Teaching surfing in the heart of St Ives since 1997

St Ives Surf School is highly regarded as one of the best places to learn to surf in Cornwall. At St Ives Surf School not only do we run fantastic surf lessons we also provide SUP, Coasteering and sea kayaking activities from our beautiful beach locations in the heart of St Ives. Our aim is to provide an unforgettable ocean experience in a fun, friendly and safe environment.

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Explore St Ives from a leisurely kayak to an energetic stand up paddleboard.

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Meet the guys (and girls) who will be teaching you to surf on Porthmeor.


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