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Northside Surf School

2 Coquetdale | Murco Petrol Station, Amble NE65 0RS, England
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Chris

We had a great surf lesson with John. Neither of us had surfed before and John was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ccook2703
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Paddle boarding

We rang on the morning to book a session and 2 hours later we were wetsuits up and paddling off the... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Stephen E
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Learn To Surf/Stand Up Paddle,lessons and courses for all ages. Lessons on various beaches along Northumberland coast...Private beach road access to exclusive wave spot!! KIDS Bodyboarding/Surfing parties,STAG n HEN parties, GIFT vouchers available. Wetsuit,surfboard and bodyboard Hire available...Also online shop selling all surfing equipment!!
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2 Coquetdale | Murco Petrol Station, Amble NE65 0RS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great surf lesson with John. Neither of us had surfed before and John was very knowledgeable and encouraging teacher. The waves for our original time slot weren't looking great but John was really flexible and rearranged to a more suitable time. Good...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We rang on the morning to book a session and 2 hours later we were wetsuits up and paddling off the beach at Amble. Great session for adults and children. John was a good instructor and a great value session

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hiya guys, first of all, sorry for the late response. Anyway I'm so pleased you had a great session & it was a pleasure to teach you...

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

My husband had a lesson for his birthday. He'd only ever tried surfing once before, many years ago, so would be classed as a beginner. John, the owner and instructor was friendly, patient and an excellent teacher. I'd definitely recommend using Northside Surf School and...More

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hiya guys, first of all I'm sorry for the late response. I'm so pleased he had such a great time at my Surf School...!

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Nobody in our party had ever surfed before but all of our party would like to go again after our experience at Northside Surf. The owner and instructor John was a pleasure to deal with throughout our experience. His communication regarding dates, days and time...More

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hiya guys, first of all sorry for the late response. I'm so pleased you had such a great time & you were a pleasure to teach..!

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We are a family of 4 who had never been surfing before and some of us were pretty nervous just squeezing into our wetsuits! But Jon is very patient, laid back and wants you to just have fun and enjoy the feeling of "riding a...More

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hiya guys, first of all I'm sorry for the late response. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your Surf experience & had a great time...!

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Family of 6 on the paddle boards. choppy sea and windy. Jon offered to cut the session short and come back later as conditions not ideal but we stuck with it and had a ball. Kids loved it and were mostly standing by the end...More

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hiya guys, sorry for the late response. I'm so pleased you all had a blast on the SUPs & you were all a pleasure to teach..!

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Brilliant morning. Great set up and instruction, good wet suites and boards and some very very happy punters.

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hiya guys, sorry for the late response. I'm so pleased you all enjoyed your experience, & you were a pleasure to teach..!

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Booked the Super SUP for myself and my three teenage children. Jon was a brilliant teacher, very patient and helpful, and the paddle boarding was brilliant - great fun, and huge laughs all round. We will be booking again next time we're up here, and...More

Thank Lisa W
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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hiya guys, sorry for the late response. Anyway, it was a pleasure to instruct you on the Super SUP & pleased you all had a blast..!

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Booked a course of 3 lessons for my granddaughter whilst she was visiting. All I can say is excellent service from my initial contact through to the final lesson. Jon was great and kaila loved it and came away surfing and wanting to do it...More

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Jon N, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hiya guys, first of all I'm sorry for the late response. It was a pleasure to teach your granddaughter & pleased she loved it...

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We travelled to Warkworth to meet John. The village is very picturesque and provided a perfect backdrop for our paddle boarding session. John arrives bringing all the equipment you need and all to a very high standard. He has endless patience and great enthusiasm. This...More

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AmbleRipper, Owner at Northside Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

It was a pleasure to take you guys out on the lovely Warkworth river tour. Regards, John

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