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12 Mile helicopter rides available in the UK

If you're someone who has had a life long desire to ride in a helicopter, then this is your chance to take an helicopter day experience flight.

When participating in a 12 mile helicopter ride in the UK, know that translates to 7 to 8 minutes only. In that time you'll fly over countryside with lakes, hills or villages a common sight to see. Nationwide departures so is accessible for all, with an option of champagne, chocolates and a photo-op with the pilot.

Readily organized 12 mile helicopter rides are made available for anyone in the UK to participate in, including babies to senior citizens.

What you will get out of it is the chance to finally experience what its like to fly around in a helicopter, for a quick 7 to 8 minutes.

Mature guests will be served champagne if made available, well others can delve into the chocolates instead.

Once its your time to experience the what will be a quick 12 miles if you're enjoying yourself too much, is...

Countryside with open fields, woodlands, lakes and hills, or snow-capped mountains if you're taking a helicopter ride in the perfect location.

In all, there is currently 12 mile helicopter ride packages out of 98 locations departing over the UK, with a weather permitted policy.

If you feel you need to experience a longer helicopter ride, then do so by upgrading your ride while using a helicopter experience day operator to arrange it all for you.

12 mile helicopter experience days

To anyone who has had a long life dream of experiencing a flight in a helicopter, then a short 12 mile helicopter ride is the way to go.

Its not a complicated process to order your helicopter ride, in fact; if you rely on helicopter day experience services, they do the work for you.

Meaning, once you've ordered the flight, the rest is finalised between them and the helicopter ride operator who will be flying you.

Taking a 12 mile helicopter ride is one of the cheapest options available.

So if you want to take a long or shorter flight in the case fear of flying; then sign up to a quick 6 mile helicopter ride instead.

Be sure to checkout the packages that are sold as 12 miles in the table that I have created below, as I have compacted it into an easy to read table.

But don't feel its one of these or none at all, there is sure to be other options I haven't mentioned if you browse around the available packages.

Service: Package: Min: No.: Price:
Red Letter Days

12 Mile Helicopter Pleasure Flight for Two

10 2 £130.00
Red Letter Days 12 Mile Helicopter Tour for One with Bubbly 8 1 £59.00
Red Letter Days 12 Mile Helicopter Pleasure Flight 5 1 £65.00
Virgin 12 Mile Themed Helicopter Flight for One 8 1 £59.00
Virgin 12 Mile Themed Helicopter Flight for Two 8 2 £118.00
Activity Superstore 12 Mile Helicopter Flight with a Glass of Bubbly & Chocolates 8 1 £49.00
Activity Superstore 12 Mile Themed Helicopter Flight 8 1 £99.00
buyagift 12 Mile Helicopter Tour with Bubbly for One 12 1 £59.00

Nationwide departures

Why a helicopter ride promoted as a 12 mile one is so popular in the UK is location, and location alone.

Most people will only take a helicopter ride that is much like the title of the helicopter ride, it must be a short distance to travel.

So in that respects, availability of a 12 mile helicopter ride is made available in multiple locations across the UK and Ireland.

Scotland has 11 locations or more while the counties of Angus, Ayrshire, Lothian, Perthshire, Renfrewshire, Sterlingshire and West Lothian are covered.

Similarly, Wales has 3 helicopter ride departure points with north and south locations.

England covers a wid