Flying Sites

Ainsdale (PR8 2PZ)

Location: Ainsdale beach, near Southport, Merseyside

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Beacon Country Park (WN8 7RZ)

Location: Up Holland/Skelmersdale West Lancashire junction. 26 on M6 or Junction, 5 on M58 then A577. Follow brown coloured ‘Country Park ‘ road signs. Map ref. Sheet 108. SD 598063

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Fleetwood (FY7 6QE)

Location: Exit the M6 at the M55 Junction (signposted Blackpool). Take the first exit from the M55 (signposted Fleetwood). Follow road until you get to traffic lights and follow signs for Fleetwood. Continue into Fleetwood town centre and follow signs for the promenade & Marine Hall.

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Heath Common (WF1 5SL)

Location: Near Wakefield. West Yorkshire junction. 40 on M1 then A638 through Wakefield Site near junction with A655.

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Leyland – Worden Park (PR25 3BD)

Leave M6 at junction 28 & turn left. Go past Best Western Premier Hotel & take 2nd left into Bent Lane.
Follow Bent lane until mini roundabout, turn right & then immediately left at next mini roundabout into Langdale Road.
Follow Langdale road until end & turn right onto Worden Lane.
Entrance to Worden Park car park is approx. 250m on left.
Turn into car park & immediately left into overflow car park.
You have reached your destination.

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New Brighton (CH45 3QW)

Location: New Brighton Dips, Wirral, Merseyside. From J1 of M53 follow signs for ‘Wallasey’ and ‘New Brighton’ or the brown tourist signs for ‘New Brighton Promenade’.

Continue straight ahead at junctions and roundabouts until you see the ‘Sea Wall’ – the 3 large green fields on your right is the flying site and is adjacent to the A554.

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Otterspool (L17 5AL)

Location: Near Liverpool. The flying site is a grassed area alongside the River Mersey, just to the southeast of the A561 road. Turn off the A561 at the traffic lights at Jericho Lane. Ample parking facilities and fly from the boot of your car.

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Pontefract Racecourse (WF8 4QD)

Location: Come of the M62 at junction 32 and head towards Pontefract on the A639 keeping the racecourse on your right hand side. Turn right at the first roundabout (where McDonalds and Halfords are). This leads you to the racecourse. At the mini roundabout turn second right towards a playground. Cross over the race track into the car park. Flying area is within the boundary of the race track.

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Roundhay Park (LS8 2TX)

Location: The flying area is the military field know locally as soldiers field.

Parking access is best at the north end of West Avenue (cul de sac)

Directions – M62 from West. Leave M62 at junction 27 on M621 to Leeds. Look out for brown signs to ‘Tropical World’. Follow A58 M then A58 signposted Wetherby. At Forde Greene pub on right at traffic lights go straight on and bearing left(not bearing right on A 58). Continue past Tesco on left. At traffic lights (Oakwood Clock Tower on left) turn left into Princes Avenue. In about 60 yards turn right then left into Park Avenue. Next left into West Avenue, parking at the top.

Directions – M 62 from East and South. M 62 Junction 33 take A1 north. Follow signs for Leeds on A 63. Join A 6120,outer ring road westbound. At roundabout junction A 58 continue ahead on A 6120. At next traffic lights turn left into Park Lane. At ‘T’ junction left into Street Lane which runs into Prince’s Avenue past ‘Tropical World’. Continue down Prince’s Avenue with the flying site/playing fields on your left. At end of field turn left and left again into Park Avenue. Next left into West Avenue and park at the top.

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Previously used flying sites:

Chester (CH1 2LY)

Location: The Roodee Racecourse, Chester, Cheshire

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Stainland Recreation Ground

Location: On the B6112 Rd Between Junction. 23 on the M62 and Sowerby Bridge. Sheet 110. SE 178196

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Temple Newsam House and Grounds

Location: East of Leeds. Junction 46 on M1 or Junction30 on M62 then A642. Map Ref. Sheet 104. SE 353325

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Baildon Moor

Location: North of Shipley, Yorkshire. Off the A6038. Map Ref. Sheet 104. SE 153403

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Birchwood Forest Park

Location: Off the M62 at junction11. The Car Park is opposite the end of Gorse Covert Road ( white patch on map) at the mini roundabout. A height restriction applies to anything taller than a private car or small van.

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Clayton Green Leisure Centre

Location: Clayton Green Road, Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley, near Preston, PR6 7TL.

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