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Essex Gliding Club

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28 Oct 2018
“Brilliant Club, Brilliant Day”
7 Oct 2018
“30th birthday gift”
We are a small friendly club located in north Essex near the historic Suffolk town of Clare. We welcome family groups and visitors to our club. Our club offers trial lesson vouchers and summer holiday gliding courses. Our trial lessons can be...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Ashen Road | The Clubhouse Ridgewell Airfield, Ashen, Braintree CO10 8JU, England
+44 7538 639772
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Firstly I would like to thank the Essex Gliding Club members for the warm welcome I received. I was an active member when the club was based at North Weald and flew from 1979 to 1984 gaining my Silver ‘C’ badge; it was good to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SteveSabine
EGC G, Guest Relations Manager at Essex Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Dear Steve, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We enjoyed meeting you again after a 34 year absence and hope you will return for a visit and chat, perhaps for another trial lesson :-) BRGDS Charles Forsyth EGC member and...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I went gliding today for the first time as part of a birthday surprise. I did the aero tow 3000 feet. What a fantastic experience. So relaxed. So tranquil. My pilot behind me was utterly amazing he really made me feel at ease and comfortable....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Victoria L
EGC G, Guest Relations Manager at Essex Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Victoria, many thank's for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am pleased you enjoyed your gliding experience. I am not sure who you flew with however, I will send a copy of your review to all of our instructors, one of...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

My wife and I each had a trial flight. It goes without saying that the fights were thrilling and more than met our high expectations. The day was made extra special by the members with whom, after a very friendly greeting, we chatted like old...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Geoff C
EGC G, Web-master EGC at Essex Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hello Geoff, Thank you for your positive review. I am pleased that you had a good day and obviously the weather was kind to you. I think you may have uploaded a picture to TripAdvisor taken on your day? If you did, then many thanks...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

I recently joined the club after an impromptu visit when I was invited to try a trial flight. I was really impressed by the friendliness of the welcome and attitude of all the members.There has been no sense of "cliqueness" (if such a word exists)...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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