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Udder balloon spotted in Viennese skies

09/11/2020 Mark 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 amy 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 amy 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 Mark 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?

Get set for aerial adventures in Bath

05/03/2019 amy Hot Air Balloon Rides

Named as a World Heritage Site in 1987, the historic city of Bath attracts visitors from around the world.

See Bath from the skies to uncover its secrets

26/02/2019 Mark Hot Air Balloon Rides

The jewel of Somerset, the historic city of Bath was almost made for aeronautical exploration. A World Heritage Site, with its striking Georgian buildings and its instantly recognizable sandy-coloured stone, the city of Bath is a firm favourite with hot air ballooners across the South West.

Hot air ballooning – a Bristolian adventure with a difference

24/01/2019 amy Hot Air Balloon Rides

Creative, quirky, and perennially on-trend, the city of Bristol is a firm favourite with tourists from the UK and from further afield. Drawn to its reputation for subversive art, independent thinking, and

Discover the charms of Bristol from the sky

22/01/2019 Mark Hot Air Balloon Rides

The cool and trendy city of Bristol is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the UK. Nestled in the Severn Estuary, Bristol enjoys some of the warmest weather and most sunshine in the country thanks to its

How Bath weather affects hot air balloon flights

27/12/2018 Mark Hot Air Balloon Rides

When you book a hot air balloon flight over the Bath area, even if you book it a day or two in advance, bear in mind the climate! Though the climate of the South West is