Our Blog

20 Oct

Advanced Surf Coaching Course

We are extremely proud to be a centre of excellence for Surfing GB. This means that not only do we have the highest operating standards for delivering our surfing lessons, we are also able to be a training centre for the RLSS and ISA.

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06 Sep

Summer 2016

This season was our 20th anniversary and the anticipation of summer, schools breaking up and peak season arriving seemed to last forever. Once August arrived, it felt like it was all over in the blink of an eye.

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26 Mar

Princes Trust Go Surfing

To celebrate we have started working with a group of young adults completing a 12 week personal development program with the Trust in Barnstaple. We will be offering them work based placements, but to start things off we all went for a fun surf together at Croyde beach.

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14 Sep

September Swell

September and October are the two months of the year that surfers anticipate all year. Find out why in our latest blog from our instructor, Maddie Meddings

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02 Jul

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddleboarding is also known as SUP and our location on the coast of North Devon is the perfect spot to experience this activity suitable for the whole family and groups of friends.

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01 Jul

Never Too Old...

We have taught people of all stages to surf and every so often we come across a truly inspiring customer. Jackie is one of those customers who is a true believer that age is just a number. At 75 years of age, she has a real passion for surfing and has lessons with us every year during her annual holiday in Croyde.

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22 Jun

Goldcoast Oceanfest Toedipper Event

The weekend showcases an amazing variety of beach and ocean sports along with a music line-up into the evening. Over the Oceanfest weekend we run a couple of events geared towards introducing people to surfing at a grass roots level. The Oceanfest site is in a perfect location overlooking the beach and the stage has hosted an impressive list of performers over the years, among them: Ed Sheeran, Ben Howard, Bastille and Seasick Steve.

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24 Apr

Two Decades of Surf Lessons

We are almost a month into our 2015 season, and we have been blessed with some fantastic surf conditions and sunny weather to begin what is to be a very special year for us at Surf South West.

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14 Oct

Sports Star surfs with us in Croyde

It has been a fantastic season for us at our surf schools at Croyde and Saunton. Excellent weather brought record temperatures both on land and in the water, making it a memorable year for being on the beach surfing with all our amazing customers.

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29 Apr

Springtime Surfing

It is nearly May already, Easter has been and gone, and summer is well and truly on its way. Both our surf schools at Croyde and Saunton are open and operating surf lessons for all abilities.

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13 Feb

Sri Lanka Surf

With mellow waves, very warm sea temperatures, favourable climate and friendly locals, Sri Lanka is a surf destination that our guests always enjoy. We have operated surf holidays to many countries since our first surf trip in 1997 but Sri Lanka is by far our most popular.

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07 Feb

Winter Surfing in Croyde

Winter surfing in North Devon can offer amazing conditions and has many fans that are willing to brave the colder temperatures to enjoy the waves on offer.

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