Perfect surf all year round

The Wave is an inland surf destination in Bristol where everyone can surf on consistent, safe waves all year round. We are the first inland surfing venue in the northern hemisphere to use Wavegarden Cove technology providing over 1,000 waves an hour.

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The Wave is closed at the moment

While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at The Wave, in the interest of the health and wellbeing of our visitors, Wavemakers and local community we’ve made the difficult decision to temporarily close. If you have a surf booked with us, you’ll be sent an email regarding next steps.


Fun surfing experiences

Every aspect of our surfing experience has been designed to ensure there’s fun for all, whatever your level. We make waves to suit everyone from beginner to pro. With hot showers, winter wetsuits and warming post-surf food and drinks, we make the perfect day out for the whole family. Book your surf.

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Flexible booking available

Don't worry if your plans might change. We're now making it fast and flexible to book your next surf, even if you think your date might have to change. For the foreseeable future, you can now amend your surf booking up to the 24 hours before your surf. Book your next surf.

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Great food in our cafe-bar

At The Wave we’re all about sharing experiences, feeding the senses, connecting with nature, and having fun. What we love after surfing is getting together to refuel and relive our surfing experience. We love sharing those moments over food with friends in our cafe-bar.

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Gift a surf experience at The Wave

Looking for that unique or special gift? Our gift vouchers for surf lessons or surf-only sessions make a brilliant present for any occasion. Whether its a birthday, wedding present or congratulations gift, a surf experience day makes the perfect present for beginners or experienced surfers. Buy gift vouchers.

2 Hour Child's Beginner Surf Lesson at The Wave Bristol - Google Merchant

The coaches could not have been more kind and encouraging - absolutely brilliant. The surfing was amazing. Loved it.

Beginner surfer visiting The Wave

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