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Virgin Balloon Flights - Guildford

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Surrey Hills by air

It was an interesting morning. For a 6am start we had to ring up after 11pm the night before to... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
BT3rd
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Windsor, United Kingdom
via mobile
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
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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...more
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Shalford Road | Shalford Park Sports Pavilion, Guildford GU4 8BL, England
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+44 844 576 7537
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband I have been looking forward to a balloon flight for about a year and we still haven’t managed to book on. Unfortunately the flights are frequently cancelled which is to be expected in England due to the weather, however the disappointment comes more...More

Thank stephanie p
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We did a balloon flight this morning. Confirmed at 11pm flight would go ahead. So much work to get a balloon up. Great Friendly chatty staff. Very professional pilot. Such good value for £100 one and a half hours flight. Champagne on landing. Minibus back...More

Thank Jaquenetta H
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We had booked , but were nervous of last minute cancellation ( I accept Richard Branson may not actually control the weather ... yet ) . We arrived at the rendezvous and met the Team - very friendly ! The pilot was a great chap...More

Thank Damian P
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

It was an interesting morning. For a 6am start we had to ring up after 11pm the night before to see if there was going to be a take off. So not much sleep before getting up at 04:30 because the Guildford take off site...More

Thank BT3rd
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

Thank Chief_squiggle
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

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