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Star-studded Fiesta returns to Yorkshire

25/10/2022 philip Hot Air Balloons at Events

Last month saw the welcome return of the Yorkshire Balloon Fiesta, a key event in the hot air ballooning calendar of Britain.

What are the weather restrictions for hot air ballooning?

19/10/2022 Jo Bailey Features

There is no other form of flight that is quite like the experience of drifting in a hot air balloon. It combines the thrills offered by rival types of air travel such as aeroplane or helicopter flights with a serene charm all of its own.

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.

Special shape rodeo returns to Albuquerque

11/10/2022 philip News

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is one of the highlights of the hot air ballooning calendar.

Telford welcomes return of Balloon Fiesta

23/09/2022 philip Hot Air Balloons at Events

The southwestern town of Telford played host last month to

A brief history of trans-Atlantic balloon crossings

21/09/2022 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon History

The hot air balloon is not a new invention. It dates all the way back to the 1700s and, from early on, balloonists dreamed of piloting one across the Atlantic. What they did not realise is that this would remain only a dream for a very long time.

How many passengers fit in a hot air balloon?

20/09/2022 philip Features

Going up into the sky in a hot air balloon over Bath or any other location makes for a very memorable and exciting day out.

Safari park hosts hot air ballooning bonanza

09/09/2022 philip Hot Air Balloons at Events

Starting from today, this weekend will see some of the most impressive hot air balloons descend on the popular Longleat Safari Park in the

Rugby team launches new shirt via hot air balloon

24/08/2022 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloons at Events

The Bristol Bears rugby team has recently launched its new 2022/23 home shirt by sending it off on its travels into the sky

Bristol Balloon Fiesta returns this August

10/08/2022 philip Hot Air Balloon News

After two years of crowd-less ‘Fiesta Flypasts’ instead of its normal celebration due to the pandemic, Bristol’s biggest annual ballooning celebration is going ahead this year at Ashton Court, and it promises to be four days of entertainment