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Bishopdale
Permission must be sought from the Gamekeeper before flying. No flying August 12 – December 31.
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Great Whernside
The owner has threatened to sue any pilot who disrupts a grouse shoot and that could amount to £Ks.
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Kilnsey
Site closed 1 Aug - 31 Dec.
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Welcome to the Dales Hang Gliding & Paragliding Club. May your flying career with us be happy and successful. The Club was founded in 1974, after a few enthusiasts had felt the need to organise themselves in order to control the activities of the flyers and to retain the good will of the land owners.

 

We were made official by affiliation to the British Hang Gliding Association at its inception in 1975. Since those early days the Club has grown in strength and today is one of the most successful and well supported in the country. We hope that you continue the Club spirit which has always been encouraged, and that you will want to take part in our activities, and maybe even in the management of the Club at some future time.

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25 Aug 2014

Club Night Thu 4 Sep - Flying the Wainwrights

In 2013 in the English Lake District, paraglider pilot Simon Blake attempted something never tried before - bagging all 214 of the fells in Wainwright's Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells in a single calendar year... by paraglider. Club... read more
19 Aug 2014

Coaching Day notice - Aug

This is an early notice of a potential coaching day over the w/e 23/24 August. At the moment the weekend isn't looking too bad, although it's too soon to say which day will be the better of the two. If you're interested please keep an eye on the... read more
1 Aug 2014

Glorious Twelfth

The Glorious Twelfth refers to 12 August, the start of the shooting season for Grouse and to a lesser extent Ptarmigan.  It is one of the busiest days in the shooting season (which lasts until the end of December), with large amounts of game... read more
11 Jul 2014

Pennine Parafest

The Pennine Parafest will take place over the weekend of 5 - 7 September 2014 at the Chipping Show Ground.  Link. read more
25 May 2014

Tour de France Restricted Airspace

Please make a note of the following restriced airspace that will be in force on Saturday 5th July and Sunday 6th July.   Download PDF or click on the images below. Personally, I think you'd be mad to go anywhere near the Dales during the... read more