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Fiesta balloons take off despite weather

13th August 2018    Hot Air Balloons in the UK

The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta took place over the weekend and saw more than 100 hot air balloons take to the skies to celebrate the event’s 40th anniversary.


Mysterious old-fashioned balloon gets Oxford talking

27th July 2018    Hot Air Balloon Stories

Residents in Oxford were left speculating over the appearance of an unusual pair of flying vehicles on Wednesday night – a modern helicopter on the tail of an old-fashioned hot air balloon. Some locals had joked that the airborne scene could have been


Why do we drink champagne to celebrate a hot air balloon flight over Bath?

24th July 2018    Hot Air Balloon Rides

It’s customary when you land to toast a hot air balloon flight over Bath, or any other city, with a glass of champagne. This is a long tradition, but how did it start?


Hot air balloon flights and memory

17th July 2018    Hot Air Balloon Rides

A hot air balloon flight over Bath is an exhilarating experience that is unlikely to be forgotten. Seeing the famous landmarks of Bath from the air, the Roman Baths, the


Information and Directions for Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2018

14th July 2018    Hot Air Balloon News, Hot Air Balloons at Events, News

With Bailey Balloons you will take to the skies with up to 150 balloons and some of the most incredible special shaped hot air balloons. When you buy a champagne flight voucher to fly at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta you will receive a special launch site pass and you will be able to take […]


Classic balloons to return to Bristol

10th July 2018    Hot Air Balloons at Events

A number of iconic hot air balloons that have flown at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta in the past are set to return to the event once again this