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NEWQUAY SURF LESSONS | BEST SURFING LESSONS IN NEWQUAY

LEARN TO SURF IN NEWQUAY | NEWQUAY SURFING

BOOK YOUR NEWQUAY SURF LESSONS TODAY & JOIN US IN THE HEART OF THE UK SURF SCENE

Surrounded by no less than 10 beaches and bays, Newquay's coastline is littered with surfing possibilities. It's the surf capital of the UK and the home of British surfing. In the heart of Newquay's abundance of beaches lies Towan Beach & Fistral Beach and where you'll find us delivering our surf lessons.

For many people visiting, our Newquay surf lessons are the best way to get a taste of the Cornish surf. Whether you're new to surfing or looking to improve your skills, surf Newquay with us and enjoy the best beaches in the UK. You can join our daily surf lessons as an individual, with a partner or small group of friends. You don't need any prior experience and is a great introduction to surfing.

You can book our popular taster Newquay surfing lessons quickly using the calendar or have a look at some of our speciality surf lessons below. Join our surfing school in Newquay and start your surfing journey today!.

OUR SURF LESSONS IN NEWQUAY | UNFORGETTABLE NEWQUAY SURFING FOR ALL LEVELS...
Learn with a leading surfing school Newquay!

Welcome to Cornish Wave Surf School. We've been delivering surf lessons in Newquay since 2012 and are proud to be a leading Newquay surf school. Join us for taster lessons, private family sessions or our famous Surf & Yoga Retreats, Adventure Weekends & 4 Night Surf Camps at our private campsite.

Ready to ride the waves in the surf capital of the UK? Immerse yourself in the intoxicating world of Newquay surfing alongside our seasoned instructors in the heart of the UK surf scene. Whether you're a beginner eager to catch your first wave or looking to progress your skills, we're the only surfing school in Newquay with its very own campsite accommodation and lessons tailored to your level. Join us for beginner and progressive surf lessons in Newquay's stunning turquoise waters. Book your spot today and surf Newquay with Cornish Wave Surf School.

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Taster Lesson

2 Hours

Ages 8+

All Equipment Provided

Our small group surf lessons in Newquay are a great way to get an introduction into surfing and enjoy time on the beach in a safe environment. Book as an individual, couple or with friends and family. Our Newquay surf lessons are not to be missed!

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Surf Weekends

2 Nights

All Ages

Surf & Stay

SURF WEEKENDS & RETREATS
(Limited Spaces £289pp)

Hosted from start to finish, our surf weekend camps are perfect for solo travellers, couples, and friends. Includes 2 nights camping + 3 surf sessions. Our surf weekends & camps offer a super social atmosphere and everything you'd expect from a weekend packed with adventure activities and surf.

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Surfing Holidays

4 Nights

All Ages

Surf & Stay

4 NIGHT SURF CAMPS
(Limited Spaces £459pp)

Join us for our exclusive 4-night surf camps in Newquay, Cornwall. Proud to be the only surf school with our very own campsite, spend four nights at our private surf camp, where you'll enjoy expert guidance, video feedback & theory sessions. Hosted from start to finish this is the ultimate surf camp in the UK.

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Surf Day

2 Hours

Ages 8+

8 People Maximum

NEWQUAY SURF DAY

Our Surf Day Package includes a group surfing lesson and use of the equipment from our surf hire shop for the rest of the day, maximising fun!

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Couples Surfing

2 Hours

Ages 8+

Big Groups Welcome

COUPLES SURF LESSONS

If you're looking for things to do whilst visiting Newquay, our Private Couples Surf lesson is a great option. The session is two hours long and includes all the kit.

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Private Lessons

2 Hours

Ages 8+

8 People Maximum

PRIVATE SURF LESSONS

A great option for both small or large groups. Private lessons allow you to hire your own surf coach and tailor the lesson to perfectly suit your needs and requirements. Discounts available for large groups!

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Surf Package

2 Hours

Ages 8+

8 People Maximum

TWO SURF LESSONS & FREE HIRE

Book two progressive surf lessons now & get free hire for whenever you choose. Get the most out your time in the Cornish surf with two surf lessons to help boost your surf skills and maximise your time in the sea.

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Activity Package

Two 2 Hour Sessions

Ages 8+

All Equipment Provided

SURF & COASTEERING BUNDLE
(Save 10%)

Enjoy a 10% discount on our most popular package! Maximize your Newquay adventure with unlimited free surf hire to use whenever you like. Dive into both surfing and coasteering and make the most of your visit.

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Private Family

2 Hours

Ages 6+

8 People Maximum

FAMILY SURF LESSONS

An ideal activity that's perfect regardless of the weather. Guaranteed to be an experience and bring the whole family together for a memorable time in the Cornish surf.

SURF LESSONS NEWQUAY | WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN TO SURF IN NEWQUAY

At Cornish Wave, our surf instructors are professionals holding memberships and qualifications with Surfing England and Surf Life Saving GB. We are proud to be an accredited provider of surf lessons with Surf England, the UK's national governing body for surfing.
  Our seasoned surf coaches undergo rigorous training and assessments in various water disciplines, complemented by our legendary ongoing in-house training programs. We hold one of the few beach licences to operate on Towan Beach, known for its ideal conditions for beginners due to its calmer waves. We also conduct lessons on Fistral Beach, adapting daily to the best surf conditions to ensure optimal tide and wind for your session.
 
