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Tour of Stately Homes!

3 passengers max. • 1h 15m flight time Piper PA28-181

Sightseeing flight

You will fly from Blackpool and come back. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes along the way.

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Private pilot

A private individual flying in their own free time who contributes to the total price through cost sharing.


Join me on a tour of some of Lancashire’s finest stately homes, castles and gardens. We will take off from Blackpool Airport at a time of your choosing, before heading south. We will fly past Rufford Old Hall, Hoghton Tower, Samlesbury Hall, Towneley Hall, Gawthorpe Hall, Clitheroe Castle, Browsholme Hall, Burwen Castle, Skipton Castle. We’ll then cross the Yorkshire Three Peaks, visiting Ingmire Hall, Sizergh Castle, Levens Hall, Leighton Hall, Lancaster Castle, Thurnham Hall, before returning...

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Sightseeing points
Rufford Old Hall, Rufford Park Lane, Rufford, Ormskirk, UK
Leighton Hall, Leighton Street, Preston, UK
Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston, UK

Meet your pilot Paul

Registered since 2017

Verified by Wingly

Our team has thoroughly checked the pilots license and medical certificate.

Private pilot

A private individual flying in their own free time who contributes to the total price through cost sharing.

Flight Log

450 total flying hours • 70 flight hours in the last 12 months

Mature pilot with experience in several aircraft types. Learned to fly in Australia, and now enjoying exploring the beautiful UK. If there is somewhere you would like to travel that isn’t listed, please get in touch - we might be able to work something out! Before booking, PLEASE can you get in touch with a message first to check my availability and confirm requirements?

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Pilot reviews

5.0 • 89 reviews
  • Michelle

    5 out of 5 stars

    Scenic flight of the Lake District

    Got a wingly gift voucher for my 40th birthday. Took my husband as it was our wedding anniversary on the day of the flight which was a bonus. Booking was easy and the contact we had back from the pilot Paul was fantastic, speedy and accurate. Paul is an excellent pilot and extremely knowledgeable about the surrounding area (Lake District flight) and beyond. We had absolutely cracking weather too which helped immensely. Loved this flight and was a truly wonderful experience. Would love to com...

  • Kim

    5 out of 5 stars

    Sightseeing flight of Blackpool and the Fylde coast

    Paul was friendly and professional throughout the flight and flew us where we wanted to go, pointing out local points of interest along the way. Would definitely recommend this flight along the Blackpool coastline

  • Martin

    5 out of 5 stars

    Scenic flight of the Lake District

    Had a fantastic flight over the lake district with Paul, a friendly bloke and helped make the experience as good as it was. Would recommend to anyone, thanks again 👍

  • Paula

    5 out of 5 stars

    Sightseeing flight from Blackpool

    Fantastic flight. We absolutely love the Lake District & to fly over the top of our home was brilliant. Thank you Paul, the three of us thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

  • Ian

    5 out of 5 stars

    Extended Solway Coast and North Lakes Scenic Flight

    We were meant to fly on my wife's birthday, January 28th but the weather was bad. Today was the next available opportunity. From when I booked the flight to when we landed Paul has been brilliant. Answering all my questions, being totally understandable and helpful with postponing the flight. From start to finish on the flight Paul was very helpful, knowledgeable and was thorough with everything he did. The whole experience has been nothing but brilliant and I wouldn't hesitate to fly with...

Things to know

Total experience time

The total experience time is 1h 15m as it includes briefings and 1h 15m for flying.


Good weather conditions are required for this flight to take place. The pilot may need to postpone or cancel your booking.

Cancellation policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours before the flight date.

What to bring

Feel free to bring your camera and sunglasses onboard.

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