Taster Days & Tandem Flights in the Lake District

Taster day

A one day introduction into the sport of Paragliding.  The emphasis of the day is on fun and enjoyment, with theory being kept to a minimum.  After we have arrived at a suitable flying site, we initially run through some emergency procedures before introducing you to the equipment and explaining how it all works.  Now the fun really begins with canopy handling practice, carried out initially on the flat but as confidence and ability grows you will start to fly by way of short hops on a gentle slope.  Once you have taking off and landing mastered, flights are gradually increased throughout the afternoon, until the new pilot will undertake a number of flights off a 200-300ft hill under the guidance of our instructors.

This is a truly fulfilling and rewarding day giving you a hands on insight into this fantastic sport.

Price: £180 inclusive

Tandem flights

Experience the beauty of the Lake District from a completely new angle with one of our tandem flights.  You will be taken as a passenger with one of our top instructors on a soaring flight from one of the Lake District fells.  The aim will be to use rising air to gain height and give the passenger the experience of a lifetime.  If conditions are favourable you will also have the chance to fly the paraglider under the guidance of the instructor.

Due to the unpredictable nature of flying, it is difficult to estimate how long flights will be.  For this reason flights will be charged by duration.

Price: £140 for a half hour plus flight
(There will be a reduction in price for flights not achieving half hour duration).