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Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark

Biggar, United Kingdom
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About Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark
Between Edinburgh and Glasgow sits the beautiful Shieldhill Castle. Flyers can see views of the Moat Park Heritage Centre Biggar Park Garden and Lamington Chapel. Whichever way the wind blows, you'll be sure to have an enchanting journey, viewing the beautiful Scottish landscape from a unique perspective.
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Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark
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rosecapstick wrote a review Jun 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom62 contributions29 helpful votes
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Had my balloon ride this morning and all I can say is “wow”!! Got this as a gift for my 30th and as far as experiences go this is definitely up there with the best! I loved every minute. The views were spectacular and the ride itself was so smooth it doesn’t even feel like you’re in the air! Our pilot “woody” was fab! So friendly and gave us a safe and enjoyable morning! We got to help inflate the balloon which was fun. I’ve heard the rides can be hard to book and get cancelled frequently but we were fortunate enough to fly on our first booking!
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark
Responded Jun 27, 2019
Hi rosecapstick, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear you had a wonderful balloon ride with Woody! It sounds like it was a great morning. Kind regards, The Virgin Balloon Flights Team
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usmcvet594 wrote a review May 2019
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As beautiful as Scotland is from the ground, it is a thousand times more amazing from a balloon. William Wood (Woody) and his crew made this entire event effortless and enjoyable. The views were stunning. We took this flight to celebrate our 35th anniversary. If your looking for a special treat for someone (or yourself!) this should be #1 on your list. Nobody ever had to say "smile" for picture taking - no one on the flight could stop smiling the entire time!
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark
Responded Jun 19, 2019
Hi usmcvet594, Thank you for your review. It's great to hear you had an amazing time flying over Scotland with Woody, I bet the views were stunning! Kind regards, The Virgin Balloon Flights Team
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Jim P wrote a review May 2019
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The Scottish weather finally gave us a window and we lifted off from Biggar smoothly and gently drifted over South Lanarkshire 'following the meandering river Clyde over herds of fascinated cows and sheep and green fields ,woods where deer could be seen. Touch down was interesting gentle landing ended on our side but perfectly safe, a good laugh! All in all a great experience.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark
Responded May 3, 2019
Hi JimP1787, Thank you for your feedback. It sounds like you had a wonderful hot air balloon ride! Kind regards, The Virgin Balloon Flights Team
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Lynsey C wrote a review Apr 2019
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Excellent flight couldnt reccomend enough, very smooth from start to finish. Helpful crew and woodie done a marvelous job in guiding us in our balloon. Very peaceful experience
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark
Responded May 3, 2019
Hi LynseyC171, Thank you for your feedback. Great to hear you had a wonderful balloon ride with us! Kind regards, The Virgin Balloon Flights Team
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gill593 wrote a review Oct 2018
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Amazing from start to finish. Would highly recommend. Might take a bit of time to get a date to fly but well worth the wait.
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark
Responded Oct 23, 2018
Hi Gill Thank you for your feedback. So glad you had a fantastic balloon ride with us! Kind regards, The Virgin Balloon Flights Team
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