Stand up paddleboarding or SUP as it is more commonly known is the fastest growing watersport in the world. We are the only hire centre in Suffolk to offer SUP hire on the sea.

As well as being fantastic fun and a great way to explore the beautiful views of Southwold beach from the water, SUP hire is also brilliant exercise, easy to learn and a great way to exercise the core muscles of the body.

Our paddleboard hire in Southwold can be booked by securing one of our 2 hour SUP hire slots which is offered on a daily basis during peak season. SUP hire time slots are available from (10am -12pm)  (12pm - 2pm)  (2pm - 4pm).


SUP hire can be booked at Southwold Surf School in person (subject to availability) or only via our paddleboard hire vouchers. We also recommend booking your paddleboard hire in advance to guarantee availability.

All paddleboards are provided with a paddle and life jacket which must been used at all times during your hire, Any children looking to hire our paddleboards must be accompanied by an adult to hire the equipment.

£20/ 2hrs  (wetsuit hire also available)


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Southwold Surf School

Ferry Road



our season

1st April - 1st October

7 days per week during school holidays

Weekends only outside of school holidays

We are now closed for winter

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+44 (0) 1502 630 023

+44 (0) 7901 680 740

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