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Virgin Balloon Flights - Huntingdon

Brampton Road | Hinchingbrooke Country Park, Huntingdon PE29 6DB, England
+44 844 576 7521
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Today's hot air balloon flight was amazing. It was well organised and we felt very involved getting... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Max C
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Haddenham, United Kingdom
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Loved it

After 2 and a bit yrs finally got to fly from Huntingdon ! Pete the pilot was informative and... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Frances L
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Hinchingbrooke Country Park boasts 180 acres of beautiful woodlands and open grassland. Flyers can expect to have good views over the historic city of Cambridge and beyond. Ensuring a memorable experience you'll cherish for many years to come.
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6 days ago
“Balloon flight experience and crew”
20 May 2018
“Loved it”
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Brampton Road | Hinchingbrooke Country Park, Huntingdon PE29 6DB, England
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+44 844 576 7521
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Today's hot air balloon flight was amazing. It was well organised and we felt very involved getting to help set up the balloon. The flight itself was smooth and provided stunning views of the sun rise above the clouds. The crew Peter, Matt and Konrad...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

After 2 and a bit yrs finally got to fly from Huntingdon ! Pete the pilot was informative and helped make the experience, we helped unload the basket and balloon, the evening was sunny and views were amazing. Very light winds meant we didn’t get...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend bought me a balloon trip for two for my birthday. We had selected Cambridge as our site, but on the day this was changed to Huntingdon race course due to winds. Pete Philpott was our pilot and he soon had everybody helping to...More

Thank Philip G
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VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Huntingdon, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Hi Philip Thank you so much for your kind feedback on your flight with us and we'll certainly pass on your compliments to our pilot Pete. We're really pleased you both had such a wonderful time and that, even better, you managed to fly on...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time our Pilot Peter was excellent. Our first flight was scheduled from Cambridge and was rearranged to Huntingdon closer to home we loved it! Highly recommended ❤

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Reviewed 9 October 2015

The location was changed to Huntingdon (back up site) from Cambridge, the night before. However this suited us as the location is closer to where we live. The fact that we were involved with the preparation before flying, and clearing up after landing made it...More

3  Thank Rob S
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jenna h
5 July 2018|
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Response from VirginBalloonFlights | Property representative |
Hi Jenna We don't offer private flights I'm afraid, our baskets hold 12-16 people per flight. There are some smaller, localised balloon operators who offer private flights, which are generally priced at around £550-£600 for... More
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Boryana S
22 January 2018|
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Response from VirginBalloonFlights | Property representative |
Hi Boryana S Thanks for your question. Our balloons hold 12-16 people in total, depending on where in the UK you fly from, so the three of you flying together is no problem at all. Hope to see you in the skies soon! :-) Kind... More
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