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Seven things you didn’t know about Bath

30th November 2016 Mark 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 Mark 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 amy 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

Black Friday With Bailey Balloons

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

After huge demand over the past few years, Bailey Balloons are offering another Black Friday Mega Deal for 2018!  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 amy 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

Feeling Festive? Here are our top picks for the Christmas lights in Bristol & Bath

9th November 2016 Jo Bailey Features, General, Hot Air Balloon News, News, Tourism, Uncategorised

Christmas Light Switch-Ons Believe it or not, Christmas is only seven weeks away! Festive ads have started playing on the TV and the time for Christmas gift shopping has started. To get the festive season well underway we have picked some of the best Christmas light switch-ons happening over the…

Stunt plane achieves world first knife-edge aerobatics between the Anana and Taittinger Hot Air Balloons

8th November 2016 Jo Bailey Balloon Ride Innovation, General, Hot Air Balloon News, Hot Air Balloon Records, Hot Air Balloons at Events, News, Uncategorised

See the video here: In a world-first, a specially modified Pitts Special S2S stunt plane flew at 90 degrees to horizontal, just a few feet above the ground between two closely tethered hot air balloons, cutting a ribbon tied between the two balloons, 10th October at Staverton Airfield in Gloucestershire. After…

Top fireworks Displays in the South West

4th November 2016 Jo Bailey General, News, Uncategorised

Here’s our top pick of the best Fireworks displays in the South West on Guy Fawkes Night Saturday 5th November.  Remember to wrap up warm and stay safe! Flaming Tar Barrels – Ottery St Mary, Devon.  Locals set alight to barrels soaked in tar and carry them through the town…

Sir David Attenborough reaches new heights in the Anana Hot Air Balloon with Bailey Balloons over the Swiss Alps for Planet Earth II

2nd November 2016 Jo Bailey General, Hot Air Balloon News, Hot Air Balloons and Celebrities, News

In April 2016 Clive Bailey set off to Switzerland with the Anana hot air balloon. He had been asked by the BBC to take Sir David Attenborough for a balloon flight above the Swiss Alps for the opening sequence for the new BBC series, Planet Earth II.