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Award Winning Surf Lessons In Croyde Croyde Surf School

Learn from the best. We’re Croyde's original, gold standard surf school, adaptive surf centre and Surfing England Training Centre of Excellence,
providing a variety of water sports tuition for everyone.

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Join us for coasteering

Explore the foreshore by cliff jumping, rock gully swimming, cave exploring, wave riding, sea level traversing and rock climbing. Coasteering is an exhilarating way to discover the North Devon coastline and it’s wildlife. One for all the family to enjoy and suitable for all fitness levels and ages.

Get qualified

Now that surfing is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, both surf coaching and beach lifeguarding are considered legitimate career options. As a Surfing England School of Excellence, when you gain your certifications through us, you can be assured they’ll be globally recognised at the highest level.

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Get Merch

Inspired by Croyde’s healthy beach lifestyle, our SSW surfing hoodies, hats and t-shirts come in a range of colours and styles. There’s something for everyone.

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Surf Adventures

Join us on surf adventures to the world’s finest surf breaks. We’ll take you to fantastic waves suited for all abilities and provide tranquil accommodation located in beautiful turquoise bays.

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Get up-to-date

Stay up-to-date with all the surfing news in our monthly surf blogs. We’ve got great surf stories, water sports tips plus all the local Croyde banter.

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What our customers are saying

"One of the best surf schools I’ve seen and been to! A fantastic set up and instructors that care rather than use it for a 2 hour personal surf session ... brilliant"

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"We had an amazing time at Surf South West a couple of months ago, our instructor was so lovely and patient! We will be returning again soon and can’t wait! Thank you for a really positive first surfing experience it’s made us love it! Would highly recommend!"

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"I had a great lesson at Surf South West! It was my first time surfing and it was a brilliant experience, thanks to the clear and informative instructions and enthusiasm of my instructor! I will definitely be booking more lessons next time I'm in Croyde, and would highly recommend!"

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