BGC in a nutshell..


Banbury Gliding Club, founded in 1966, provides Flight Experience and Learn to Fly options. These excellently priced packages include launch and glider hire fees, all instruction, briefings, logbook and more.


Our experiences also come as a gift-voucher, making them ideal gifts for birthdays, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, wedding gifts and Christmas. We also offer Corporate Days and Group Flying, perfect for office-outings, school activities, family events or just groups of friends. Whatever your occasion, gliding is the perfect day out!

Whether you are an experienced pilot or wish to experience the thrill of silent flight with a great-value Gliding Flight Experience or our in-depth Learn to Fly course, you’re in the right place.. 


With excellent facilities, access to experienced and friendly instructors, a dry field all year round and an open countryside for exploration, you’ve made the right choice to visit us.


Banbury Gliding Club is based at Hinton-in-the-Hedges airfield, near to both junctions 10 and 11 of the M40, allowing easy access from London, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Bicester, Buckingham, Aylesbury, Bedford and Oxford. Fly all over Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire and beyond.