Fun & Interesting Facts
The oldest timber-framed barn in the world can be found at Cressing Temple, near Braintree and was built by the Knights Templar around 1206. It stands alongside a more ‘recent’ barn, built in 1256.
Breath-taking views of the stunning south east of England wait when you take to the skies for an unforgettable Essex hot air balloon ride.
Experience a picturesque panorama of rolling fields, dotted here and there with the iconic windmills for which the county is known.
Whichever way the wind takes you, you will drift majestically over incredible landscapes stretching out to the horizon.
Your balloon flight experience of a lifetime starts from just outside Braintree, with views of the town almost guaranteed as you take flight.
To the east lie the vast and beautiful gardens of the Marks Hall Estate, while to the south is Great Notley Country Park.
Nothing compares to the incredible feeling and memories you get when you go up, up and away in our beautiful big red Essex hot air balloon.