Tick off something from your bucket list or simply experience the thrill of being sky-high whilst you soar through the skies for an epic hot air balloon ride, where you’ll enjoy a glass of champagne on landing.
With over a hundred hot air balloon centres located across the country, you’re sure to find somewhere to enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience together. Whether you decide to sweep over the beautiful Lake District, the stunning Yorkshire countryside or somewhere that exudes a bit more hustle and bustle, this hot air balloon ride will provide a fresh perspective on the area you drift over. This enthralling journey can be enjoyed amidst a serene sunrise setting, or in the early evening where the fading sunlight and gentle breeze will easily transport you to an oasis of tranquillity. If you’re looking for a way to treat the one you love to something romantic, or a family member or friend for a special occasion, this hot air balloon experience is sure to be a special one.
Before you hop into the basket, you’ll help with the inflation of the hot air balloon. Then it’ll be ready, set and take-off into the skies for an hour where the picturesque sights will amaze you. After landing, you’ll receive a refreshing glass of champagne each along with a certificate signed by your pilot and Sir Richard Branson, the perfect way to mark the end of this unforgettable sky-high experience.
* Please note, locations are subject to change.
When can you go?
Hot air balloon flights are available every day of the week, April to October.
How long does this activity last?
Your flight will last approximately 45 minutes to an hour but allow 3 hours in total.
You need to know
The minimum age is18 years old.
Minimum height is 1.4m (4ft 6). 7yr olds need to be at least 1.4m. A supplement applies to those weighing over 20st or if between 18-20st & are under 6ft tall. The flight is not suitable for those who are pregnant, recently undergone major surgery.
No previous experience or qualifications are required to take part in this activity.
We would advise you to book at least 4 weeks in advance and longer for weekends.
This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.
You and how many others?
There'll be a maximum of 14 other people in the basket.
Family and friends
You're welcome to bring family and friends along to watch you take to the sky.
We can’t control the weather!
This activity is dependent on appropriate weather conditions.
Average Customer Ratings
1 - 2 of 2 Reviews
5 Roland - 30/07/2019
Fabulous Sunday morning balloon ride
Second balloon ride with Virgin loved it. Views spectacular, also found it interesting helping to deflating the balloon at the end and folding it up. No doubt I will certainly be having another one, thank you for a fabulous experience
When did your experience take place? 17 July 2019
What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Brougham Castle
✔ Yes. I recommend this product.
5 example - 27/07/2019
anniversary to remember
a christmas gift from my mother we had a lovely eveningt out to remember being married for 28 years
When did your experience take place? 24th july
What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? poo face
✘ No. I do not recommend this product.