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Channel Gliding Club

Channel-Gliding-ClubSituated in beautiful countryside, the Channel Gliding Club has a unique position. Located within the private estate of the Earl of Guilford's Waldershare Park, you will enjoy stunning views along the English coastline.

Channel Gliding Club is a member of the British Gliding Association. It is operated as a non-profit organisation by the club members for the club members. The club owns three 2 seat gliders that are used for training and early solo flying and there is a club single seater for more advanced solo flying.

Membership is open to all who wish to join and membership costs and flying fees are inexpensive. Trial lessons are available for those just wishing to see what gliding is about and can be purchased in advance or on the day.


See for tariffs and membership details.

Opening details

Saturday & Sunday: 09.00 - 16.30

Closed Christmas, Boxing and New Years Day




Map reference: TR 293473 Lat: 51.17891 Long: 1.27935

Take the A256 dual carriageway north of Dover towards Sandwich. After about 2.8 miles turn left, signposted the High and Dry Pub. Turn immediately left again, past the High and Dry and continue for about 1/3rd of a mile where you will see the entrance on the right to Waldershare Park signposted Channel Gliding Club. After entering the park turn left after about 100 yards and follow the track all the way to the gliding club.

Parking : free


Telephone: 01304 201066


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