PARAGLIDING near KESWICK
Paragliding sites, shops & lessons in Keswick
The Keswick area is a fantastic base for Paragliding in the Lake District and Cumbria with loads of sites for all wind directions within a 20 minute drive. Whether pleasant evening soaring or cross country flying thermic flying Keswick offers challenges and stunning scenery for all pilots. The English triangle record of 75km was set from Keswick.
The sites in the area are all controlled by the local club (www.cumbriasoaringclub.co.uk) and include some popular and well known locations such as Latrigg, Walla Crag, Carrock Fell and Clough Head.
Below is a video of a tandem jump from Clough Head at Threlkeld organised by Gordie at Air Adventures paragliding school (tel: 07830 281986).
The Sick & The Wrong
Tel: 017687 80297
One of the UK's largest paragliding shops. Excellent advice, wide range of stock & open 7 days a week