With Perranporth beach only a 5 minute drive from Perran Springs Holiday Park and less crowded than its neighbouring Newquay beaches and on duty lifeguards who patrol the beach during the summer months this beach is perfect for surfing as there are a number of good surf schools ideal for teaching the family how to surf.

Here are some of the most popular surf schools in Perranporth where you can learn to surf.

Perranporth Surf School

Perranporth Surf School suits all individual needs of its students providing both fun and informative lessons for all ages (8yrs+) and abilities. Whether it’s your first lesson, or you just need a few tips on improving your skills, you can be confident that the instructors will provide a safe surfing environment, reliable advice and quality instruction.

Perranporth surf school limit their student-instructor ratios to 8:1, wherever possible to meet the safety and enjoyment needs of each individual.


All equipment is provided for each lesson free of charge. Quality soft foam surfboards for all beginners. There is a wide range of wetsuits to fit all sizes and shapes, which help keep students snug and warm throughout their session. There are also a range of progressive surfboards of to cater for all abilities from beginners and intermediates to advanced professionals.

What to Bring:

If you have your own boards and wetsuits feel free to bring your own. Otherwise just bring a towel and swimwear and slap on some sun cream to protect yourself from the strong sunrays.

Call for more information on 07974 550 823.

Ticket to Ride Surf School

Join the team at the Ticket to Ride local surf school on Perranporth beach who provide lessons for all abilities; from complete beginners to those looking for more advanced surf coaching. Ticket to ride try to run surf lessons at a maximum ratio of 7 surfers to 1 surf instructor, so they can concentrate on delivering quality lessons making sure that everyone gets the attention they need.

Equipment provided and what to bring?

All equipment is included in the price of your lesson. This includes full length wetsuit and boots (depending on time of year) and a soft foam surfboard. Beginners are allocated one of our soft foam boards especially designed for beginners. These boards are soft, buoyant, stable and easy to catch waves on.

They have a variety of different length boards to cater for all shapes and sizes so they have the perfect apparatus for you to start catching your first waves.

What You Need To Bring

  • Swimming kit
  • Towel
  • Suncream

Call for more information on 01872 888 480.