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
- 510jacquilAmazing, exhilaratingFriday, 30th October 2020My favourite part was leaving the plane and the freefall above the clouds. The whole experience was made so enjoyable thanks to the fantastic staff on all levels. The girls on reception were so... Read full review
- michaelmL6656HDTrip Type:Solo travelDave is the best instructorTuesday, 3rd November 2020Dave is a excellent instructor Had a amazing experience one I plan on enjoying again I couldn’t reccamend this place more well worth the money Read full review
- oliviahZ5727CTTrip Type:Solo travelAmazingSaturday, 7th November 2020Professional,amazing experience and friendly staff.Highly recommend!Defiantly worth paying for the camera brilliant quality and an amazing video I’ll keep forever! Read full review
Parking & Transport
- On site parking
- In countryside
|Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2019)|
* 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.