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SDHGPC Site:
Belstone

Check our Before you Fly page.

Location

  • OS Map Coordinates: Sheet 191 - SX 613 906
  • Latitude: 50°41'55.5"N
  • Longitude: 3°57'55.2"W
  • Geo ID: geo:50.6987,-3.9653?z=15

Suitability

  • Paragliding: Club Pilot
  • Hang-gliding: Club Pilot

If unsure, check with one of the club coaches before flying.

Weather

Find this week's weather on the right.

Check the forecast for Belstone.

Find the interactive site map on the right.

Read about Dartmoor Flying before setting out.

Take Off

Excellent.

Top Landing

Excellent.

Bottom landing

Excellent, but be aware of rotor if landing behind the hill in front.

XC Flying

Good potential.

Directions

An agreement with the National Park prohibits access from Belstone Village. Use the road from the traffic lights in the middle of Okehampton. Up the hill past the Army camp. Fork left through the gate and across the moor brook. Continue along the tarmac road and park at a suitable point. Cars usually carry along to Grid SX605896 then carry up the track to the back of Oak Tor.

Parking

Do not park more than 15 meters from metalled road, or drive up the tracks.

Sat Nav directions to parking.

Interactive Site Map


Emergency Information

Dial 999 or 112 and ask for the Police and then Mountain Rescue explaining your circumstances.
If you cannot make voice calls, you can now contact the 999 Emergency Services by SMS. Note: You must register this prior to an emergency.

You will need to provide the following information:

  • Name and mobile number of who is calling
  • What has happened?
    What is the problem, state of the casualty. Ensure you use Fall from Height and Remote Location.
  • Location: OS Grid Reference Sheet 191 - SX 613 906 or specific location if different.
  • Details of casualty: Name, Age, Address (if known).