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Virgin Balloon Flights - Dalemain nr Ullswater

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Your Dalemain balloon flight will start surrounded by beautiful gardens, you'll rise above the old Walnut trees to view Ullswater Lake, which at 7.5 miles long is England's second largest lake. Get your binoculars out day trippers, from the basket...more
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| Dalemain Lake District Historic House & Gardens, Dalemain Estate, Dalemain, Penrith CA11 0HB, England
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

As good as expected, a truly amazing experience. After 3 cancellations, due to the changeable Cumbrian weather, when you phone up for the pilots ya or na, even when you hear the confirmation, your thinking will the weather change! You get to the site, in...More

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VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Dalemain nr Ullswater, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi Keith, Thank you for your feedback. We're so glad you had an amazing flight experience with us! Kind regards, The Virgin Balloon Flights Team

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Worth the Wait. We had the perfect morning. What a lovely team lead by the pilot Chris. The views were stunning. Everyone had a wonderful time. You are very well looked after right from the start. Felt totally safe.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

What a fabulous experience! Chris Oxby our Pilot was fantastic. We were flying with an 82 year old and he was so very helpful in helping her get in and out of the basket. He also answered lots of questions about the flight and how...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Myself and my partner were lucky enough to fly with Chris and Paul over August Bank Holiday this year. As soon as we arrived they made us feel welcome, answering our questions and letting us help out (where appropriate). Before we knew it we were...More

Thank Lois A
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We were very fortunate to be able to fly on our first attempt. A number of the party had tried for a number of years before conditions were just right. When we saw what was involved we were very pleased that our safety was paramount...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I booked this as a surprise for a friends birthday. A bit apprehensive as lots of reviews stating they'd waited for months to go due to wind speed etc. Left Liverpool at 4am to be at penrith site by 630. Remember phone at 11pm the...More

Thank pixiemand
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Being slightly nervous before the whole ballooning experience, this soon vanished after joining in setting up the balloon for the flight. Once in the air, the flight was amazing from start to finish. The excitement of not knowing where you are going to end up...More

Thank allencoulter
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Paid £300 for this trip over the lakes and feel like i've been swindled. We have tried to book this event for months but it always seem to be booked up solid, probably because the balloons hardly ever actually leave the ground. Subsequently there are...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

I was given this flight as a 40th birthday present and was lucky enough to fly first time! We were moved to the backup site of Brougham Castle due to the wind direction so possibly not as good as the views we may have got...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

My sons and one's Girlfriend booked this June 2016. Our first booking was cancelled ( weather was good but too windy). Last night was excellent. The view could have been a little clearer, but this obviously out of Virgin's control. We still had great views...More

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benzismith
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Response from VirginBalloonFlights | Property representative |
Hi Benzi Thanks for your questions! Our minimum age to fly is seven years old and those under the age of 16 need to fly with a responsible adult. Our north west regional flight vouchers start at £117 per person. Our customer... More
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