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Shop - Sports, £12.50-£150

Dexters Surf School, Shop and Hire

Dexters Surf School, Shop and Hire


Dexters has a newly equipped, and heavily invested surf school & hire centre with well-trained staff, we are the only surf school on the east coast to be completely audited by the world leaders in surf school excellence, The ASI. (Association of Surfing Instructors) The guys at Dexters provide a professional, surfing experience, all year round, to people from all walks of life.

We are the only ASI accredited School on the Yorkshire Coast, making us the leaders in our field for surf lessons. Why try the rest when you can have the best? have a look at our Google+ Page to see what people are saying about us.

The Surf lessons offered is designed by the ASI team to be educational, rewarding and fun, helping people to try something new, advance on what they know already, or just to get out there in the water and have fun.

With a select team of four Luke Austin (Owner) Dreek Peeters, Dan Eland (Managers) and Andy De’sa (ASI Accredited Surf Instructor & SLSGB surf lifeguard)Dexter’s Surf Shop, School & Hire Centre has a very passionate crew, well practiced in offering excellent advice, tuition and customer service.

Featuring some of the most popular surfing brands in the world, such as Roxy, Quiksilver, Weird fish and Old Guys Rule, the Surf clothing supplied is really high quality and great value. Available in the shop and online, we sell to almost the whole world!

If its Surf hardware you’re into, We stock a great range of high quality off the shelf surfboards, as well as custom surfboards from the likes of big companies such asQuiver and Take off, Right down to the small independent shapers, like Cre8tion Surfboards, and AMP Surfboards, who is one of the main custom surfboard shapers in Scarborough.

Scarborough's most noteworthy Adventure Hire Centre!

If you love adventure and outdoor activates and want a different and inspiring experience which is safe, yet diverse and fun, then we are the ultimate activity centre for you! Surf lessons are our speciality but we also offer stand up paddle boarding and kayaking & Cycling, There is something for all the family! If you are looking for surf, SUP, Bike and kayak hire we have it for you right on the beach. If you want to stay in luxury accommodation, or cheap accomodation we can arrange it for you, if you want to learn with a group of friends, or have private surf lessons then no problem, advice on buying a board – who better to ask? We provide expert tuition and plenty of equipment across a great range of sports and our knowledgeable, helpful and friendly staff will put you at ease and help you get the very best from your chosen activity.

Location, location, location

Our location for learning to surf in Scarborough takes some beating. North Bay, one of the 2 cleanest beaches in Yorkshire, is a beautiful relaxing beach with plenty of parking and refreshments, and of course our iconic seaside chalets. It is also recognised as one of the safest beaches in the area, being lifeguarded May-September by RNLI beach lifeguards. We are the closest surf school to the beach for surf lessons all year round, and also we are the biggest surf school in the area to have a base right on the beach offering you secure storage, changing facilities, Hot showers May-Sept (all year round – coming soon) and surf hire.

Safety First

Your safety is extremely important to us and we have an excellent safety record. We are an ASI Accredited surf school and abide by the high international standards for surf school operations. Our head surf instructor is an SLSGB qualified surf lifeguard, and carries first aid kit at all times while giving surf lessons. Safety is one thing that we take VERY seriously!

Choose Carefully

Choose your activity provider carefully please explore our activity pages to help you make your decision. Our School is at the core of our business, and has had a wealth of investment, training and commitment and we want to share our experience and knowledge with you. So, whether you want to enjoy paddle boarding, sea kayaking, or surfing, Scarborough is the only place to be, and Dexter’s Surf Shop & School and hire centre, Scarborough, is your ideal choice for a truly amazing experience!

Speciality: Surfing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

Summer Opening Times 8.30AM Till Late Daily

Winter Opening Times 10AM Till 4PM Closed Wednesdays


Peasholm Gap,
North Bay,
YO12 7TN



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Map reference: TA 037897  Lat: 54.29312 Long: -0.40763

By Road:
Entering into Scarborough by the A64, A170 and A171, follow the signs for Scarborough.

Once in the town centre, with the railway station on the right, turn left, and continue straight on at the traffic lights. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit, onto Columbus Ravine. Continue on the road straight over the next roundabout, continue on this road.

At the main roundabout (with Peasholm Park on your left) take the 2nd exit onto Peasholm Gap, Dexters Surf Shop is located on the left.

By Public Transport:
Regular bus service from Scarborough town centre provided by EYMS, please see website for current timetable

Bus Service from York, Leeds provided by Coastliner, please see website for current timetable


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired