Thornton Hall Farm Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven, Skipton, N.Yorks. BD23 3TJ 01282 841148 www.thorntonhallcountrypark.co.uk
(OS Landranger map 103) SD901483
PRBA Members - please count yourself as a NWBAC member on the entry form as you too have free balloon entry for this meet but the website system can't handle that!!
Briefing will take place at Thornton Hall, on the camp site. Mornings 06.00 hrs Evenings 17.30 hrs. Farewell meeting (TBC) over the weekend.
Flying will take place, weather permitting, after each briefing at the farm or an alternative take off site details given at the briefing. Flying conditions may only be suitable for experienced pilots and flying restricted as a result. Any other flying from the event other than post briefing must be agreed with the meet director.
Leeds Bradford (Approach) 125.575. (Radar) 133.125 (ATIS) 118.025
Balloon Meet frequency 122.475 (Please note proximity of LBA Class D airspace to the east)
A NOTAM will be published for this event.
Sunrise/sunset: Friday 10th April : 06:19/20:02
Please arrive with full tanks. Refueling will be from 104's, which must take place at the designated site only. Please bring your own refueling hose. Cost (TBC) at first briefing. 104’s availability will be 09.00- 09.30 & 16.00-16.30.Please bring a signed blank cheque at first briefing or a bag of pound notes!
Socials; Competitions; etc.
Frisbee Golf - on a course set up at the campsite.
The ever popular Curry Night on Saturday, at the Four Elephants, Foulridge, all being well. Details at briefing.
Camping available on site. £10 per unit per night (TBC) and to be collected on arrival. Please camp in the large field, not the small enclosure, and at the top end of the field as the country park use the large field as part of their Safari Treck.
B&Bs and Hotels are available in and around the Skipton and Barnoldswick area.