We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wickers World Balloon Flights
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (525)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ground crew”(66 reviews)
We are the largest operator of hot air balloon rides in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.Established for more than 20 years, this thriving family business carries almost 6000 passengers each year in...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| The Hawthorns, Tolldish Lane, Great Haywood, England
+44 1889 882222
Reviews (612)
Filter reviews
612 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews ground crew weather conditions birthday present memory stick well worth the wait bucket list amazing experience safe hands perfect weather pilot jon hot air peak district wonderful trip great company launch site scared of heights british weather
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 612 reviews
Reviewed today

Bought for us as a special present we eventually had our flight yesterday afternoon from Tissington, Derbyshire. It was fantastic - very smooth take off and landing. It was a wonderful, memorable experience. That there were 2 balloons flying added to the experience and the...More

Thank MyraW645
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just had our flight this morning. What an awesome bunch. It was our 3rd attempt at flying, weather can't be controlled so you have to accept it might take a few days before you can actually go, but it's well worth the wait. Wasnt at...More

Thank Lad-LeatherJacket
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brought for us as a Christmas present, flight for two, and after being cancelled numerous times due to weather, we finally did it !! Amazing experiance, Andy was a great pilot, and made us feel releaxed from the off - as I am scared of...More

Thank rodtracyjessie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We treated ourselves to this balloon ride for our Silver Wedding and it totally lived up to the occasion. It was a beautiful evening and the trip from Tissington to Ashbourne was fantastic. Andy the pilot and the rest of the team were totally professional...More

1  Thank 544spb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought as part of my birthday present we were worried we wouldn't get a clear enough day - out pilot was very knowledgeable about the area and what we were seeing. It was very serene as we floated over Derbyshire and we loved it.

Thank Dore D
Reviewed September 12, 2018

A wonderful experience all round. Jon was a great pilot and it was a beautiful day. Landing was so soft as to be imperceptible and the crew did a sterling job. Top notch. If you've ever thought about going up in a balloon, this is...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Very good all round. Excellent organisation and very competant pilot -always good lol. Cannot fault and would definatley recommend. Pilot gave commentary as to landmarks . We also had a great landing

Thank cannockchris_12
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The whole experience was amazing, from the flight briefing to putting the balloon away after a very gentle, upright landing

Thank D5285TQcolinb
Reviewed September 6, 2018

I travelled as part of a party of five on 6th September. We checked the forecast for the night before which was on the margins of wind speed (6- 9mph forecast, 8mph the maximum flying speed) but rang the hotline at 10pm as instructed and...More

Thank Glongden
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Went for a balloon flight from Tissington which was beatiful to begin with. The whole experience meticulously planned despite missing the first flight...who would work with the British weather!! The Pilot, ground staff, administration were all knowledgeable,informative entertaining and efficient. We were witness to a...More

Thank Michelle F
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Common Farm Motel
61 reviews
1.13 km away
Weston Hall
865 reviews
5.25 km away
Travelodge Rugeley
181 reviews
6.86 km away
Premier Inn Rugeley Hotel
446 reviews
7.41 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2 nearby restaurants
Clifford Arms
153 reviews
1.67 km away
The Green Man
268 reviews
2.28 km away
The Lamb & Flag
7 reviews
2.46 km away
Canalside Cafe
85 reviews
1.55 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
British Wildlife Rescue Centre
13 reviews
4.03 km away
Nelsons Gin Distillery & Gin School
89 reviews
6.56 km away
Go Ape Cannock
353 reviews
6.89 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
August 5, 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Jon R | Property representative |
Hi there, kids need to be at least 8 years old, and adults need to have the agility to be able to climb in and out of the basket and withstand a bump on landing. I recently flew a 99 year old lady, who thoroughly enjoyed... More
October 9, 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from christopherjhunt18 | Reviewed this property |
View their website Rachael it shows all the exclusions on there :)
July 21, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jon R | Property representative |
Yes, we provide complimentary return transport for those who need it. Kind regards, Wickers World..