Hot Air Balloon Rides Directory - UK and Worldwide
Find a hot air balloon rides in a location near you using the links on the left and below. Our balloon rides directory covers hot air balloon rides operators in the UK and we also adding new worldwide lists.
We recommend doing a comparison between several operators to ensure you get the best value from your hot air balloon flight. The cheapest price does not always result in the the best experience!
If you want to find out more information about lighter than air flying and balloon rides please look at our Guide to Hot Air Ballooning and our Balloon Ride FAQ section or the ballooning pages from Wikipedia.
UK Ballooning flight operators are listed in the county or counties in which they have balloon take off sites or balloon launch sites as they are popularly known. We have details of balloon flight operators in the following counties in the UKBath, Bedfordshire,Berkshire, Bristol, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cornwall, Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, London, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Wiltshire, Yorkshire and Wales or Scotland
Often several hot air balloon companies co-operate together to form networks so that they can offer balloon rides in a number of different regions which can give you flexibility on where you can take your balloon flight. So it is useful to be aware of whether you are booking with an individual operator or with a network. We aim to keep the list up to date and complete, but this can not be guaranteed.
All commercial hot air balloon rides operators in the UK should be licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and have an Air Operators License number and we recommend that you inquire about this with the balloon operator before you book your flight.
The UK ballooning directory is maintained by the '4-flight' balloon club where you can also find a selection of interesting hot air balloon pictures in our ballooning gallery.