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Cotswold Gliding Club

Attractions in Stroud, Gloucestershire.

The sport of Gliding is one of the most exhilarating ways of getting in the air. The sensation of floating in the air in almost silence is an unforgettable experience. It is also one of the most cost effective ways of learning to fly. Our trial flying lesson is a brilliant introduction and is ideal for almost anyone. Age is no barrier, we have flown visitors from early teens to their 90s. It also makes a great gift – something a little out of th...

7 Day Forecast For Cotswold Gliding Club

Our 7 day weather forecast for Stroud updated throughout the day, making it ideal for planning leisure activities, travel and events. Read more about our weather forecasts.

Sunday 18th April 2021

On Sunday 18th April 2021 the sun will rise at 06:06 and will set at 20:11. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 12.8°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. It will be a very clam day today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 9mph.

12am
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
2°C (36°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1027mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Clear skies
Clear skies
1°C (34°F)
Wind 1mph
Gusting to 3mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1026mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
2°C (36°F)
Wind 2mph
Gusting to 3mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1026mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 5mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1026mb
Humidity: 69%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
12°C (53°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 4mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1025mb
Humidity: 59%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
13°C (55°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 4mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1024mb
Humidity: 54%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
11°C (52°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 9mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1024mb
Humidity: 74%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Clear skies
Clear skies
5°C (42°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1025mb
Humidity: 75%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Monday 19th April 2021

On Monday 19th April 2021 the sun will rise at 06:03 and will set at 20:12. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 12.7°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. It will be a very clam day today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 7mph.

12am
Clear skies
Clear skies
4°C (39°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 6mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1025mb
Humidity: 79%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Clear skies
Clear skies
2°C (36°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 7mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1024mb
Humidity: 84%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
2°C (36°F)
Wind 2mph
Gusting to 5mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1024mb
Humidity: 83%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
9°C (48°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 4mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1023mb
Humidity: 68%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
13°C (55°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 5mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1021mb
Humidity: 58%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
13°C (55°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 4mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1020mb
Humidity: 59%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
11°C (51°F)
Wind 1mph
Gusting to 1mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 72%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
9°C (49°F)
Wind 2mph
Gusting to 3mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 72%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Tuesday 20th April 2021

On Tuesday 20th April 2021 the sun will rise at 06:01 and will set at 20:14. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 14.4°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. It will be a very clam day today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 11mph.

12am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
9°C (48°F)
Wind 1mph
Gusting to 2mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 76%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
8°C (47°F)
Wind 2mph
Gusting to 3mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 77%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 4mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 79%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
10°C (50°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 4mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 76%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Patchy rain possible
Patchy rain possible
13°C (56°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 7mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 67%
Visibility: 5.6mi
3pm
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
14°C (58°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 62%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
12°C (54°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 10mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 80%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 11mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1020mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Wednesday 21st April 2021

On Wednesday 21st April 2021 the sun will rise at 05:59 and will set at 20:16. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 12.2°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. It will be quite a breezy day, with a maximum expected wind speed of 15mph.

12am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
6°C (43°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 13mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1021mb
Humidity: 92%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Mist
Mist
5°C (42°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 13mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1021mb
Humidity: 96%
Visibility: 1.2mi
6am
Mist
Mist
5°C (41°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 13mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1022mb
Humidity: 97%
Visibility: 1.2mi
9am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
10°C (50°F)
Wind 13mph
Gusting to 15mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1023mb
Humidity: 81%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
11°C (52°F)
Wind 11mph
Gusting to 14mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1023mb
Humidity: 71%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
12°C (54°F)
Wind 9mph
Gusting to 12mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1023mb
Humidity: 64%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
10°C (51°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 12mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1023mb
Humidity: 70%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Clear skies
Clear skies
6°C (43°F)
Wind 9mph
Gusting to 14mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1025mb
Humidity: 80%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Thursday 22nd April 2021

On Thursday 22nd April 2021 the sun will rise at 05:57 and will set at 20:18. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 12.7°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. It will be quite a breezy day, with a maximum expected wind speed of 16mph.

12am
Clear skies
Clear skies
4°C (39°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 11mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1026mb
Humidity: 88%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Clear skies
Clear skies
1°C (34°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 11mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1027mb
Humidity: 93%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
1°C (34°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 10mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1027mb
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 10mph
Gusting to 12mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1028mb
Humidity: 66%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
11°C (53°F)
Wind 12mph
Gusting to 13mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1027mb
Humidity: 57%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
13°C (55°F)
Wind 12mph
Gusting to 15mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1026mb
Humidity: 56%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
12°C (54°F)
Wind 10mph
Gusting to 14mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1026mb
Humidity: 72%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Clear skies
Clear skies
6°C (43°F)
Wind 10mph
Gusting to 16mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1027mb
Humidity: 79%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Friday 23rd April 2021

On Friday 23rd April 2021 the sun will rise at 05:55 and will set at 20:19. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 13.1°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. It could be quite a gusty day today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 28mph.

12am
Clear skies
Clear skies
3°C (37°F)
Wind 12mph
Gusting to 21mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1027mb
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Clear skies
Clear skies
2°C (35°F)
Wind 10mph
Gusting to 18mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1026mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
3°C (37°F)
Wind 14mph
Gusting to 23mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1024mb
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
9°C (48°F)
Wind 19mph
Gusting to 25mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1023mb
Humidity: 68%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
13°C (55°F)
Wind 21mph
Gusting to 24mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1022mb
Humidity: 57%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
13°C (56°F)
Wind 18mph
Gusting to 24mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1021mb
Humidity: 63%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
11°C (52°F)
Wind 17mph
Gusting to 28mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1020mb
Humidity: 69%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Clear skies
Clear skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 15mph
Gusting to 26mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1021mb
Humidity: 72%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Saturday 24th April 2021

On Saturday 24th April 2021 the sun will rise at 05:53 and will set at 20:21. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 7.5°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. It will be quite a breezy day, with a maximum expected wind speed of 23mph.

12am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 13mph
Gusting to 23mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1020mb
Humidity: 74%
Visibility: 6.2mi

About Our Weather Forecast For Stroud

Our weather forecast for Stroud is updated throughout the day and has been found to be very reliable for planning activities such as days out, leisure, travel, events, fishing, golf and gardening.

For activities that rely on weather forecasts for safety or financial reasons, such as farming, flying, sailing and shipping, we have found our forecasts to be reliable, but we always recommend that you compare several weather forecast sources to ensure you are able to plan your activities safely.

Cotswold Gliding Club

Aston Down Airfield, Cowcombe Lane
Stroud
Gloucestershire
GL6 8HR

01285 760415

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The sport of Gliding is one of the most exhilarating ways of getting in the air. The sensation of floating in the air in almost silence is an unforgettable experience. It is also one of the most cost effective ways of learning to fly.

Our trial flying lesson is a brilliant introduction and is ideal for almost anyone. Age is no barrier, we have flown visitors from early teens to their 90s. It also makes a great gift – something a little out of the ordinary.

Your trip will start with a briefing by one of our fully qualified flying instructors who will explain all of the safety aspects of your flight and also introduce you to the aircraft and make sure you comfortable. The glider will then be winch launched to a height of up to 2000 feet from where you really can get a bird's eye view of the Cotswolds; an area of outstanding natural beauty.

During the flight you will be invited to take the controls or you can simply sit back and enjoy the ride while the instructor flies. If you like you can record the flight on your camera.