surf / stay

Learn to surf with North Coast Watersports

Learn to surf with North Coast Watersports

surf / stay with Melvich Hotel & North Coast Watersports

Drop everything, book your stay, hire your boards and sign up for custom tailored surf lessons from the best on the north coast. With a range of surf experiences on offer across the north coast beaches and breaks, covering all ages, abilities and water skills, these guys know where to take you and how to get you in the water.

All you have to do is book a two night stay (minimum) with us and book your lessons with NCW and get 20% discount ON BOTH.

That’s right. Full 20% discount on room, breakfast and surf exhilaration. Contact us directly to get your discount and for more details.

Find out more about lessons and hire at

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* learn to surf with North Coast Watersports

* stay at the Melvich Hotel

* bbq on the beach with the Store Cafe, Bettyhill

* explore the beautiful north coast and more…

Friday 13 September - Monday 16 September 2019

£370/per person or £680 based upon two people sharing.

september swell weekend



Friday 13th September - Monday 16th September 2019

£370/per person or £680 based upon two people sharing.

Min 5 people- Max 10 people

Adults only / Beginner or Improver surf level

Full 3-day itinerary of surf, water, outdoor, cultural and culinary adventures


Learn to surf on some of Europe’s top learner waves and stay in the beautiful belly of the North Coast beast!

Details below!



What’s Included

All equipment provided (can bring own wetsuits and boards if you would prefer)

(Please note: The itinerary is dependent on surf conditions and weather. Organisers reserve the right to amend or change based on where and when the swell is cooperating!)


Friday 13th September

Meet at Thurso harbour (the Surfing Hub). In winter, the waters here light up with world class waves. 

Full briefing for the few days to come and chat about the wave conditions and best locations.

Head back to Melvich Hotel and get settled in with a night of socialising and the best pizza in the North!

Saturday 14th September

Start the day with a morning surf then head along the coast to the beautiful village of Bettyhill for a freshly made beach picnic provided by the Store, Bettyhill.

Early afternoon/ there are options to either have some free time to explore the area yourself or alternatively you can be taken to some of the lesser known favourite spots, maybe even go pier jumping!

Late afternoon/ a guided walk up to Castle Varrich at the Kyle of Tongue before filling up at one of the local restaurants in Tongue before ending the night with an outdoor film screening. 

Sunday 15th September

Chase the surf along the beautiful local points -  the experienced coaches will ensure you get the best opportunities to improve your surfing to the next level. 

Again there will be optional free time or alternate activities such as sand dune bodyboarding at Torrisdale beach.

The Store Cafe will provide a mega BBQ for the evening while you kick back with a bonfire on the beach.

Monday 16th September

Wake up with some yoga before breakfast, before hitting the road and heading home.


Not Included -


Saturday Dinner

Sunday Lunch

Get in touch to book your spot! 

20% deposit required to confirm reservation.