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Virgin Balloon Flights - CLOSED

| Stowmarket Recreation Ground, Off Finborough Road, Stowmarket IP14 1JR, England
+44 844 576 7535
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More than just hot air

We were a group of 3 on the morning Bakewell flight and we all really enjoyed the experience (as... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2014
Gren D
BRILLIANT BAKEWELL!!

My daughter had her ticket bought for her as a 21st birthday present by a close family friend. I... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2014
Helen H
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Chesterfield, England, United Kingdom
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Stowmarket is set on the banks of the River Gripping. Flyers can expect to have good views over Bury St Edmunds to the west and Ipswich and the Suffolk coast to the east. 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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good4%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible37%
Apr 22, 2017
“Enjoyed the balloon ride- but there is lot more to it”
Mar 29, 2017
“Inflexible Customer Services”
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| Stowmarket Recreation Ground, Off Finborough Road, Stowmarket IP14 1JR, England
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+44 844 576 7535

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Reviewed September 19, 2014

We were a group of 3 on the morning Bakewell flight and we all really enjoyed the experience (as did the rest of the group) Piers "the pilot" and Hugh "the Crew" made the entire experience great fun, and certainly encouraged us all to do...More

Thank Gren D
Reviewed September 10, 2014

My daughter had her ticket bought for her as a 21st birthday present by a close family friend. I nervously agreed to join her along with her boyfriend. It was a little disappointing when the first two flights were cancelled but my view was and...More

2  Thank Helen H
Reviewed September 10, 2014

Had given to me by my daughter for my birthday in August 2012 a gift of a balloon flight. Could not go that summer do to work commitments so decided to wait till following summer to go. During the summer was busy at work but...More

3  Thank NorwichRugrat
Sophie D, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2014

Thank you for your review, we appreciate all feedback provided by our customers. Sorry to hear that your voucher expired, as we do want all of our customers to enjoy the experience of a Virgin Balloon Flight. Our flights are weather dependant, as we would...More

Reviewed September 9, 2014

I went on a balloon flight on 6th Sept 2014, launch site - Henley On Thames. From start to finish it was fantastic! The pilot and crew (Mark Shemilt and I think the driver of the truck was called Reg - sorry if the name...More

Thank Lucy R
Reviewed September 8, 2014

Excellent ride was grate fun.Enjoyed helping set up the balloon and pack it all away. we made it fun

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed September 8, 2014

This was a birthday present from my Partner back in April after wanting to do it since forever and it was the most magical experience I have ever had!! We had to re-book once after York in August was cancelled after we travelled there. I...More

Thank joanne r
Reviewed September 5, 2014

My boyfriend booked for the two of us to take a Virgin balloon flight over Windermere after looking up all the descriptions. We love the Lakes but need to travel 4 hours to get there. So after 6 cancellations so far it is getting very...More

4  Thank Bec_DanM
Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have been trying for nearly 3 years to use my tickets, which were supposed to be a nice present for my wife and daughter. After nearly 15 attempts to use them, they have all been cancelled apparently due to the weather. On the last...More

8  Thank mike f
Reviewed September 3, 2014

It took ages (4 years +) and a dozen or so bookings (is this a record?) but Virgin can hardly be held responsible for what must be the unluckiest string of bookings v weather ever! Nevertheless it was worth the wait. The pilot, Pete and...More

Thank Bankinista
Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I were lucky and only had to rebook once and it was well worth the wait. Gavin and the crew in Gravely Herts were excellent in every way. Gavin was an excellent pilot, in his skill in flying the balloon, in the...More

Thank Kathy1_12
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