Cam Long Down ****CLOSED ****
Avon Site - Currently Unavailable
ST 773 995
W, WNW, NW, NNW, N
Wayne Buckland (07977 543746)
Any rated pilot. No training.
This is an Open Site. Please abide by Avon Club Rules and if you are not a club member read the section for Non-Members.
Park in the car park on the north side at the south end, inside the gate. Do not park on the grass.
Walk up to the saddle and follow the path going north.
******CLOSED ****** As of November 2018, the site is closed due to the current height of the trees on the hill rendering the take-off unsafe. It should not be flown. ******* CLOSED ******
The ridge is small and so is the lift band so take care. Pilots should be aware of the bushes and the possibility of being blown back as it is a spine-back ridge.
Small site and not often used but may offer potential for paragliders.
It is a spine-back ridge so top landing on a hang-glider is not recommended. Depending on the vegetation, it is possible to land a paraglider near the top of the hill.
The car park area. Beware that the ground slopes away towards power lines and houses! If in doubt ask
On the road to the north of the car park.
Stroud or Gloucester.
Coming from Dursley, you take Long Street out of town. Click below for a map if unsure.
Ordnance Survey Sheet
Clickable Bing Map
This page last updated: 3rd February, 2022
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