Surf camp UK

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Best beginner months for Surf Camp UK Best beginner months
Jul - Aug
Best advanced months for Surf Camp UK Best advanced months
Sep - Apr
Instructor student ratio for Surf Camp UK Instructor student ratio
Standard accommodation for Surf Camp UK Standard accommodation
Shared rooms
Upgraded accommodation for Surf Camp UK Upgraded accommodation
Private double room
Beach distance for Surf Camp UK Beach distance
300 m
City distance for Surf Camp UK City distance
200 m


Surf camp UK

Surf camp UK is located in the genuine surf town Newquay, on the south end of England. The surroundings feature a stunning countryside as well as a great nightlife - all in the surfing metropolis of the British Islands. The consistent swell is great for beginners, but also has a lot to offer for the more advanced surfer.

Newquay is known for producing great swells all year around. The camp works on 6 different beaches; all good during different types of weather, to make sure that you won’t miss out on any surf. The closest beach is just 300 m from the accommodation. If you’re already an experienced surfer, you can book the surfari and explore the breaks along the Cornish coast.

After a hard day’s surfing, the lively town of Newquay has a large number of activities to offer. Most famous for its bars and partying, experiencing the nightlife in downtown Newquay is a must. There are also good opportunities to discuss the surf over a cup of coffee in some cozy café, or go to the nearby zoo. You can also enjoy plenty of scenic walks, boat trips and fishing.

The weather in the area is temperate and generally pleasant from April through October, with July and August being the hottest months, especially at night. The swells are larger during the winter, and the water temperature stays fairly constant throughout the year, thanks to the nearby Gulf stream.

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Surf school

Learn how to surf

The surf school is rated a level 3 surf school by the British Surfing Association, which is one of the highest in the country. The classes are usually held at either Newquay Bay, Fistral Beach or Watergate Bay, depending on daily surfing conditions. The school has a big quiver of boards that has something for every surfer, available for use at any time.

The following is included in the surf school package:

  • Accommodation at the surf camp – Standard or Upgraded
  • Surf school 5 days per week, 6 hours per day
  • All surfing equipment needed
  • Free WIFI
  • A disk of photos of each guests surfing!
  • Video/ photo analysis to help improve quicker
  • Unlimited Continental breakfast
  • Free tea and coffee all day
  • Full Kitchen Facilities for guests to use
  • Cheap beers at our licensed bar :)

After one week of surf school, most beginners are out there with the instructors catching waves, and the intermediate surfer has improved greatly.

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Guided surf trips

Surfaris are guided surf trips for advanced surfers. Surf Camp Norway does not offer any surfaris. However, the surf school alternative is designed for more experienced surfers as well.

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Surf camp accomodation

The Accommodation we offer is a Surf Lodge located in the heart of Newquay, the UK’s surf capital and premier holiday destination.

The surf lodge is less than 5 minutes walk from the sandy beaches of Great western, Towan and Lusty Glaze and a short hop from the famous surf beaches of Fistral and Watergate Bay.

Depending on your preferences, we can offer you two different types of accommodation, standard or upgraded. Standard Accommodation means you will share a room with other surfers while Upgraded accommodation means that you will get a private room in the surf lodge.

Use of all Surf Lodge facilities listed below are included in the price you pay. Please contact us if you require any further information that is not listed. Bar - Well stocked with adjoining lounge / chill out area, where you can warm-up, chill-out or watch films and surf DVD's. You can play pool or party games. We have no happy hour as we keep you happy with a selection of student priced beers, spirits, soft drinks and snacks, through the night & day.

  • Unlimited Continental breakfast included available until 11am
  • Full Kitchen Facilities - including ovens, hobs and microwave
  • Free Tea / coffee all day
  • Surfboard and wetsuit lock-up. Including space for longboards, bicycles and SUP boards
  • Hot Showers 24/7 and Linen provided
  • Central heating in all rooms for your winter stay

From the surf lodge it is only a 2 minute walk to the waves and only a ten minute walk to the famous Fistral break. The Surf Lodge is also situated about 200 m from Newquays main street. You can’t be more central than this

Since the camps i fairly small, we can not accept bookings for only accommodation. The "accommodation only" option is for people traveling together with guests booking a surf school or surfari package.

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How to get here

Arrival to the area is easy by flying to Newquay Airport (airport code: NQY), which hasconnections with many European cities. Frequent train and bus connections from all around the UK are also available.

When you arrive at the airport a staff member will meet you and give you a ride to the surf camp. Upon departure you will get a ride back to the airport.

The transfer from the camp to Newquay Airport is only ten minutes, and costs an additional £14 each way, payable on arrival. The train and bus station is even closer, with connections from most of the larger cities in the UK.

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Surf camp UK prices

Surf school package 7 nights 14 nights 1 night/1 day
Standard accomodation 379 EUR 750 EUR 63 EUR
Upgraded accomodation 445 EUR 850 EUR 74 EUR
Accomodation only 7 nights 14 nights 1 night/1 day
Standard accomodation 210 EUR 420 EUR 30 EUR
Upgraded accomodation 280 EUR 560 EUR 40 EUR

Prices are depending on what kind of accommodation and activity you prefer as well as how long you are planning to stay. Note that the total cost is based on how many nights you stay and that prices for upgraded accommodation is based on a minimum of 2 people per booking.

All prices are stated in terms of price per person.

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