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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Harlyn  Surf School right for me? --  Harlyn is a north facing beach which allows us to offer a variety of sessions such as coasteering, kayak tours, paddle boarding and surfing. For many surfers Harlyn is a great place to go. 

Is Harlyn Surf School regulated? --  YES! Harlyn surf school is also a training centre for its sister company Water Skills Academy which provides instructor training for coasteering, stand up paddleboarding, surfing and also offers SLSGB courses. We know the importance of having top quality training and hold an Adventure Activity license and are LOTC accreditation

Why should I select Harlyn Surf?  The surf school has been running for over 19years, we try our best to offer you a great experience at Harlyn Surf School. We insure all are instructors are qualified and offer a safe learning environment. Through years of teaching and skill development we believe we can provide a high standard of service to our customers. 

How can i book and do i need to book in advance? Wrecommend always pre booking so we can get you booked in on the appropriate day. You can book in with us via email, phone or at the beach. We require a deposit when booking any session. 

How Can you find us? Sat nav PL28 8SB. Follow the sign post for Harlyn bay. You will find us on the beach.

Is there parking? There is a beach car park, it is fairly big so you shouldn't be stuck for parking even in the summer months, they normally charge for the day. 

Where do the session take place? our surf lesson, coasteering and kayaking all take place form the Harlyn beach. If you book in to Paddleboard the lesson is more than likely to go form the estuary in Padstow unless the condition are appropriate to go form the beach. 

What if the conditions are not appropriate for my booked session? If we deem the condition not appropriate on the day we will try and call you on the morning of your session. If the session is canceled due to bad condition we will try and rearrange or offer you another activity if we have the space (see terms and conditions). The weather is always unpredictable we try our best to schedule session when we think it will be most appropriate, we do not cancel if it is rainy. 

What equipment is provided? we provide you with a top notch wetsuit and any other specialist equipment for your chosen activity. 

What do i need to bring? Please bring a towel, swimwear for under your wetsuit, sunscreen and any refreshments you require. if you are coasteering you will need to bring trainers that you do not mind getting wet or wetsuit boots. 

Is there somewhere to leave belongings? We recommend leaving your belongings in your vehicles once changed. We can look after your keys when you are in the session. We ask you not to leave your belongs around the surf school due to how busy the beach at school can get. If you cannot leave you belong in your vehicle then please ask a member of staff.

How can we pay? on the beach we take card or cash. If you pay in advance then card over the phone, online or cheque. we except most major cards. 

If there are any question on here that have not been answered or you can not find on our website then please contact us. Hope to see you soon. 

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