Whitby Surf

We are a Surf and Stand Up Paddle Board School & Hire Centre located on the promenade at the lower cliff lift entrance at West Cliff Beach in Whitby.

Whitby Surf School provides qualified and
passionate instructors that are friendly, fun and will keep you safe.
We are fully inclusive and offer lessons to suit all abilities, whether
you’re catching your first wave or you want to brush up on your

Whether you’re here for a surf lesson, stand up paddleboard safari or
to hire from our top class equipment, we will strive to make your experience memorable and unique.

If you’re catching your first wave or brushing up on techniques, here
at Whitby Surf School we have everything you could want to make your
experience unique and memorable.

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Lower Cliff lift
West Cliff Beach

North Yorkshire
YO21 3EN

Staying COVID Secure

Due to Covid 19 there are a few changes we have made to help keep our customers and staff safe at Whitby Surf School.

  • Changing areas must remain closed – please come prepared, eg bring
    a towel! Unfortunately personal belongings wont be able to be stored
    inside the surf school.
  • We have updated our lesson plans and safety measures to reflect
    social distancing – You must be able to swim 50m and be confident in
    open water
  • Currently we can offer lessons with a maximum of 5 people to 1
    instructor – Social distancing must be adhered to at all times
  • A self declaration of health form must be completed before each session by each customer
  • We will be working to rotate and clean equipment, antibacterial
    wipes will be available for you to clean your equipment before and after
    use and hand sanitizer will be available to customers to use

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding through these strange times!!