Spring has sprung and the cherry blossom season has officially begun! 🌸 Here come soft temperatures, blooming landscapes and longer daylight hours which all make flying a truly delightful experience. To welcome this new season full of promise and new projects, Wingly has handpicked five scenic flights with budget-friendly rates so that everyone can enjoy the wonders of Spring.
Time to capture some stunning photos for the gram. Let’s go! 📸
1. Lake District From the Skies
Depart from Blackpool and head north over the famous seaside city with the most splendid views of the Fylde coast and Morecambe Bay. Together with the pilot, you can fly down the length of lake Windermere to enjoy the landscapes of Scafell Pike and Coniston Old Man. You will then return via Coniston Water, Grange-over-Sands, and Arnside and Silverdale AONB. The private flight lasts 1 hour and 15 mins and costs £103 per person.
2. Isle of Wight Sightseeing Tour
The plane takes off from Denham Aerodrome, and off you go on your unforgettable journey over the English Channel to the picturesque Isle of Wight. Soar above stunning coastal cliffs, quaint villages, and rolling green hills for 2 hours and 30 mins for £188 per person.
3. Panoramic Flight Over the South Coast
A scenic flight over the ancient rock formations of the Jurassic Coast. Once you depart from Bournemouth airport, you will quickly find yourself admiring the views over Poole Harbour, Studland bay, Swanage and Weymouth. The tour then continues along the coastline of Bournemouth and finally unravels the unique Isle of Wight needles. The flight duration is 1 hour and 15 mins for £149.
4. Merlen Mawr (Big Pony) Helicopter Tour
This flight departs from Cardiff Heliport and routes over the most famous landmarks Cardiff Bay has to offer. From there, the tour follows the river Taff to Cardiff’s city centre. The helicopter continues over Caerphilly mountain and you will be able to see the 732-year-old Caerphilly Castle, the largest castle in Wales and the second largest in Britain. Total flying time is 20 minutes and can accommodate 3 passengers for £135 per person.
5. The Stunning Sights of Cornwall
Once you’ve departed from Newquay airport you will head to the popular destination of St Ives. From there, the plane heads south towards the spectacular St Michaels Mount. This 50 minute flight will spoil you with unique coastlines, rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, and rural towns and villages. There are 3 seats available for £90 per passenger.