Fun & Interesting Facts
The UK’s first ever motor show, the ‘Horseless Carriage Exhibition’, was held in Tunbridge Wells way back in 1895. Five exhibits went on display, including a fire engine consisting of a Daimler engine mounted on a horse wagon, a motor tricycle and two motorcars made from horse carriages converted to hold an engine.
Sky high views across the stunning ‘Garden of England’ await when you go up, up and away on an unforgettable Kent hot air balloon ride.
Whichever way the wind takes you, breath-taking views across some of the UK’s most beautiful landscapes await.
Our iconic big red balloon launches from The Hop Farm, a few miles from Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge, where you will enjoy seemingly endless countryside stretching out in every direction.
Keep an eye out for the meandering River Medway or the picturesque Tudeley Woods nature reserve.
Or you may even find yourself drifting majestically over the famous spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells itself.
The experience of a lifetime awaits when you take to the skies for the unique airborne adventure that is a Kent hot air balloon ride.