Freewave Surf Academy
Learn how to surf and have surf lessons at Freewave Surf Academy, an ASI accredited learn to surf school, located at Bude, Cornwall, about 4½ hours (228 miles) drive south-west of London.
Surf lessons are held at the stunning Widemouth Bay, with ideal surf conditions for all levels.
Meet the Team
Freewave Surf Academy is owned and operated by Robin Ross Edmonds. He’s been working in the outdoor industry for over 20 years and is an experienced surfing coach operating his own surfing school. He surfs all year round but especially loves surfing the UK’s strong winter swells.
He set up the surf school as many people were asking him to teach them to surf. He thought it would be a great business doing what you love and introducing others to the stoke of surfing.
Robin is an ASI Level 3 Surfing coach, lifeguard and first aid trainer, and level 3 Certificate in Education and Training.
He is assisted in the surf school with a team of highly qualified surfing instructors, holding surf rescue and first aid qualifications.
Freewave Surf Academy offers group and private surfing lessons, Surf Wise beginner to advanced surfing certificate courses, team building, surfing awareness for kids, adults, parties, school groups, parties, hens and stag parties and corporates.
Large group sizes can be accommodated.
Surf lessons and activities are held at Widemouth Bay, about 5 minutes drive out of Bude.
It’s a fantastic place to learn to surf, with a beautiful bay with lots of space to learn new skills. it is surrounded by breathtaking scenery and cliffs.
The beach has a designated surfing area marked out by the RNLI Beach Lifeguards as they want people to learn to surf at Widemouth Bay.
Widemouth Bay has a shop, 3 cafes and restaurants at the beach. There are also toilets and showers and a large car park with plenty of places to park.