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Take a Glider Flight Experience


Take a Glider Flight Experience

Leave the earth behind and fly with the clouds! Discover the joy and serenity of silent flight on a glider lesson above the beautiful Leicestershire countryside. This unforgettable experience is a unique way to get airborne and definitely one for the bucket list. 

Glider Flight Experiences

After a comprehensive pre-flight safety briefing, you’ll take off with your expert BGA instructor sitting right behind you. When you feel confident, take the controls yourself or just sit back and enjoy the fabulous views before landing. Experiences are available in a motor glider, aerotow or winch. 

Learn Gliding Courses 

If you get the gliding bug, then gliding courses are also available over one, two or five days. Courses include demonstration and tuition for all the phases of flight including launch, gliding, soaring, the circuit and landing, working your way through the British Gliding Association training syllabus. Courses run April - September 

Suitable for beginners

There are up to 7 guest rooms available in the club house onsite, plus 2 caravans if you're looking to extend your visit. For a range of alternative accommodation options, Visit Harborough have a range of options. Stay - Visit Harborough 



  • HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE? - Up to 2 Hours
  • PRICE RANGE - From £59

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Husbands Bosworth Airfield, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 6JJ

Tel: 01858 880521

Opening Times

Season (1 Apr 2022 - 30 Sept 2023)



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      • Clothing/Equipment - Wear clothing appropriate to the weather conditions. All equipment needed for flight is provided
      • Restrictions - Over 12 years old. For safety reasons, no one weighing more than 110 kg (including 7kg for clothing and parachute) and those over 6ft 3in are permitted to participate. See also Guidance for Visitors section on website.
      • Weather Dependent - Outdoor and weather dependent


      • Activities accessible for visitors with disabilities - Please contact to discuss requirements.

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