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May in The Bay

Our Watergate Bay Surf School has been open a month now and it’s been a welcomed month full of sunshine, good vibes and great waves. We’ve been treated to consistent 2-3ft days, ideal for both beginners experiencing surfing for the first time and shredders looking to improve their skills. Having been open at our new […]

Exploring Droskyn and beyond by surfboard

During our recent flat spell the team took a few surfboards and had a paddle around the beautiful Droskyn point to see what they could find. Making the most of the sunshine and small swell the crew discovered hidden caves and rugged cliff-faces. Only accessible by water, the coast between Perranporth and St Agnes is […]

Meet The Surf School Team

The summer season is here and our Ticket to Ride staff are ready! If you’ve never surfed before, want some extra tips or are ready to take your surfing to the next level then we’ve got you covered.  Meet the guys and gals: Name: Charlie (boon/golden/salad) Job Role: Manager Favourite Board: Twin fin fish Favourite […]

Buying A Wetsuit

With so many wetsuit brands and styles it can be daunting buying a suit. Here is a little breakdown of what to look for. Thickness and length The thickness of your suit will depend mainly on where you’re surfing and the time of year. You may need a couple of suits if you’re surfing year […]

Julian’s Top 5 Tips for Beginner Surfers

There’s no denying that surfing is tricky stuff. Actually it is really hard work, it’s a sport where you are always progressing, you never hit a point where you are like “ok that’s me done, I’m the best I can be” which is awesome but can be quite frustrating and even more so when you […]

Best Job in the World… Meet George.

George Hall is another Ticket to Ride success story. Having completed the Ticket to Ride South Africa course, he now spends his Winters working as a Ski Guide for Basecamp and his Summers working in the Surf Schools in Newquay and Perranporth. Literally living the dream. Meet George… 1.     Name and job: George, Senior Instructor 2.     Sum yourself […]

Best Job in The World? Meet Steve

Part three of our Best Job in the World series brings you another Welshy, Steve Cole. An interesting character to say the least. Here’s Steve’s deal: 1. *Name and job* Steve Cole, Surf & SUP Instructor 2. *Sum yourself up in three words* Welsh Living Legend 3. *Sum your job up in three words* Fun, rewarding, […]

Sam Lamiroy Coaching Session – Saturday 25th June

Calling all Lamiroy Surf Academy Members, the main man Sam Lamiroy will be doing a session at our surf school in Perranporth this Saturday 25th June at 10.30am.   The waves are looking like they will be fun at 4-5 ft and a bit bumpy. We’ll be filming the session and doing some video analysis […]

Paddle & Pints – Wednesday evenings

Due to the success of the ladies only ‘Paddle & Prosecco’ evenings, we’ve introduced ‘Paddle & Pints’. Taking place every Wednesday evening 6.30pm – 8pm, the men’s-only Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) sessions will officially launch on 12th August 2015. Setting off from Newquay’s Great Western Beach with a dedicated Ticket to Ride SUP instructor, paddlers […]

Paddle & Prosecco – Thursdays 6.30pm – Ladies only

Paddle & Prosecco is a weekly, ladies only Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) social at the Ticket To Ride Surf School, Newquay, launching Thursday July 9th, 6:30 – 8pm. SUP’ing is easier to learn that surfing, yet just as exhilarating so we want to encourage as many people to experience the sport as possible. Paddle and […]

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  • star rating  Great team at Ticket to Ride Surf School and surf lesson from Donncha! Last Sunday 7th August I dropped by Ticket To Ride Surf School on the way from the... read more

    PJA203
    August 14, 2022
  • star rating  The staff is absolutly wonderful. They are friendly and helpful if you are new to surfing and will set you up with board you need. They also have wonderful classes... read more

    Finzer_art
    August 13, 2022
  • star rating  We had a beginners lesson for our 2 daughters in their kids clubs session and my husband had a seperate lesson. The teachers were fantastic, patient and fun with the... read more

    lil_char00
    August 12, 2022
  • star rating  We booked our kids in for a session. Neither of them have surfed before. It lasted 1 1/2 hours. All the kit was provided for them. Their instructor Finn,... read more

    mrkclftn
    August 10, 2022
  • star rating  We have always used Ticket to Ride when they were based in Perranporth. They have moved to Watergate Bay, but we were staying next door in Waves, and the... read more

    MCHMF
    August 9, 2022