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21st Birthday Competition Giveaway!

31/07/2017 Jo Bailey Competitions, General, Hot Air Balloon News

Bailey Balloons are celebrating 21 years of  Champagne Balloon Flights and to commemorate we are running two competitions for you to win your own Hot Air Balloon flight experience!

Black Friday With Bailey Balloons

14/11/2016 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.

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

09/11/2016 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

08/11/2016 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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EA9KsN3Ey7M 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…

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

02/11/2016 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.

Mass hot air balloon wedding in Latvia

24/02/2016 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

Anyone lucky enough to have been in the Latvian city of Jekabplis on Valentine’s Day would have been treated to

Russian adventurer visits Bristol balloon factory

11/02/2016 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

Fedor Konyukhov visited the Cameron Balloons factory in Bristol ahead of his bid to set a new world record for

Birdseye view of Oxford painted from hot air balloon to go on sale

21/01/2016 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

Taking a hot air balloon ride in Bath, Taunton or Oxford is not uncommon, but painter Henry Williams was unusual in that he used a hot air balloon ride over Oxford to help him create

Hot air balloon powered by the sun makes maiden flight

27/08/2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

Balloon rides in Bristol are a staple there, so it is not surprising that the first ever solar-powered hot air balloon was launched for the very first time in the city. The solar-powered balloon made its maiden voyage at

98-year-old takes to the skies in hot air balloon

02/07/2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

Proving that you are never too old for adventure, 98-year-old Hazel Green, who is from Weybridge, impressed one Ebernoe hot air balloon pilot when