We are opening in mid June for limited services. Please see our measures and services available 


Southwold Surf School

Southwold Surf School is a vibrant and friendly surf school for all ages and abilities at the heart of the surfing community on the East Coast. We are based next to the relaxing seaside resort, Southwold Campsite which is just a 5 minute walk from Southwold town centre. 

Looking to have fun at the Beach?

Hire our range of paddle boards, kayaks and surfboards! We have quality watersports equipment that will get you in the water this summer so book now and DON'T MISS OUT!



If you're new to stand up paddleboarding and want to learn the basics in a safe and fun environment, then this lesson is for you. During your hour SUP lesson, you will be taught basic coastal awareness and safety skills as well as various paddling techniques and balance tips. Lessons run daily throughout the summer and you can book by calling us to find out times.


The beginner lesson is aimed at absolute newcomers to surfing. Once you’ve been kitted out with all the gear, you’ll learn everything a beginner needs to know about beach safety, paddling technique, how to catch waves and finally the fundamentals of getting up to your feet on the surfboard. To book a surf lesson, please call us for lesson times..

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We have a variety of softboards available ranging from 7ft-9ft. Softboards are the perfect choice for beginner surfers and super fun for advanced surfers when the waves are small..

2 HOURS £15
2 HOURS £20 
inc wetsuit


All our paddleboards are the highest quality in the industry and made by leading brand Bic Sport. The boards are available in various sizes and paddles can be adjusted to your height.

2 HOUR £25
2 HOURS £30 inc wetsuit


Our sea kayaks are extremely stable and easy to use. They are sit-on-top kayaks with an open deck and available in single models. Buoyancy aids are included free of charge and wetsuits are also available.

2 HOUR £25 
2 HOURS £30 inc wetsuit



All of our wetsuits are high quality, 5mm winter thickness. We invest in O'Neill wetsuits every season and have every size imaginable.

2 HOURS £5
4 HOURS £10
DAY £15


Our bike fleet consists of a variety of bike sizes. We have over 50 kids and adult bikes ranging from 20" wheels to 29" wheels. Our current bikes include; Dawes and Giant


1 DAY KID £10


Bodyboards are the most user-friendly craft available and can be used by people of all ages and abilities regardless of experience. Bodyboards are particularly fun for small children.

2 HOURS £5
4 HOURS £10
DAY £15