Weekday Hot Air Balloon Experience for Two

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£268.00

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MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

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.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

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

 

LOCATION

Berkshire

Berkshire Berkshire is a county in south east England, west of London and is one of the home counties.

South Buckinghamshire

South Buckinghamshire South Bucks is one of four local government districts in the non-metropolitan county of Buckinghamshire, in South East England.

Hampshire

Hampshire Hampshire is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.

Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire Hertfordshire is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire.

Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire Hampshire is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.

Surrey

Surrey Surrey is a county in southeast England, bordering London.

essex

essex Essex is a county in southeast England, between London and the North Sea.

Norfolk

Norfolk Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south.

Suffolk

Suffolk Suffolk is an East Anglian county of historic origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west and Essex to the south.

Cornwall

Cornwall Cornwall is a county on England’s rugged southwestern tip.

Devon

Devon Devon is a county in southwest England. It encompasses sandy beaches, fossil cliffs, medieval towns and moorland national parks.

Dorset

Dorset Dorset is a county in southwest England.

South Somerset

South Somerset South Somerset is a local government district in Somerset, England.

Wiltshire

Wiltshire Wiltshire is a county in South West England

Kent

Kent Kent is a county in southeastern England.

West Sussex

West Sussex West Sussex is a county in the south of England

East Sussex

East Sussex East Sussex is a county in South East England

Yorkshire

Yorkshire Yorkshire is a historic county in northern England

South Wales

South Wales South Wales is a region of Great Britain lying west of the Bristol Channel

Bath

Bath Bath is a town set in the rolling countryside of southwest England

Bristol

Bristol Bristol is a city straddling the River Avon in the southwest of England with a prosperous maritime history

North Somerset

North Somerset North Somerset is a unitary authority area in England

Derbyshire

Derbyshire Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.

Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Gloucestershire is a county in South West England

Warwickshire

Warwickshire Warwickshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

Worcestershire

Worcestershire Worcestershire is a county in the West Midlands of England

Cheshire

Cheshire Cheshire is a county in northwest England

Herefordshire

Herefordshire Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England

Shropshire

Shropshire Shropshire is a county in the West Midlands of England

Staffordshire

Staffordshire Staffordshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England

Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Lincolnshire is a county in east central England

NEED TO KNOW

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.