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Yorkshire Gliding Club

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Sutton Bank, Thirsk YO7 2EY, England
+44 1845 597237
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This modest cafe is a brilliant place to stop for lunch on the Cleveland Way

We visited the gliding club in a large group on a wet day. The weather was too bad for gliding and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cmarctaylor
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Skipton, United Kingdom
obnoxious man

the staff in the cafe are cool nice people its so sad to say the man on the apron of the airfield... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
rew385
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Sutton Bank, Thirsk YO7 2EY, England
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+44 1845 597237
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the gliding club in a large group on a wet day. The weather was too bad for gliding and we arrived very late for lunch. The ladies in the cafe provided a splendid cooked meal to warm us up. Try their home-cooked quiche,...More

Thank cmarctaylor
Reviewed 5 July 2017

the staff in the cafe are cool nice people its so sad to say the man on the apron of the airfield is obnoxious and very rude. I used to use the cafe a lot not shore if I will go back !! I can...More

Thank rew385
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We were walking along the top of the White Horse of Kilburn when we saw the glider club, complete with a glider preparing to take off. I spent a happy half hour watching all the preparations and the take off. Got some photos too. Looks...More

Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Arrived at the club 1st June on speck after a phone call told to call in we will try to fit you in and fit me in they did ,We took off at 2 oclock john was my instructor we found a few thermals and...More

1  Thank Grenville F
Reviewed 17 February 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...More

1  Thank Ulleskelf
Reviewed 6 February 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...More

Thank tellno1
Reviewed 5 February 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...More

Thank Sheryn J
Reviewed 22 January 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...More

Thank sallybelzonicham2017
Reviewed 17 January 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...More

Thank Terri L
Reviewed 11 December 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...More

Thank petearm
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Rob0249
2 September 2017|
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Response from Grenville F | Reviewed this property |
A flight experience costs £99 which also includes 3 months membership were you can go have flight at club rates for £25 for the tug and 47p per minute you are up
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Jenny L
20 June 2017|
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Response from Grenville F | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on the weather cannot say for sure I have know people be up for 15 mins and some for 35mins My first flight was 35 mins.That was a flight expereance.
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