We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Perranporth Surf School

| Perranporth Beach, Perranporth TR6 0JL, England
+44 7974 550823
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Surfing lesson

Excellent lesson, really enjoyed it, a great bunch of teachers. First time for both of us and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Meichele
,
Newport, United Kingdom
via mobile
great surf tuition

We have a really great teaching session with Nicko. He was a great teacher who really helped us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vicki H
,
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 146 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Catering for the individual needs of surfers(-to-be), since 2004, providing fun and informative lessons for all abilities, ages 7yrs and upwards. Whether it's your first lesson, or you just need a few tips on improving your skills, you can be assured that our instructors will provide a safe surfing environment, reliable advice and quality instruction. Uniquely situated directly on the beach throughout summer, our base is just 'a stone's throw' from the waves, quite literally! We are a fully insured surf school, regulated by and affiliated to Surfing GB, the National Governing Body for surfing in the UK. All our instructors are experienced and fully qualified Surfing GB coaches and beach lifeguards, meaning you are in good, safe hands.
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“surf school” (36 reviews)
“falling off” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
| Perranporth Beach, Perranporth TR6 0JL, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 7974 550823
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
Reviews (146)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent lesson, really enjoyed it, a great bunch of teachers. First time for both of us and although the weather wasn't the best it didn't ruin it. Tristan was our instructor for the afternoon and it was his first day at the Perranporth surf school,...More

Thank Meichele
gavkat, Manager at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you, Meichele, for taking time to submit your kind review! We are really glad you enjoyed your lesson with Tristan, who has recently joined our team on his merits as a friendly and experienced instructor. We are pleased to have him with us for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a really great teaching session with Nicko. He was a great teacher who really helped us develop surfing skills. He had a lovely way of teaching and made us feel confident and supported. He adapted the surfing lesson to our needs. All the...More

Thank Vicki H
gavkat, Manager at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Vicki, Thank you for your review! We appreciate your taking the time to submit one. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with Nico, and he will be pleased to read your feedback, I'm sure! We look forward to seeing you in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best place to learn surfing with top instructors at one of the best beach in CORNWALL. Great experience.

Thank Ramesh M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Booked a lesson for my husband and teenage daughter at the start of the week but due to the weather conditions and the surf school wanting the best experience for them it got postponed until a a few days later. The surf school ask for...More

Thank SDJJSK
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My first time touching a surf board was in April 2017 and my first experience was with Perranporth Surf School and the result is that I want to surf. Badly. I loved it! Surfing isn't easy (at least I didn't think so) but the instructor...More

Thank Efoodie2000
Perranporth Sur... S, Owner at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Hi Efoodie2000, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We are really pleased that your first experience was so positive, and that you felt inspired enough to continue learning to surf! We really hope you do continue, and perhaps...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Booked an introductory lesson for my daughters who have been bodyboarding many times but never surfed. As it is still 'winter' season, we started out at the surf shop on the high street where staff were very friendly and helpful. We were met by James...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

So friendly and suitable for all levels of ability. I picked surfing up easily and was progressed on to a hard board to challenge myself, my brother proffered the soft boards and just enjoyed surfing. Had an amazing holiday, would recommend the surf school highly....More

Thank KatieLouiseHope
gavkat, Owner at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review, Katie! We are very grateful for your returning to us, and we are pleased that you are still enjoying your surfing and making good progress with it! Keep surfing, and perhaps we will see you in Perranporth...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Well totally out this world fun worth every penny the team were ace and so layer back will be going for more next year when we go back. Easy step by step lessons not made to feel silly. A must for anyone wanting to get...More

Thank Andy J
Gavin W, Owner at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi jnksie, Many thanks for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed it and that you are looking to return again for more! We look forward to having you back! Best regards, Gavin

Reviewed 2 December 2016

My kids learned to surf this summer with Gavin and his team; I wish we'd done it sooner! Gavin and his instructors and friendly and professional. My kids loved it and are now hooked on surfing - we'll definitely be back! We highly recommend Perranporth...More

Thank Tracey_Kids
Gavin W, Owner at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi Tracey_Kids, Thank you so much for your kind review, and for your recommendation! We are really glad to hear that you found us to be professional and approachable and, of course, that your kids enjoyed it so much and have caught the surfing 'bug'!...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016

My 9yo son wanted to try surfing during our holiday in Cornwall. We were recommended Perranporth Surf School by a colleague and it was well worth the drive across, from our base in Looe. The best review for the team was that, after 2hrs -...More

Thank Kuthula
Gavin W, Owner at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Hi Kuthula, Many thanks for your kind and elaborate review! I'm so pleased that we met your expectations with regards to the care of your 9yr old son, and that he had such a good time, despite feeling a little cold! It's also great to...More

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Chrissy's Tearoom
320 reviews
.28 km away
Perran Dairy Ice Cream Parlour
289 reviews
.24 km away
Willow
455 reviews
.16 km away
The Watering Hole
1,066 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ticket to Ride Surf School
431 reviews
.10 km away
Perranporth Beach
1,441 reviews
.11 km away
Perranporth to St Agnes Clifftop Walk
61 reviews
.39 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Liz M
8 March 2016|
Answer
Response from Gavin W | Property representative |
Hi Liz, See reply to your other post. Thanks for getting in touch.
0
Votes
Liz M
8 March 2016|
Answer
Response from Gavin W | Property representative |
Hi Liz, Yes, although you can learn to surf during all tides at Perranporth, wave characteristics are generally more forgiving on an incoming or higher tide. During our low season (Oct-May) we will operate either a morning... More
0
Votes