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  • Writer's picturePedro Reis

Discover the Thrill of Paragliding with Axis Paragliding School in South Wales

Updated: Jun 16

Envision gliding gracefully above the stunning landscapes of Abergavenny, Wales, where the serene beauty of rolling hills meets the exhilarating rush of paragliding with Axis Paragliding. We will explore the unprecedented adventure offered by Axis Paragliding and highlight the unique collaboration with Airfreedom - The Hosting Experts to provide seamless accommodation services in Cardiff and Newport. This perfect combination of accommodation and experiences ensures that thrill-seekers have a comfortable and convenient place to stay after their airborne escapades.

At AirFreedom, we believe that a stay in South Wales should be more than just a place to rest your head. That’s why we are committed to providing our guests with unique and thrilling experiences that make the most of this incredible region. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or a casual explorer, we’ve partnered with local adventure providers to offer exclusive packages and discounts on a variety of activities. Experience the best of both worlds: The thrill of the skies and the comfort of top-notch hospitality. 

Axis paragliding diver flying through the mountains in Wales.


Our accommodations are ideally situated to serve as your base camp for adventure. We provide detailed guidebooks and personalized recommendations to help you plan your activities. Here’s what sets AirFreedom apart:

• Exclusive Partnerships: We’ve partnered with top-rated adventure companies, including Axis Paragliding, to bring you the best experiences South Wales has to offer. Our guests enjoy special rates and tailored packages that are designed to enhance their stay the weather allowing it.

• Convenient Locations: Our properties are located near key adventure hubs, making it easy for you to access a wide range of activities without long travel times.

• Personalized Service: Our team is passionate about the local area and is always on hand to offer advice and support. Whether you need recommendations for a beginner-friendly hiking trail or want to book a tandem paragliding flight, we’re here to help.

By staying with AirFreedom, you’re not just booking a room; you’re embarking on an adventure. Let us be your gateway to the exhilarating experiences that await in South Wales.

Together with our partners, we ensure that every moment of your stay is filled with excitement, discovery, and unforgettable memories. So pack your bags, bring your sense of adventure, and get ready to explore the best of South Wales with AirFreedom.

Insights on Brecon Beacons National Park as a Paragliding Destination

Brecon Beacons National Park, located in South Wales, is renowned for its stunning landscapes and diverse outdoor activities. Among these, paragliding stands out as a popular pursuit, attracting enthusiasts from all over due to the park's ideal conditions and beautiful scenery. The park is also a key site for Axis Paragliding, whose pilots frequently glide over the breathtaking terrain, enhancing the area's reputation as a prime paragliding destination.

Key Aspects of Brecon Beacons for Paragliding:

  1. Topography and Landscape:

  • The park features a range of hills and mountains, with the highest peak, Pen y Fan, reaching 886 meters. The varied terrain provides multiple take-off points and flying routes.

Axis Paragliding stands at the forefront of aerial adventure sports, offering a premier paragliding experience in the heart of Wales. With a commitment to excellence and safety, Axis Paragliding has earned a stellar reputation among thrill-seekers and nature enthusiasts alike. Founded by a team of passionate aviators, the company combines years of expertise with a love for the skies to deliver an unforgettable journey for every participant. 


Axis Paragliding is not just about the thrill of flight; it’s about creating a connection with nature, fostering a sense of freedom, and providing an experience that transcends the ordinary. Whether you are a novice looking to take your first flight or an experienced paraglider seeking new heights, Axis Paragliding offers tailored experiences to suit all skill levels. 


Experience the thrill of flight over the stunning South Wales landscape.

Girl paragliding with a trainer, soaring through the sky with breathtaking scenery below.

With options for tandem flights, those new to the sport can enjoy the experience safely alongside a certified instructor. The flights offer panoramic views of rolling hills, lush valleys, and the coastline, providing a unique perspective of Wales' natural beauty. 

Experience the hosting of Airfreedom Hosting Experts

After the adventure, guests can return to their Airfreedom property in Cardiff or Newport. Each accommodation is carefully curated to provide maximum comfort, featuring modern amenities such as high-speed Wi-Fi, fully equipped kitchens, and cozy living spaces. The properties are strategically located to offer easy access to local attractions, dining, and other entertainment options, allowing guests to explore the vibrant culture and history of Cardiff and Newport at their leisure.

