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Kent Gliding Club

Squids Gate, Challock TN25 4DR, England
+44 1233 740274
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50th Birthday present

Wow - absolutely brilliant. The chap (Les) who was my pilot was excellent. Explained everything I... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
holidaybakers
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Maidstone
Sadly, very average overall.

Welcome on arrival extremely poor...I wandered around the clubhouse and hanger trying to find... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
209stephen
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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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Squids Gate, Challock TN25 4DR, England
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+44 1233 740274
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Wow - absolutely brilliant. The chap (Les) who was my pilot was excellent. Explained everything I needed to know clearly and thoroughly. He allowed me to pilot the glider for a while instructing me as we went. Shame the weather was not a little clearer,...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Welcome on arrival extremely poor...I wandered around the clubhouse and hanger trying to find someone, who eventually arrived 20 minutes after I was told to report!!! No breakfast or lunch available so be careful when you visit this venue...packed food highly recommended. After being kept...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

A joint Christmas present from our Son, this was truly a day to remember. We were met on-site by Pete, our Pilot/Instructor (Chief Instructor of this club) who’s mild relaxed manner put us at ease and made us feel comfortable. In just a one day...More

Thank Jonathon W
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A days gliding training! What can I say. Excellent high adrenalin value for money day!!! Don't expect to be offered a dvd for an extra £50, but do expect to roll your sleeves up and help! A fantastic day where the effort you put in...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This was my golden opportunity to knock of the other half... A one way ticket on a glider what could go wrong ? I have to say you could tell on our arrival that my nearest and dearest was begging to have some second thoughts.......More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

I bought an experience for my wife for her birthday, and we went on our wedding anniversary as we had been advised that April / May is a good time to go. The arrival could at the site was terrible. My wife spent about 10...More

Thank Dominic E
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Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

I was given a gliding experience as an anniversary gift by my other half and it was absolutely amazing. The welcome at the office was very relaxed and informative and the flight was stupendous. I was allowed to actually fly the glider, something I hadnt...More

Thank Ian T
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

I was given the chance of a trial gliding lesson as a 70th. birthday present and it was marvellous. The staff at the Gliding Club were friendly and very helpful. My volunteer instructor was fantastic. He explained everything that was going to happen. The flight...More

1  Thank John B
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Reviewed 15 March 2015

I've joined this club for my gliding licence. My first impression was very good from the first day. The place is very nice, the staff is very helpful and gentle, the instructors well prepared and they have options for training depends what you want o...More

Thank Andre F
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