Seven things you didn’t know about Bath

30th November 2016    Tourism

Whether you are a resident of Bath, a regular visitor to the Somerset city, or you have never stepped foot there before, you will probably be aware that the city is famous for its Roman Baths and its impressive architecture, which

Hot Air Balloon Club takes rare flight over airport

24th November 2016    Hot Air Balloons in the UK

A group of hot air balloonists were recently granted permission to fly over the East Midlands Airport in order to take photography of the site from the skies.

Celebrating Christmas in Bath

23rd November 2016    Tourism

The historic city of Bath is a great place to visit at any time of the year, due to its ancient Roman Baths, stunning Georgian architecture and plentiful green spaces. In fact, so beautiful is Bath that it is has

21st November – Happy Montgolfier Day! 233 Years since first balloon flight!

21st November 2016    Balloon Ride Innovation, General, Hot Air Balloon History, Hot Air Balloon News, Hot Air Balloon Rides, Hot Air Balloon Stories, Hot Air Balloons Pilots, News, Uncategorised

The 21st November marks the 233rd Anniversary for the first untethered hot air balloon flight.  François Pilatre de Rozier and François Laurent, marquis d’ Arlandes flew for approximately 5.5 miles over Paris on 21st November 1783.  Their balloon was made from cloth by two brothers Jacques-Étienne and Joseph-Michel Montgolfier – inventors of the world’s first successful […]

Bailey Balloons Black Friday Bonanza

14th November 2016    Features, General, Hot Air Balloon News, Hot Air Balloon Rides, News, Uncategorised

After huge demand in 2015, Bailey Balloons are offering another Black Friday Mega Deal for 2016!  50 lucky people will get a HUGE discount on our Hot Air Balloon Flight Vouchers as part of our amazing Black Friday deal.

New world hot air balloon champion crowned

10th November 2016    Hot Air Balloons at Events

The 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship came to its conclusion on Monday, November 7, and saw American Rhett Heartsill take the gold medal. This edition of the