Below are the core opening times for the National Centre, however it is important to check the status window on the website before travelling as specific events may limit the availability of all, or parts of the facility.
If you are in any doubt then please phone before travelling to ensure that your intended activity can be accommodated during your visit.
Please note that operation of aircraft powered by internal combustion engines is not permitted before 10.00am on any day unless by prior arrangement and agreement.
The times below represent Summer opening for 2017 (May 1st – October 31st )
|Day||Reception Opening Times||Flying Site Opening Times|
|Monday||9.30am – 5-30pm||9.30am – close 1 hour before sunset|
|Tuesday||9.30am – 5.30pm||9.30am – close 1 hour before sunset|
|Wednesday||9.30am – 5.30 pm||9.30am – close 1 hour before sunset|
|Thursday||9.30am – 5.30 pm||9.30am – close 1 hour before sunset|
|Friday||9.30am – 5.30pm||9.30am – close 1 hour before sunset|
|Saturday||Open as required for events||9.30am – close 1 hour before sunset|
|Sunday||Open as required for events||9.30am – close 1 hour before sunset|
Flying site closing time will be posted on the main building by Reception each day.
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