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Wickers World Balloon Flights

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Wickers World Balloon Flights
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We are the largest operator of hot air balloon rides in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.Established for more than 25 years, this thriving family business carries almost 6000 passengers each year in...more
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| The Hawthorns, Tolldish Lane, Great Haywood, England
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+44 1889 882222
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Reviewed today

Just did my 2nd Balloon Flight with Wickers World and I now have the bug, i will definitely be booking again (and probably again and again after that). Jon and the ground crew were fantastic and very informative & friendly. Obviously its not their fault...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Simon C
Reviewed today via mobile

Had a Saturday afternoon flight from monkey forest, Jon Is a very knowledgable person, and his lads are great. we helped with the balloon set up and once up in the air,it for me, was a different world( tick off my bucket list) He talked...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DavidT5679
Reviewed today

I had a great time with Jon, his crew and the other passengers on our flight from Tissington last Thursday. Such a gentle serene experience, even the landing was gentle. We all got the opportunity to get stuck in and pack up at the end,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nickhetz
Reviewed 2 days ago

50th birthday present and Wow what an experience. Had to wait 9 months for flight to go ahead and this was the 6th attempt as all previous flights cancelled due to weather conditions. But this is not the fault of the team they can only...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tiggerbebb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wind, Rain, Cloud, not enough people booked in the basket ......we live in England! Seriously don’t bother to book. I’m sure if you actually get to fly it’s amazing but unless you have an abundance of annual leave to loose on cancelled flights you will...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank EMT1994
Jon R, Owner at Wickers World Balloon Flights, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Emma, As you state, "we live in England", and you have chosen to participate in a weather dependent activity. Thousands of our passengers fly at their first attempt....but thousands also fly at their third, or fifth. The fact of the matter is that WE...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a brilliant flight Jon the pilot was amazing he put me at ease straight away, the flight was so enjoyable and interesting, and Jon new his stuff, the only complaint I has was it had to end I could have gone on for hours....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank brill2014
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

After 5 years of repeatedly trying to book a flight and it being cancelled due to the weather I eventually became disqualified for my ‘lack of attempts’ with Wickers World staying that I had not made any attempts for the past 15 months. In fairness...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Pekin118
Jon R, Owner at Wickers World Balloon Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Good morning Pekin118, My name is Jon, and I am the business owner. I've been trying to find any record on our system that matches the details you have given in your review, but so far I have not managed to find your booking. Please...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience! Loved every minute from helping to set up balloon to putting it away!.. Jon, who was our pilot was very informative, and very experienced. I had this as a 50th birthday present, I'm nearly 53, what with weather problems then health...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sjr666
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Bought for us as a special present we eventually had our flight yesterday afternoon from Tissington, Derbyshire. It was fantastic - very smooth take off and landing. It was a wonderful, memorable experience. That there were 2 balloons flying added to the experience and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MyraW645
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Just had our flight this morning. What an awesome bunch. It was our 3rd attempt at flying, weather can't be controlled so you have to accept it might take a few days before you can actually go, but it's well worth the wait. Wasnt at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Debbie L
21 October 2018|
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Response from juliemunkley | Reviewed this property |
Three of us went we paid per person but they do specials for couples so you just need to check with company give them ring .hope this helps.
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westy012018
5 August 2018|
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Response from Jon R | Property representative |
Hi there, kids need to be at least 8 years old, and adults need to have the agility to be able to climb in and out of the basket and withstand a bump on landing. I recently flew a 99 year old lady, who thoroughly enjoyed... More
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RachaelM1686
9 October 2017|
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Response from christopherjhunt18 | Reviewed this property |
View their website Rachael it shows all the exclusions on there :)
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