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Luxury Bath hotel to introduce hot air balloon experiences for guests

11/01/2023 philip Hot Air Balloon Rides

Visitors to one of the UK’s most elegant cities can add a new experience to their holiday itinerary. This month saw the announcement of a new tourist experience hosted by the luxurious The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa situated in one of the most iconic parts of Bath; the Royal…

Give the gift of hot air balloon rides this Christmas

18/10/2022 philip Hot Air Balloon Rides

Christmas is a special time of year for most people, and it should be celebrated with something that captures its magic. Something like sailing across the wintry skies in a hot air balloon, for example.

Why you should consider a corporate balloon ride

23/03/2022 philip Hot Air Balloon Rides

The world of business is a highly competitive one and that means companies always need to be on the lookout for a way to gain an edge over their rivals. That applies both to retaining top members of staff and to gaining new

Can you get married in a hot air balloon?

18/11/2021 philip Hot Air Balloon Rides

Adventurous types tying the knot often seek out unique and exciting setting for their nuptials. Among the many options imagined, getting married in a hot air balloon is a

Get the most from ballooning in Bath

22/09/2021 philip Hot Air Balloon Rides

Riding a hot air balloon over Bath and its surrounding landscape offers unique opportunities that are seldom offered around the world. From the spectacle of historical sites that date back to when the Ancient Romans laid a claim to our lands to picturesque rural villages, Bath – and the countryside…

Udder balloon spotted in Viennese skies

09/11/2020 philip Hot Air Balloon Rides

This month saw the launch of a brand-new piece of public art by the artist Barbara Anna Husar. “FLYING UDDER” is a 3,500 cubic metre hot air balloon in the shape of

Hot air balloons take to skies above ancient temple

26/10/2020 philip Hot Air Balloon Rides

Hot on the heels of their hot air ballooning successes over the charming chimney of Cappadocia – which has become one of the most iconic air balloon flights in the world – the Culture and Tourism Provincial Directorate of Turkey this month announced a brand new air balloon trip over…

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

21/11/2019 Jo Bailey 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…

Spotting Bath’s treasures from the sky this Easter

02/04/2019 philip Hot Air Balloon Rides

With Easter just around the corner, this year why not try an Easter hunt with a difference? Except this time, rather than hunting for eggs, why not take to the skies to hunt for Bath’s most spectacular attractions from the sky?

Up, up, and away over Bath for Mother’s Day

26/03/2019 philip Hot Air Balloon Rides

With Mothering Sunday just around the corner, why not make the most of it and treat her to something a little special?