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Surf School

Learn to surf at Tynemouth Surf Co – Voted Best Surf School in the UK 2017
It’s the most fun, natural and exhilarating sport you can try!

At Tynemouth Surf Co Surf School we provide an informative and fun introduction to surfing for all ages with an emphasis on beach safety and respect for the ocean.

There are a maximum of eight people per instructor ensuring every student has time with the coach.  Small groups sizes allow everyone to benefit from some one to one tuition.

The surf school is run by Louis Thomas-Hudson , former captain of team GB Junior surf team and Danny Allott, our head coach and RNLI senior lifeguard. We also have several other experienced surf instructors on our team some of whom are also qualified school teachers. We offer beginner, intermediate and advanced surf tuition.

In addition to Surfing England accreditation our instructors all have a beach lifeguard qualification and have been DBS cleared. We are fully insured and copies of our public liability insurance and out risk assessments are available upon request.
2017 Best Surf School Winner

Where we are:

Situated between Crusoe’s café and the RNLI lifeguard base our surf school beach hut provides the base for all the lessons. In addition to being where we keep the equipment the beach hut has changing facilities, somewhere to leave your gear when you are in the sea and somewhere to rinse the salt off when you finish your lesson.


  • 1 Lesson £30
  • 3 Lessons £75
  • 5 Lessons £100

If you are interested in booking a lesson, please call the shop on: 0191 258 2496: or email us at

PRIVATE TUITON is also available (Beginner, intermediate and advanced levels). If you would like to book a lesson please call our surf shop on 0191 258 2496: or email us at