Our surf school is based in the heart of the Newquay surf scene, where all of our surf lessons are delivered in a relaxed yet structured atmosphere by qualified and experienced surf school coaches. Here at Cornish Wave we're not just powered by the waves; we're motivated by our respect for the sea and the beautiful coastline we call home.
 
With its breathtaking coastline, consistent swells, and vibrant surf culture, Newquay is a surfer's paradise. Newquay is renowned for its spectacular beaches, including Fistral Beach, Towan Beach & Watergate Bay, which have been attracting surfers and holiday makers alike for years. With its excellent facilities, diverse accommodation options, and vibrant nightlife, Newquay provides the perfect backdrop for a surfing adventure.


 

YOUR BEGINNER SURFING GUIDE

All you need to know about learning to surf, before you join our surfing lessons in Newquay…

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OVER 1500 FIVE STAR REVIEWS ON Trip Advisor, Airbnb & Google ★★★★★
 
Ranked among the best surf lessons in Newquay, we are committed to delivering excellent activities and real value for money. Our policy is built on trust, honesty, and common sense and if, for any reason, we fall short of your expectations, rest assured with our 100% Stoked Guarantee.

We will refund your money.
 

REVIEWS FROM OUR BEGINNER SURFERS AFTER THEIR NEWQUAY SURFING LESSONS


”Best surfing lessons in Newquay with the kindest instructors guiding you every step of the way!” & "Great first surf lesson. Was a lot of fun and Victor was a fun, kind and knowledgeable instructor. Thanks"

NEWQUAY SURF LESSONS SURFING ETIQUETTE?

To get the most out of our Newquay surf lessons and ensure your safety as well as that of your fellow surfers, it's essential to understand surf etiquette. Here are some key tips specifically for surfing in Newquay.
With our Newquay surf lessons we'll give you our top tips on etiquette, our coaches are on hand to help guide and give understanding to the world of surf etiquette, but here’s our quick surf etiquette checklist.
 
→ SURF BETWEEN THE BLACK & WHITE FLAGS:
Surf schools and people learning to surf will need to use the area between the black & white flags.

→ HOLD ON TO YOUR BOARD:
Always keep hold of your surfboard, even if you wipe out. Letting your board go can be dangerous to other water users.

→ GIVE PEOPLE SPACE:
The learn to surf zone can get busy. Try to give people some space and be mindful of other surfers, whether they are on a surf lesson or not.

→ APOLOGISE TO OTHERS:
We're all learning! If you make a mistake, like accidentally getting in the way of someone, apologise. It’s the best way to maintain harmony in the water.

→ HAVE FUN & STAY SAFE:
Remember that everyone is out to enjoy themselves. Keep it light, have fun, and prioritise safety above all else.


 

WHAT OUR SURF SCHOOL PROVIDES

We provide everything you need to make the most of your surf experience in Newquay. Just bring swimwear, flip flops and a towel. You'll be able to store your belongings at the surf school while on your lesson.
 
→ Wetsuits & Surfboards
→ Secure Storage for Valuables
→ Changing Rooms & Showers
→ Expert Guidance

WANT TO CARRY ON SURFING AFTER YOUR LESSON?

Once your lesson wraps up, you’ll be itching to ride more waves, and luckily, the surf doesn’t have to stop there. Make sure you "add surf hire for after your lesson" when you are chekcing out. It's only £15pp and can be used any day. If you join us on another day for more surifng, you're welcome to hire equipment, store belongings and soak up the surf scene from the many cafes and views of the coast.



SURFING LESSON FAQ'S

Yes, you’re welcome to bring your own wetsuit. We provide great C-Skins wetsuits which are included in your lesson price. We use different wetsuit thicknesses depending on the time of year.

Yes sure - If it's a surfboard you’re comfortable using please bring it along. Alternatively, we have a massive range of differing shapes and sizes, again included in the lesson price.

For our Group Taster Surf lessons the minimum age is 8 years old. We offer private family lessons for families with younger children.

We’d suggest using daily contact lenses in the surf. Glasses tend to steam up and fall off eventually. If you really need to wear your glasses, you are welcome to.

Yes, we do ask that you can swim a minimum of 25 metres. You don't need to be a strong swimmer, and you won’t be swimming during your session. You will be surfing from waist depth back to the shore.

Nooo, you’re never too old to start surfing if anything surfing keeps you young! Come and join us.

Newquay is a great place for beginners and intermediate surfers. Big wide sandy beaches, options for gentle or not-so-gentle waves and of course the countless bays and coves make Newquays surfing beaches a great choice.

Typically, one or two introductory surf lessons are enough to give you the basics of surf safety and give you the basic techniques and understanding of how to catch a wave, pop up and ride back to the shore. Of course, there's plenty more to learn!

Surfing is one of the most physical and technical sports to learn. It’s also one of the most enjoyable. Learning simple techniques can help jump your learning ahead and surf in safety.

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