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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...more
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Husbands Bosworth Airfield, Lutterworth LE17 6JJ, England
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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