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Virgin Balloon Flights - Chelmsford

| Newland Hall, Roxwell, Chelmsford CM1 4LH, England
+44 844 576 7522
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A fantastic 70th birthday experience which happened on the first date we had booked. A beautiful... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
I1953QYcarols
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Balloon Flight 25th July 2017

We had a wonderful time once we eventually got our trip (do be prepared for many cancellations - it... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
WillowLondon
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London
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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, Hylands House and Oaklands Park which creates a gorgeous ambiance from the skies.
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| Newland Hall, Roxwell, Chelmsford CM1 4LH, England
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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

Thank I1953QYcarols
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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

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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!

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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

Thank MrsShearing2013
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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

Thank Richard K
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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

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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

Thank Linda8928
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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.

Thank Karen L
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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

Thank Alin B
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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

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Reviewed 23 July 2015

Received this curse as a gift. Took ages to find a suitable time (wanted a weekend and had the premium weekend voucher). When the day finally came along it was pretty mild and calm, so I called the instructon line at 2pm on the day...More

6  Thank Tony C
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