Weekday Hot Air Balloon Experience for Two




Enjoy a Weekday Hot Air Balloon Experience for Two in many locations across the UK for you to choose from.

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This Weekday Hot Air Balloon Experience for Two is a chance for you to try something special with someone you care about. This experience is available at launch sites across the UK. You can start your day by meeting the ballooning pilot for a safety briefing before pitching in with the crew and other flyers to set up the balloon for flight.


Once the balloon is prepared you can jump in the basket and get ready for the flight of a lifetime, you will reach heights of 3,000 feet. Indulge in unforgettable views of the countryside below while the balloon effortlessly drifts through the air. After your Weekday Hot Air Balloon Experience for Two has ended and you have landed back on solid ground, help the crew pack away the equipment before being escorted back to the original launch site. Each flyer will be presented with a flight certificate. All the balloon operators vary, with some providing a slightly longer flight and some have a glass of champagne on landing. Your flights are available weekdays from March/April to October/November. The hot air balloon flights take place at dusk or dawn, as this is when air is the most stable.


Your amazing day will include:

An Unforgettable Experience for Two...

  • Welcome and full safety briefing
  • Invitation to help inflate the balloon
  • A stunning flight in a hot air balloon
  • Help pack the balloon away
  • Be presented a commemorative flight certificate

Things to Remember

  • Available between March/April and October/November
  • Choose to fly weekday mornings at heights of up to 3,000 feet
  • Travel from any number of launch sites across the country
  • The experience will last a total for 3 hours
  • Launch sites available include Chester, the Peak District, Stoke-on-Trent and Stratford-Upon-Avon
  • All flights are provided by certified CAA approved operators




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Weekdays (Not included Bank Holidays) from March/April to October/November at most venues. Flights take place at dawn or dusk, when the air is most stable. Dates fill very quickly, so book at least four weeks in advance.

Maximum weight 18 stone. Minimum height 4'6''. Minimum age is 8. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult. Ballooning isn't suitable for pregnant women. Any medical conditions must be declared in advance.

Ballooning is extremely weather dependent - it is crucial to call the venue before the flight. If postponed, an alternative date and location can be arranged (please contact the operator for information).

Actual flight length is determined by conditions on the day. The experience normally lasts around three hours, including one hour for inflating the balloon and one hour for packing the balloon away and returning to the launch site.

Share the balloon with between 8 -16 other flyers, plus a qualified pilot.

Spectators are welcome to watch the launch and wave you off. A pair of binoculars or a camera will come in handy.

Wear trousers, long sleeves and sensible footwear (no high heels please). Please avoid loose scarves or jewellery. Bring a hat - the heat from the burner overhead can be intense. Launch and landing sites can be muddy.