Fun & Interesting Facts
Fun Fact: Tibshelf was the site of Britain’s first ever inland oil well. Between 1919 and 1945, around 30,000 barrels came from the village before production ceased more than 70 years ago.
A fabulous airborne adventure awaits when you take to the skies for a Derbyshire hot air balloon ride.
Go up, up and away in our iconic big red balloon from the pretty village of Tibshelf, near Mansfield.
Fly wherever the wind takes you on the unforgettable flying adventure of a lifetime.
Right on the edge of Peak District, stunning views await you whichever direction you fly.
Keep an eye out for the majestic Hardwick Hall to the north, while to the east lies the picturesque wildlife haven of Brierley Forest Park.
And should the wind take you westward, the dramatic Ogston reservoir may come into view below.
The perfect gift for a special someone (or even yourself!), make memories to last a lifetime on our majestic Derbyshire hot air balloon ride.