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Henley on Thames

Henley-On-Thames Hot Air Balloon Ride

Fun & Interesting Facts

David Tomlinson, the actor who played George Banks in the 1964 original Mary Poppins film, was born and raised in Henley-On-Thames.


Go up, up and away and experience a truly unforgettable Henley-On-Thames hot air balloon ride.

The glorious Oxfordshire landscape stretches out in every direction as you drift gently skyward on an unparalleled airborne experience.

Most famous for its rowing heritage and the Henley Royal Regatta, this picturesque town is the perfect spot to start your hot air ballooning adventure.

Whichever way the wind takes you, breath-taking views of beautiful countryside await you on this trip of a lifetime.

Keep an eye out for the manor house and gardens of the National Trust’s Greys Court if the wind takes you to the north west.

From patchwork fields to the winding River Thames and pockets of pretty woodland, a Henley-On-Thames hot air balloon ride is an experience you will never forget.


Please meet in the car park for Tesco supermarket, off the A4155 on the south side of Henley-on-Thames. From here you will be taken to the launch site at Harpsden airfield.

Passenger Flight Information Line

Please call 01491 524215 to confirm the status of your flight.

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Your Pilot Will Be:

Mark Shemilt

Look forward to... floating on air exceptional views breath-taking heights going with the wind the world at your feet

Last Minute Availability

Flexible On When You Can Fly?