Map:

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Site Status:

This site is Open


Location Info:

Grid Reference :: NT 250149
OS Landranger :: 73; Peebles, Galashiels and Selkirk
Latitude :: 55.42230
Longitude :: -3.18580


Wind

Direction :: SW
Best Direction :: SW


Height

ASL :: 1598ft, 487m
Top to Bottom :: 792ft, 451m


Road Access

Approach along the Ettrick valley


Parking:

Park next to church


Take-Off:

Follow road from church towards Tommy's house. Take path/quad bike track up easterly side of the hill.

Take off at top of the hill. May be easier to take off slightly north of the top of the hill.


Landing:

Any suitable field to the south of the road.


Flying:

Contact Tommy prior to flying


Hazards:

Check NOTAM, CANP essential if flying mid week since this area is used for low flying exercises by military fast jets.

No mobile phone coverage in the valley


Notes:

DO NOT land in any fields with stock or grass being grown for hay or silage.

DO NOT use during lambing season - late March to late May.

Park sensibly and do not block the access track or gates.


Gallery


  • January 2013 - Craighill Flydown 007a
  • January 2013 - Craighill Flydown 002