40 Minute Biplane Sightseeing Tour of Cambridge for One
Recreate the thrill of early air travel with a flight in one of Britain's best loved pre-war aircraft, the de Havilland Dragon Rapide biplane. Taking off from the IWM Duxford, fly north to Cambridge, enjoying magnificent views from 1,500 feet. See the glorious spires and quads of Cambridge University, the meandering River Cam, Newmarket Racecourse, the stunning Gothic architecture of Ely Cathedral and the open country of The Fens. Enjoy free entry into the IWM Duxford and half price entry for any guests – it's Europe's premier aviation museum, spread over 85 acres and housing a magnificent collection of classic planes.
- Recreate the early years of passenger air travel aboard a de Havilland Dragon Rapide biplane
- Fly over Cambridgeshire at 1,500 feet
- Unrivalled views of Cambridge, Ely Cathedral and Newmarket
- Free entry to the IWM Duxford
- Half price entry to the museum for spectators
- Availability Description
This voucher is valid for one person. Available selected Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, March–October. All dates are subject to availability.
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age: 16 years. Maximum weight: 20 stone. Depending on ability, disabled customers are welcome, but personal helpers must be on hand to assist the passenger in and out of the aircraft.
All flights are weather dependent and subject to suitable flying conditions – if a flight has to be cancelled it will be rebooked for an alternative date. It is essential to call the venue after 8.30am on the morning of the flight for a weather check before setting off.
The flight lasts approximately 40 minutes. Please arrive 45 minutes before the allotted start time, or call the venue if delayed.
- Numbers on the Day
A maximum of eight passengers will be on board. The museum is very popular and can get busy on summer weekends and school holidays.
- Dress Code
Sunglasses are recommended all year round. If you have a camera and/or a pair of binoculars, bring them along.
- Other Info
All our vouchers are fully flexible and can be redeemed against our huge range of experiences. Please take the booking confirmation on the day in order to guarantee participation. Please note that all spectators must pay to enter the museum to be able to watch the take-off.