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Hot air balloons go back to school

21st March 2019 Mark Hot Air Balloons in the UK

Pupils at a Bolton primary school received some schooling from an unlikely source this month, as a local hardware company used its promotional balloon to take children up into the air over the school in Smithills as part of their lessons. The pupils, who are in Year 1, were studying rockets, hot air balloons, and […]

Get set for aerial adventures in Bath

5th March 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.

New trophy commemorates first circumnavigation of the globe by balloon

26th February 2019 Mark Hot Air Balloons at Events

This year’s Swiss hot air balloon festival included something a little special took to mark the first time a hot air balloon had successfully navigated the globe.

See Bath from the skies to uncover its secrets

26th February 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.

Nine-year-olds take to skies over Gloucester

11th February 2019 amy Hot Air Balloon Stories

There were a few raised eyebrows from residents living near Field Court Junior School near Quedgeley, Gloucester recently as locals reported witnessing a sizeable hot air balloon ascending and descending into the school’s sports field at least two dozen times.

Valentine’s Day – A romantic champagne balloon flight

6th February 2019 Features, Hot Air Balloon Manufacture, News

Love is in the air! It’s the romantic’s favourite time of year – Valentine’s day, and it is fast approaching!  It’s time to start thinking about what gift(s) to buy and how to spoil your Valentine this year. Escape for a romantic break in Bath One of the best ways to show someone how much […]

Hot air balloons to take to Venusian skies

29th January 2019 Mark Balloon Ride Innovation

Last month, NASA scientists announced their intention to send specially adapted hot air balloons to Venus as part of ongoing international research into the composition of the mysterious orb. Venus is the second planet from

Hot air ballooning – a Bristolian adventure with a difference

24th January 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

22nd January 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

Sussex couple to attempt record-breaking trans-Atlantic ballooning feat

14th January 2019 Mark Hot Air Balloon Stories

Thrill-seekers Mike Scholes and Debbie Day from Burgess Hill will make their record-breaking attempt to travel by hot air balloon from Dartmouth in