Surfing with Bude Surfing Experience

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Scott, the Head Surf Coach, at Bude Surfing Experience whose extensive experience in the industry leads our team of highly-qualified instructors. Each member of our coaching team is carefully selected to align with our core values of ensuring both fun and safety at all times. We take pride in our commitment to excellence, with every instructor holding DBS checks, Safeguarding training, and certifications in Lifeguarding and Surf Coaching. Rest assured, we are fully insured and endorsed by Surfing England.

Whether you’re a complete beginner, an intermediate surfer, or someone seeking a few expert tips, we are dedicated to helping you progress swiftly and safely on one of Cornwall’s finest surfing destinations. Summerleaze Beach, one of our chosen locations, is not only dog-friendly but also perfect for families, featuring the unique Bude Sea Pool.

Embark on our daily 2.5-hour group sessions tailored for all ages and abilities, maintaining a minimum ratio of 1 instructor to 8 learners. The session cost includes all necessary equipment. Families with children under 8 are welcome, but we kindly ask for a non-surfing adult to accompany them—please arrange this at the time of booking.

Unlock a personalized surfing experience by booking a private lesson, where your dedicated surf instructor focuses exclusively on you and/or your family. Ideal for families with small children eager to surf together, as well as individuals and couples seeking accelerated progress.

PEAK SEASON (July and August): Exclusive sunrise and sunset sessions only.

OFF-PEAK: Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your preferred timing.

We cater to diverse private group bookings, including stag and hen parties, corporate and team-building events, school, scout, and university groups, as well as birthday parties (for all ages over 8). Everyone is welcome for surf, SUP, and bodyboard sessions.

Arrive 10 minutes before your session at our trailer in the Summerleaze Beach car park, Bude. Or at Widemouth Bay Beach car park.

Come prepared with swimwear, a towel, and any essential medication.

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When & Where To Meet:
Arrive 10 minutes before your session at our trailer in the Summerleaze Beach car park, Bude, EX23 8HJ or Widemouth Bay car park. Summerleaze beach is dog friendly all year round, but restrictions apply at certain times of the year. Widemouth Bay beach has a seasonal dog ban in place.

What To Bring: 
Come prepared with swimwear, a towel, and any essential medication.

All necessary equipment will be provided.

Daily group sessions, private and bespoke sessions also available. Families with children under 8 are welcome with an accompanying non-surfing adult. Please arrange this at the time of booking.

Summerleaze car park
and Widemouth Bay car park are operated by Cornwall Council, payment options are the Just Park app, card or cash at the machines or over the phone. For more information on parkingclick here

Public toilets include an accessible toilet are stationed at the beach end of the car park on Summerleaze beach between the RNLI station and The seasonal Beach Shop which hires out beach huts and sells everything you might need for the beach. At Widemouth Bay car park the toilets are at the entrance to the car park.