Map:

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Site Status:

This site is Open


Location Info:

Grid Reference :: NT 554328
OS Landranger :: 73; Peebles, Galashiels and Selkirk
Latitude :: 55.58720
Longitude :: -2.70790


Wind

Direction :: NW -NNE 0-040deg
Best Direction :: N


Height

ASL :: 1326ft, 404m
Top to Bottom :: 802ft, 244m


Road Access

In Melrose town centre turn left at the town square on the B6359, follow the road uphill until you reach the golf course. Turn left onto the access road to the club house and Dingleton Mains.


Parking:

GridReference : NT546333

Park on track above Melrose Golf Club.


Take-Off:

Approach take off via clearly defined track to Eildon "North" hill


Landing:

GridReference : NT547334

Beware of power lines in the landing fields


Flying:

Permission not required before use. Dynamic lift can extend to 200-300ft above take off


Hazards:

Check NOTAM, CANP essential if flying mid week since this area is used for low flying exercises by military fast jets.
Eildon's is used as a landmark by fast jets!


Notes:

Ensure the bottom landing fields are free of livestock or crops.
If landing on the golf course beware of golfers!!