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Northern heights: our best flying days in the North of England

Northern heights: our best flying days in the North of England - News

The North of England is blessed with stunning scenery, and there’s no better way to see it than from the air.

Fortunately, there are plenty of airfields in the region catering for flying enthusiasts who want to see what this beautiful part of the UK has to offer from a bird's eye perspective.

So let showcase some of the best flying experiences and airfields North of the Border – you won’t want to come back to earth!

Northern Exposure

Where to start? Well, the North East is as good a place as any. Airfields in the area include Beverley/Linley Hill Airfield in East Yorkshire, Eshott Airfield in Northumberland, Robin Hood Airport near Doncaster and Leeds Bradford Airport.

Whether it’s a small aircraft or Helicopters that you want to whisk you skywards, then there’s plenty of choice, including Flying Lessons for beginners through to relaxing sightseeing flights that take in some famous landmarks and jaw dropping backdrops.

North West Wonders

Heading West from Yorkshire and Northumberland and you’ll soon find yourself on the other side of the Pennines.

Airfields in the locality to enjoy a flying experience with include Blackpool Airport, Carlisle Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

Once again, there’s a plethora of packages to experience thousands of feet above the ground.

The whirr of the rotary blades is one of the main attractions and provides an adrenaline rush to match anything that can be found in bustling Blackpool.

Meanwhile, the area is the perfect setting to learn to fly, just make sure you keep your eyes on the cockpit instruments and not the ever changing landscape far below.

For a more relaxing aerial adventure, then make time to see the world famous Lake District from inside a helicopter. From high up the lakes will look like ponds!

Look Up, Look North

No matter if you live in the region, or are visiting the area on a short break or holiday, take the opportunity to do something unusual that you will treasure forever.

Indeed, the North of England lends itself perfectly to enjoy a flying experience. With such a variety of airfields, experiences and scenery to enjoy, there’s every reason to head skywards.

Purchase one of FlyDays’ open gift vouchers today - they’re not only a fantastic gift to surprise a loved one with for any special occasion, but they also give you greater flexibility to be redeemed and enjoyed at a later time to suit you best.

12 May 2021

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