Club facilities

The Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC) operates a modern fleet of gliders and offers launches by winch or aerotow.

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Price List

A summary of our prices, with effect 1st January 2019

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Where to stay and eat

The Blackdown Hills are a range of hills along the Somerset-Devon border in south-western England, which were designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1991.

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Arriving by road

Note to Sat Nav users: Please use postcode EX14 4QW in your sat nav to find our entrance, (the club postal address postcode takes you to Broadhembury at the bottom of the hill.)

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Arriving by air

If you plan to arrive at North Hill by air be aware that this can be a busy site with glider movements  flying generally unrestricted circuits  from both winch and aerotow launches.

Advance notice of arrival is required, please phone for airfield brief before leaving..

North Hill operates within the Dunkeswell Air Traffic Zone (ATZ).  Dunkeswell airfield , one mile to the east, is a very busy airfield with powered aircraft, micro-lights and parachute dropping from FL150. Dunkeswell air-ground channel is 123.480. The Dunkeswell Drop-zone controller is on the same radio channel as North Hill gliding 129.905. Please ensure that you contact Dunkeswell or give it a wide berth.

There are four winch runs at North Hill, most of the field is landable, there may be sheep grazing on the field, there is a bridle path along the South side of the airfield.

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