Fun & Interesting Facts
The remains of a giant oak tree, known as the Headcorn Oak, were once thought to be 1,200 years old and said to have been where King John would have his lunch and watch bull baiting. More recent studies suggest it is closer to 500 years old.
Experience the majestic beauty of the Garden of England when you take to the skies for an unforgettable Kent hot air balloon ride.
Go up, up and away to enjoy 360 degree views of unspoilt countryside, dotted here and there with the odd oast house for which Kent is famous.
Launching from the pretty village of Headcorn, nothing compares to the unique feeling of floating almost soundlessly upwards before going wherever the wind takes you.
Keep an eye out for the winding River Beult and the majestic felines of The Big Cat Sanctuary.
Our Kent hot air balloon ride experience begins at Headcorn Aerodrome, where you could be lucky enough to take off surrounded by vintage Spitfires and De Havilland aeroplanes.