• Family Surfing Lesson Cornwall by Andy Holter

Welcome to The Surf Club!

The Surf Club Cornwall is a leading provider of surf lessons in Cornwall. It’s the only surf school at Mawgan Porth beach run by a professional surfer.

Founded in 2006, this family friendly surf school is led by Nick Tiscoe, a current UK Pro Tour surfer and expert ISA Level 2 Instructor. We specialise in family, small group and private surf lessons in Mawgan Porth – our qualified instructors will help you feel confident riding the waves, with as much fun as possible!

Proudly sponsored by O’neill

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Surf lessons in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall

Learn to surf or advance your surfing technique! Our team offers surf lessons in Cornwall at the quieter Mawgan Porth beach for beginners, intermediates and advanced surfers. Whether this is your first lesson or you’re a seasoned surfer, give us a call to discuss the best options for you. We have a fantastic range of O’Neill wetsuits and surf boards for all sizes and abilities.

Ask about our Learn To Surf Family Package offer when you enquire.

For the past 12 years, we’ve had a really close relationship with the Bedruthan Hotel, being based in the hotel grounds. We’re proud to have seen many of our guests develop from young to adult surfers!

Surf Experience

Head instructor Nick Tiscoe has been surfing for over 27 years, competing internationally. He leads an experienced and inspiring team of instructors, recruited locally and from around the world. All instructors are active recreational and competitive surfers who go out in all conditions.

Our understanding of the local conditions means you get a great surfing experience. Cornish beaches have a large tidal range and we use our knowledge to help you have the best surf. Mawgan Porth is also quieter than neighbouring beaches in Newquay.

As a result of our experience, knowledge and safety, we will give you the best experience during your holiday!

Qualified Surf Instructors

Our instructors are experienced and qualified. All surf instructors hold beach lifeguard and surf instructor qualifications. Surfing England and the ISA accredit our surf school and qualifications.

Cornwall Council licence us to operate surf lessons in Mawgan Porth.

Most importantly our instructors are fully qualified surf coaches and beach lifeguards.

Surf Lessons

We have been teaching surf lessons for all ages and abilities for over 12 years. Our speciality is private lessons and small groups to enable you to maximise your experience.

Surfing Mawgan Porth

Mawgan Porth is a beautiful, quiet surfing beach located in between Newquay and Padstow. You can expect consistent conditions at this sandy beach throughout the tide.

Photo Gallery

Check out some great surfing action shots, life stlye shots and have a look at one of Cornwall's most beautiful beaches, Mawgan Porth in all its moods.


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