Gliding is to fly gracefully and silently without the vibration and noise of an engine. Modern gliders are reliable and very strong - stronger than the equivalent sized power plane yet their slender wings allow them to glide smoothly, climbing in the air as it passes over the mountains. Most gliders have a single-seat (i.e. just carry a pilot) but we have two-seaters that allow you to fly with a BGA qualified instructor. Gliding can be as exciting and challenging as you want it to be and most people’s response is “wow, that was amazing!” so why not treat a loved one or have a look at our Trial Lesson offers, short courses or consider joining yourself. [read more]
"Wow - That was amazing!."
The short video below demonstrates the amazing views and, for all you pilots, just look at the readings on the vario!
The Eden Gliding Club is a community amateur sports club, operated and run by volunteers. All of our instructors are BGA qualified with lots of experience. Why not come down, join in and experience for yourself what flying in the Cumbrian mountains feels like.
Learn to glide. (09/05/13)
Calling all 'would be' pilots, we have space for training right now, come along and get into the air (weather permitting). Book lessons by emailing the booking clerk, become a member this y...
Tuesday 7th (07/05/13)
What a great day, started early and everyone got up and away, lots of hours flown and lots of fun in thermals , cloud base over 6 thousand. Nene valley club have had a great day everything in the a...
Wave over Eden (06/05/13)
Everyone had a play in the wave after the late start, evening was beautiful. 7200ft in wave.
Looks like it will be the same again today.
Day two (05/05/13)
After a slow start due to low cloud, we saw lots of wave flights, lots of fun had by all.
Day one 2013 (04/05/13)
Started out dull and cold .. lots of jobs sorted by the trusty team of Alan and Ian. Check flights done and some ridge flying also.
Mini nimbus was off first with the K13 swiftly afterwards.