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Address: Widemouth Bay, Bude EX23 0AW, England
Phone Number:
+44 1288 353693
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Standing in one lesson!

Introduced a friend to surfing for the first time and naturally went to Raven as always to take care of us. A few new faces around, but the same old mix of expert advice... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Introduced a friend to surfing for the first time and naturally went to Raven as always to take care of us. A few new faces around, but the same old mix of expert advice, attention to safety, and above all making everything fun meant that we all had a blast, and the newbie was up and standing within an hour!... More 

Thank DeeTeeLondon
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a two hour surf lesson with Abby from Raven Surf School and couldn't recommend her highly enough. We made noticeable progress through the session, all the while being given tips and helped to adjust our technique by Abby, whose enthusiasm and energy was evident throughout. All round a brilliant experience and one that we would definitely do again.

Thank Laytarn
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've tried a few surf schools over the years. This is definitely the best. The instructors were excellent, the equipment top notch and the surf was great fun. We had beginners and intermediate level surfers. The class was perfect for both. If you want to try surfing or improve your skills this is the school for you. Try it.

Thank Saurabh J
1 review
Reviewed 20 April 2017

As a pure beginner, Raven surf school was just fantastic. Good, succinct training followed by a lengthy and supervised time in the sea. Very fun and certainly ignited an interest in surfing - thank you!

Thank Chris M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

So great to have a female instructor! My daughter and her friend both aged 20 had a wonderful time. Well organised with clear guidance really recommend. Thank you!

Thank lynneyeo
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My sister and I used this surf school at widemouth beach. They were great, professional and friendly. All the kids were about to stand on the boards after the lesson and lots of fun was had trying :-). Definitely recommend them if your in the area.

Thank Ja14
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My boys aged 11 and 13 surfed with raven school last week and had a blast! Everyone was so friendly and down to earth and the boys loved both sessions. By the second one they were visibly more confident. Lots of thanks for fitting Us in last minute on both days! We will definitely recommend and hopefully be back!

Thank SharonLeeng
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My daughters (aged 15, 12, 8) have had several lessons here at Widemouth Bay over the past few Easter holidays, and every time we have come everyone has been very friendly and helpful. The lessons were easy to book (by phone) and to find. Our instructor today was Beth, who was really accommodating and enthusiastic. I was impressed at her... More 

Thank Jane F
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Raven Surf School has given our family a brilliant introduction to surfing! Beth and Toby were great instructors and gave lots of help in particular to our two children (aged 9 and 12). It felt like a very safe environment. Widemouth Beach is great. 🏄 I would highly recommend Raven Surf for any family looking for a great surfing experience.

Thank Ann C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Just returned from week in Widemouth Bay & surf lesson with Raven Surf School. Emily who looked after us was really excellent. As a family trying surfing for the first time my 2 girls have the bug & we will be back at Easter for sure. Excellent equipment, instruction & felt completely safe as we tried & tried to master... More 

Thank Ian B

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