Global Boarders Surf School, Cornwall.


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Learn to Surf in Gwithian & Praa Sands Cornwall

Global Boarders Surf School Gwithian, and Coasteering Centre at Praa Sands.

We promise an unforgettable ocean experience whether you are just visiting us on holiday or live locally to the area. We have 2 fantastic beach front locations at Gwithian Towans and Praa Sands. Both beaches were recently listed in the Sunday Times ‘Top 10 Surf Locations in England’ and are known for their family-friendly uncrowded waves, and picturesque Coasteering routes.

2022 marks our 17th anniversary and we are very proud to hold the highest surf school rating ‘Centre of Excellence’. The award recognises an outstanding level of coaching, equipment and facilities. Our wetsuits and surfboards are disinfected and surf school facilities deep cleaned daily. Our full COVID-19 policy can be found here.

New activities for 2021 – Fat Tyre eBike Hire from Gwithian and Coasteering Adventures from Praa Sands.

Surfing Experiences

Our surf lessons from Gwithian beach near St Ives and Praa Sands. Perfect for families, friends, parent and child and couples.

We pride ourselves on our unrivalled customer service. This is achieved with unbeatable coach – student ratios, guaranteeing each surfer more 1-to-1 coaching. The surf lessons will be staggered throughout the day, therefore minimising the number of people using the surf school facilities. Our coaching team has a wealth of experience teaching all ages and abilities, our head coach Chris also holds a lead coaching role for the British National Team.

All of our equipment is kept to the highest standards and is no more than 2 years old. Enjoy our private facilities including heated changing rooms, toilets and onsite food and drink courtesy of our friends at Sunset Surf Cafe.

Coasteering Adventures

Ignite your adrenaline and enjoy the fastest growing outdoor activity in the UK. Your instructor will guide you at your pace along one of Cornwall’s most spectacular stretches of coastline, during your 2 hour adventure you will experience jumping, sea swimming, climbing, bouldering, exploring  huge sea caves, floating through gullies and you may even get to swim with ‘Max’ Praa Sands very own friendly seal.

Equipped with warm winter wetsuits, buoyancy aid and helmets our highly trained expert guides will take you on an adventure you will never forget. Just a short swim, jump and climb from Praa Sands lies the secret beaches of Keneggy and Prussia Cove, where you will get to see places that even the locals don’t know about.

Our coasteering routes from Praa Sands are a perfect option for an adventurous families and friends looking for an activity to book alongside surfing or by itself.

Fat-Tyre eBike Hire

Fat Tyre Electric Bikes (eBike’s) from our base at Gwithian Towans. Ditch the car and enjoy a healthy land alternative to experiencing the 400 + miles of coastline Cornwall has to offer.

If you can’t make it to us then take advantage of our free delivery service across West Cornwall.

All eBike’s come with a helmet and gold graded lock, additional extras such as child seats and surfboard racks can be added on request

eBike rental start from £50.00 per bike per day or£195.00 per week.


What our clients say ...

I can't say enough to thank Chris and his team for their coaching and board hire. It's our second year with them and can't wait to catch up with them again next year. They provide all you could ask for - support, advice, flexibility and all with a friendly smile! Thanks so much!

Tim B
August 17, 2020

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