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Wickers World Balloon Flights

| The Hawthorns, Tolldish Lane, Great Haywood, England
+44 1889 882222
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Fantastic balloon ride

We had a great ride. Jon handled everything extremely well. Very professional and reassuring, also... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Amazing is not too stronger word

I booked this as a present for my wife, something she has always wanted to do. Me, on the other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manchester, England
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| The Hawthorns, Tolldish Lane, Great Haywood, England
+44 1889 882222
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great ride. Jon handled everything extremely well. Very professional and reassuring, also informative and fun. Serene flight and hardly felt an impact on landing. Unforgettable.

Thank Aabrim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this as a present for my wife, something she has always wanted to do. Me, on the other hand was not sure as I'm afraid of heights. Having been assured by the office staff when I booked it, I would be fine, it...More

1  Thank bertie13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing experience. Jon was a great pilot and very informative. The flight was very smooth and a soft landing. I would recommend it for anyone. Will do it again one day.

Thank JonBrookes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Isn't this one thing we all need to do at least once in a lifetime. Was a gentle take off and calming serene flight over some beautiful countryside. The staff were all knowledgeable and competent. Lack of loo facilities had us heading for the nearest...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic flight with Jon the owner. Very skilled pilot and very friendly, knowledgeable and above all entertaining. A fantastic evening of floating serenely over stunning scenery. Was great to get involved with the inflating and packing away also (not compulsory but all part of the...More

Thank Norman H
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Just had the most amazing flight this evening from Tissington, Derbyshire. Our pilot Jon was extremely professional and very experienced. We were very lucky to get on the first date we chose and the weather couldn't have been kinder. I normally have a fear of...More

Thank Nicola538
Reviewed 7 April 2017

On our fourth attempt we went up 7/4/2017 We went from Stratford on Avon race course. It was fantastic Jon took us up above the clouds it was magical. We all enjoyed it very much

Thank anonacrook
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This morning at 7:00am we took off from Stratford upon Avon Race Course with Wickers World Ballo Flights and it was amazing. Jon the pilot was excellent going low over trees and fields then high above the clouds where we saw the sun shining and...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Hi. I had been treated to this balloon trip as a leaving present. They had found out it was on my wish list. I was unlucky that I had to book several times and it was cancelled due to weather conditions, but the wait was...More

Thank annayorky
Reviewed 3 April 2017

My daughter and I had the most fabulous experience yesterday, we set off into the sunshine leaving behind the waves and smiles of our family. Sailing towards the clouds was a magical experience made better by the expert pilot who safely navigated and gave us...More

1  Thank Helen C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How much is the fare for each person for a balloon ride in Cheshire
21 May 2017|
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Response from JonBrookes | Reviewed this property |
At the time of my trip, it was £109 per person.
I'm planning on booking an early morning flight in early October from Derbyshire. Is it more likely to be cancelled at this time of year and/or location? Thanks!
29 July 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
There are 3 sites in Derbyshire so wind direction is less of a problem. Weather is the main issue, they can't fly in poor visibility such as rain or fog. Goodness knows what the weather will be like in Oct this year - a good... More
Rachel C
We have tried booking 10 times in all seasons and are still yet to go up. Has anyone actually flown from the Derbyshire venues? We are looking to book from Shugborough as know of a few occasions balloon flights have actually taken off from there from friends/family when discussing our bookings which used to be mildly amusing but is beyond a joke now! I appreciate every cancellation has been due to bad weather but we have been trying for 2 years now.
8 July 2016|
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Response from 404chris0706 | Reviewed this property |
Our flight was on the second attempt from Whitchurch, even then it wasn't confirmed until 9pm the previous evening, for a morning flight, and we went prepared for it to be cancelled at the last minute. It's well worth... More