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Flying Experience in Scotland

Strathaven Hotel is delighted to team up with Strathaven Airfield to give you the opportunity to take the controls on your very own flying lesson and enjoy Scotland’s amazing views from the air!

Strathaven Airfield is the third oldest operational airfield on the West of Scotland mainland and prides itself on maintaining a traditional grass runway flying club atmosphere. The ‘Airfield House’ is famous for its unique appearance and was featured on Channel 4’s Grand Designs.


Arrive at The Strathaven Hotel for 2pm to check in to your en-suite bedroom and explore the historic market town before enjoying a 3-course dinner in our newly refurbished restaurant. The next morning, enjoy a full cooked breakfast before heading to Strathaven Airfield, where one of their licenced instructors will guide you through your personal flying experience.


    • 1 night en-suite accommodation
    • 3-course dinner in our restaurant
    • Full Scottish breakfast
    • Introduction to the aircraft and how it works, plus full safety briefing
    • 30 minute one-to-one lesson with a UK Civil Aviation Authority licensed instructor
    • Photo opportunity flypast for friends and family

Our flying experience hotel break is priced from £330 per room.

To make a booking please contact our team:
T: 01357 521 778 | E:

Terms and conditions
Priced quoted above are based on 2 adults sharing a standard double or twin bedroom and include a 30 minute flying lesson each. 40 minute and 80 minute lessons are also available – supplements will apply. Single occupancy breaks are also available – speak to a member of our team for details. Flying lessons are subject to weather conditions and availability.