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Virgin Balloon Flights - Chelmsford

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Appreciate the beauty of Eastern England on your flight as you take in the views over the Home Counties, stretching towards the outskirts of London. You will be lucky to see 18-arch Victorian railway viaduct that spans the River Can in Central Park...more
| Newland Hall, Roxwell, Chelmsford CM1 4LH, England
+44 844 576 7522
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience we both had. Our pilot Tim was wonderful and fully brief us on everything we needed to know before the flight. We loved watching the balloon inflate and it was a fantastic experience going up and floating through the air. Lots...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank clairehR8084SZ
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Chelmsford, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi Claire, Thank you for your kind feedback. It sounds like you had an amazing flight with Tim! Yes, unfortunately the weather can cancel flights but we agree, it is definitely an experience worth waiting for :) Kind regards, The Virgin Balloon Flights Team

Reviewed 9 July 2018

A fantastic 70th birthday experience which happened on the first date we had booked. A beautiful early morning flight with a little heat haze still remaining in the valleys. We saw a heard of 10 deer and a hare out and about his business. A...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank I1953QYcarols
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We had a wonderful time once we eventually got our trip (do be prepared for many cancellations - it seems balloon flights are delicate things and flights are often cancelled due to weather conditions). We ended up with more time in the air while trying...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience! Took us 3 attempts to finally get a good day to fly, but was well worth the wait as was a perfect evening, could see for miles! We were looked after so well by our lovely pilot Tim Parker. Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JanTunstill
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

After several cancellations we finally took our trip... sooooo worth the wait. The pilot was very informative and was given extra time up in the sky, as there was no where suitable to land. Bubbles in landing , photos and videos. It's a must !!!...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MrsShearing2013
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We took a flight with Virgin Balloons and pilot Tim Parker on Tuesday 4 July taking off from Prested Hall, just off the A12. Despite the early start we were greeted by Tim and the team and signed in for the safety briefing. Once the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Richard K
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Chelmsford, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi Richard How wonderful to hear! We're thrilled you had such a great time on your flight with our ace pilot Tim and his team. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your kind feedback and we look forward to hopefully...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

This was a fantastic experience. Very quiet and calm up there with beautiful views. Never worried for our safety in the capable hands of Tim and his team who were all very efficient and made us feel very relaxed. There was someone in our basket...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Linda8928
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Although it took a while before there were spaces available on the time and launch site we wanted, it was well worth the wait. Pilot and ground crew friendly and informative. An amazing experience, would love to fly again.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Karen L
Reviewed 13 September 2016

the place where the flight take off was easy to find and out flight pilot was very friendly ,we had some great weather and that allow us to enjoy some beautiful views with everything ending in a lovely landing and a glass of champagne.definitively worthy...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Alin B
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

The gf received this as a bday present.... We've tried now 4times and still no success.... Each time a nice calm day..... And cancelled... Often the excuse being it was raining 2-3days and the ground is still wet and even yesterday the hottest day since...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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