The Wave Blog

This is our journal. Our place for our latest news and updates on The Wave. Whether it’s our big builds, hot surfing topics or help to improve your surfing, our blog contains it all. We also regularly share updates on events we’re attending and news about all our partners and ambassadors, who help make The Wave the great place it is.

Bristol

30th July 2020

Top outdoor Summer activities for the whole family near Bristol

Here's our round-up of some of our favourite family activities in and around Bristol. We hope they'll help you get the whole family outside and connecting to nature this Summer.

Abby Richardson
Wavemaker - Media Team
24th January 2020

How The Wave is powered by nature

Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do, so when it came to deciding how we would power The Wave, there was no question that we needed a green solution.

Abby Richardson
Wavemaker - Media Team
3rd January 2020

What’s your favourite surf emoji?

We’ve looked at different companies take on surf emojis. Here are our picks for best and worst surf emojis. What are yours?

Abby Richardson
Wavemaker - Media Team
1st November 2019

Just the beginning...

We’ve been pushing waves to members of the public for a week now…learning lessons, adjusting and tweaking, but absolutely not afraid to make wholesale changes to make sure we are creating the best experience.

Nick Hounsfield
Founder
25th October 2019

Meet our first riders

A month ago we invited the public to nominate people to ride our first wave. This morning the 35 successful successful nominees will surf that wave, becoming the first surfers on the first inland surfing destination of its kind in the world.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
18th October 2019

Our first waves are in testing

We have a full lake of water and we have been testing waves.  It was a very big moment for the team as the first surfing waves rolled down the lake and the dream became a reality.

Abby Richardson
Wavemaker - Media Team
8th October 2019

Come surfing whatever the weather

Enjoy surfing all year round at The Wave, whatever the weather! Great rainy day activities with the family.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
20th September 2019

Crowdfunder preview events during testing

During our warm- phase we'll be running some test sessions reserved for Crowdfunders. These will be run before we open to help us get ready operationally and will be on fixed dates and times. They’ll be available on a first-come-first served basis.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
19th September 2019

The big fill starts as water turned on in The Wave Bristol

After months spent building the amazing feat of engineering that is our 200m lake, we finally turned the taps on. Water is flowing and the big fill is officially underway.

Abby Richardson
Wavemaker - Media Team