Take a flying tour of picturesque Powys, with this 30 minute helicopter tour.
- Welshpool (Powys)
- Gift Voucher valid for 1 Participant
Take off from Welshpool Airport in Wales, and enjoy an
exhilarating 30 minute helicopter flight tour over picturesque
Powys. This helicopter tour will take you to the stunning Lake
Vyrnwy, giving you an unrivalled aerial view of the lake, snugly
nestled in a mountain-locked valley.
As your experienced pilot takes you up, up and away, the first sight you will see is Powis Castle, a beautiful and imposing sandstone building that was built around the year 1200. From here, you'll head towards the gorgeous lake. you'll fly over Meifod, a small village that is thought to be the burial place of many Powys princes and kings. From here you will be able to see Cadar Idris in the distance, where legend had is that Idris the Giant used to sit, bathing his feet in the river below. As you get closer to the lake, the pilot will point out the stone dam that is the first of its kind in the world! The Lake as beautiful to look down on. It is supplied by 31 different rivers and waterfalls, and its waters are even used to make Bombay Sapphire! Next, you'll fly to the Pistyll Rhaeadre waterfall, the highest waterfall in England and Wales. The pilot will then take you back to Welshpool for a safe landing, passing over the dramatic Berwyn Mountains and the Severn Valley along the way!
This is a truly unforgettable sightseeing helicopter flight, and a fantastic gift for anyone who wants to see Wales from a new perspective - just don't forget to take your camera!
You can book your 30 minute Powys helicopter flight tour between March and October, usually one or two days per month.
Bookings must be made in advance and are subject to availability.
The 2017 dates are as follows:
Sun 2nd Apr,
Sat 27th May,
Sun 18th Jun,
Sat 15th July,
Sun 20th Aug,
Sat 23rd Sept,
Sun 22nd Oct.
The maximum weight limit for the Powys helicopter tour is 17 stone.
Experience Duration: 00:30
Time at Venue: 01:00
This is a 30 minute helicopter flight, but you should allow up to an hour for the whole experience.
Participants: The 30min 'Undiscovered' Powys Helicopter Flight Tour is for 1 participant.
Max Group Size: 4
Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes
The helicopters hold four passengers, plus the pilot.
Friends and family can come along to Welshpool Airport to watch the beginning and end of your fabulous helicopter flight tour.
2017 flights will only be able to accommodate a total of 3 passengers.
You can wear what you like for the 30 minute Powys helicopter flight!
We recommend dressing appropriately for the weather on the day of your experience.
Don't forget to bring your camera along on the day!
The 30 minute Powys helicopter flight tour is a weather dependent experience.
If your helicopter flight has to be cancelled due to inclement weather, you will be able to reschedule for an alternative date.
This was an amazing experience