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Balloon Rides Cambridgeshire

Hot Air Balloon Flights over Cambridgeshire.

For balloon rides over Cambridge, try Virgin Balloon Flights who can provide would be balloonists with balloon flights over the Cambridgeshire countryside.

Flying from Little Gransden, just to the west of the city, you're guaranteed an unforgettable Cambridgeshire hot air ballooning experience.

To the north lies Huntingdon, which is best known as the birthplace of Oliver Cromwell in 1599. It lies on the River Ouse and nearby riverside properties include the 18th Century Mansion, Island Hall in the village of Godmanchester and The Manor in Hemingford Grey with its chess topiary in the gardens, a fairy tale view to capture on a balloon ride.

Head north west on your balloon ride and you might fly over Grafham Water, catch glimpses of St Neots or of Kimbolton Castle before flying out of the county and into Bedfordshire nearby.

Cambridgeshire is a county located in the East of England known for its picturesque countryside, historic towns and villages, and world-renowned University of Cambridge.

Here are some popular things to do in Cambridgeshire:

  1. Visit the University of Cambridge – one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world, known for its beautiful architecture and historic colleges.

  2. Explore the city of Cambridge – a historic city known for its charming streets, picturesque river, and lively shopping and dining scene.

  3. Take a walk in the beautiful countryside of the Cambridgeshire Fens, which offers great hiking and cycling opportunities and is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  4. Visit the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial - A cemetery that honors American soldiers who died in WWII and it's surrounded by beautiful gardens and parkland.

  5. Visit the Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill – A beautiful Jacobean-style country house set in beautiful gardens and parkland, now a National Trust property.

  6. Explore the historic market town of Ely – known for its famous cathedral and charming streets, and home to the Ely Museum.

  7. Visit the Imperial War Museum Duxford – a museum that tells the story of air and military history and home to a large collection of aircraft, vehicles, and artifacts.

  8. Visit the Whipple Museum of the History of Science - A museum that showcases the history of science and technology, with many exhibits related to the history of Cambridge University.

  9. Visit the Kettle's Yard- a unique space with art, craft, and design and includes a collection of work by influential 20th-century artists.

  10. Attend to one of the many events and festivals that take place throughout the year in Cambridgeshire such as the Cambridge Folk Festival, the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, and the Cambridge Beer Festival.

These are just a few of the many things to do in Cambridgeshire. There are many more activities, events, and attractions to explore, depending on your interests.