National Centre and Flying Site 2024 Prices and Booking Information

Please note that specific events may be subject to a specific pricing schedule which will be published within the event details posted on the National Centre website.

Always check the site and facilities availability before travelling.

Flight-lines and facilities Terms and Conditions

  • The whole site or Individual flight-lines can be reserved for events/contests, contact Manny Williamson on or 0116 2441091 to discuss your specific requirements.
  • You will need to provide name and contact details for the organisation and/or responsible individual.
  • Bookings may require a deposit of 50% and the balance full 2 weeks prior to the event start date.
  • Where the whole site or Event Building is booked the dates will be marked as ‘RESERVED’ on the calendar on the website.
  • If you do not wish us to display the type of event/contest you are holding please advise when making your reservation.
  • Where individual flight-lines are booked then a compatible activity may be allocated to remaining flight areas (following discussion with all parties).
  • We will try to make arrangements flexible and individual packages can be constructed to meet specific requirements.
  • Always check the online calendar on the National Centre website ( before turning up as a day or evening flyer to avoid disappointment.
  • All prices shown are BMFA member rates.
  • Cancellations for whole site or flight-line bookings with less than 3 weeks’ notice cannot be re-arranged and any deposit paid will be lost. We will aim to re-arrange your booking if adequate notice is given and there is availability.
  • A whole site or specified area booking nominally ends at 5.30pm.

Day and Season TicketsDay/timePriceNotes
Day Ticket Senior
Day Ticket Junior FOC
per day
Check site status before travelling

Fly on any day the site is not in use for a pre booked event or contest SENIOR £85.00
Season ticket runs until 31st December 2024
As above
As Above
FLYING SITE ReservationsDay/timePriceNotes
Use of whole flying site (outdoor)Weekend
Sat or Sun
£340.00 per dayExcluding Control Line Area
(inc bank holidays)
£290.00 per day
Reservation of Single
Sat or Sun
£220.00 per dayExcluding Control Line Area. Other compatible events can be scheduled for the same period
(inc bank holidays)
£170.00 per day
Other Facility chargesDay/timePriceNotes
Event BuildingWeekend
Sat or Sun
£30.00 per hourMin 2 hour booking
(inc bank holidays)
£20.00 per hour
Meeting room (up to 12 persons)Standard
(Any day we are open)
£20.00 per hourMin 2 hour booking