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Hot air balloon world record smashed at Bristol Airport

26/07/2021 Mark Hot Air Balloon News

Confirming once again its reputation as the UK home of hot air ballooning, July 9 saw the city of Bristol play host to a hot air balloon world record-breaking

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

North Somerset to host UK’s biggest hot air balloon race

12/07/2021 amy Hot Air Balloon News

The west of England has long been associated with hot air ballooning prowess. The Exclusive Cup Balloon Race is set to consolidate this reputation this summer by hosting its iconic event in the skies of

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

Midland Air Festival returns to Alcester

21/06/2021 amy Hot Air Balloons at Events

The first weekend of June saw the welcome return of one of the newest air festivals in

Can balloon flights now go ahead again?

16/06/2021 Mark Features

Spotting a hot air balloon soaring through the skies is a welcome sight for many, but nothing can beat the tranquil and exhilarating experience of taking to the air yourself with family and friends. Since March last year, many exciting activities have been restricted, and hot air balloon fans have…

Albuquerque celebrates National Hot Air Balloon Day

07/06/2021 amy Hot Air Balloons at Events

June 5th is National Hot Air Balloon Day, and each year, cities around the world find innovative ways to mark this special day. In Albuquerque, New Mexico – which is home to the Balloon Museum – locals have found a number of creative ways to celebrate this iconic

Bristolians set to welcome bold new balloon artwork

24/05/2021 Mark Hot Air Balloons at Events

The USA-based graffiti artist knowns as KAWS took inspiration from the restrictions imposed by the global pandemic to create an exhibition piece in the form of a hot air balloon, which onlookers in Bristol can enjoy as a shared outdoor experience as opposed to

Bristol’s top parks and gardens to explore

19/05/2021 amy Features

While well-known for its innovative industrial wonders like the Floating Harbour, the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the legendary SS Brunel, the city of Bristol is also home to some of Britain’s most beautiful green spaces and gardens dedicated to nature. From botanical collections to