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.


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
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
13th June 2019

Sophie Hellyer: what surfing means to me

Sophie Hellyer, former British and English surfing champion and Ambassador for The Wave, tells us how she got into surfing as a girl in Devon and what she loves about it.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
8th March 2019

Sam Bleakley: what surfing means to me

Sam Bleakley, multiple-award-winning British surfer, travel writer and presenter, met up with us to talk about getting a start in surfing, mindfulness, and the wonders of wetsuits.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
31st December 2018

England takes gold at the World Adaptive Surfing Championship

On my third trip to the ISA World Adaptive Games, I had the enviable opportunity to spend a week in warm Californian sunshine with a group of truly exceptional athletes who are part of a developing movement of serious competition, dedication and stoke.

Nick Hounsfield