Questions and answers

Can you surf at Carbis Bay?

Can you surf at Carbis Bay?

Occasionally good surf but takes a BIG swell to get going as it is fairly sheltered. When it does work there can be a wedgey, sometimes hollow wave at the right end of the beach. It is however affected by back-wash towards higher tides.

Can you body board at Carbis Bay?

YES! There are lots of beaches in St Ives and Carbis Bay – all with different waves – my children love bodyboarding in Carbis Bay and on Porthminster Beach in St Ives – but Porthmeor Beach in St Ives is where all the surfers hang out – so serious/experienced bodyboarders should head there!

Can you surf in St Ives Cornwall?

Best Beaches for Surfing in and around St Ives. If you’re visiting St Ives in Cornwall this summer, you really should try surfing. The sport of surfing is a vibrant part of the culture and lifestyle of Cornwall, and St Ives is a hotspot for surfing activity.

How much are surf lessons in St Ives?

Surfing in St Ives Cornwall

Location Description Price pp
St Ives Area A beginner lesson at either Porthmeor beach or Gwithian Towans £35
A full day surfing lessons £55

What is the best surfing beach in Cornwall?

Best Surf Spots in Cornwall

  • Fistral Beach, Newquay. Kieran Evans – Goldrush Contest – Fistral Beach.
  • Porthleven. Mole at Porthleven.
  • Polzeath. Polzeath Surfer.
  • Godrevy. Another Perfect Gwithian Wave.
  • Praa Sands. Praa Sands Going Off!
  • The Vortex, Portreath. Bodyboarder at The Vortex.
  • Porthtowan. Lushingtons – Porthtowan.
  • Sennen.

What is the surf like in St Ives?

The Breakwater-St Ives in North Cornwall is a quite exposed point break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the south. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest.

What time is high tide at Carbis Bay today?

7 day tide forecast for Carbis Bay

Fri Sat Sun
Low 12:55am (1.07m) High 07:02am (6.46m) Low 01:11pm (1.15m) High 07:17pm (6.48m) Low 01:26am (1.19m) High 07:30am (6.36m) Low 01:42pm (1.29m) High 07:45pm (6.29m) Low 01:55am (1.36m) High 07:57am (6.2m) Low 02:13pm (1.49m) High 08:12pm (6.03m)

Can you paddle board in St Ives?

Stand Up Paddleboarding in St Ives offers something for everyone and the basics are easy to learn. SUP can be a sedate, relaxing way to enjoy beautiful surroundings. Combined with panoramic views of St Ives harbour and Godrevy lighthouse, you couldn’t ask for a better location for a Water-sports Centre.

Can you surf in Padstow?

Harlyn Surf School –Padstow With its reputation as one of the safer beaches in the county, the crescent shaped bay is popular with novice surfers who can learn to master the waves.

Where is the most consistent surf in the UK?

Fistral Beach, Newquay, Cornwall The iconic Fistral Beach is considered one of the most best and most consistent surfing spots in the UK. The wide sandy beach is just a few minutes’ walk to Newquay’s thriving town centre.

What to do in Carbis Bay St Ives?

Carbis Bay is the perfect location for relaxing in the sun or getting out on the water. We have everything you need the moment your toes touch the sand – from lessons, beach hire (deck chairs & wind breaks) SUP safari’s, eco tours or splash and dash equipment hire (kayaks or stand up paddle boards available).

Where is the shore surf school in Cornwall?

Shore Surf School is an established surf school and hire facility located in St Ives Bay, Cornwall founded in 1999. We offer surfing lessons and hire daily from our two locations: Away Resorts St Ives Bay and from the beautiful National Trust beach of Godrevy.

What can you do at St Ives surf school?

Our diverse team of salt water specialists are very proud of the adventure playground they call home. At St Ives Surf School, we provide bespoke surf lessons and coaching, Paddleboarding tuition, sea kayaking tours and coasteering adventures as good as anywhere in the UK.

Where is the ocean sports centre in St Ives?

The Ocean Sports Centre is located on Carbis Bay beach, one of the stunning beaches that surround St. Ives Bay. Carbis Bay is the perfect location for relaxing in the sun or getting out on the water.