Fun & Interesting Facts
One of the most famous poems ever written, Daffodils by William Wordsworth, was inspired by a sunny spring walk the poet enjoyed with his sister along the banks of Ullswater.
Go up, up and away on a stunning Lake District hot air balloon ride from the gorgeous Dalemain Estate.
Take to the skies across the stunning North Lakes for an unforgettable adventure in our iconic big red balloon.
Wherever the wind takes your adventure, the breath-taking views of Cumbrian countryside await on this experience of a lifetime.
Keep an eye out for the beautiful Ullswater, which at 7.5 miles long is the second largest lake in England.
Pooley Bridge is at the northern end, taking its name from the 16th century bridge that was built over the River Eamont.
You may also see Howtown from the basket of your Lake District hot air balloon – a regular stop for the Ullswater Steamers.
Fly with the UK's No.1 passenger balloon operator and experience airborne adventure of a lifetime on our Lake District hot air balloon ride.