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Lincolnshire Gliding Club

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Take to the skies with a trial gliding lesson. See the Lincolnshire landscape and coast from over 1000 feet, and experience the sensation of flying as free as a bird. Min age 12 years, no max. Reduced rates for juniors. Because of the design of our...more
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Shobdon Airfield | Strubby Airfield, Alford LN13 0DD, England
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+44 7572 442499
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing gliding trial flight. Everyone in the club made me feel so welcome to be there and really made the experience special. Safety was the priority. I would definitely return and recommend for anybody looking at taking up gliding.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank josh14797
Katharine Y, Treasurer at Lincolnshire Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the lovely review - hope to see you again soon. Remember you've got three months trial membership.

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Took daughter for her flight her brother had bought her. First class experience well looked after I would highly recommend a visit. Daughter loved it 😁

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Seaflyer02
Katharine Y, Treasurer at Lincolnshire Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the lovely review - and apologies that I've only just spotted it!

Reviewed October 6, 2018

Bought a voucher for my wife and she had a wonderful time and really enjoyed the experience. Everyone was very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank mikebarnden1
Katharine Y, Treasurer at Lincolnshire Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words - sorry I've only just seen them.

Reviewed August 21, 2018

Went for a trial flight. Loved it even more than I thought I would. Small, friendly, enthusiastic and professional group. It was so good, my friend, who came to watch, ended up going up too! I had a 15-minute flight organised, but as gliding is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Vexape
Katharine Y, Treasurer at Lincolnshire Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wonderful news - the soaring season is upon us again so if you want to drop in and say hello please do. Perhaps we can tempt you back for another taste of the skies.

Reviewed August 15, 2018

Went with my partner for a look around having just moved to the area: he has done gliding before but I never have. The guys were very welcoming and friendly. My partner asked if I would like to go up for a trial and I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Katharine Y, Treasurer at Lincolnshire Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

So glad to hear you had a good time - and I hope you've found the photos on our facebook page so you have a record of your experience. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

such a professional club with very knowledgeable instructors Paul and Katherine took my 2 teens aged 12 and 14 and myself to enjoy the views of Lincolnshire I would recommend this to all families and teens what a fantastic experience x thankyou all again for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Gale G
Katharine Y, Treasurer at Lincolnshire Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Really pleased to meet you all. We loved meeting you and sharing the skies with you. Hope to see you all again soon!

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Friendly, small, welcoming club with confidence-inspiring instructors and helpful members who made me feel completely at home within minutes of arriving. I had a great time, felt safe and secure throughout and enjoyed the experience so much, I went back for more the very next...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Katharine Y, Treasurer at Lincolnshire Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Excellent - you picked the right time of year to start. Hopefully the good weather will continue to give you lots of chance to use your temporary membership and develop your skills!

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly, supportive staff, brilliant opportunity to spend time ourdoors - amazing view of coast and towns from 1500 feet - Highly recommended even to less adventurous people Enjoy and have fun

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Eva K
Katharine Y, Treasurer at Lincolnshire Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. Maybe next time you come out we will get even higher!

Reviewed May 27, 2018

Just had my first flight at Lincs gliding club.Wow!What a fantastic experience. The team were very friendly and welcoming. Katherine my instructor was friendly and informative and made me feel relaxed.The views from the cockpit of the Lincolnshire coastline were mind blowing. One of the best...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Katharine Y, Treasurer at Lincolnshire Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Hi Michael - thank you so much for the review. I know you've been out again at least once and we hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed May 29, 2017

Going up in a glider for the first time is incredible. I went up with Paul who was very friendly and knowledgeable. I was even lucky enough at having a go at flying it myself! However, I was meant to go up again but I...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Eleanor C
Katharine Y, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2017

Hi Eleanor - really sorry you had to wait. Our original plans were to have a dedicated day for you and the other girls but the wrong dates were given to the school and your flights had to fit around members flying lessons. Thank you...More

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