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Wickers World Balloon Flights

| The Hawthorns, Tolldish Lane, Great Haywood, England
+44 1889 882222
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Absolutely Fabulous

Thank you to Andy, Neil and Martin for an unforgettable experience on Sunday Morning (15th July... read more

Reviewed yesterday
peterauor
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Farnsfield, United Kingdom
Very good

I booked for an evening flight in May from Shugborough Hall in Staffordshire, though had to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Niki G
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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 20 years, this thriving family business carries almost 6000 passengers each year in its fleet of hot air balloons.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“ground crew” (66 reviews)
“memory stick” (22 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| The Hawthorns, Tolldish Lane, Great Haywood, England
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+44 1889 882222
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Reviewed yesterday

Thank you to Andy, Neil and Martin for an unforgettable experience on Sunday Morning (15th July) from Tissington to Chatsworth. Andy happy birthday and Anniversary to you and your good lady. As for the landing, Supurb and a gentle transfer onto the trailer to boot....More

Thank peterauor
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I booked for an evening flight in May from Shugborough Hall in Staffordshire, though had to reschedule four or five times due to inappropriate weather conditions. Note - this is not a complaint! These people know what they’re talking about and when you’re relying on...More

Thank Niki G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A truly special experience. Booked through ‘buy a gift’ - very easy to book. Flew on my second attempt out of Heart of England. Flightline instructions were very clear and helpful. Great service, beautiful trip (just over an hour), and knowledgeable pilot. Photos and video...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our evening balloon flight from Tissington, over the Peak District, to Butterton was one of the stand-out experiences of my life and far exceeded my expectations. The whole process, from buying vouchers, to booking flights (we were lucky and flew on only our third attempt),...More

Thank Celia B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This experience was bought for me by wife as a Birthday treat. It took several attempts to book the flight, but believe me, it is well worth the wait. Flew from near Buxton, Derbys, at approx 6am on the 8th July, Andy the pilot, supported...More

Thank djm46
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our son gave us two tickets for a flight from Shugborough Hall, unfortunately my wife developed health problems, and we informed Wickers World straight away of our predicament. They immediately extended our vouchers for another year. We immediately booked a flight and waited in anticipation...More

Thank kloek
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Travelled from Tissington, over towards Thorpe Cloud and Dovedale, then followed the Dove down to Uttoxeter before landing at the racecourse. Great Crewe, great organisation and for a first time "ballooner" the whole thing was a great,exciting experience which I now want to do again.

Thank winty1
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Purchased this experience though red letter days and was really please with the great service I received by Wicker world. We were one of the lucky ones who managed to get a flight on the first time of booking. considering the grandparents aren't a fan...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very lucky to get on this experience first time of trying. What can I say as it truly an amazing experience to go up and float across the Peak District. As a nervous flyer I wasn`t sure how I would cope with this...More

Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic flight in a balloon ride 8july exceeded my expectations and more first time in a balloon won't be my last with this company pilot Jon and ground crew amazing weather great time highly recommended

Thank Michael T
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Rachael M
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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raaaxup
21 July 2017|
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Response from WickersWorld2012 | Property representative |
Yes, we provide complimentary return transport for those who need it. Kind regards, Wickers World..
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sarahjayne0
20 July 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Leaving from Stratford Racecourse, we were back at the Racecourse at about 9am / 9.15am. This was a 6am meet. Hope that helps.
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