Learn To Surf

Learn To Surf

 Boardmasters Surf Lessons | Fistral Surf Lessons | Towan Beach Surf Lessons | Watergate Bay Surf Lessons

What's a week away in Cornwall without a sampling of the local delights? 300 miles of coastline wraps Cornwall acting as our natural playground with its spectacular beaches and pounding surf. You can get in the water at any point during the Boardmasters week; there are plenty of peaks along the length of Fistral and Watergate Bay... it's the best thing you'll ever do! 

 Whether you have lugged your land-locked board back to the beautiful Cornish coastline for the first time in years, want to lose your surfing virginity or are just in need of some surf hire, this is the place to be. You'll find all you need to know for any ability right here. Newquay is justifiably king of the UK surf scene, with consistent waves and a fantastic array of beaches to suit different tides, weather conditions, mood and ability. If you want to surf at Boardmasters this summer, we recommend checking out Fistral Beach, Watergate Bay, Towan Beach and Mawgan Porth 



Share the stoke and learn to surf with one of our Boardmasters packages below.


Located on the golden sands of Fistral Beach is Fistral Beach Surf School who will take you on your journey to become a Boardmasters surfer.



Perfect for beginners who are looking for an introduction to surfing, or those looking for a quick surfing fix.



Watergate Bay has some of the best waves to learn to surf in Cornwall, and it’s only a stonesthrow away from your tent.



FISTRAL BEACH SURF SCHOOL - Located on the golden sands of Fistral Beach is Fistral Beach Surf School, a family run business that has its doors open all year. The school offers surf, bodyboarding and stand up paddle boarding coaching to all ranges of abilities. Their dedicated and friendly team have over 20 years of experience and strive in providing professional coaching. Their equipment is carefully handpicked providing the best quality possible to ensure that you have maximum satisfaction, all equipment is included in the lesson prices. No matter what time of year Fistral Beach Surf School has you covered and you are guaranteed to be in safe hands.

FISTRAL BEACH SURF HIRE - Located next to the surf school Fistral Beach Surf & Beach Hire is a dedicated surf hire centre that takes immense pride in sourcing the best equipment. Stocking kayaks, SUPS, bodyboards and surfboards of all varieties, from beginner foamies to custom hard boards. Most recently the hire centre has stocked a wide range of softech surfboards and hybrid shred stick beater boards, which can be utilised in all conditions. You are guaranteed maximum enjoyment in the water and on the beach. Open all year ‘round the hire centre has all the equipment to keep you stoked and toasty no matter what the Atlantic Ocean throws at you, from toasty summers to frosty winters the hire centre has you covered.

ESCAPE SURF SCHOOL - The Escape Surf School is proud to offer a total surf experience in Newquay, the home of UK surfing. They have been operating for 13 years and provide surfing lessons 12 months of the year, 7 days a week. Their team of surf coaches, all ISA and RLSS qualified, led by 2015 British Masters Surf Champion & 2016 English Masters Surf Champion Mike Young, offer a lot more than just a standard surf lesson. 

NEWQUAY ACTIVITY CENTRE  - Newquay Activity Centre is your one stop destination for awesome outdoor ocean adventures in Cornwall. Whether you want to learn to surf, bodyboard, coasteer, stand-up paddle or even try out their legendary Super SUP, Cornish Challenge and Surf Survivor activities – these guys have it all!

BLUE SURF SCHOOL - We believe in the power of the ocean, & what better way to connect with the deep blue then by hitting the waves themselves. We are of the belief that everybody should experience surfing. At Blue Surf School, we take great pride in making sure that each lesson is as good as it possibly can be. For those of you that are trying your hand at catching your very first wave, it is our aim that you will walk away with a new passion that will stay with you for the rest of your life; keeping you fit, healthy and connected with nature. All of our lessons are taught at the beautiful Watergate Bay, just 15 minutes from Newquay on one of the best equipped beaches in Britain - boasting 3 miles of stunning sandy beach and breath-taking views.   

QUIKSILVER SURF SCHOOL - Overlooking Cornwall’s most famous surf destination - Fistral Beach - the Quiksilver Surf School is the ultimate surf school in Newquay. Whether you are looking for surf lessons, surfboard hire, surf holidays or group surf packages they've got it covered, alongside a surf shop where you can buy the latest Quiksilver and Roxy or hire surfboards and wetsuits.

The Newquay surf school is well equipped to run all year round with hot showers, lockers, up-to-date kit and cracking views of Fistral Beach. The main focus on lessons is getting up and surfing with confidence, style and a big smile on your face. Their lifeguard-trained, Surfing England/ISA accredited instructors know how to strike the perfect balance of fun, surf safety, direction and practice. Quiksilver Surf School Newquay assist all levels of surfers - from total beginners to advanced waveriders.

Not content with just being learn-to-surf-specialists, they also offer coasteering in Cornwall. If you haven’t tried it before, you’ll love the extra buzz from climbing, sea level traversing and free-falling off rock faces into the sea! Bodyboard lessons and Stand up paddle board rental and lessons are also available.

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