Come and jump with us

Welcome to the Black Knights Parachute Centre for all your skydiving needs. We are a centre of excellence and aim to make your skydiving dreams come true. We have BPA qualified instructors creating a very high standard of skydiving instruction.

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Skydiving Experience

We have something available for everyone


The idea of jumping out of a plane might seem terrifying to many people, especially those that are afraid of heights. But, thousands of people in the UK not only try skydiving, but do it again and again.

Part of the fantastic experience that comes with flying across the sky is the confidence and adrenaline rush.  Plus you don’t have to suffer months of physical training to go skydiving! You just have to take a deep breath and commit to trying it.

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“I’m now a qualified solo skydiver, what next?”

So you did it, you’re now qualified. This is where the fun really starts! It’s time to develop the skills to enable you to skydive with others. Speak to any of our instructors or coaches or contact us for more information.

We have information on training, progression, coaching and competing.

Whatever you want to work on, we will be able to provide all the help you need.

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Once you have qualified and achieved some of your goals, you might decide to work towards some of the more advanced skydiving disciplines.

There are many options to choose from such as Formation Skydiving Big Ways, Freestyle Skydiving, Freefly Groups, Wingsuiting, Tracking Groups, Canopy Formation and Swooping to name just a few.

Here at Black Knights Parachute Centre, we are committed to offering the best advice and coaching possible in order for you to progress safely.

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Black Knight Parachute Center


The Black Knights Parachute Centre has been operating for over 50 years making it the longest running centre in the country.

Skydiving is our passion offering Accelerated Freefall and static line courses all year round. All of our Tandem Instructors are trained to a high standard set by the British Parachute Association to whom we are affiliated.

We are based just 15 minutes from Lancaster and Blackpool in the North West. We work alongside many charities throughout the North West including Manchester and Liverpool.

The Cessna Caravan allows us to offer Tandem skydives to 15’000ft the highest skydive in the UK.

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Our Charities


Combine the best 60 seconds of your life with raising money for your chosen charity.

You will need to raise a minimum of £350 for your charity.

The cost of the Skydive is £230 and will come out of the money you raise, which will need to be paid to Black Knights Parachute Centre, or you can pay this bit yourself and donate all sponsorship to your cause.

Our affiliated charities are below, to find out more about them, just click on the logo, or alternatively call the office on 01524791820 or pop in and see us at the DropZone or the Manchester HQ if you wish to discuss another charity not listed.

CancerCare is Black Knights charity of the year for 2016. Their charity event will run on 9th October 2016. If you fancy joining the group and help contribute funds for this worthy cause please visit the CancerCare website for more information. 

Our Charity of the year

Cancer Care

Our other charities

Yorkshire Cancer Support
For James
Chrisitie's Charity
Cash for Kids

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