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Virgin Balloon Flights - Guildford

Shalford Road | Shalford Park Sports Pavilion, Guildford GU4 8BL, England
+44 844 576 7537
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Smooth ride, clear morning, lovely views

Compared to others who have written on their experiences, maybe we were lucky that we managed to... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Chief_squiggle
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United Kingdom
Waste of time and money

I have the most horrible experience with these balloon flights as I booked 3 times and all 3 times... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
B_Vaida
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London, United Kingdom
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Our Guilford launch site is based by the town's impressive cathedral high on Stag Hill. Onboard you will see beautiful attractions, including the Tunsgate Arch, the site of the corn market, the majestic Guildhall with its projecting clock, and the ruins of William the Conqueror's castle await you from the basket as you meander slowly above the stunning landscape.
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  • Very good22%
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  • Terrible22%
1 Oct 2017
“Smooth ride, clear morning, lovely views”
5 May 2017
“Waste of time and money”
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Shalford Road | Shalford Park Sports Pavilion, Guildford GU4 8BL, England
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Compared to others who have written on their experiences, maybe we were lucky that we managed to take off on what was our first balloon flight on our first choice date. Helping set up the balloon and pack it away having landed in our view...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

I have the most horrible experience with these balloon flights as I booked 3 times and all 3 times have been cancelled. My friends gave me this experience as a present but I would rather they bought me a cheap plane ticket rather than this...More

Thank B_Vaida
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Having had a few cancellations, we were looking forward to our bank holiday flight. The flight itself was enjoyable, lovely weather, great views and a good landing. Our disappointment having done a balloon Ride many years ago from Chester was the lack of organization and...More

Thank Jade B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

After 1 1/2 yrs and 4 attempts at booking flights we gave up. Each time the flight was cancelled we rebooked at the earliest but this was always some way away hence 1/1/2 yrs. We tried both am and pm flights. We could not get...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The whole experience was utterly enjoyable. From helping to set the balloon up, watching it inflate, take off, flight, champers and landing. The whole thing was thrilling. Our pilot Steve, was extremely experienced and gave me absolute confidence in his flying ability. I thought it...More

Thank TootsieBones
Reviewed 16 October 2016

After 3 attempts being cancelled due to weather conditions, we finally completed our balloon flight. The location was changed to Guildford and we arrived on a sunny October afternoon. Steve explained that he was a crew member down, so we actually got more involved than...More

Thank hyperlocks
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Just finished my first ever balloon ride and I loved every minute. Weather was making it touch and go whether we would get to fly but despite change of location for take off we set off and had a great flight! Would recommend to everyone....More

Thank Tasha P
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

An incredible experience - made all the more memorable by being permitted & indeed encouraged to help inflate & deflate the balloon!! We were lucky to have a great weather day in October (our August booking was rained off) & we thoroughly enjoyed the views...More

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 8 September 2015

After having a lot of weather cancellations, we eventually got to fly on Monday morning (07/09/2015). It was a beautiful, very clear morning and we arrived at Shalford as requested at 6:30am. What we enjoyed was helping to assemble, and see how the balloon was...More

Thank EmsworthAngel
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