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Bowland Forest Gliding Club

Cock Hill Farm Fiddlers Lane, Chipping PR3 2WN, England
+44 1995 61267
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Warning do not buy a gift voucher from this club, as they will not honour it

I bought a gift voucher for my husband for Christmas, so that he could enjoy a trial lesson at this... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Linda P
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
gift was stunning present

My wife bought me a gliding experience here a few years ago, got to say its a contradictory... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
SlingP
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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 Aug 2017
“gift was stunning present”
15 Apr 2018
“Warning do not buy a gift voucher from this club, as they will not honour it”
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Cock Hill Farm Fiddlers Lane, Chipping PR3 2WN, England
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+44 1995 61267
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

I bought a gift voucher for my husband for Christmas, so that he could enjoy a trial lesson at this club. He then tried to arrange this by leaving numerous voice mail messages (at various times of the day and weekends too) and sending emails,...More

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RICHARD T, chairman at Bowland Forest Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Linda, sorry you have had trouble with our system. It's bad enough contending with the weather without a technical glitch as well . However, we are delighted that you are now coming to visit us in May and trust that you will have a...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

My wife bought me a gliding experience here a few years ago, got to say its a contradictory experience. on the one hand you have the adrenaline fuelled rush of the cable launch, going up at 60 deg incline just like a kite. once you...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Can't recommend enough . Fabulous experience . Went with friend . Friendly professional club. Would recommend

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

As an aviation enthusiast, I ordered a trial lesson voucher online for just £60. Cheaper than any other type of flying, and the £60 is deducted from annual membership upon joining. Being antsy about wanting to fly, my partner and I arrived at the Club...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

First visited during June 2014 to begin a gliding scholarship course here. This club is very well organised and everybody is very friendly. The views from the air are fantastic - particularly over Beacon Fell and Parlick Hill.

Thank Antony B
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

An excellent experience with friendly members and instructors. A lovely place to fly or learn to fly with a local hill that 'works' in all but northerly winds. Extremely well looked after club fleet.

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Reviewed 17 August 2015

My partner and I had a very good day out using a voucher I had bought him from the Bowland Forest Gliding Club website. (vouchers are good for one year). It was a a beautiful day which helped enormously as you are quite high up...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2014

I am an aviation enthusiast, but had never tried gliding before. My wife bought me a trial lesson as a present, and I used it recently. I had to book for a certain date, and was at the mercy of the weather, but that turned...More

2  Thank PrestonCoolerKing
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I bought gift vouchers they are valid for 12 months.
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