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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.

Friday 27th November 2020

On Friday 27th November 2020 the sun will rise at 07:47 and will set at 16:04. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 5.5°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 20mph.

12am
Clear skies
Clear skies
3°C (37°F)
Wind 2mph
Gusting to 5mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1021mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Mist
Mist
2°C (36°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 9mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1021mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 1.2mi
6am
Mist
Mist
1°C (34°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 9mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1020mb
Humidity: 95%
Visibility: 1.2mi
9am
Mist
Mist
3°C (37°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 9mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1020mb
Humidity: 97%
Visibility: 1.2mi
12pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
5°C (40°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 9mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
6°C (42°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 10mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1017mb
Humidity: 92%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
5°C (40°F)
Wind 9mph
Gusting to 15mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1016mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
3°C (38°F)
Wind 10mph
Gusting to 20mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1016mb
Humidity: 95%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Saturday 28th November 2020

On Saturday 28th November 2020 the sun will rise at 07:49 and will set at 16:04. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 9.6°C. Heavy rain which could cause some standing water is expected, 11mm of rainfall is possible today. It will be quite a breezy day, with a maximum expected wind speed of 22mph.

12am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
6°C (43°F)
Wind 9mph
Gusting to 13mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1016mb
Humidity: 98%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Moderate rain
Moderate rain
5°C (42°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 14mph
Rain: 4mm
Pressure: 1015mb
Humidity: 98%
Visibility: 4.3mi
6am
Moderate rain
Moderate rain
5°C (40°F)
Wind 10mph
Gusting to 21mph
Rain: 6mm
Pressure: 1015mb
Humidity: 98%
Visibility: 4.3mi
9am
Light rain
Light rain
7°C (44°F)
Wind 11mph
Gusting to 22mph
Rain: 1mm
Pressure: 1017mb
Humidity: 97%
Visibility: 5.6mi
12pm
Light drizzle
Light drizzle
9°C (47°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 12mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1017mb
Humidity: 95%
Visibility: 1.2mi
3pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
10°C (49°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 10mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Mist
Mist
9°C (48°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 9mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1020mb
Humidity: 95%
Visibility: 1.2mi
9pm
Mist
Mist
7°C (45°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1022mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 1.2mi
Sunday 29th November 2020

On Sunday 29th November 2020 the sun will rise at 07:50 and will set at 16:03. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 8.7°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 11mph.

12am
Mist
Mist
6°C (43°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 11mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1023mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 1.2mi
3am
Mist
Mist
5°C (41°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 11mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1023mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 1.2mi
6am
Clear skies
Clear skies
5°C (40°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 10mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1024mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
6°C (43°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1025mb
Humidity: 93%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1026mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
9°C (48°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 5mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1025mb
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Clear skies
Clear skies
8°C (47°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 4mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1027mb
Humidity: 91%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Clear skies
Clear skies
7°C (44°F)
Wind 1mph
Gusting to 2mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1027mb
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Monday 30th November 2020

On Monday 30th November 2020 the sun will rise at 07:52 and will set at 16:02. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 8.3°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 5mph.

12am
Clear skies
Clear skies
6°C (42°F)
Wind 1mph
Gusting to 2mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1028mb
Humidity: 89%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
4°C (40°F)
Wind 1mph
Gusting to 3mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1028mb
Humidity: 88%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Clear skies
Clear skies
4°C (39°F)
Wind 2mph
Gusting to 5mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1029mb
Humidity: 89%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
5°C (42°F)
Wind 2mph
Gusting to 3mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1030mb
Humidity: 89%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 5mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1030mb
Humidity: 83%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
8°C (47°F)
Wind 2mph
Gusting to 3mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1030mb
Humidity: 92%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Mist
Mist
8°C (46°F)
Wind 2mph
Gusting to 2mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1030mb
Humidity: 95%
Visibility: 1.2mi
9pm
Mist
Mist
6°C (43°F)
Wind 1mph
Gusting to 2mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1031mb
Humidity: 95%
Visibility: 1.2mi
Tuesday 01st December 2020

On Tuesday 01st December 2020 the sun will rise at 07:53 and will set at 16:02. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 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 14mph.

12am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
5°C (41°F)
Wind 2mph
Gusting to 4mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1031mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Clear skies
Clear skies
4°C (40°F)
Wind 2mph
Gusting to 4mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1030mb
Humidity: 93%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Clear skies
Clear skies
4°C (38°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 6mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1030mb
Humidity: 93%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
5°C (41°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 7mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1030mb
Humidity: 93%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 10mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1029mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1028mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Mist
Mist
7°C (45°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 9mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1027mb
Humidity: 97%
Visibility: 1.2mi
9pm
Mist
Mist
6°C (42°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 14mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1027mb
Humidity: 97%
Visibility: 1.2mi
Wednesday 02nd December 2020

On Wednesday 02nd December 2020 the sun will rise at 07:54 and will set at 16:01. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 8.1°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. There will be a gentle breeze in the air today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 15mph.

12am
Mist
Mist
5°C (41°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 14mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1026mb
Humidity: 97%
Visibility: 1.2mi
3am
Mist
Mist
4°C (40°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 15mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1024mb
Humidity: 95%
Visibility: 1.2mi
6am
Clear skies
Clear skies
4°C (39°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 13mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1023mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
4°C (40°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 13mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1022mb
Humidity: 93%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
8°C (47°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 12mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1020mb
Humidity: 83%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 11mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 91%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Mist
Mist
6°C (42°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 14mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1017mb
Humidity: 96%
Visibility: 1.2mi
9pm
Fog
Fog
5°C (42°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 14mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1016mb
Humidity: 97%
Visibility: 0mi
Thursday 03rd December 2020

On Thursday 03rd December 2020 the sun will rise at 07:56 and will set at 16:01. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 5.5°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. There will be a gentle breeze in the air today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 15mph.

12am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
6°C (42°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 15mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1013mb
Humidity: 95%
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.