Pilot Damon BridgerSpring has sprung and we hereby announce another lovely launch site in the ‘Garden of England’ for Virgin Balloon Flights!

Pilot Damon Bridger will soon be whisking passengers away from the the city of Canterbury at St John's Church of England Primary School, Northgate.

Added to our impressive list of Kent launch sites just this morning, Canterbury boast sights which are just as special as the rest. There’s so much to enjoy below the basket of your hot air balloon over this gorgeous Cathedral City, but what would you most like to see; the city walls and gates, St Augustine’s Abbey, Canterbury Castle, the River Stour or Kings School?

Pilot Damon BridgerWhatever you spot from the basket, be sure to take your camera and capture this totally unique perspective of the Kentish countryside. You'll experience around an hour's flight, a Champagne toast and receive a certificate endorsed by Sir Richard Branson to mark the occasion. The perfect Spring day out.

What’s more, to take a balloon ride over Kent, prices start from just £117pp with regional sunrise flights (weekday morning). Fancy giving the gift of flight? Simply call 0844 8448070 or visit our main website to see all our balloon flight options.

See you in the sky over Canterbury!

Kent below the basket of a Virgin balloonHot air ballooning over Kent Kent from a hot air balloon