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Wickers World Balloon Flights

| The Hawthorns, Tolldish Lane, Great Haywood, England
+44 1889 882222
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Perfect in every way

Great weather, Derbyshire/Peak District, Special thanks to Andrew Kaye, our Pilot with Tina... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bryan B
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
Balloon Flight 18th June

Absolutely brilliant, great day out. Really friendly crew. Could not be faulted. Definitely one for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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
| The Hawthorns, Tolldish Lane, Great Haywood, England
+44 1889 882222
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great weather, Derbyshire/Peak District, Special thanks to Andrew Kaye, our Pilot with Tina. Richard and Dave, our crew. Totally recommend this once in a lifetime experience with Wickers World. A great reward with my team mates, and with family and friends.

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant, great day out. Really friendly crew. Could not be faulted. Definitely one for your bucket list!!!!

Thank Gregg1605
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took my mum for her birthday. Both of us loved it. Great crew, professional, knowledgeable and entertaining. Would definitely go again.

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was given this as a Christmas present and owing to work commitments I have only just been able to redeem the voucher. The experience was a truly a professional one.For which I am very grateful as I am afraid of heights - and this...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were given this balloon ride for a present from our 3 boys for our 30th wedding anniversary. Although we have had more than 10 booked rides cancelled due to the weather, today's ride was more than worth the wait. The staff are friendly and...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect weather and a great flight. Top team and they did a grand job. Couldn't have asked for more really.

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband got me our balloon flight voucher for my 30th birthday. We were 3rd time lucky with our flight, we flew from Tissigton and did a sunrise flight. The whole experience was just fantastic and I cannot recommend enough.

Thank Mrs_L_Bailey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used birthday vouchers for my flight. As the weather is fickle, our flight was postponed three times and I had to change my venue and my 'bring along' companion. However, the office staff were so friendly and accommodating in organising this. All communication with...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the vouchers for a birthday present last September,but didn't get around to phoning up to book a flight until the 30th May this year(2017).Was told their was a place on the balloon available the very next day! The weather was perfect, the flight was...More

Thank Greg O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was treated to this for my 60th birthday. What a fantastic experience. Jon our pilot was friendly, reassuring and funny. I was lucky and flew on my first attempt and weather conditions were perfect. The ground crew were excellent too. My husband and family 'followed'...More

Thank Altfish M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How much is the fare for each person for a balloon ride in Cheshire
21 May 2017|
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Response from JonBrookes | Reviewed this property |
At the time of my trip, it was £109 per person.
I'm planning on booking an early morning flight in early October from Derbyshire. Is it more likely to be cancelled at this time of year and/or location? Thanks!
30 July 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
There are 3 sites in Derbyshire so wind direction is less of a problem. Weather is the main issue, they can't fly in poor visibility such as rain or fog. Goodness knows what the weather will be like in Oct this year - a good... More
Rachel C
We have tried booking 10 times in all seasons and are still yet to go up. Has anyone actually flown from the Derbyshire venues? We are looking to book from Shugborough as know of a few occasions balloon flights have actually taken off from there from friends/family when discussing our bookings which used to be mildly amusing but is beyond a joke now! I appreciate every cancellation has been due to bad weather but we have been trying for 2 years now.
8 July 2016|
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Response from 404chris0706 | Reviewed this property |
Our flight was on the second attempt from Whitchurch, even then it wasn't confirmed until 9pm the previous evening, for a morning flight, and we went prepared for it to be cancelled at the last minute. It's well worth... More