Featured in The Sunday Times July 2014 & The Sunday Times July 2013 – as Devon’s Best Play Activity

Or why not try something different and book one of our exhilarating Coasteering sessions on Baggy Point.

Whether you are looking for structured and progressive horse riding lessons, a fun family holiday activity, a new twist to your Hen or Stag weekend, children’s birthday gathering or just the opportunity to try something new and different, Roylands Riding Stables offers safe and enjoyable horse riding, beach rides and pony trekking experiences to meet your needs.

Our high quality hotel rooms provide all the holiday comfort you need. Large, spacious and well equipped.

Class 2's entrance and cloakroom has just got brighter [...]

We are Croyde’s only surf school over looking the beach so come join us and enjoy the best surfing experience in North Devon learning from respected surf professionals.

Restaurant & Bars Our restaurant and bars offer the best value food and drink in Croyde Bay. Eat well, relax, and unwind.

And of course when you are not surfing, you (and friends or family less keen on catching the ‘perfect wave’) can take advantage of our on-site facilities  – restaurants, bars, tropical pool, gym, spa treatments, sauna, games room, shop and a range of sporting and leisure activities.

Our Head Coach Carlo Fusie-Ferrero has been surfing in Croyde for the past 20 years and specialises in Intermediate to Advanced courses for existing surfers – offering group and private tuition.


Croyde Bay is along the beautiful North Devon coast. Our hacks in the surrounding area have breath taking views of the sea and coastline. We are fortunate to be able to ride along Putsborough beach, 3 miles of golden sand to Woolacombe.

Waggytails Accommodation Next door to the Resort, our Waggytails accommodation allows you to holiday with your hound and enjoy all Resort facilities.

Please call Croyde Bay Holiday Resort on 01271 890890 to discuss your accommodation requirements so we can get everything organised before you arrive.

We are a family run horse riding stables, established over 20 years ago, open all year for hacking, tuition, livery, beach rides and holidays. Roylands Riding Stables is BHS Approved & Inspected, Vet Inspected and has fully qualified friendly staff. All our horses and ponies are well schooled and we have a horse or pony to suit all abilities.

Our special location makes us a popular choice for hundreds of surfers whatever the season. Our bed and breakfast rates are extremely competitive and we have a choice of great value self-catering cottages. The Resort now has its own secure communal board storage and wetsuit drying area.

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Walking on Waves offer the most competitive rates for tuition and hire in the area with our guests enjoying courtesy transport to and from surf lessons. They also offer superb value surf equipment to buy and a wealth of experience to help you make the right choices.


If you’d like to book or discuss tuition with Walking on Waves please call 07772 240894 or 07786 034403. The office is open from 8am until 9pm every day. You can also book securely online.

We also run a range of Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) courses from taster sessions to half and full day tours.

Activities With a swimming pool, spa, playground, kids club and more, there’s plenty to entertain the whole family.

We are proud to have received an award for continued excellent service from the worlds largest service review website Trip Advisor.

UNISON Member Discounts UNISON Members are entitled to a 15% discount off all of our holidays and short breaks. Other discounts available too.


Our 2 son's.. had 4 surfing lessons, neither had surfed before and by the end of the week they were doing tricks

We are celebrating our 20th anniversary this year thanks to a grant received from the Princes Trust two decades ago.

Conferences & Meetings Our unique North Devon location and a host of Conference and Leisure facilities, ensure a great success for delegates.

Join us at Lyndon Wake Surf school and experience one of the fastest growing activities as we clamber, scramble, jump and swim our way along some of the most beautiful National trust owned coastline.

We have changing facilities on the bus and there are also on-site toilets and showers.Hot and cold refreshments can be purchased from the Cafe in the car park.

We also offer guided surf holidays to Sri Lanka and Portugal aimed at beginner and intermediate surfers. We have been running surfing holidays abroad to Europe and beyond since 1997.

As an ASI accredited School, with multiple coaching techniques and small groups we ensure quick progression, safety in the water and a clear insight to reaching your surfing goals and more importantly – having fun !!

At the Academy we will assist you in progressing to the next level, from Beginner to Advanced for all ages 5 to 85. We are open all year round.

Please contact us if you require further information or have any queries.

It seems like once a season is over, we spend the whole time preparing and looking forward to the next one. This season was our 20th anniversary and the anticipation of summer, schools breaking up and peak season arriving seemed to last forever. Once August arrived, it felt like it was all over in the blink of an eye.

Alongside Tiki we offer a range of demo boards in our ‘try before you buy’ sessions.

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