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Yorkshire Gliding Club

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Proper value and honestly it is an interseting place

A great little introduction from friends to use as a base for our walk around the white horse... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Mike L
Super experience

A 60th birthday present from my dear wife was a flight experience in a glider at the Yorkshire... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Paul W
Billingham, United Kingdom
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We offer memberships and professional, friendly flight instruction in a fleet of modern gliders as well as trial lessons for those wanting to try the purest form of flying there is. Our clubhouse is open to the public and our on site cafe provides a...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Sutton Bank, Thirsk YO7 2EY, England
+44 1845 597237
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

A great little introduction from friends to use as a base for our walk around the white horse. Extremely good value drinks served by a charming young lady leading to the demolition of the freshly cooked quiche , chips and salad. Excellent value against a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike L
Reviewed 2 September 2018

A 60th birthday present from my dear wife was a flight experience in a glider at the Yorkshire Gliding Club. Staff in the office very friendly and welcoming, paperwork sorted within minutes, had a coffee in the club house and waited my turn. Introduced to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul W
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Visited on the recommendation of some locals in Helmesly to watch the gliders landing and taking off and have a coffee and cake in the cafe. As a spectator you can get up close to watch the gliders taking off which, if you have not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Was bought a flight by my sister for my birthday it was fabulous Stan flew me around the area and the views and experience were wonderful what a lovley club very friendly Thank you all Chrissie

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chrissy B
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Turned up to the cafe there for breakfast with her was served till 11 at 10.30 about 10.45 when we ordered and her response was “she couldn’t be bothered to do do any more as she had dinner to cook” that left 5 people for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Zara-Lucy D
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This gliding school is great, lovely, knowledgeable , professional . Instructors spot on, experience by the bucketload, put you at ease straight away. Not enough thermal for the mule high but a double loop the loop more than enough made up for that. Fantastic present...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Booked a flight experience for my brothers 60th and decided to go as well. After twice being cancelled by snow. Managed to get up last weekend in perfect weather cold with blue sky's. Found the club to be friendly and professional in all aspects of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank David P
Reviewed 14 November 2017

My wife was able to use her glider flight experience gift to fly at short notice. Everyone was welcoming, and clearly enthusiastic. She had a fantastic flight, and was able to take the controls under supervision. The views she had were wonderful. Thoroughly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We visited the gliding club in a large group on a wet day. The weather was too bad for gliding and we arrived very late for lunch. The ladies in the cafe provided a splendid cooked meal to warm us up. Try their home-cooked quiche,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

the staff in the cafe are cool nice people its so sad to say the man on the apron of the airfield is obnoxious and very rude. I used to use the cafe a lot not shore if I will go back !! I can...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank rew385
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3 September 2017|
Response from Grenville F | Reviewed this property |
A flight experience costs £99 which also includes 3 months membership were you can go have flight at club rates for £25 for the tug and 47p per minute you are up
21 June 2017|
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Response from Grenville F | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on the weather cannot say for sure I have know people be up for 15 mins and some for 35mins My first flight was 35 mins.That was a flight expereance.