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The Wave: Bristol’s Premier Surfing Destination

The Wave is a unique inland surfing spot, combining technology and nature for wellness, featuring a stunning surfing lake with flawless waves amidst lush surroundings.

Surfing at The Wave

Regardless of your age, level of fitness, learning capacity, or athletic ability, They’ll work with you to get the most out of your surfing experience at The Wave. The Wave, a 180-meter-long surfing lake, offers the best inland surfing experience for all skill levels, from novice to expert. They’ve thought of everything to make sure that everyone, regardless of ability, can have fun. The technology used by Wavegarden Cove creates their waves. This innovative technique can produce waves as high as 1,000 feet an hour, with a height range of 50 cm (1.7 feet) to nearly 2 metres (6.5 feet). They can generate a fresh wave every 8–10 seconds. Crucially, every aspect of surfing at The Wave has been planned to give surfers the time, space, and serenity they need to appreciate their waves without ever having to deal with crowds.

Surf Lessons

The Wave provide a variety of surf lessons for both novices and more experienced surfers, allowing you to advance your abilities in a fun and encouraging setting. The lessons are given by their friendly and helpful staff of knowledgeable, experienced coaches.

The lessons last 1.5 hours, consisting of 30 minutes of dry instruction and 60 minutes of in-water instruction. They advise anyone who has never surfed before to begin with a beginner class.

  • Beginner Lessons: Suitable for ages 6+, these sessions mix dry land training with in-water practice in small white water waves.
  • Waikiki Lessons: For improving surfers, focusing on progressing skills in 0.75m waves.
  • Intermediate Lessons: Develop technique and confidence in 1m waves.
  • Advanced Coaching: Refine skills in waves up to 1.9m for experienced surfers.


Your surf package includes the rental of a hood, gloves, boots, and wetsuits.

For Beginner – Intermediate lessons, you can utilise their foam boards without charge. Rentable hardboards and performance softboards are available in their boardroom. Subject to availability, prices start at £12 for softboards and £17 for hardboards.

You are also welcome to use their bodyboards.

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