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Flying Activities Throughout Cumbria & The Lake District

Learn how to fly with flying lessons, or explore the wonders of flying with flying, gliding, skydiving etc in Cumbria & The Lake District...

A range of flying activities such as gliding, parachuting in Carlisle, Barrow-in-Furness, Coniston etc

This section covers Flying Schools, Gliding, Hang-Gliding & Paragliding, Parascending, Parachute Jumping, Skydiving, Microlighting etc. Learning how to fly would make an ideal gift! Flying Lessons or trial flights in light aircraft, gliders, ultralights and microlights

Cumbria & The Lake District Flying

Hangar 30, Carlisle Airport, Cumbria, CA6 4NW
Here at Carlisle Flight Training we are a friendly yet professional family run flight school and aero club, dedicated to keeping flying safe, fun and as easy on the wallet as we possibly can. We are a fixed wing organisation. Whether you are looking for a one-off experience, a new challenge or perhaps the start of a new career or maybe you already have a PPL and you just want to hire one of our aircraft, then we can help you, so give us a call or come and see for yourself.
Tel: 01228 573344 or 07834 559560
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Cumbria & The Lake District Gliding

The Lakes Gliding Club

Walney Airfield, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 3YJ
Tel: 01229 831042     E-mail:

A trial flight will cost only £40.00.

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Cumbria & The Lake District Hang Gliding & Paragliding

Lakeland Leisure Paragliding

Coppermines Valley, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8HP
Tel/Fax: 015394 41825     E-mail:

Lakeland Leisure is BHPA Registered to sell paragliders, equipment and clothing.

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Sunsoar Paragliding Ltd

Skywalk House, South Road, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4SY
Tel: 0845 220 6066    Fax: 07092 384294
E-mail:   Web:

Offering paragliding courses for groups and individuals in the beautiful English Lake District, North Yorkshire Dales and abroad. Affiliated to the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (BHPA).

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Cumbria & The Lake District Microlight Flying

Cumbria Microlight Training Centre

Carlisle Airport, CA6 4NW
Tel: 01228 526461    Mob: 07711 064851
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Providing training on both flexwing and fixed wing Microlights, contact Dave Parker (CAA Examiner).

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Lowther Flying Club

Tel: Ian Hogg(CFI) on 07759 538878

Based between Shap and Little Strickland, with our own dedicated grass airfield. We have 2 Instructors and 3 axis aircraft. Aeroplanes are available to hire by the hour and flying courses tailored to get you a licence.

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Cumbria & The Lake District Parachuting & Sky Diving

North West Parachute Centre

Cark Airfield, Flookburgh, Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7LS
Tel: 01539 558672    Fax: 01772 787106
E-mail:     Web:

The North West Parachute Centre (NWPC) is one of the longest established Skydive Centres in the UK and Europe. Located in the Lake District and offer excellent facilities for first time and experienced jumpers.

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