Sit back and take in the views on a 15 mile journey
See famous landmarks including Old Trafford from an impressive aerial view
Once back on terra firma enjoy lunch at a local golf club
Travelling by helicopter has long been a favourite for the rich and famous, and for good reason. From high above is one of the finest ways to take in the beauty of the local landscape. This exciting helicopter tour for two takes off from Barton before heading towards the impressive skyline of Manchester. Once over the city you will be treated to a unique perspective of the its most famous landmarks including Old Trafford, home of Manchester United and the largest club football ground in Britain. Other landmarks include the grade II listed Strangeways Prison, the former set of Coronation Street at Granada Studios. After landing back at Barton, head to the local golf club to finish the day in off in style with a delicious lunch.
Flights take place around one weekend date per month from April - October.
Min age six (under 16s must be accompanied by a participating adult). Max weight 18 stone. Pregnant women should consult their GP before flying. For security reasons, photographic ID (ideally passport) MUST be produced on the day.
This is a weather dependent activity, mainly due to wind speeds and cloud base above the ground. It is crucial to call the venue before setting out to check conditions. If the flight is cancelled, it can be re-booked directly with the venue.
Expect to be at the venue for about one hour, including a a safety briefing and a flight time of ten minutes. Please arrive a few minutes in advance of the booked time to ensure a prompt start.
Numbers on the Day
With this voucher for two, share the flight with two other passengers and a seasoned pilot.
Spectators are welcome to watch the take off and landing. A pair of binoculars or a camera comes in handy.
Please bear in mind that inside the helicopter can get quite warm. Sunglasses are recommended all year round.