Fistral Beach Surf School
Based on Fistral Beach, the Home of British Surfing, there is no better place to enjoy surfing the Cornish waves. Open all year Fistral Beach Surf School has the largest selection of surf hire in the UK, and a team of instructors dedicated to making the most of everyone’s time in the water.
With lessons for families, groups and individuals available, whatever your ability you can enjoy surfing at the Home of British Surfing. All of our lessons include all of the equipment you need and last 2 hours, whether you have a private or group lesson.
Our team of highly skilled and trained surf instructors can coach a range of abilities from beginners to competitive surfers. All our instructors are qualified beach lifeguards and surf instructors, alongside being experienced surfers and watermen themselves, the team includes a national longboard champion. With their water experience it means everyone surfing with us can focus on having fun, while knowing they are surfing in a safe setting.
As the only surf school based on Fistral Beach we make sure we make the most of your water time as we only need to wander down to the water’s edge with your surfing equipment. In the water we pride ourselves on our coaching style. Every coach always focuses on giving each surfer individual feedback and helping everyone to make improvements relevant to their own ability.
All our equipment has been carefully selected and tested; from our beginner surfboards to our thermal rash vests. This means that we always have the right equipment available whatever the time of year and weather!
Our group lessons have a maximum of 8 people to 1 instructor, the minimum age on group lessons is 8 years old. If you decide to have a private surfing lesson then it will just be your booking and the instructor, the minimum age is from 5 years (dependent on swimming confidence).
Lessons are adapted to individual surfing experiences; concentrating on making the most of the water-time and providing feedback and assistance to all surfers.