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Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark

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Best way to travel!

So well looked after. Despite uncertain weather we had a fantastic evening. Would definitely do... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
postle63
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ayrshire
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This was best experience I have had so far,the crew were marvellous & informative & funny with it... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
Wattie E
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4 May 2017
“Best way to travel!”
21 Sep 2015
“Balloon”
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Between Edinburgh and Glasgow sits the beautiful Shieldhill Castle. Flyers can see views of the Moat Park Heritage Centre Biggar Park Garden and Lamington Chapel. Whichever way the wind blows, you'll be sure to have an enchanting journey, viewing...more
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| Shieldhill Castle, Biggar ML12 6NA, Scotland
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+44 844 576 7520
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

So well looked after. Despite uncertain weather we had a fantastic evening. Would definitely do again!!More

Thank postle63
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi Postle63 We're with you on the best way to travel being by hot air balloon! (As long as your destination doesn't have to be too specific.) Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a kind review and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

This was best experience I have had so far,the crew were marvellous & informative & funny with it! Great job guys keep it going.

Thank Wattie E
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Absolutely spectacular would give 10 stars if rating allowed it thanks to Chris and martin for a trip of a life time keep up the good workMore

Thank chocywocky
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2015

Hi there, Thank you for leaving us a lovely review. Glad you had a great time in the skies. I will pass on your praise to our pilot and crew. Hope to see you on another airborne adventure one day. Thank you again, The Virgin...More

Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

this was a fantastic experience the weather was perfect and Chris Jono and malcom were fantastic they kept u informed about what was happening Chris had a running commentery on were we were ect but would definitely recommend thisMore

Thank hoghawk
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2015

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. So glad you had a brilliant time in the skies. I will pass on your praise to our pilot and crew. You know where we are if you'd like to book...More

Reviewed 13 August 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful experience on our flight with the Virgin team. Chris, the pilot and his two sidekicks, Jono and Malcolm. All of whom were fantastic from start to finish. We had a fantastic evening with beautiful views and an informative...More

Thank DianeBlyth
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2015

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your hot air balloon ride. Glad you had a great time! Our pilot and crew are known for going the extra mile for passengers and I'm so glad they were able to help...More

Reviewed 26 June 2015

We enjoyed a wonderful evening balloon flight over the lanarkshire countryside this week, and would like to thank Chris, pilot and Malcolm, crew member for making it a great experience. The weather was perfect, and Chris ensured that we all had a most enjoyable time....More

Thank laumcveigh
Reviewed 17 June 2015

my friend and l had a fantastic time on our flight which was changed from Shieldhill to Monteith House Carstairs .From the welcome we got from the 3 hard working Vigin staff ,to the flight. itself .all hands on let you get to know the...More

Thank Moira G
Reviewed 27 May 2014

This was a present bought for me by my partner for my 40th birthday in Nov 2013. The flying season apparently doesn't start until late spring to try and accommodate weather conditions, which I'm guessing can be especially tricky in NE Scotland. To start with,...More

Thank KB732014
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Biggar is one of the locations for these balloon flights and we see them reasonably often in this area - they take off from a few different spots and of course land in quite a few different ones (depending on the wind direction, etc). Our...More

Thank Rantin rover
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Our Pilot, Celia Morley, and her colleague Jonathon - (sorry don't know his last name or even how to spell his first name) - were competent and friendly throughout this highly enjoyable flight. Even a cynical old man like me at no point felt that...More

Thank Gordon M
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Hi Andrew, Thank you for getting in touch. It all depends where you'd like to fly from and whether you'd like to fly at sunrise/sunset or on a weekday/weekend. If you visit our website you'll be able to find the full... More
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