The synergy between Axis Paragliding South Wales and Airfreedom The Hosting Experts creates a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.

Why Choose Axis Paragliding School?  




Their team consists of seasoned, BHPA-certified instructors who are passionate about paragliding. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience, ensuring that every lesson is informative, safe, and fun. Whether you're a complete beginner or looking to refine your skills, their instructors are here to guide you every step of the way.  


Customised Training Programs 


They offer a variety of courses tailored to different experience levels. If you're new to paragliding, their beginner courses will introduce you to the basics. For those looking to advance, they provide specialised training in cross-country flying and acrobatics. Each program is designed to build your confidence and competence gradually.  




Axis Paragliding School in South Wales: thrilling paragliding with expert guides and stunning views

Paragliding Courses in South Wales  


Experience the stunning Welsh countryside while learning to paraglide. Their courses cater to all levels, from beginners to advanced pilots, ensuring a comprehensive and enjoyable learning experience.  


Tandem Paragliding Flights  

Perfect for those looking to experience the thrill of flight without committing to a full course. Fly with an experienced instructor and enjoy breathtaking views.  


International Paragliding Courses  


Expand your horizons with their residential courses in France and Morocco. Benefit from predictable weather conditions and diverse flying locations, ideal for honing your skills.  


Paramotor Courses  


Take your flying to the next level with paramotor training. Learn to navigate the skies with a motorised paraglider, opening up a world of new adventures.  


Quality Equipment  


Safety is top priority for Axis. They use high-quality, well-maintained equipment to ensure that you have safe flying experience. From harnesses and helmets to gliders, they provide all the necessary gear, carefully chosen to match your skill level and body weight.  

Incredible Locations  


South Wales offers some of the most beautiful paragliding sites in the UK. Imagine flying over rolling hills, lush valleys, and rugged coastlines. At Axis, they have access to these prime locations, making your flights as scenic as they are thrilling.  


The BHPA Advantage  


Being affiliated with the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (BHPA) means that Axis training programs adhere to the highest standards of safety and professionalism. The BHPA regulates and promotes paragliding in the UK, ensuring that every aspect of your training is conducted under strict guidelines. This affiliation provides peace of mind, knowing that you are learning from a reputable and certified school.  


Joining the South Wales Paragliding Club  


Once you've completed your training, you can continue your paragliding journey with the South Wales Paragliding Club (SWPC). Joining the club is a fantastic way to keep improving your skills, meet fellow paragliders, and participate in exciting events and competitions. The SWPC is known for its friendly and supportive community, making it easy to connect with others who share your passion for flight.  

Axis Paragliding School, in partnership with the BHPA and the South Wales Paragliding Club, offers a premier paragliding experience. Whether you're starting or looking to enhance your skills, Axis provide a supportive and professional environment to learn and grow. With their expert training, high-quality equipment, and breathtaking flying sites, Axis Paragliding School is your gateway to the skies.  


Experience the Thrill of South Wales with AirFreedom

Are you ready to transform your vacation into an unforgettable adventure? At AirFreedom, we don’t just offer places to stay—we provide gateways to exhilarating experiences. From the moment you arrive, our team is dedicated to helping you explore the best of South Wales, combining comfort with excitement.

One of the most thrilling activities we recommend is paragliding with our esteemed partners, Axis Paragliding. Imagine soaring above the stunning landscapes, feeling the rush of wind as you glide through the air, and witnessing breathtaking views that few ever get to see. Whether you're a complete novice or an experienced flyer, Axis Paragliding offers tailored experiences that ensure safety and maximum enjoyment.

Book Now with AirFreedom

Don’t just take our word for it—experience it for yourself! Booking your stay with AirFreedom means you’re not just booking a room; you’re embarking on a journey filled with adventure, comfort, and unparalleled hospitality. Our exclusive packages with Axis Paragliding make it easier than ever to add a dash of excitement to your trip.

So why wait? Book your stay with AirFreedom today, and let us help you create memories that will last a lifetime. Embrace the thrill, embrace the adventure, and discover South Wales like never before.

Ready to take to the skies? Click Axis Paragliding to book your paragliding experience with Axis Paragliding and start your adventure today!



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