Opening Times

Entrance to the The Wave inland surfing lake in Bristol

Opening Hours

28th November – 15th December

Friday – Sunday 7am – 5:30pm

Last food orders are at 4:30pm

16th December – 31st December

7 days a week 7am – 5:30pm

Last food orders are at 4:30pm

Christmas Day: CLOSED

Boxing Day: CLOSED

New Years Day: CLOSED

6th January – February Half Term (Reef Only)

Friday – Sunday 7am – 5:30pm

Last food orders are at 4:30pm

phone line opening hours

From 7th November: Our phones are open 9am – 5pm Wednesday – Sunday

Important: if you are coming for a surf, you need to be on site at least 60 minutes before your surf session starts.

All visitors must pre-book, even if you’re not surfing. If you’re just coming to visit, you can buy a spectator pass for £2 here.

Parking is free.

LAKE Schedule

We aim to have at least 6 weeks of lake sessions available to book online. To be notified of when sessions are released you can sign up for our newsletter.
Take a look at our lake schedule with availability.

Our session times vary throughout the year due to changes in seasonal daylight hours.

Facilities at The Wave


  • Café-bar
  • Shop, selling surfboards, wetsuits, accessories, clothes and more
  • Children’s playpark
  • Outdoor walks and seating areas
  • On-site games including table tennis, volleyball, boules and garden games.
  • Changing rooms
  • Showers
  • Equipment hire, wetsuits, boards, gloves and boots

Getting to The Wave

The Wave is close to junction 17 of the M5 motorway in South Gloucestershire, just 20 minutes from Bristol City Centre. Easter Compton, Bristol, BS35 5RE

Food & Drink

We have an on-site café bar serving declicious food and drink. Currently open from 7am - 5:30pm Fri - Sun.
Delicious breakfast served at the Wave's bar in Bristol

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