North Devon Surf School is now one of a handful of Schools of Excellence in surfing across the UK.

North Devon Surf School has become one of a handful of Schools of Excellence in the UK.

The Westward Ho! based school was given to accolade by Surfing Great Britain,

Manager Emma Huggett said: “It is essentially our equivalent of Ofsted.

“The surf school has been here for about 10 years and we are really pleased to now be a school of excellence.

“It is very nice to be recognised.”