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Address: Hobbs Hill, Croyde, Braunton, England
Phone Number: +44 1271 891200
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Amplify your "learn to surf" experience with the best 'Instructor...

Amplify your "learn to surf" experience with the best 'Instructor to Student' ratio of any Surfing Great Britain surf school. More attention for you, means you'll be learning faster and progressing sooner!

From individuals, kids, colleges, team building and stags and hens we have the surfing lessons to suit your needs. Lots of fun, on the beach and in the sand pit; we run 2 lessons a day at 9:30 and 1:30 but happy to arrange times to suit.

We supply all the equipment; with onsite changing facilities, toilets, and showers. Enjoy a warm drink, hot pasty or tasty ice cream from our shop after your surf.

Find us in the Old Cream Shop in the heart of the village.

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There is so many things to say about Croyde. The surf is some of the best in the world, the thatch pub is great, runs and walks!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016
Sjc997
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

There is so many things to say about Croyde. The surf is some of the best in the world, the thatch pub is great, runs and walks!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Surfers have their own area - great waves and swell of about 6 feet. Body boarders have their own area of the beach also. Very safe - lost of lifeguards and RNLI. Not very good for swimmers. The beach also has beach volleyball and is excellent for families - large sand dunes and rock pools to the sides of the... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We were lucky on both days body boarding. swell of 6 - 8 ft one day, 4 - 5 ft on another. RNLI patrolled. Small boards and swimmers kept segregated from large rigid boards. Very popular hence very crowded. Great, unusual surf!

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Nice sandy beach with rocks to the left as you look out to sea. When we were the wave were quite small so needed longer board. Good for beginners. RNLI Life guards in duty during day. They kept surf area to around half the beach. This meant thing get quite crowded in the water. Carrying board over dunes is hard... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place to surf and take a dip but it doesn't provide good facilities to change or shower after getting in the water. The toilets are filthy and there is an expensive charge for wifi (there's no signal by the beach).

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lyndonwakesurfschool, Owner at Surfing Croyde Bay, responded to this review

Hi Rock Princess, Unfortunately it appears you have reviewed croyde beach via our surf school. We have full changing facilities and beautiful sea views out of our hot shower. Also free high speed WIFI. If you wouldn't mind removing your review of croyde from our surf school trip advisor that would be fantastic or you can come and visit us... More 

Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We go every year wouldn't go anywhere else. Location breath taking and Lydon and his team very professional and amasing surfers. The whole experience from start to finish is A+++++. They totally look after the whole family from beginners to experienced surfers. Karen

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lyndonwakesurfschool, Owner at Surfing Croyde Bay, responded to this review

Hi Karen, Thank you for the lovely review and great compliments. It's always a pleasure to see you all and to take you out in the water is a joy. Look forward to seeing you again soon Lyndon & the team More 

Nailsworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Thank you Josh for a wonderful coasteering experience, we were a mixed ability group, Josh was very personable and attentive to our different needs making sure we all enjoyed the experience 'Top Banana'. We all Thought that it was value for money and that the whole experience was well run and organised, we were made to feel very welcome from... More 

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lyndonwakesurfschool, Owner at Surfing Croyde Bay, responded to this review

Hi Boogie B, Thank you very much for the lovely review of our coasteering experience run by Josh. I have passed it onto him and loved the feedback. Look forward to seeing you for some more adrenaline filled experiences very soon Lyndon & the team More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Really loved this beach. There are lovely grassy hills at the top of the beach, which also give you a good view of the area, if your willing to treck to the top. The beach is sandy and picturesque and there are amenities close by. We thoroughly enjoyed our day here with the family. I would definitely recommend a visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

This has been my third year of surfing with Lyndon, and each year is as good as the last. Lyndon's experience as a surfer in the professional arena is reflected in his teaching, providing professional, specific points to each member within the party. During our session he was able to correct my lacklustre technique, resulting in a consistent pop up... More 

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lyndonwakesurfschool, Owner at Surfing Croyde Bay, responded to this review

Hi Jonny, Thank you so much for taking the time out to write a review for us of your experience. It is such a compliment and a much appreciated one to hear your lovely views and opinion of our coaching. You all overcame one of the toughest thing in any sport which is to eliminate bad habits which you are... More 

London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

Loved it there, staff were friendly atmosphere was great. We couldn't have asked for more. We would definitely recommend it and return.

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lyndonwakesurfschool, Owner at Surfing Croyde Bay, responded to this review

Hi Lorraine, Thank you for your kind words. Was lovely having you and we are very glad that our fun filled atmosphere shone through. See you again very soon now our season is just kicking off. Many thanks All at SCB More 

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