across the UK with
YOU in the cockpit!
This experience will last a total of approx. 30 minutes. (We don't compromise on your time in the air. When comparing us with others, check the small print and the time actually spent in the air.)
The spectacular and dramatic beauty of Snowdonia is hard to describe.
Your flight starts from Betws y Coed, set in the beautiful Snowdonia forest park, surrounded by woods, mountains and waterfalls. No wonder it is North Wales' most visited inland resort.
From here you will fly south west, passing over the castle at Dolwyddelan, built in the 13th century by Llwelyn the Great. The breathtaking range of scenery continues to unfold beneath you as you pass by Blaenau Ffestiniog and onto to Portmerion, the picturesque Italianate village made famous by the Prisoner TV series.
Heading north you will fly over Beddgelert, the prettiest village in Snowdonia and setting for Rupert the Bear. Watch out for the Dragons at Castle Dinas Emrys! The two Dragons were captured in a cauldron of beer and buried beneath the castle.
On route back to Bettws you will fly pass Snowdon, at 1085m is the highest mountain in Wales, Sir Edmund Hilary trained here before climbing Everest, and legend has it that a giant killed by Arthur is buried on its summit.
Flights depart from Craig Y Dderwen, The Riverside Hotel Beyws Y Coed. Flights take place on certain weekends through out the year. Max weight 17st. children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Incase of bad weather the route may change to follow the Conwy Valley north to Conwy and Colwyn Bay.
Each voucher entitles
up to 2 people
to participate in this experience. The voucher is
transferable, which means that anyone can use it.
The voucher remains valid for bookings for 9 months from the date of purchase.
Please contact the operator using the details printed on your voucher to arrange a date for
We recommend that you purchase your voucher and make a booking for your event at least one month prior to your chosen date. This is particularly important for weekend events.
Event takes place at Betws-Y-Coed in Conwy .
There is currently 1 review of this experience. Write a review.
My partner bought this as a present for me. Directions were clear except for there was no anti-aircraft gun by the gate anymore. Luckily we had been before so we knew we were in the right place. no facilities at all so you need to use a toilet and get food and drink before you arrive. maybe a mobile number to contact the instructor would helpful we were delayed in traffic and couldn't make contact with him as only an answer phone in the office. Instructor Jim was very friendly and put me at ease straight away lorry was smartly presented and clean inside and out. Id done the experience before so we went straight into driving after a quick refresher on the position of the gears.IT WAS EXCELLENT, BRILLIANT instructor-very informative and obviously keen to advise and help the participants. I took photos all the way around.
Overall rating: Excellent
"I would like to thank you for providing the opportunity for us to book an experience flying lesson for my Dad for his birthday which he thoroughly enjoyed. We were extremely impressed with the efficency and professionalism of your service and would always use you again in the future and will recommend you to anyone who is interested in this kind of gift to give to someone."
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