Site Status

Location Info:

Grid Reference: NZ 423 508

OS Map: Landranger 88

Wind

EAST - EAST NORTHEAST

Height

69ft amsl

Road Access

From A19 south take the first Seaham exit B1404 follow this road down to the coast

Parking

Public car park on cliff top next to Tonia's cafe

Take Off

Launch is the grassy area in between car park and cliff edge

Landing

Top landing : is the same area as launch Bottom landing : Whilst there is usually some beach below launch this is not always the case as you fly further north towards Sunderland

Flying

The take off area is quite low but as you fly further north the cliff is higher and more defined If the wind is of to the north Crimdon might be a better place to fly

Hazards

As with all coastal flying keep an eye on the tide if top landing out, beware certain parts of the cliff top can be affected by rotor beware of spectators when launching and landing

Site Records

not sure need to get details from Brian Rowe