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What is the age limit for a hot air balloon ride?

19/05/2022 Mark Features

Taking a hot air balloon ride is an experience that no other can quite match. An aeroplane might give you some of the excitement of soaring above the clouds, but the serene drift of a balloon allows you to savour every minute you

International Women’s Day 8th March 2022!

06/03/2022 Jo Bailey Balloon Ride Innovation, Features, Hot Air Balloon History, Hot Air Balloon Stories

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we are looking back at some of the most influential women in hot air ballooning. As far back as the late 1700s women have been involved in hot air ballooning. After the Montgolfier brothers demonstrated the first ever tethered flight with humans on board in…

Buying a hot air balloon trip as a Valentine’s Day gift

17/01/2022 amy Features

If you’re looking for a perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the love of your life, why not look to the skies? A hot air balloon ride will be a romantic experience your loved one

What is Balloon Ascension Day?

09/01/2022 Mark Features

Ask anyone who has taken a ride in a hot air balloon, and they will undoubtedly tell you it is one of the most breath-taking experiences out there. From soaring over busy towns and cities to

The history of the hot air balloon

24/12/2021 amy Features

Hot air ballooning has come on leaps and bounds since it first began over 200 years ago. Popular the world over, incredible achievements and records have been set in the mission to take balloons higher and further. Read on for a brief history of the

How do hot air balloons fly?

21/12/2021 Mark Features

Have you ever wondered how hot air balloons work? Undoubtedly, the best way to learn more is to experience the magic of ballooning for yourself, but if you’re curious, here’s

Can I propose in a hot air balloon?

20/08/2021 Mark Features

While UK law currently prohibits marriage ceremonies on a hot air balloon flight, there are no legal issues with proposing while you’re up in the air. One of the most important questions you’ll ever ask in your life demands an epic setting, so what could be more outstanding than asking…

Top Bristol landmarks to tick off sightseeing lists

23/07/2021 amy Features

You might be taking a trip to Bristol or getting to know the area you live in a little better, but either way, taking in a tour of the city’s landmarks is an exciting way to learn about this South West location. From ingenious bridges and impressive parks to famous…

Bristol’s oldest buildings to see by balloon

21/07/2021 Mark Features

Those fascinated by architecture are often drawn to Bristol. Home to a multitude of man-made masterpieces, it is known for its well-built buildings that have been designed to endure. To gain a fresh perspective on Bristol’s architecture, a hot air balloon ride over the city can

Hot air ballooning – the ultimate in social distancing?

23/06/2021 Mark Features

Whether you’re keen to stay safe in the current climate or feel less stressed when others aren’t around, you might find hot air ballooning an ideal activity. An extraordinarily peaceful way to fly under any circumstances, it also offers passengers the ultimate option in socially distancing themselves in these