Welsh Mountains and Castles

3 passengers max. • 2h 30m flight time Piper PA28 Arrow

Excursion flight

You will fly from Cardiff to Caernarfon to enjoy your time there, then you will fly back.

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Private pilot

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

5.0 • 59 reviews
From £176 per person



Departing to the North from Cardiff, we'll route over the Brecon Beacons , Black and Cambrian Mountains towards Aberystywth. Well then follow the coast North passing Tywyn, Barmouth, and Harlech for our 1st castle. Then on to Snowdonia, circling Snowdon if the weather allows. We'll land at Caernarfon Airport which has a nice Cafe, an Aviation museum, and a nearby beach. 2 hours on the ground there, then we'll get airborne again, flying low level up the Menai Strait past Caernarfon and Penrhyn...

Flight plan

Sightseeing points
Brecon Beacons, Brecon, UK
Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, UK

Meet your pilot Mike

Registered since 2018

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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

1200 total flying hours • 120 flight hours in the last 12 months

Hi, I'm a 60 year old Private Pilot with a passion for flying. Though flying is my hobby, I endeavour to approach it in a professional manner. In my 12 years of flying, I've clocked up over 1200 hours in 14 countries, and obtained Instrument and Class Rating Instructor ratings along the way. I now own shares in two Light Aircraft, pictured above. I work as a Technical Consultant to the Oil Industry, which takes me all over the World, often at short notice. As a consequence, I may occasion...

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Pilot reviews

5.0 • 59 reviews
  • Ellie

    5 out of 5 stars

    Day trip from Cardiff to Jersey

    Mike made us feel really comfortable and was very knowledgeable! Would highly recommend to anyone and we can’t wait to fly with him again in the future! Amazing trip

  • Andy

    5 out of 5 stars

    Welsh Mountains and Castles

    Mike is a great pilot and made our day out very special. Everything about the event exceeded our expectations :-) Thank you!

  • Jordan

    5 out of 5 stars

    Day trip to Imperial War Museum, Duxford

    Absolutely fantastic day trip to Duxford for my fathers birthday. Couldn’t recommend this enough, and made better with great company and knowledge from Mr Pilot, Mike. Will be booking again, no excuse needed this time!

  • Tony

    5 out of 5 stars

    Welsh Mountains and Castles

    We had a wonderful day with Mike. I bought the flight for my best friends Birthday. She has not stopped talking about it. Highly recommended The Castles and Mountains flight!

  • Steve

    5 out of 5 stars

    Day trip to the Isle of Wight, from Cardiff

    Fabulous day, Mike was knowledgeable and friendly. I can certainly recommend.

Things to know

Total experience time

The total experience time is 2h 30m as it includes briefings and 2h 30m 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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5.0 • 59 reviews
From £176 per person

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