Bike & Flight
Maverick Motorbike Training offers not only high quality training with modern equipment, but a really enjoyable experience with safe and fun instructors. Whether you would like an introduction to motorbiking, or carry out advanced training, this package will enable you to enjoy a morning of personalised biking. The instructors will then send you in the direction of the airfield where you can enjoy lunch and drinks on the runway terrace and soak up the atmosphere that Compton is so well known for.
After lunch you’ll be introduced to your pilot where you can plan which route you’ll take on your flight. If its just you, you’ll sit in the front with the instructor and have a go at the controls. If there are two of you – one will sit in the front and one in the back. Fly over some of the most stunning scenery in the UK for an unforgettable end to your day. Visit the website for more information, or call 01258 821036.
Wing & Wheels
Imagine driving a classic car around the beautiful Dorset & Wiltshire countryside, having lunch on top of a hill with breathtaking panoramic 30 mile views, and then taking to the skies in your choice of aircraft to enjoy the scenery from 2000 feet. You can purchase a unique package making an unforgettable gift or a treat for yourself.
Vintage Classics have a range of beautiful cars from the classic E-type to the Triumph Stag. Hire your choice of car and make your way along the country lanes from Melksham in Wiltshire to Compton Abbas in Dorset via tourist attractions such as Stonehenge. Once there you will have a go at flying in your chosen aircraft under the guidance of an experienced pilot enjoying famous local landmarks from the air such as Poole Harbour and the Jurassic Coastline. Prices start from £305. Visit Vintage classics website here for more information and to purchase a gift voucher. You can also call them on 01225 703377.
Flight & Goodnight
Perfect for those who live a little further away or want to plan something special and prolong the celebrations! The experience starts with a sumptuous 3-course dinner in The Fontmell’s beautiful restaurant, with locally renowned food. Enjoy a relaxing nights sleep in one of their luxurious double rooms, as featured in Telegraph Travel. Wake up to a lovely breakfast and then make your way up to the airfield for a once in a lifetime flight.
Choose from any of the experiences the airfield offers that take your fancy, or why not enjoy two? The Piper Warrior is perfect for two people with one at the controls under the guidance of a flying instructor and one enjoying the view from the back. Prices start from £330, go to www.thefontmell.co.uk or call 01747 811441 for more information.