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Gliding Oxfordshire

Sandhill Farm Airfield, near Swindon   
REF: MG2000

• Gliding out of Sandhill Farm Airfield near Shrivenham
• Training from ex commercial airline & RAF pilots
• Choose your height to glide from!
• Go big with the mile-high gliding option
2000ft Gliding Experience


RRP: £89.00

What's Included

• Welcome, safety briefing and ground instruction
• Take to the skies in a dual-control two seater training glider
• Instruction from a British Gliding Association (BGA) qualified instructor
• You will be shown the basic methods of controlling the glider, then take control and fly the glider yourself!

Flight Options
• 2000ft flights give up to 20 minutes in the air
• 3000ft flights provides up to 30 minutes in the air
• 4000ft you can enjoy up to 40 minutes in the air
• The mile high 5280ft flight provides up to 50 minutes in the air

What Can I Expect

Go gliding on the Oxfordshire / Wiltshire border! Head to this lovely little airfield near Shrivenham for a trial flight in a glider to give you a taste of that flying-without-power feeling over some really rather delightful countryside.

Sandhill Farm Airfield is easy to get to, being midway between Oxford and Swindon just off the A420. It's in the middle of the countryside and there's the greenery of the North Wessex Downs all around, making it a great choice for relaxed and fun glider lessons.

The level of training at Sandhill is exceptional. Lee Ingram, along with Chief Flying Instructor Andy Sayer and their team, boast many, many years of experience amongst them. From commercial airlines and the RAF, they've pretty much flown everything with wings. There are some intriguing anecdotes as well, from Andy's world record holding longest flight sim session, to Lee's self-confessed golden gliding moment being when he climbed to a dizzying 16,000ft!

You won't be going quite that high over the Oxfordshire countryside on these glider lessons, but they are categorised in terms of height. We are offering gliding experiences out of Sandhill Farm from 2000, 3000, 4000 or 5280ft (that's a mile!). That refers to the altitude you'll be at when you start your glide.

Of course, the higher the altitude, the longer the flight. You can generally expect to be gliding for 20, 30, 40 and 50-minutes respectively with the altitudes offered. In all cases you'll have plenty of time to get an understanding of how gliders work and, if you want to, have a go at the controls.

If you just want to drink in the sensations of powerless flight whilst gazing out at those Wiltshire and Oxfordshire rolling hills below, then that's fine too. All glider experiences are tailored to you and what you hope to achieve from your flight. Book your glider flight out Shrivenham's Sandhill Farm airfield and get ready to glide!


• Weekdays and weekends throughout the year
• All flights are subject to availability and weather conditions


• Sandhill Farm Airfield, Shrivenham

Suitable For

• The minimum age is 14
• Under 18s must be accompanied on the airfield by an adult
• Maximum height 6ft 4ins
• Maximum weight 16 stone


• Spectators are welcome to come and watch

Anything Else

• Onsite club house with toilet facilities
• Complimentary tea and coffee with soft drinks available to purchase
Delivery TypeDelivery TimePrice
Standard DeliveryEstimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day*£1.95
Weekly Special DeliveryGuaranteed next working day£7.50
Saturday Special DeliverySaturdays Only£11.70
European Delivery3 - 5 working days£4.50
Rest of World Delivery5 - 7 working days£6.50

All orders places before 4pm will be dispatched the same working day

* 93% delivered next working day

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Vouchers are usually valid for 23 months from the date of purchase (unless otherwise stated) and shall become invalid on the expiry date. The expiry date is set out on the Voucher. Vouchers may be extended for a further 23 months on payment of an admin fee of £10 plus any increase that may have taken place for that activity since the original date of purchase. Please note that some Vouchers cannot be extended; this will be stated on the Voucher. PLEASE NOTE: You must book and take your experience before the before the expiry date of the voucher.
Gliding Oxfordshire
2000ft Gliding Experience
Total Price£79.00
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