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Address: Sutton Bank, Thirsk YO7 2EY, England
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+44 1845 597237
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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My very late 50th birthday present

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... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2017
Ulleskelf
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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Reviewed February 17, 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 watch on health and safety very interesting . There were a lot of people sat... More 

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Thank Ulleskelf
Driffield, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 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 was very cold but bright and sunny, and the views magnificent. Brilliant opportunity which we... More 

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Thank tellno1
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36 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

I was in the right place at the right time and was lucky enough to go up and see Yorkshire from the air. I cannot thank the club members enough for being so friendly and for making it happen. And to Graham, my pilot, and tour guide, a bigger thank you for pointing out everything from the air. You Only... More 

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Thank Sheryn J
Bedale, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2017

I go to the Yorkshire gliding club most Saturday's,It has fantastic walks around it near the chalk horse amazing views looking back to Thirsk. The cafe has great home cooked foods which she has different specials on very good range of vegetarian foods.You can look out of the curved windows and watch the gliders take off and land.Great place to... More 

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Thank sallybelzonicham2017
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We live below the Glider Club, so have seen the planes and gliders many times. I love hearing them and seeing them. Had one of the veterans come and speak to our WI about it and I 'saw' the gliding in another light. My husband had an extra ticket, so .. it was the only reason that I got the... More 

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Thank Terri L
York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2016

I was bought a 'gliding experience' for my 60th birthday. After the initial date was cancelled because of bad weather another was arranged for a flight on a Saturday in November. The staff there were very friendly from the receptionist to the pilots and volunteers on the runway. My flight was so enjoyable with breath-taking views. I was able to... More 

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Thank petearm
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75 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Hubby had a trail flight for his 80th birthday. All I can say I have never seen him so extatic when he landed. From arriving to leaving we have never met such helpful people. The lady in the office was on her own that day after booking him in such took us upstairs and made us a drink. He was... More 

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Thank wishyou
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

My Sisters & I booked a gliding experience for our Dads 80th birthday. The first date was cancelled due to strong winds. We rebooked & on 23rd November we returned & the weather conditions were good. What a lovely welcome we had from all. We enjoyed tea & coffee prior to flight & we were told exactly what was going... More 

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Thank Flower187046
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

On a walk up and round Sutton Bank and the White Horse we stopped here for a breather. Tea at 50p was good and incredible value. From the window you could watch the gliders being towed up, it seemed to be a continuous process.

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Thank GeoffGuiseley
West Yorkshire
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

I bought a 'flight experience' for my husband's birthday at a cost of £99. As arranged with the club, we went last week - Thurs 22nd Sept. His flight was booked for 3pm (we weren't offered a choice of time when we booked.) On arrival, we had a coffee and was given the safety DVD to watch. We were also... More 

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