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Yorkshire Gliding Club

Sutton Bank, Thirsk YO7 2EY, England
+44 1845 597237
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Attitude of staff in cafe

Turned up to the cafe there for breakfast with her was served till 11 at 10.30 about 10.45 when we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Zara-Lucy D
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Birthday present

This gliding school is great, lovely, knowledgeable , professional . Instructors spot on... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Suegibbo
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Sutton Bank, Thirsk YO7 2EY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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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

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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

Thank David P
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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.

Thank Mark G
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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

2  Thank cmarctaylor
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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

Thank rew385
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

We were walking along the top of the White Horse of Kilburn when we saw the glider club, complete with a glider preparing to take off. I spent a happy half hour watching all the preparations and the take off. Got some photos too. Looks...More

Thank seagullrob
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Arrived at the club 1st June on speck after a phone call told to call in we will try to fit you in and fit me in they did ,We took off at 2 oclock john was my instructor we found a few thermals and...More

1  Thank Grenville F
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Was today going to be the day to fly well yes it was confirmed good to go however on arrival I was told it was very doubtful . Was shown upstairs to the the cafe and viewing area where I was given a DVD to...More

1  Thank Ulleskelf
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Very many thanks to Graham for making my husbands trip so brilliant and to everyone for being so helpful. This life affirming trip was a long held ambition for my husband and the grin on his face on his return said it all. The weather...More

Thank tellno1
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Rob0249
3 September 2017|
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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
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Jenny L
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.
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