Welcome to Henstridge Airfield…
A friendly general aviation airfield near Wincanton, Somerset.
Henstridge airfield is not only a busy hub for pilots and flying students, it is also host to numerous other events throughout the year. There’s vintage car and ‘plane days, car boot sales, charity events and much much more!
There’s a lively club atmosphere at weekends and visitors are very welcome by air, car or motorcycle. At weekends hot food is available including Chilli-con-carne, curries, sandwiches and Geoff’s famous breakfast fry-up! (kitchen open 10.00-2.00). At all other times snacks, confectionery, ice-creams and Tea/Coffee are available. Each Sunday Geoff creates a “Sunday Special” set menu. Click here for details. Booking advisable..
There’s always something happening, with visiting and resident aircraft of all types arriving and departing. We have four Tiger Moths based at Henstridge, there are microlights, gyrocopters, the Yakovlev display team, and more!
Henstridge airfield was originally a wartime Fleet Air Arm training site, designated HMS Dipper. After the war Henstridge was taken over by private individuals and has been an active airfield in one form or another ever since! You can see more of the airfield’s fascinating past in the history section in the drop-down menu.
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Why not book yourself an introductory flight in our super Tobago TB10 from as little as £80 for 2-3 people! See “more information” above.