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Virgin Balloon Flights - Colchester

Old Ipswich Road | Ardleigh Showground, Ardleigh, Colchester CO7 7QR, England
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Virgin hot air balloon flight in Essex

Fantastic morning flight , beautiful thing to do , very easy to book online and arrange date... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
chris27116
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Had an amazing trip on Virgin Hot AirBalloon Rides, with these kinds of adventures you have to keep... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
Crazy P
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Claimed to be the oldest Roman town in Britain, Colchester offers ample views over Coggeshall and the market town of nearby Braintree as well as views over the Home Counties, stretching towards the outskirts of London, to ensure flyers have an unforgettable experience with views to last a lifetime.
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Aug 6, 2017
“Virgin hot air balloon flight in Essex”
Aug 6, 2017
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Old Ipswich Road | Ardleigh Showground, Ardleigh, Colchester CO7 7QR, England
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic morning flight , beautiful thing to do , very easy to book online and arrange date - absolutely brilliant .More

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VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Chris Great to hear you had such a fabulous time on your flight. :-) Thanks for taking the time to leave us your lovely feedback, which we will certainly pass on to our pilot and his crew down in Essex. Maybe we'll see you...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing trip on Virgin Hot AirBalloon Rides, with these kinds of adventures you have to keep in mind things can be cancelled for help & safety reasons for everyone! Our Pilot Tim was amazing! Had an amazing experience!More

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VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Crazy P (loving the stage name!) 'Amazing experience' is one of our favourite things to hear from passengers. Glad you had such a fabulous time and thank you for taking the time to leave us your kind feedback. We'll definitely pass on your compliments...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Ive lost count of the amount of cancellations we've had. This was a birthday present from my son for last year. A whole year of trying. One time we actually got to site for it to be cancelled at the last minute. I get the...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2016

The flight was booked by our loving daughter, it was easy to arrange, only a few weather changes, no problems, worth the wait and thrilling. An excellent job by Virgin Balloons in Essex. We would do it again.

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Avoid booking as it is proving to be impossible to do. Is there even a balloon ? I'm beginning to doubt it. I booked this for what was my husband (we have since split up) we also bought extra vouchers for my son and step...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Really dissapointed as my husband booked up for our ten year anniversary and was cancelled when we phoned on the day and unable to fit us in colchester for another 6 weeks! Weren't very helpful on phone and nothing they can do as stated in...More

Thank Serena n Lee J
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