The Top Cornish Surf Shops To Visit This Summer

If you’re coming to Cornwall, then make sure you add to your itinerary to check out our local surf shop scene. Whether you’re looking to buy equipment, get some local knowledge or just window shop at some beautiful boards, then check out our line up of top Cornish surf shops you need to visit this summer.

Slide + Glide, Newquay

If you want honest and friendly board advice, go check out Slide + Glide – these boys know their stuff. It’s an Aladdin’s cave full of new + secondhand gems at amazing prices! Also, a great place to swap in old boards.

Fore Street, Newquay, TR7 1EY

Open Surf, St Agnes

Probably the most aesthetically pleasing surf shop we’ve ever been to (that’s a big statement, but trust us!). Although it’s only small, you’ll be greeted with beautiful boards, lush plants and delicious coffee – what’s not to like?

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Wheal Kitty Workshops, Saint Agnes, TR5 0RD


Surfing Life, Newquay

The place to go if you’re looking for a new wetsuit or to up your style game – everything you’ll need for your surfing life, exactly what it says on the tin.

2 Fore St, Newquay, TR7 1LN


Down The Line, Hayle

Rows upon rows of boards from all over the globe. Down The Line has the biggest, most diverse range of surfboards in Europe! Prepare yourself to be tempted to spend all your savings in one shop.

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Market Square, Copperhouse, Hayle, TR27 4EA



Sunset Surf, Newquay 

This female-owned surf shop sits in the heart of Newquay with boards, hire and accessories with the ideology of slow living and using nature as your playground.

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106 Fore Street, Newquay, TR7 1EY


Zuma Jay, Bude

After opening in the 70s, Zuma Jay is one of the longest established surf shops in Europe! With an old school classic feel, a team with endless knowledge and surfing stories.

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20 Belle Vue Lane. Bude, EX23 8BR



Freeriders – Falmouth 

Owned by super frother Keith, a man that believes in doing what you love and sharing knowledge of the local area. His motto is ‘just cut the c**p and just surf’ – couldn’t have said it better ourselves. 

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17-18 Kelligrew Street, Falmouth, TR11 3PN



Watershed, Newquay 

Filled with great books, stylish clothes and beautiful custom boards. What’s even better, they donate a percentage of sales from their Recycled collection to recover Ocean plastic waste – how sick!

36 East Street, Newquay, TR7 1BH



Otter Surfboards, Porthtowan

This wholesome, nature-loving company uses locally grown timber from regenerative, sustainable woodland to craft wooden surfboards, paddleboards, bellyboard and handplanes. Otter Surfboards even runs workshops to make your own, how cool is that?

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6 Mount Pleasant Eco Park, Chapel Hill, Porthtowan, TR4 8HL



Nineplus, Newquay

This iconic surf shop is all about style, originality and the beauty of longboarding. We can’t get enough of the retro feel.

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167 Henver Road, Newquay, TR7 3EJ



Every local independent surf shop in Cornwall has the same ideology at its core – the love of surfing and all things ocean. We feel exactly the same way! 


Get in touch if you have any questions or want any advice, we could easily talk about surfing for hours. Happy shopping!

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