Surfing in and around Newquay & Cornwall

Take to the waves on Cornwall’s north coast.

Cornwall – the home of surfing

Cornwall is synonymous with surfing and it has to be one of the county’s best known activities. Newquay’s Fistral beach and Watergate Bay are recognised worldwide for their swells and surf schools operate along the coast at several locations, ready for those seeking tuition or equipment hire.

Annual surf competitions are held at both beaches and summer wouldn’t be the same around Newquay without a few days of festival fever taking over.

However, surfing is great in all seasons and the variety of beaches and bays on the Atlantic north coast mean there’s always something new to experience.

Enjoy 50% off a half day surf lesson with O’Neill Surf Academy

Book a holiday with us and claim a voucher for 50% off a half day surfing lesson with the O’Neill Surf Academy at Watergate Bay.

Valid all year, the voucher has no exclusions, is valid for all members of your party and gives each person a half day surf lesson for just £17.50 instead of £35.

Cornwall’s longest running surf school, O’Neill was established in 2006 in conjunction with West Coast Surfari. Aiming to provide the best surf coaching for all abilities from age 6 upwards, experienced qualified instructors will guide you through board and wetsuit choices, surf zones and general beach information as well as provide you with a great surf experience.

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Half day lessons are taught in groups and usually last for 3 hours, starting at 9.30am or after lunch through to 4.30pm.

Whether you’re a novice or more advanced surfer, harnessing the power of the waves takes skill and practice but can be a great experience.

The academy staff will be able to guide you to the correct level of coaching according to ability and ensure you will be taught in a group of a similar standard.

Equipment, including wetsuits are available free of charge during lessons.

Book a surfing lesson

Book any of our holidays and at the time of booking just request a 50% off voucher for an O’Neill Surf Academy lesson.

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Harlyn Bay surfers

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