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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 visited escape every attempt taking lessons complete beginner great equipment an awesome experience green waves excellent instruction whole team cannot fault his enthusiasm group lesson
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Reviewed 1 week 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 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We had a perfect stay at The Escape Surf School!! Perfect organisation and an awesome team, thank you so much! You guys do a great job, big recommendation :-))) Cheers Laura and David

Thank David S
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Headed down for a couple hours lesson on a Thursday and Friday And couldn't be happier with the lessons we got. We had Henry as an instructor both days and he not only taught us how to begin catching waves, but picked up on small...More

Thank vitriolboy
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Our first surf lesson as extended family all adults . Really helpful instructor , chatty and friendly and patient . Would definately recommend them and use again in the future

Thank Glittery D
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Came for the second time and had another great couple days of surfing. Really welcoming and enthusiastic instructors. Always attentive and hands-on. Have tried a couple of other places for lessons but Escape is the only place I feel like I make real progress. Will...More

Thank Lucy P
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Myself and my friend had two x 2 hour surf group lesson with Julian and Rueban, would highly recommend this place. Everyone is so friendly and they not only teach you how to surf, but explain what to look out for when in the water...More

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20 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.