We offer a range of membership options including full, young person, temporary, and reciprocal for a full list click here.

Flying Charges (Members) – Effective 1st April 2017

All charged in 5 minute fractions of the hour. (Special rates apply to cadet scheme members, family members, young person members, and Lite members.)

Aircraft Type Cost
Per Hour  Max
Two Seat Training Aircraft  £43.20  £133
Junior  £38.04  £102
Pegasus, Discus, ASW-24  £50.64  £144
Motor Glider  £85 (£75 over 10 hours)
Tug  £110 (£15 minimum)

Launch Charges (Members) – Effective 1st April 2017

Launch Cost
Winch  £11.00
Aerotow Р1,000 ft £21.50
Aerotow Р2,000 ft £30.50
Aerotow Р3,000 ft £39.50
Aerotow Р4,000 ft £49.00
Aerotow Р5,000 ft £58.50
Aerotow Р6,000 ft £71.50

Additional aerotow height is charge at £0.75 per 100 ft. Above  5000 ft, £1.25 per 100 ft is charged.

Facility Fees

Launch Cost
Syndicate/private owner with trailer  £400
Syndicate/private owner with trailer and T Hangar £616
Member trailer parking glider non flying (not available to non-members) to be parked in Romney Hut trailer park (pro rata rebate if removed during year) £130
Touring Caravan Parking (New caravans to the site £200 RETURNABLE deposit due) £420
Visiting Touring caravan with use of toilets and showers £20
Camping with use of toilets and showers £5 per head per night
Bunkhouse 4 berth £10 per head per night
Bunkhouse 2 berth


Heather Suite (by arrangement)

£20 per head per night


£30 per night (£15 per night after 3 nights)

Workshop £12 per day

Other Fees

Aerotow retrieves
£1.70 per km distance from Gransden Lodge Clubhouse. Minimum charge: £25.00.

Bursaries and Scholarships

There are a range of schemes that you might be eligible to apply for to help with the costs of gliding. We have listed some of them here.