Eat & Relax

Fly a Motorglider in Devon

Southwest Motor Gliders

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Flying above the Devonshire countryside in a motorglider is a truly unique experience. Our aircraft it is both very quiet and comfortable and offers unrivalled visibility making it perfect for taking aerial photographs.

Motorgliders by there nature are extremely safe aircraft to fly in as with their long wings they can glide very efficiently without the engine running.

Your 30min Motorglider Experience will give you a great opportunity to enjoy a birds eye view of Devon as well as the chance to handle the controls and fly the motorglider if you wish.

As your pilot is a fully qualified flying Instructor you will be able to receive some tuition on handling the controls of the aircraft and possibly flying us back to the airfield yourself.

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Devon, Devon, England

Enjoy a 30 minute introduction to motorgliding over the beautiful Devonshire countryside.
As part of this experience if you wish you will be able to have a go at flying the aircraft after receiving instruction from our fully qualified flying instructor.
If this isn’t for you then simply relax and absorb the stunning views of beautiful Devon from the comfort of the incredibly smooth and quiet motorglider.
The large bubble canopy with sliding side windows offers a great opportunity to take unobstructed aerial photographs.
During your trip you will fly along the northern edge of the Blackdown Hills over historic sites such as Culmstock Beacon, Wellington Monument and the old WW2 airfields of Culmhead & Upottery..

Pass By: Culmstock, Culmstock, Cullompton, Devon, England

Culmstock Beacon is a stone hut that stands on the edge of the Blackdown Hills. Built as a fire beacon for signal communication to warn that the Spanish Armada ha did been sighted in the English Channel back in 1588

Pass By: Wellington Monument, Wellington TA21 9PA England

Birdseye view of the tallest three-sided obelisk in the world.
Completed in 1820 Wellington Monument stands 175 feet tall

Pass By: Culmhead, Culmhead, Somerset, England

Culmhead Airfield,
A former RAF station now disused.

Pass By: Upottery, Upottery, Devon, England

RAF Upottery (also known a small Smeatharpe)
A former WW2 airfield

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Pre-flight briefing and the option to receive flying instruction if you would like

  • We are unable to accommodate people above 100kg

Departure Point
The Aviator Coffee Bar and Restaurant, The Airfield, Dunkeswell, Honiton EX14 4LG, UK

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 8/1/2020 - 5/31/2023
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 07:00 PM

30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Southwest Motor Gliders in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.