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Gliding for All

In line with government, CAA and BGA regulations and guidelines, Kent Gliding Club is operating normally for Members and for Experience Flights and Courses with some special covid precautions. The Gliding Centre remains closed to casual visitors until further notice. We hope to re open to all soon. We are operating our Experience Flights and Courses now. For more information and to book your flight please click on the link below.

If you are visiting the Kent Gliding Centre (as pilot, trainee, or for an Experience Flight or Course) then you MUST read, understand and adhere to our current Covid  procedures. Click here.

We offer a range of Exciting Gliding Experience options to the public. Click on the link for more details or to purchase a flight or course, or e mail  us at   enquiries@kentglidingclub.co.uk. The office is working remotely currently and we will respond as soon as we can.  Gliding Experience vouchers will be valid for 12 months from when flying restarts.

If you are interested in joining the club -either to learn to fly or socially – click here

Kent Gliding Centre is operated by Kent Gliding Club Ltd which is affiliated to the British Gliding Association

Our 200+ acre airfield is set in beautiful countryside on top of the North Downs. This location, which the club owns outright, gives us access to excellent thermal soaring as well as ridge soaring all the way to Rochester when the wind obliges.  Our facilities include a modern clubhouse with office, briefing room, cafe, bar and comfortable accommodation.  We also have an on site maintenance facility, hangars, trailer parking and caravan pitches. The club fleet consists of modern training and solo gliders available to all members.

Current membership stands at around 120 active pilots, of whom 20 are qualified BGA Instructors and a further 10 are tug pilots.



Kent Gliding Centre is a trading name of Kent Gliding Club Limited. Registered in England & Wales, number 567079; Registered office; Squids Gate, Challock, Kent TN25 4DR.