Fun & Interesting Facts
Half the population was made homeless by the Great Fire Of Nantwich, started accidentally by a brewer in December 1583. The fire burned for 20 days and destroyed 150 houses, inns and other buildings. Queen Elizabeth I was so affected by the event that she ordered a nationwide collection of funds to rebuild Nantwich and herself donated £1,000 – not far off half a million pounds in today’s money.
Take to the skies for an unforgettable Cheshire hot air balloon ride and marvel at this beautiful county from on high.
Experience the airborne adventure of a lifetime as you go up, up and away from Hack Green Secret Bunker, just a short distance from the pretty market town of Nantwich with stunning views whichever direction the wind takes you.
Surrounded by glorious countryside, enjoy breath-taking vistas stretching out to the horizon as you drift majestically through the air in our iconic big red balloon.
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker is one of the UK’s most secret former defence sites, which played a central role in the country’s defence for almost 60 years.
To the north lies the dramatic Jacobean mansion Dorfold Hall, while you can also keep an eye out for the picturesque Shropshire Union Canal dotted with brightly coloured narrowboats.
Make memories to last forever when you hop on board a magnificent Cheshire hot air balloon ride with Virgin Balloon Flights.