GALLOWS HILL
EYRES FIELD

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Lat/Long 50.42.50N/02.13.15W .Grid ref SY845903 .230 feet AMSL.

RUNWAY:Grass.N-S.


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A recent vertical shot of Eyres Field ,on right of picture with the Bovington Tank Training Area on the left
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The Dorset Gliding Club operates Eyres Field,a grass strip located immediately to the east of Bovington Camp.The field is about a mile northeast of the Tank Museum.

The field first came into use around 1960 but was abandoned shortly after due to gravel extraction work , the club moving through a number of other airfields until they returned in 1992.

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