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Bad weather scuppers solar balloon record attempt

19/04/2018 Mark Balloon Ride Innovation

A team of engineers recently attempted to break the world record for the highest ascent of a hot air balloon in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but were foiled by the weather. The solar balloon is

What’s the best time to fly in a hot air balloon?

18/04/2018 Mark Hot Air Balloon Rides

Most balloon flights take off within two hours of sunset or sunrise, but what time is best?

Curious stories from hot air ballooning’s past

17/04/2018 amy Hot Air Balloon History

A hot air balloon flight is a great experience. People celebrate birthdays and anniversaries on balloon flights, and they offer a fantastic way to say

Inflating a Hot Air Balloon

07/04/2018 Jo Bailey General, News, Uncategorised

Hot air Balloons are a mysterious wonder that many people don’t know much about.  You may be thinking of going on a balloon ride, have been given a voucher for a special occasion or seen the balloons floating peacefully by on a sunny day and it might have you thinking,…

Durham balloon festival to return for second outing

04/04/2018 amy Hot Air Balloons at Events

A hot air ballooning event is set to take place in Durham later this year, as the Balloons InDurham fiesta is confirmed as returning for another year. Event organisers the