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surf - Up to 8 people


*Discounts are determined by group size.

Ability levels: Complete Beginner | Improver | Low-Level Intermediate

3 x 2hr morning/afternoon surf lessons lessons for families of two or more surfers with at least one participant between 7-16yrs. The 'Apprentice' package offers 6hrs of progressive learning over 3 days.

These family sessions are open-group lessons, so you may be grouped with other families or individuals who are of a similar standard and/or experience level. If you would rather have your lessons privately, with just your family and one instructor, please take a look at our PRIVATE LESSON rates.

Please note: The booking will be placed with the assumption that the course will run over consecutive days and at the same time slots, but if you wish to customise the days/times of your course, there will be an opportunity to do so in the "Any additional comments?" section of the booking process.

What to bring

  1. 'Slim-fit'/Lycra swimwear, to be worn underneath the wetsuit (i.e., no 'baggy' shorts)
  2. Towel
  3. Waterproof, high-factor sunscreen; although, we are happy to provide some to you.

CHILDREN <12YRS: 'Rock-pooling'/neoprene (soft rubber-soled) shoes or wetsuit boots are recommended for protection against weever fish. This applies to summertime only (May-Oct), as we provide boots during winter.

Physical requirements

  1. All participants must be able to swim at least 25 metres and should, under no circumstances, be under the influence of any alcohol, drugs or medication at the time of the lesson which may adversely affect their physical capabilities.
  2. All participants suffering any physical or medical conditions, illnesses or allergies, including any prescribed medications, should make us aware of any such conditions or requirements prior to the event.
  3. No-one should participate in any surfing lesson if they are pregnant or suffering from a heart condition.


  1. Meet & greet your selected instructor
  2. Allocation of equipment, wetsuit and surfboard at the surf school
  3. Three full 2 hour supervised surfing lessons
  4. Assessment of ocean conditions
  5. Beach/surf safety introduction
  6. Introduction to equipment and safe handling techniques
  7. Introduction to prone surfing
  8. Transitioning to feet, accelerating and stopping/falling safely
  9. Applying newly-developed skills to changing conditions and/or more progressive equipment
  10. Session debrief; skill assessment and goal-setting using the iAM Bands ability scheme


Standard: Guaranteed full refund if cancelling 72h prior.

You will be entitled to a full refund under the following circumstances:

  • If your booking is under £200 and you cancelled at least a full 24h prior to the activity start time.
  • If your booking is over £200 and you cancelled at least a full 72h prior to the activity start time.
  • If the centre cancels the activity at any time.

If the conditions on the day aren’t ideal but the activity is still taking place, refunds & rescheduling will only be provided under special circumstance

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Where we'll meet

We are located at Bathsheba Surf shop (early Sept-May half-term). On Perranporth’s high street.

Perranporth Surf School

Group discount available

£70 per person

Sun 20th - Tue 22nd Oct
10:00 - 12:00 every day · 5 spaces left
Thu 24th - Sat 26th Oct
14:00 - 16:00 every day · 8 spaces left
Fri 25th - Sun 27th Oct
14:00 - 16:00 every day · 8 spaces left

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