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Big Green Surf School

| National Trust Carpark, Crantock TR7 1LR, England
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Great Trip made all the more special with BGSS

Had a great 1st experience of surfing with the BGSS team. They were very welcoming to us as 1st... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
newshmoo
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London england
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Personal Coaching to a high level

We have had an excellent experience with the crew at Big Green. My wife loved her SUP lesson with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Strowgini
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Greenwich, London
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| National Trust Carpark, Crantock TR7 1LR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great 1st experience of surfing with the BGSS team. They were very welcoming to us as 1st timers as were the rest of the group. Crantock bay is an excellent location to surf with a very wide area to surf where you felt...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have had an excellent experience with the crew at Big Green. My wife loved her SUP lesson with Russ which was one-to-one after cancellations. She was so chuffed to be able to really make great leaps forward. I then had a fantastic surfing experience...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the kids to go for a 2hr surf lesson while we were on holiday for a week in Cornwall. Kids ages are 2 x 11 year olds and 2 x 12 year olds. This was the highlight of their holiday. The guy doing...More

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BigGreenSurf, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the kind review mate, your crew did so well and it’d be a pleasure to have them back anytime - they’re well on the way to becoming bona-fide surf dudes!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my first experience on a paddleboard, made easy by good instructors. I recommend the Big Green Surf School.

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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind review mate, stoked you enjoyed it and we look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

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

Thank Stefanie B
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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thanks so much mate - always a pleasure to have you here and to see you progressing year by year! Looking forward to catching a few waves with you in May!

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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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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

So stoked you enjoyed it, Ross would welcome you back anytime!

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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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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

An absolute pleasure, look forward to seeing you for another surf soon!

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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

Thank jesstom8994
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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

So glad you guys enjoyed it, Lou certainly enjoyed coaching you! We hope to see you again soon.

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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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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

So stoked you guys enjoyed the paddle, you certainly lucked into some of the best conditions of the year! Loads of fun to be paddling with all of you as a big group - look forward to seeing you again soon!

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