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The Gliding Centre

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About The Gliding Centre
Situated in the heart of England, on the beautiful Leicestershire / Northamptonshire border, The Gliding Centre is one of the UK’s premier gliding clubs. Husbands Bosworth is a 1500 metre East / West grass airfield with a 300 metre asphalt strip that we use during the winter. if you are looking for something a little different for a gift then we offer air experience vouchers. Want to dip your toe and see if learning to fly i what you would like to do then try our one day course. We also have a cafe which is open 0800-1600 hours and conference facilities.
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Lutterworth, England
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

I had a Glider flight at, The gliding centre On the winch “WOW” My instructor explained how the glider got into the sky (not having an engine) By winch or aerotow. I opted for the winch, it was brilliant, so I had a second and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KenRox C
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Friendly, welcoming and exciting with great faciliites. some anticipaton of what was involved but no need to worry and a great day out.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I had a day here gliding, (26th July) which was a present from my partner. The weather was a scorcher, not a cloud in the sky and it was thought not ideal for gliding but I had 4 flights, two winch and two towed take...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 10Ryan01
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Forget your PC screen! Real flying is within your reach and it's a lot more fun. I have done it before but have had a long break. I visited Husbands Bosworth to see a pal and before I'd parked I'd convinced myself I had to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Paul G
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I went to Sibbertoft for a one day introduction course in gliding. I had an initial briefing from my instructor Bruce followed by five flights including an aero tow. Throughly enjoyable day in great surroundings. Friendly staff with a very reasonable cafe within the club...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tony B
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I did a 1 hour taster of gliding for my birthday and had a great time. Wonderful exhilarating experience soaring above Northants/Leicestershire. Everyone was really friendly and helpful and it was good to learn a bit about the history of this WW2 airfield from chatting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

My partner went up in a glider here for the 1st time ever. The whole experience was excellent. All the staff were welcoming and friendly. The glider pilot was informative and really good. Top class day to remember.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank xxLadyVxx
Reviewed 5 May 2018

The Gliding Centre, is on the site of a former WW11 Airfield of RAF Husbands Bosworth Leicestershire LE17 6JJ From the Air you get great views of both Leicestershire and Northamptonshire You have to do it to see what you have been missing bring your...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sydney G
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Gliding every day weather conditions allowing. A good fleet of modern gliders, superb instructors, excellent facilities.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lordbrian2016
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Why didn't I do this years ago? A very welcoming place and lovely people. It was more than just the flight in the end but the flight itself was great. And they let me have a go to! I know what to do for Christmas...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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