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 where we can.
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 UK
Bath, 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
Virgin Balloon Flights is the UK's only national hot air balloon company, offering flights across England, Scotland and Wales.
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.
Other Gift Experiences
Looking for something different to a hot air balloon ride?
WonderDays is a gift experience company offering everything from afternoon tea to thrilling supercar driving experiences.
With easy online exchanges, fuss free refunds and with award winning customer support, its the UK's most flexible and friendly experience day provider.
Experience Day Gift Ideas
Whatever the special occasion, gifting someone an experience day means you're giving them something they won't only enjoy on the day, but will make them smile at the memories whenever they talk about it in the future.
The best gift experiences are those that match the personality of the one you're buying for.
Do they love adventure or the thrill of driving a high speed car? A supercar driving experience day sounds like the perfect gift idea.
If they love a sweet treat or enjoying time relaxing and socialising with family and friends, an afternoon tea voucher would suit them to a T.
Other kinds of flying experience than hot air balloon rides are also available through WonderDays, including helicopter rides, flying lessons and even flight simulator experiences.
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WonderDays offers hundreds of different experience gift ideas for all tastes. Find the full range over on the WonderDays website.