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Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark

16 reviews
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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Reviewed June 22, 2019 via mobile

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...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank rosecapstick
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded June 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

Reviewed May 16, 2019

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...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded June 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

Reviewed May 1, 2019

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...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JimP1787
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded 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

Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LynseyC171
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded 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

Reviewed October 17, 2018

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
Thank gill593
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded October 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

Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

So well looked after. Despite uncertain weather we had a fantastic evening. Would definitely do again!!More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank postle63
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Hi Postle63 We're with you on the best way to travel being by hot air balloon! (As long as your destination doesn't have to be too specific.) Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a kind review and we look forward to...More

Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

This was best experience I have had so far,the crew were marvellous & informative & funny with it! Great job guys keep it going.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely spectacular would give 10 stars if rating allowed it thanks to Chris and martin for a trip of a life time keep up the good workMore

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank chocywocky
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2015

Hi there, Thank you for leaving us a lovely review. Glad you had a great time in the skies. I will pass on your praise to our pilot and crew. Hope to see you on another airborne adventure one day. Thank you again, The Virgin...More

Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

this was a fantastic experience the weather was perfect and Chris Jono and malcom were fantastic they kept u informed about what was happening Chris had a running commentery on were we were ect but would definitely recommend thisMore

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank hoghawk
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2015

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. So glad you had a brilliant time in the skies. I will pass on your praise to our pilot and crew. You know where we are if you'd like to book...More

Reviewed August 13, 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful experience on our flight with the Virgin team. Chris, the pilot and his two sidekicks, Jono and Malcolm. All of whom were fantastic from start to finish. We had a fantastic evening with beautiful views and an informative...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank DianeBlyth
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Shieldhill Castle, Nr Biggar and Lanark, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2015

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your hot air balloon ride. Glad you had a great time! Our pilot and crew are known for going the extra mile for passengers and I'm so glad they were able to help...More

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Hi Andrew, Thank you for getting in touch. It all depends where you'd like to fly from and whether you'd like to fly at sunrise/sunset or on a weekday/weekend. If you visit our website you'll be able to find the full... More
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