Bailey News

Birthday ballooning for war veteran

24/08/2021 amy Hot Air Balloon Stories

A World War II veteran experienced a dream come true as he took to the skies for a hot air balloon adventure in

Can I propose in a hot air balloon?

20/08/2021 Mark Features

While UK law currently prohibits marriage ceremonies on a hot air balloon flight, there are no legal issues with proposing while you’re up in the air. One of the most important questions you’ll ever ask in your life demands an epic setting, so what could be more outstanding than asking…

Bristol balloon festival kicks off

10/08/2021 amy Hot Air Balloons at Events

A plethora of hot air balloons are currently filling the skies in Bristol, as the region celebrates its

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…