Enstone (EGTN)

Airport information

Nearest town: Chipping Norton (3m by car)

Opening Times: 08:00 to 19:30 (last takeoff) and sunset (last landing)

Longest Runway: 1100m, Asphalt

Fuel: AVGAS 100LL, JET A1

Phone: 01608 677208

Website: www.enstoneaerodrome.co.uk, Wikipedia entry

Landing fees: Single £ 8.50, twin £17.00, microlight £ 5.00, multiple landings £20.00

PPR required

Airport map

Airport services

Pubs

  • The Crown Inn, Church Enstone, 01608 677262. 17th century inn listed in the Good Pub Guide. Food and real ales.
  • The Carpenter’s Arms, 122 North Street, Middle Barton, Chipping Norton, 01869 340378. Quiz nights on Tuesdays.
  • The Falkland Arms, The Green, Great Tew, Chipping Norton, 01608 683653. Excellent food, a huge draw in the local area, good range of beers.

Restaurants

  • The Chequers, Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton, 01608 644717. Well-sourced British cuisine with an attractive covered courtyard.
  • Tollgate Inn and Restaurant, Church Street, Kingham, 01608 658389. Organic offerings in Georgian former farmhouse.
  • Chav Brasseries, 7 Horsefair, Chipping Norton, 01608 645968. Good quality French – look out for the wonderful bread.

Hotels

  • Swan Lodge, Enstone, 01608 678736. 17th century former inn with easy access to local attractions.
  • The Crown and Cushion, 23 High Street, Chipping Norton, 01608 642533. Former home of The Who’s Keith Moon. Includes leisure and conference facilities.
  • Heythrop Park Hotel, Golf and Country Club, Enstone, (01608 673333, www.heythroppark.co.uk). Magnificent Roman-influenced country house.

Golf courses

Activities

  • Oxfordshire Sportflying Limited provides training for the NPPL-SLMG licences, including for Bronze & Silver C glider and for microlight pilots at the airfield.
  • Blenheim Palace (www.blenheimpalace.com). Baroque masterpiece set in 2100 acres of beautiful parkland.
  • Batsford Arboretum (www.batsarb.co.uk). One of the largest private collections of trees and shrubs in the country.
  • The Rollright Stones (www.rollrightstones.co.uk). Ancient stone circle site.

Useful information

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2 Responses to Enstone (EGTN)

  1. Paul Fowler September 22, 2009 at 18:36 #

    Hi Mathew,

    have a browse at our web site for a bit more information on Enstone, we now have JET A1 and Chipping Norton is actually 3 miles away.

    last take off is 19.30 last landing sunset.

    Cheers

    Paul

    01608 678204

    • Matthew Stibbe September 23, 2009 at 09:02 #

      Hi Paul, I've added all these changes and a link to your flying club on the Enstone page. Thanks very much for the feedback and updates. What pubs and places do you locals visit?

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