Saunton is an awesome beach to teach, learn and progress on. It helps us in the development of new standards and techniques and it’s also a great playground. The beach is known for its long, slow waves although the high tidal range can shake things up, the great thing is that even when busy you can escape the crowds along the 3 miles of shoreline and the atmosphere is mellow and friendly.
Lessons and Courses
Walking on Waves offers surf lessons to people of all ages and abilities. Whether it’s your first time getting into a wetsuit or you’re an all-seasons board rider, we can introduce you to surfing, improve your riding or fundamentally rebuild your surfing skills.
Our group surf lessons and courses range from one hour to three days. We meet up on our decking area, at the top of the beach slip road, and get to know each other. Then we move to the beach for a quick briefing before it’s into the water for your surfing experience with the help of your instructor’s expert on-the-water coaching techniques.
SUP Lessons and Private Coaching
For a more personal experience, we offer private coaching (including small groups for families or friends). We’re also fully equipped to teach you Stand-Up Paddleboarding.
We will always contact you before the lesson so the instructors know the level you are at and the improvements you’d like to make which we can help with.
Saunton Sands Hotel and Chalet Saunton Guests
If you are staying at the Saunton Sands Hotel or Chalet Saunton, please call us to get your preferential rate code.
Need Surf Hire or Supplies?
Our sister shop is open every day except Christmas Day, and just on the beach at Saunton. They offer surf hire and many of those last-minute essentials that will save you a trip back to your accommodation.
Fancy Something Different?
Whether you’re looking for a mini-adventure that will take you a mile or so further along Saunton Sands beach, or fancy getting up to speed with the (not so new) sport of Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Walking on Waves has the answer for you.
Explore further on a Surfing Safari
We have special permission to drive onto the beach and take you far from the madding crowds.
Call us on +44 7496 188692
Surf Mobility Fundraiser
Surf Mobility is a charitable organisation set up to provide surfing opportunities for physically disabled children. We host a series of surfing days at Saunton Sands, North Devon either as a one-off lesson or as a part of a more in-depth scholarship programme.
To help us fundraise, please book one of our fundraiser sessions or make a donation via Surf Mobility’s website https://www.surfmobility.org/home.html