Paragliding at Cayton Bay

Grid Reference: TA 0677 – 84285

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Wind Direction: N to NE

Height: 150ft Clay cliff rising to 300ft


Paragliding at Cayton Bay has lower cliffs that are steep but not sheer, grass and mud covered. The high cliffs are sheer and rocky, and take a more Northerly wind. Take offs are small from wild grass and it can be difficult to lay out a paraglider. The high cliff launch taking a Northerly is at 300ft.

The length of the site is approximately a mile and a quarter but this is only usable in a north-easterly.


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Suitable for all level of PG pilots with cliff soaring Experience


Just off the A165 Scarborough-Filey road, down a narrow metaled road, opposite the reception area of the holiday camp.

Park in the car park only; do not take cars up the lane past the car park under any circumstances.

Site Rules When Paragliding at Cayton Bay:

A) All cars to use the car park. No vehicles past the car park.

B) Observe the hang gliding restriction notice on the top of the cliff.

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