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Deeside Gliding Club

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A great place to try gliding

Visited here with friends to have pre-booked introductory gliding experiences. The sessions went as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RealYstyck
Great Visit to Deeside Gliding Club

We called in here when passing to Aboyne. Big numbers of gliders on the parking area and looked... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
george650000
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3 weeks ago
“A great place to try gliding”
4 weeks ago
“Great Visit to Deeside Gliding Club”
About
The Deeside Gliding Club offers a unique and thrilling experience to soar above the Cairngorm Mountains in a glider.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
Aboyne Airfield | Aboyne Airfield, Dinnet, Aboyne AB34 5LB, Scotland
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+44 1339 885339
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

After planning to fly back from Newcastle to Inverness in our wee Cessna, we hit low pressure and bad weather about twenty miles prior to the airstrip. Emergency landed at this location and the hospitality was exceptional. We were offered tea, coffee, a place to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here with friends to have pre-booked introductory gliding experiences. The sessions went as planned with very knowledgable instructors. The clubhouse is small but adequate and teas, coffees and snacks were available. A very enjoyable experience.

Thank RealYstyck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in here when passing to Aboyne. Big numbers of gliders on the parking area and looked like a competition if the weather was good. Weather not good on that day so not much flying at all, but a good experience.

Thank george650000
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful group of flying enthusiasts. Strapped the wife into a chute and got her into a glider but she was just too scared that day. Luckily I was ready and love flying and was allowed to take her spot. Super place to fly. My only...More

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Often passed the gliding club and did not realise they have a trial flight oppertunity until this year. Rhi and I decided to book then hoped for good weather. Rhi went up first, it was quite an experience helping to get glider in position and...More

Thank Ursula B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

As part of my 60th birthday presents I received a voucher for a glider experience .Wasn't sure what to expect, but was relieved to find that the club members are approachable and very helpful. The flight was excellent (apart from the lack of thermals!) ,and...More

Thank Larry B
cjordans75, Public Relations Manager at Deeside Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Glad you enjoyed! Look forward to seeing you back

Reviewed 10 July 2017

After planning to fly back from Newcastle to Inverness in our wee Cessna, we hit low pressure and bad weather about twenty miles prior to the airstrip. Emergency landed at this location and the hospitality was exceptional. We were offered tea, coffee, a place to...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Amazing experience!!! Once in the air you can actually have a go at piloting the Glider. The experience is also open to children. The people in the club are very friendly and the athmosphere is very relaxed. Definetly woth trying, I will be back!!

Thank petrus74
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great club, good instructors and very friendly. It's a very exciting experience and the views of the mountains are incredible! Definitely worth a visit.

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