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    Bailey Balloons


Hot Air Balloon Rides with Bailey Balloons,

a highly respected Bristol company

We offer:

  • Super Balloon rides from a long established family run company
  • You can see our availability before you book, see Flight Availability. Please call us if your required date is not shown
  • Competitive Prices
  • Highly Experienced Pilots
  • Friendly Crew and Staff
  • Flight Availability that you can book online
  • Members of the British Association of Balloon Operators and British Balloon & Airship Club
  • Members of Balloons over Britain
  • We operate balloons from Bristol, Bath and South Wales on a daily basis in the flying season, making it easy for you to schedule your flight

Click HERE to book one of our Hot Air Balloon Rides and make someone feel very special today.

Spring is on its way and Easter will soon be upon us! Book your Easter trips now


Bailey Balloons is run by Jo and Clive Bailey whose wealth of experience, untouchable safety record and passion for ballooning has earned them their fantastic reputation.  Clive recently flew Sir David Attenborough at high altitude over the Swiss Alps to film the introduction to the new BBC series, Planet Earth II.

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Clive has been Flight Director for the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta for ten years and Jo has been involved in ballooning and TV advertising including the recent Land Rover campaign flying a small one person balloon at night in Vancouver. Clive is also the BBC One Show pilot. You can experience the peaceful serenity and exhilaration of a champagne hot air balloon ride from some of the best launch sites in the South-West, including: Bristol, Bath & South Wales Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, Devon & Cornwall as well as the fabulous Bristol Balloon Fiesta, enjoy breathtaking views of some of the most beautiful towns and countryside in Britain with a company that puts your enjoyment and safety first. 

Bailey Balloons offer a friendly, personalised and memorable ballooning experience - which is much more than a balloon flight! We offer you a 3-4 hour ballooning experience where we invite you to help us prepare the balloon for launch, find out all about ballooning, enjoy 360 degree panoramic views of the beautiful scenery as you drift along over stunning countryside, relax and enjoy chilled Champagne on touchdown. Finally, we will send you on your way with your personalised flight certificate and memories to treasure. We offer a wide variety of flight vouchers that can be an ideal gift that help celebrate every occasion including treating yourself!

Let us know how we can make it special for you!  

We have always wanted to be the best, even when starting out many years ago. Now we truly believe we are the ‘Fortnum and Mason’ of the ballooning world. We offer an experience that you will always treasure – what is that worth? – Priceless.

Come and experience your dream with us and we will cherish it with you.

You can book your flights online or call us on 01275 375300 Browse our online availability at your leisure and book a date for your flight!

If you would like to fly from Somerset, Devon, Cornwall, Wiltshire or Dorset, contact our sister company Aerosaurus Balloons.  

To fly from Surrey, Berkshire, Oxford contact Adventure Balloons

We are members of Balloons Over Britain, a group of 10 companies that operate Nationwide Balloon Flights, flying over one third of all passenger flights in the UK.   Find out how the weather is looking for the day of your flight.  

For Aerial filming see our sister company