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21st November – Happy Montgolfier Day! 236 Years since first balloon flight!

21st November 2019 office@baileyballoons.co.uk General, Hot Air Balloon News, Hot Air Balloon Rides, News

The 21st November marks the 236th 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 […]

Counting Down to Christmas 2018

10th December 2018 office@baileyballoons.co.uk General

The countdown to Christmas is on! [wpdevart_countdown text_for_day=”Days” text_for_hour=”Hours” text_for_minut=”Minutes” text_for_second=”Seconds” countdown_end_type=”date” end_date=”25-12-2018 00:59″ start_time=”1542203225″ end_time=”0,1,1″ action_end_time=”hide” content_position=”center” top_ditance=”10″ bottom_distance=”10″ ][/wpdevart_countdown] If you haven’t found the right gift for that special person and want to avoid the last-minute crowds, our team is still hard at work in the office taking Champagne Hot Air Balloon flight orders […]

Inflating a Hot Air Balloon

7th April 2018 office@baileyballoons.co.uk 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, how does it work?  Well […]

Top Sights to see on a Hot Air Balloon Ride in Bristol

27th March 2018 office@baileyballoons.co.uk General, News

Bristol is well known for being the home of ballooning in the UK and it is for a very good reason – the views and scenery you see from a balloon over Bristol are amazing and no matter how many times you fly over Bristol, you will see something new every time! Most Bristol Balloon […]

Top 10 ballooning spots worldwide

8th March 2018 office@baileyballoons.co.uk General, News

Here at Bailey Balloons, we enjoy many flights over Bristol, Bath and South Wales throughout the flying season but you’d be surprised at all the other locations across the world you can go ballooning.  Here’s our top 10 picks based on locations we have flown in and places we would love to fly, whether it is […]

Proposing in a Hot Air Balloon

25th January 2018 office@baileyballoons.co.uk General, News

When you’re in love it’s like floating on air! You’ll know that they are the right one for you if they can make you feel like you’re weightless again and again. Making that next step – asking that special someone to marry you can be stressful… If you are looking for a creative and memorable […]

Top 10 Places Worldwide for Ballooning

20th January 2018 office@baileyballoons.co.uk General, News, Uncategorised

Here at Bailey Balloons, we’ve been busy over the Christmas period sending out vouchers to lucky people who will be taking to the skies with us over Bristol, Bath and South Wales.  Now that January is here and the balloons are packed away for the winter, our minds have turned to other places in the […]

New Years Celebrations & Fireworks

30th December 2017 office@baileyballoons.co.uk General, Hot Air Balloons at Events

There are plenty of places in Bristol, Bath & South Wales offering New Year’s Eve Celebrations, so whether you decide to dine the night away at a Gala Dinner or dance until the midnight countdown, remember to book your place early. If you are looking for a great atmosphere and something different why not spend […]

Countdown to Christmas!

11th December 2017 office@baileyballoons.co.uk General

The countdown to Christmas is on! [wpdevart_countdown text_for_day=”Days” text_for_hour=”Hours” text_for_minut=”Minutes” text_for_second=”Seconds” countdown_end_type=”time” end_date=”11-12-2017 23:59″ start_time=”1513009279″ end_time=”14,7,38″ action_end_time=”hide” content_position=”center” top_ditance=”10″ bottom_distance=”10″ ]See you again next year![/wpdevart_countdown] If you haven’t gotten that special something for that special person and want to avoid the last-minute crowds, our team is still hard at work in the office taking Champagne […]

Top 10 Tips for your first Hot Air Balloon Flight

4th December 2017 office@baileyballoons.co.uk General, News

Top 10 Tips for your first balloon flight If you have been given a balloon flight voucher as a gift or are treating yourself to a ride but you’re not quite sure what to expect or what it entails, look no further!  We have put together a handy guide with our top tips for first […]