjoyed our first surf lesson so much we booked on fr the next day! Amazing staff amazing experience. Will be back!

Thank Lewis M
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19 March 2017|
Response from MikeYoung70 | Property representative |
HI, thanks for your question, Usually 8 in the youngest we teach, but it really down to the size of the child (ie a tall 7 year would be OK.