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First Flight

Says Lane, Bristol BS40 5DZ, England
+44 1934 852875
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We received this flight from our children for our 35 years marriage. It was marvelous and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elly Z
Great First Flight with First Flight!!

I bought this flight for my husband for his 40th birthday in September and luckily flew on our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Says Lane, Bristol BS40 5DZ, England
+44 1934 852875

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We received this flight from our children for our 35 years marriage. It was marvelous and very well organized by Nigel and his team. It was an evening flight with sun and clear sky. It was a fantastic view over Bristol and we landed exactly...More

Thank Elly Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bought this flight for my husband for his 40th birthday in September and luckily flew on our first attempt - the weather gods were looking down on us. It was though touch and go whether we would fly as the wind was virtually non-existent...More

Thank LeezaE
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic early morning flight over Cheddar for over an hour with Father-in-law, wife and daughter. Nigel, Gill and Andy made it all very special and despite ten of us in the basket, it was in no way cramped and we all got involved...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Amazing gift from my sons and daughters to celebrate my 60th birthday. I have always hoped to experience a flight in a hot air balloon and this surpassed all my dreams. My husband and I were very well looked after by Nigel as we flew...More

Thank diane602017
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Fantastic flight over Bristol recently with Nigel, Jill and Andy - what an experience. Perfect weather, calm flight, fantastic views of the suspension bridge, across Bristol and out into the countryside of Yate. My friend and I were delighted and amazed by the experience and...More

Thank JojoL50
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I booked a hot air balloon ride with Nigel and his team to celebrate our anniversary and it was everything I expected and more! Couldn't recommend this more, well worth the money to do something completely different like this. Thanks again to Nigel and team...More

Thank NaomiALinford
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We had a picture perfect ride with Nigel Appleton and friends over the scenic Bristol and Bath countryside. Nigel is exceptional! His competency, concern for safety and insuring his passengers have a fabulous experience came through with everything he did. Since my husband is a...More

Thank mebcoh1
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have had two flights with Nigel, the first time I was part of a larger group and I took a friend of mine, and although we did not know the rest of the 'passengers' there was a very good and friendly atmosphere, we set...More

1  Thank Strictly-5-Star
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Last month my now fiance surprised me with a hot air balloon ride with First Flights. It was great to have hands on experience helping Nigel and his team inflate the balloon and prepare to fly. Once in the air it was so magical, so...More

Thank mei2016t
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Absolutely loved the hot-air balloon ride with Nigel. Everything I hoped it would be. Really enjoyed helping to set up and put away too. Calm,organised,friendly and informative. Stunning views over Bristol and across the Severn into Wales. Many thanks to Gill and Andy too. Truly...More

Thank michaelblakeston
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20 July 2015|
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Response from NathanGuttridge |
£767.00 for every hour. But it is worth every penny. I suggest you do the 6.00 am sunrise.
Jo'Anne H
29 May 2015|
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Response from hotairsomerset | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your interest in my flights. The flight is planned for about an hour but to do that you will need to put aside about 3hrs from meeting time to returning to the launch site after landing.