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Longsands Surf School

Longsands Beach, Tynemouth NE30 4NT, England
+44 7503 028897
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So uprofessional

He let us waiting for 3 hours, we were calling him and he told us that he was on the way, but he... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Jorge A
via mobile
Surfing - two and half hours waiting

We were waiting 2,5 hours and the owner didn’t come although we called him and he promised to... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Ivana V
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Surfing on Longsands. We operate a Surf School and Surf Club on Tynemouth Longsands beach situated at the bottom of the ramp next to Crusoe’s cafe. Our surf instructors are fully qualified lifeguards and are qualified with either the Academy of surfing instructors or SurfingGB coaching certificates. All equipment is supplied, surfboards, wetsuits, boots and gloves if needed, all you need to bring is swimwear and a towel.
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“two hours” (3 reviews)
“all ages” (2 reviews)
“barry” (13 reviews)
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Longsands Beach, Tynemouth NE30 4NT, England
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+44 7503 028897
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

He let us waiting for 3 hours, we were calling him and he told us that he was on the way, but he never arrived

2  Thank Jorge A
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We were waiting 2,5 hours and the owner didn’t come although we called him and he promised to showed up in one hour.

Thank Ivana V
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I arrived with my friends around 12, the owner told us to wait for him for 5 min, later one hour, and one hour more. We ended spending 3 hours in restaurant bring really dissappionted. Dont trust this guy.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

How come we've not discovered this place before this summer?!?! Super friendly Barry. Answers calls & texts efficiently to book lessons. Friendly banter that the kids of all ages like whilst pulling on their wetsuits. Barry also teaches the kids. We've been twice & the...More

Thank Helen M
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Just back from the beach with my two boys who loved their first surf lesson. Barry and the team are excellent and guiding the kids as they learn. All safety aspects covered well and everything made to feel like fun. Two hours of excellent value...More

Thank CraigwsEr
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

For adults 4 year old 6 year old and 9 years old It was raining horizontally And the boys came out and said , when can we do again 'tomorrow?' Barry's style The beautiful safe beach We're all combined to make this an awesome experience...More

2  Thank ron0501
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

We live in Portland Oregon and visit the North East of England during the summer to see family. Having tried surf lessons ourselves in Hawaii and Costa Rica we decided to take our 6 year old to a lesson in Tynemouth and Barry at Longsands...More

1  Thank dominiquebaynes
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Signed up for a surf lesson but there was no surf so Barry took us paddle boarding instead. There was a group of six of us and we had great fun. All equipment provided. Definitely recommend

1  Thank Helen M
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Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

I always use this company when I surf at tynemouth all the staff are polite and know what they are talking about and can help you loads. Loads of equipment and wetsuits in all sizes, no changing rooms but who cares when everything else is...More

1  Thank turkerz
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

My niece came to visit and the only thing she could talk about was her surf lesson with Barry! He's wonderful with kids and got her standing on the board (almost!) within one lesson. She now wants to move up here!

1  Thank Jo S
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