On the Water

We have teamed up with Harlyn and Waves Surf Schools to bring you the best in Watersport activities.

On the water
Surfing in the bay

Harlyn Surf School

Harlyn is the original surf school on the North Coast and was described as “The Best North Coast Surf School” by the Sunday Times. We offer a wide variety of adult and child friendly activities from beginners through to experienced levels. All our extreme watersports are run in a safe controlled environment only a short distance from your accommodation giving you all the thrills of what the ocean has to offer on your doorstep.

As a guest of Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park you can take advantage of exclusive discounts at Harlyn Surf School by calling Harlyn direct on 01841 533076 and quoting “Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park”.

  • 10% off equipment hire
  • 10% off all equipment purchases
  • 10% off group lessons – Surf, Stand Up Paddleboard, Sit on Top Kayaking, Bodyboarding or Coasteering

Waves Surf School

We are not just any surf school…….Waves Surf School offers a surf experience a cut above the rest! We pride ourselves on being different to the larger schools… we are proud to specialise in teaching surfing for all ages and abilities. Just ask one of the many surfers we have taught over the last 14 years, many of whom return to Waves Surf School year upon year to develop their skills.  Whether you’re a beginner, improver, intermediate, advanced or require video analysis we can offer the right session for you. Our small student teacher ratios enable us to tailor the lessons to your needs. Our tuition offers clear defined learning pathways to take your surfing to the next level!

Located on the North Cornwall coast between Newquay and Padstow we are fortunate to be licensed by Cornwall Council to surf a selection of beaches within the vicinity of Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park.  This allows us to find you the best waves on any given day. Book in with us and we will arrange the lessons where the waves are best for you!

Waves Surf School endeavours to provide you with the best equipment & great wetsuits suited to the water temperature throughout the year.  So whether you want group or private lessons on your own or you would like to share the fun with friends or family we can cater for your needs.  Come and enjoy the thrill of the ocean with Waves Surf School, whilst under the supervision of experienced surf coaches and beach lifeguards to ensure you have fun safely.

​Waves offers a 10% discount to customers from Mother Ivey’s​ Holiday Park.

Surfboard and Wetsuit Hire

Mother Ivey’s Bay Wet Suit Hire

During the six week summer holiday wet suit and body board hire is available on Park. Follow the signs or ask at reception.

The Pit Surf Shop

Based in nearby St Merryn, the Pit Surf Shop offers everything you need for getting out on the water from wetsuits, bodyboards, surfboards and accessories.

To save you the expense of having to buy your own, The Pit also provide surf hire from wetsuits, surf boards to surf kayaks and much more.

Check out www.surf-the-pit.co.uk for opening times and hire details.

Mother Ivey's Bay Holiday Park