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Windrushers Gliding Club

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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What a view!

A red letter secret Santa (Thanks Katie). The experience exceeded my expectations thanks to Pilot... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter C
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Kettering, United Kingdom
birthday soar

This was the soaring experience for the 70th birthday. Finding the gliding club was not difficult... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2019
Rajkathane
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Fly a glider and caress the sky. Gliding - the ultimate high! The premier gliding club located in central Oxfordshire, we provide training for absolute beginners and experienced pilots. All instructors are fully qualified to BGA standards and rated...more
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Bicester GLIDING Centre Skimmingdish Lane, Bicester OX26 5AD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A red letter secret Santa (Thanks Katie). The experience exceeded my expectations thanks to Pilot Adam and the army of volunteers who contribute so much to the enjoyment. I had a near perfect day with clear blue skys and Adam managed to find an elusive...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Peter C
Reviewed March 21, 2019

This was the soaring experience for the 70th birthday. Finding the gliding club was not difficult at all. The gates to the field open up automatically (they must have got ANPR system). The receptionist was very friendly. Everyone who works here is a volunteer, I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

Had my first gliding lesson today. Awesome experience. Definitely worth it. Friendly staff. Great gliding instructor.

Date of experience: February 2019
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John W, Instructor at Windrushers Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2019

Glad you enjoyed it! Almost all of us started with a trial flight like yours, and got hooked on gliding immediately.

Reviewed September 28, 2018

Fantastic day for all the family, there was 7 of us. Great time had by all. Would defiantly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

My wife bought me a trial as a birthday pressie.. what a great treat it was, we had a few aborted dates due to weather but when it was good boy the views were terrific. The instructor soon put me at easy, though its a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

My kids bought me this opportunity for my birthday. Am slowly accumulating experiences from them! It was great. Had to travel a distance but it was very worthwhile. Very friendly staff who undertook pre flight proceedings professionally and calmly. The flight was a joy. Having...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

I actually visited here in April 2016 but had a brilliant experience in the front seat of a glider. The whole flight is recorded onto an SD card so you can then re-watch it back home from the safety of your computer!

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

So the "Departure Lounge" is a converted single decker bus in the middle of the Airfield. So what, it added to the charm. I had an absolutely fantastic gliding experience with very friendly people that our passionate about flying. Thank you all for making what...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Peter F
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

I bought a glider flight here for a surprise for my husbands 70th birthday through Red Letter Day. We were greeted pleasantly and with a relaxed jokey feel to the event. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his experience despite a slight drizzle whilst he was up...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

I think I have to begin with explaining that I have visited dozens of gliding clubs around the world, from here in the UK to as far afield as New Zealand and Chile over the past 42 years. They have been invariably friendly places where...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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