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Address: Putsborough/Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe EX34 7BZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1271 871337
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The Nick Thorn Surf School is located in Woolacombe and runs surf and stand...

The Nick Thorn Surf School is located in Woolacombe and runs surf and stand up paddle board lessons of Putsborough Beach. Located in the car park in a Yellow Surfers World van with a friendly cafe toilet block the showers!

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Great relaxed tuition

What a fabulous morning we had with Nick and his wife On a hen do 13 of us all different abilities Nick was fun & enthusiastic always encouraging and great gave tuition I know... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sarah H
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous morning we had with Nick and his wife On a hen do 13 of us all different abilities Nick was fun & enthusiastic always encouraging and great gave tuition I know that the tides can be very dangerous and at no time did I feel vulnerable Would definitely recommend

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Nick is a great and relaxed instructor. Really enjoyed and and can only recommend who want to learn or improve his surfing skills.

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Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this review

Many thanks More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We are two 20 year old girls, we had three sessions with Nick and hired some boards for an afternoon. Nick was a good laugh and a really friendly guy. We had never surfed before and if he managed to get us standing, he must be able to get anyone standing. The location was great as it wasn't over crowded... More 

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Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this review

Had some great fun and awesome weather. Hope you keep surfing More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

My mother (59), two boys, 10 and 12 and I had two morning surf lessons with Nick in July and couldn't believe he had two of us standing by the end of the first morning. Really great tuition and kit. We returned last week and hired boards from Nick at Putsborough Beach, which for beginners are much easier to use... More 

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Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this review

Had a great fun coaching you guys. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Booked a Stand up Surfboard lessons for the teenagers. Lovely beach and good instructors. Nice one Nick & Mark.

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Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the SUP experience. Lovely part of the world. Hope to see you again soon More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

For anyone of any ability I would highly recommend! Such friendly, helpful instructors, a beautiful spot to learn - couldn't be better. Thank you all for a fantastic experience - will definitely be back again & again! Kids LOVED it! So did Lenny our mascot! X😊

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Nick T, Owner at Nick Thorn Surf School, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feed back. Look forward to seeing you guys again soon. Keep the stoke. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Always really friendly and helpful, have been attending several years running with young people and scouts. A great day in the sea, always a popular activity with the kids and they love telling friends/family that they can stand up!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

We have used Nick three years in a row for not only for surf tuition, but also coasteering. His team are great fun and talented teachers. We always check in with him soon as we arrive for whitsun.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Great one-to-one lesson at Putsborough. Lots of really helpful tips which have been put to good use! Highly recommended - thanks very much!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Great fun with Tom this morning despite the challenging off shore breeze at the beach. We all had a cracking time and great balance between fun and safety. As a PE teacher this was a good as it gets! Water warm too! Thank you so much; we'll be back for more!

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