Activities, Surfing Lessons & Surf Hire In Newquay

You can’t visit the UK’s surf capital without getting in the water and trying your hand at surfing.

Hotel Sunnyside is proud to offer surf lessons and coaching through our partnership with Newquay Surfing School and Adam Griffiths who is 3 X English Champion and ranked in 3rd place on the WSL world longboard tour 2017.


By booking through Hotel Sunnyside we can offer you discounted rates and exclusive offers. For details of our awesome rates, please click here.

With a base at Hotel Sunnyside plus their centre at the nearby exclusive beach facility at Great Western Beach, Newquay Surfing School provide convenience coupled with a fantastic location for you to take to the waves.

With every surf session, Newquay Surfing School teach the basic safety skills and provide a fun and informative learning environment for all abilities. Adam and the team strive to provide both a great time and memorable experience for each and every surfer. All instructors are qualified Beach Lifeguards and Surfing GB Surf Coaches and are supported by top surf gear company Osprey, Newquay Surfing School provide only top quality equipment.

Whether you’re looking for some hardcore extensive private coaching, an inclusive and safety-conscious group lesson for your school residential, or simply a fun and invigorating group activity for a special occasion, a surfing lesson with Newquay Surfing School is simply an awesome experience.

Surfing holidays and individual surfing lessons can all be arranged through Hotel Sunnyside at special discounted rates.

All lessons are dependent on tide times, but generally start at 10 am or 2 pm. Each standard lesson provides 2 hours coaching and all equipment needed to surf. A minimum booking of 2 persons will apply. All surfers must be 8 years old or older.

To book, please call 01637 873338 or email

Groups of 1 -7 Groups of 8+
(groups of 12+ group leader goes free)
Surfing £30 £25
Coasteering £40 £35
NQY Beach Challenge £30 £25
Surfing & Coasteering* £60 £50

*(Coasteering session must be booked on a Friday or Sunday)

If you just want to hire equipment we can organise that for you, as well as private lessons. Contact us for more information.