The experience of flying in a hot balloon is magical wherever you fly from but have you considered Surrey or Hampshire? Both offer spectacular views to help make it a flight to remember.
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A perfect evening's launch.[/caption]
Surrey - Guildford & Fernhurst:
Take a hot air balloon ride in Surrey and marvel at the picturesque landscapes of one of England’s smallest and most beautiful counties from on high.
Launching from our Guildford
site will offer up stunning views over rolling landscapes of woodland and pretty countryside villages. Look out for Guildford Cathedral
, the Guildhall
and even the ruins of William the Conqueror's castle
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St Margarets Church Fernhurst[/caption]
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Further south from Guildford is our Fernhurst
launch site. This pretty village on the Weald really captures the charm of south east England. It dates back to the Stone Age and is home to St Margaret’s Church
which dates back to c.1100.
Depending on the wind, you may head north towards Haslemere and on a clear day the urban sprawl of London in the far distance will act as a nice contrast to the rural idyll which will sweep away before you. The south coast and sea beyond may well come into view if your balloon flies high enough.
Hampshire - Alton & Dogmersfield:
An unforgettable flight in our Hampshire hot air balloon provides the perfect opportunity to see one of England’s prettiest counties from the air.
Launching from our Anstey Park launch site in Alton
, you’ll be treated to breath-taking views of the New Forest National Park, across to Portsmouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight. Look out also for the county town of Winchester with its magnificent gothic cathedral
as you soar skywards.
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Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire[/caption]
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Alternatively, why not choose to fly from our Dogmersfield
launch site of the fabulous Four Seasons Hotel
which itself sits in glorious Dogmersfield Park. As you rise serenely skywards on your balloon ride, enjoy the spectacular views of this 18th
Century estate and its accompanying stables and gardens.
Once airborne, you may spot Winchester Cathedral
and the many quaint thatched cottages of the surrounding villages.
Whichever direction the wind decides to carry you, when you enjoy a flight in our Hampshire or Surrey hot air balloon
s you can be sure that you have the best vantage point of all and will be taking home memories to last a lifetime.
And all of this toasted with a celebratory glass of Champagne when you come back down to earth.
Our pilots Steve Richards
and Mark Shemilt
and their crews look forward to welcoming you on their flights very soon.