Cornwall's north coast provides ideal conditions for great surfing from Bude in North Cornwall to Sennen near Land's End. The south coast of Cornwall has many surfing beaches including Praa Sands, Church Cove Gunwalloe and Kennack Sands. Whether you are an experienced surfer or a beginner, Cornwall has surfing beaches to suit all abilities.
Many surf championships are hosted in Cornwall every year including National, European and International events such as the British Bodyboard Championships and UK Pro Surf Tour. Perranporth, Porthtowan Watergate Bay, St Agnes, Trevaunance Cove are regular venues for prominent surfing events.
Surfers at Holywell Bay in a Sunny February
This photo courtesy of Nineplus Ltd
See the map below for surfing beaches around Cornwall and click on the links below the map to view surfing locations with surf reports and information for all the main surfing baches in Cornwall.
Cornwall has a great reputation for surfing so why not check it out for yourself and find out what makes it the first choice for European surfing.
Surf schools and surfing academies at beaches around Cornwall provide full tuition and training with instruction from professionally qualified B.S.A. coaches for all levels of training from the beginner to expert.
Most beaches around Cornwall, well known for surfing, will have a surfing school on site or nearby.
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Books can be purchased online by clicking on the links below :
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More Surfing Information:
Surfing Archive :
BPSA UK Tour 2004 Newquay.
Map of Surfing locations in Cornwall
Use the + scale on the left of the map to zoom in on an area. Click on a marker to see the name of the location and click the box to go to the information about that place. To zoom out click - on the scale.
(Map integration by www.choughmountain.eu)
Surfing locations in Cornwall
Surfing in Cornish
Surfing in Cornwall
Things to do
Maps of Cornwall :
The Ordnance Survey publishes the Explorer series of maps which are
ideal for walkers.
Those covering Cornwall:
Map of Isles of Scilly:101 Isles of Scilly
For more information: www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk
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