Parachuting and Skydiving Courses at Peterlee Parachute Centre, Shotton Airfield on former Colliery site – check us out at www.tripadvisor.co.uk . 760m x 60m grass strip and 550m x 7m tarmac strip.
Light General Aviation, Hangerage, AVGAS and JETAI Aviation Fuel, training rooms, toilets, bunk rooms, showers, canteen, licensed bar, spectator area, and car park.
Weekends late January through late December and during British Summer Time on Bank Holidays, Wednesday and Friday afternoons.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Participants prices from||£44.00 per ticket type|
Spectators free, Participants £44 + training and membership where applicable (ie Solo SL £235, Tandem £285, AFF £1550)
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Travelers Choice 2020
- Very Good21
- RG101984Trip Type:Solo travelUnreal experience!Monday, 5th April 2021Highly recommend doing this and doing it at sky high. I jumped with Andy, very professional but still had a laugh. It was a long day but it was to be expected with the unpredictable northern English... Read full review
- Steph DSouth Shields, United KingdomTrip Type:Friends getawayGreat!Thursday, 8th April 2021From the moment I arrived I was well look after by everyone. They were friendly and caring - chatting about the experience and asking about myself. The training, led by Ali, was simple to follow... Read full review
- CaitlinhodgkTrip Type:FamilyIncredible!Saturday, 10th April 2021Can’t express how amazing this experience was! From the second I got there to the moment I left. All staff members are so incredibly lovely. Billy in particular (my jumping partner)! Always made sure... Read full review
Parking & Transport
- On site parking
- In countryside
|2021 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)|
* Airfield & Booking Office 10am - 5pm Mon - Fri.
Parachuting open Apr-Oct, Wed-Sun, 1000-1700,Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays, 1000-1200; Feb, Mar & Nov, Wed, Fri, 1300-2030, Sat, Sun & Bank Hols, 0830-2030.
Map & Directions
Nearest major road is A19. From the A19 head west to Shotton Colliery, through Peterlee N W Industrial Estate, travelling 1.5 miles over 2 roundabouts. Turn right into Shotton Colliery Industrial Estate access road. Road bears off left after 75m and follow on to airfield.
Public Transport Directions
Nearest railway station is Durham Station. Take bus or taxi to Shotton Colliery. Bus service available to Peterlee from Durham, Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesborough.