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Wickers World Balloon Flights

| The Hawthorns, Tolldish Lane, Great Haywood, England
+44 1889 882222
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Long held Dream - Exceeded Expectations

I don't like heights but have always wanted to go up in a balloon. Did it once - with Wickers World... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gwen R
Derbyshire balloon flight

We spent the afternoon travelling from Tissington to Thorpe over some of the best of the Peak... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anna R
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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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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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| The Hawthorns, Tolldish Lane, Great Haywood, England
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+44 1889 882222
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't like heights but have always wanted to go up in a balloon. Did it once - with Wickers World and already saving to go again! Couldn't go on the original date but everything came good on the second. Amazing views over Derbyshire, made...More

Thank Gwen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the afternoon travelling from Tissington to Thorpe over some of the best of the Peak District landscape. It was a delight from start to finish and I'm the last person you would think would get into a hot air balloon. It was part...More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Views! Friendly Team! Unforgettable experience! I would thoroughly recommend these to you. We arrived early and everything was explained well. The flight was smooth and peaceful and Jon our pilot was great! He answered our questions and was very friendly. We landed well and...More

Thank SarahWh1tt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't compare this company to any others that offer balloon flights but considering this was something I've always wanted to do, it did not disappoint! I got off the flight desperate to set off again! We set off from the Whitchurch site and had...More

Thank Ziz121
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This was a date that my partner took me on and it was an amazing experience, from the moment we got there we felt at ease the staff members made you feel welcome and informed you of all you need to know about the flight...More

Thank Hayley Holness D
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Had a wonderful hot air balloon flight and Jon the pilot was very friendly and informative. The video and photos are worth the £20 too

Thank alisonfrancis1966
Reviewed 23 September 2017

a beautiful flight from tissington and over carsington water. Very tranquil, not what I expected but wonderful from start to finish. We had perfect weather after only 3 attempts. Staff were great, very friendly and knowledgeable and the take off and landing were managed perfectly....More

Thank dawnos41
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I've got this experience as a present from my boyfriend and it was just amazing. We had few cancellation because of the weather conditions, but it worth to wait for the lovely weather, it could be very scary in windy weather. The flight took exactly...More

Thank Nikolett S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

i bought this as a Birthday gift to myself, not everyday you turn 50, this was the second attempt to fly, the morning was damp and a little bit of drizzle had started as we were all in the basket, however John, our pilot for...More

Thank Barry V
Reviewed 20 September 2017

First flight in a balloon.The pilot Andy and his helpers were very friendly and helpful. The flight over Derbyshire was memorable.Highly recommended.

Thank Brian H
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Rachael M
9 October 2017|
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Response from christopherjhunt18 | Reviewed this property |
View their website Rachael it shows all the exclusions on there :)
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raaaxup
22 July 2017|
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Response from WickersWorld2012 | Property representative |
Yes, we provide complimentary return transport for those who need it. Kind regards, Wickers World..
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sarahjayne0
21 July 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Leaving from Stratford Racecourse, we were back at the Racecourse at about 9am / 9.15am. This was a 6am meet. Hope that helps.
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