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Wickers World Balloon Flights

| The Hawthorns, Tolldish Lane, Great Haywood, England
+44 1889 882222
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Excellent!

We got very lucky and went on the first flight we booked. Andy the pilot was excellent and so was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
amycavx
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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High flying Birthday present

Never having flown in a balloon before we were surprised how smooth the flight was, expected to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Steve_Anita_1
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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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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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 via mobile

We got very lucky and went on the first flight we booked. Andy the pilot was excellent and so was the ground staff. Excellent views and well worth doing. We really enjoyed ourselves! Thank you so much. We flew from tissington on the 18/07/2018.

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Reviewed yesterday

Never having flown in a balloon before we were surprised how smooth the flight was, expected to sway gently, but no. Fantastic views, plenty of time to take photos. Landing , again, was more a gentle hop than a thud. Had a great time. Thank...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great birthday present! Really enjoyed the flight. Really smooth landing. Well informed and interesting pilot. I felt very safe and would happily go again. Thank you to john and all the staff.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It took us 3 arrempts, but it is sooooo worth the wait. The company were really professional, our Pilot Andy was really great at getting us involved and giving us clear instruction so no one felt left out. We all helped to setup the balloon...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely Loved it,really well organised and very knowledgeable pilot with Jon in charge,well worth the money.

Thank Iancadd
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week 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 1 week 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

Thank CSP83
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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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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
22 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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