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We love getting people outdoors, we work really hard to make adventure accessible
We provide amazing residential experiences for school children
We train amazing people to become outdoor instructors
We provide top quality holiday clubs for kids
We deliver unique adventures for Stags, Hens and Corporate groups
We run training courses in paddle sports, water safety, first aid and lots more
Mucking about in boats
Meeting amazing humans
Teaching people new things
Jumping in the sea
Ten years ago, when Owen's beard was tiny and David wasn't grey haired, they both talked and talked about opening an adventure centre together. One day, their girlfriends (now wives) told them to stop wanging on and actually DO something about it. So they did. With £600 each and a couple of laptops in Owen's front room, Land & Wave was born.
Sophie, (Owen's old housemate from uni) was the first ever employee and the ripple effect began.
Eight years later, the company is thriving, with three directors, three partners, and 10 managers keeping things tickety-boo. Add in a squad of 30 amazing seasonal instructors and you can see how Land & Wave is one big festival of fun.
2009 - Land & Wave began
2010 - Sophie = first employee
2012 - Moved from Owen's lounge to Upton House . It rained A LOT
2013 - The 'marketing team' was created
2015 - Moved to our own premises in Swanage
2017 - Got our own campsite
2018 - Living the dream! Loving life
We're a close-knit bunch of family and friends working together to create amazing adventures for everyone. People are at the heart of what we do and why we do it.
The company is made up of best friends (brothers from another mother), sisters, partners, brother-in-laws and old friends, plus a whole bunch of funny, energetic people we've picked up along the ride.
The weird thing is that it's not weird. It's bloody great.
Every year, our 15-strong full time team is bolstered by 30-or-so fresh-faced, energetic beauties with bronzed skin and white teeth. Our wonderful seasonal team makes for one hell of a Summer. Many of our seasonal staff return year-on-year, but as we grow, we also employ lots of new talented people too.
Our HQ is in sunny Swanage in Dorset.
Land & Wave LTD
Unit 14 Prospect Way
BH19 1 EJ
We use lots of different locations for our activities which can be found HERE