There is only one official public helicopter landing site in Torbay located at at Daddyhole Plain, Torquay.

SX926628 - 50.4558° N, 3.5140° W.

Helicopters should approach and take off in a seaward direction. Pilots are requested not to fly over local houses and hotels.

Daddyhole Plain is a public open space and as such pilots must be aware of other users. 

A Park Ranger will be onsite to warn pedestrians and vehicle users of impending landings and take off. Warning signs will be in place and the Park Ranger will mark the area of landing so the pilot can see the landing site clearly.

We will not accept responsibility for the security of the helicopter if left on the ground.

Notice required

We request that a minimum of 7 days’ notice be provided to enable us to arrange for a Park Ranger to attend the landing. 

If you need to make a booking for a landing within the next 7 days then please contact us by calling 01803 207797 so that we can ensure resources are available.

Please note that applications received within 48 hours of the proposed landing time will not be accepted unless there are exceptional circumstances.


  Book a helicopter landing

Payment is required at the time of booking, please note submission of the application form does not automatically ensure approval of the landing and if rejected a full refund will be given.  There are various legal requirements, please contact us for further information.

Helicopter landing fees
Days and times Landing fee for 2 hours Additional hours
Week days 9am to 5pm £107.69 £37.95
Out of hours including 5pm to dusk £153.01 £55.00
Saturday £153.01 £55.00
Sunday £199.12 £76.54