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Address: Says Lane, Bristol BS40 5DZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1934 852875
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Description: Ballooning company for Bristol, Bath and Somerset.

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Fantastic Fun!

I searched high and low for a hot air balloon ride I could take my wife on for her 40th birthday. Some of the companies I spoke with were just "alright" and others didn't seem... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Swindon, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I searched high and low for a hot air balloon ride I could take my wife on for her 40th birthday. Some of the companies I spoke with were just "alright" and others didn't seem interested in anything more than taking my money. Nigel however, at First Flights was fantastic from day one. Extremely knowledgeable and very pleasant to talk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My sister and I bought the flight for our Mum's 60th birthday in November, and ended up flying in June. The flight was absolutely brilliant. 2 of us are quite afraid of heights so it was initially quite a challenge - preparing the balloon and the first 20 seconds of take-off were pretty nerve-wracking for us.... Not because anything went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

I booked the air balloon ride with Nigel after seeing the reviews and personalised nature of what was on offer. I booked the flight and was in contact with Nigel for about a month before the flight happened - he kept me informed every step of the way and really helped with what was a stressful time (trying to organise... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Thank you to Nigel, Gill and Gary for making my first balloon flight so enjoyable. Perfect take off and landing, explained in great detail what would be happening at all times, got us fully involved with all aspects of the flight, extremely professional outfit, would fully recommend First Flight.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Thank you so much Nigel and Crew! The experience of our first balloon ride, floating serenely over Bristol was such an amazing experience I'm still having difficulty putting it into words. Preparing the balloon before take off makes you feel very involved, and Nigel is a wonderful source of knowledge for all of my questions. The take off is as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

thank you Nigel for an amazing trip. It was the first balloon ride for both of us and we would love to do it again. Beth And Becky

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This was a present for a landmark birthday for my wife. Unfortunately, we had to wait two years to use the voucher for various personal reasons. I'd llke to thank Nigel for his patience with us and for very kindly extending our voucher on a couple of occasions. We finally got around to going up when the weather was pretty... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A big thank you to Nigel and his team for making my first ever flight a magical experience.   I  rang on my 50th birthday to arrange a flight and was able to fly 2 days later! The views  of  Bristol city were spectacular. Nigel kept me well informed from the off set and he gave  clear instructions throughout  the flight.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My wife and I bought each other birthday presents of a balloon ride and it exceeded our expectations. The flight had 5 other guests who all seemed to enjoy the experience as much as us, Nigel the pilot (and Paul his co) was friendly, informative and reassuring from our intial booking through to the final landing in the field. Booking... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My first balloon flight - well worth it. I went along on my own and was made to feel very comfortable and welcome. Very friendly staff and a brilliant Captain Nigel. If you are thinking about booking a special balloon flight, go with First Flight. Magical experience.

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Additional Information about First Flight

Address: Says Lane, Bristol BS40 5DZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1934 852875
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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