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Global Boarders Surf Co. Cornwall
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Award winning surf school, shop and travel company. Global Boarders was formed in 2006 with a vision of providing high level surf provision to members of the local community as well as tourists visiting the area during the summer period and school...more
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31 Market Jew Street, Penzance TR18 2HT, England
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

A friend and I had shared the goal of trying surfing for many years so when we finally got our acts together and headed down to Cornwall from Leeds (via Lincoln), we had high hopes and I'm glad to report that they were well exceeded!...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dwilliams713
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time, and it meant that slightly rainy weather didn’t matter, we could still enjoy being by the sea. The instructors were brilliant, and made it fun as well as safe feeling . I would highly recommended global boarders to anyone!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 117mac2018
Reviewed 27 October 2018

I have surfed in 3 different continents + more than 10 countries and I can honestly say that the guys from Global Boarders have been the most helpful shopowners/teachers I have met. Steve gave me my first surf lesson ever, in the winter of 2015....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ide T
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across Global Boarders as we were staying in Praa Sands and saw them on the beach. They were very approachable and happy to advise us on what might be suitable for us as a family who had no surfing experience. We booked on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dominic W
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Great fun, experienced and welcoming staff. Managed to teach me to stand and catch a wave very quickly. Thanks!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Having never surfed before and not being the most confident in the water, I was quite weary about trying my hand at surfing. However our instructors Chris and Penny were really friendly and made you feel safe and confident right from the beginning. The whole...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Steve made my first time surfing a real treat and provided me and my fellow beginners with a firm basis in the sport. He took the time to explain all of the important information we would need before heading out into the water. Once there,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JasperDean15
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I am a local and always pop in the shop. The staff are super friendly really knowledgable and the stock they have is different from any other surf shops in the area. Great range of surf lifestyle and apparel and the staff are such experienced...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Charlotte L
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Our 7 year old son had a great time at the group lesson today. He hasn't surfed since he was treated to a global boarders lesson with his auntie last year. Our instructor Steve was excellent with a group of mixed ages and abilities, spending...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Phil G
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I went surfing with my 2 sons (9&13) this week. We had surfed a little last year so both Chris and Steve were great in making the session useful for our level as well as fun. All of us made great improvement over just 2...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Marcus B
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23 February 2015|
Response from SteveHancockSurf | Property representative |
Hi Jan, Many thanks for your enquiry with Global Boarders. For 1 surf session (2 1/2 hours) for the 4 of you it will be £30 per person. In this price you get your tuition and all equipment is included. It is only our... More