Fun & Interesting Facts
While most famous as the birthplace of its namesake sport, Rugby was also where the first prototype of the jet engine was built. Sir Frank Whittle created the prototype in 1937 but there were so many complaints about loud noises from testing and accompanying questions about what was a top secret project, in the end development moved away from the town.
Indulge in a stunning Rugby hot air balloon ride and enjoy the Warwickshire countryside from the comfort of your balloon basket.
Go up, up and away from near the shoreline of the beautiful Draycote Water nature reserve in lovely countryside between Rugby and Daventry.
As you drift higher and higher, the market towns and rolling hills will give plenty of photo opportunities.
Enjoy the experience of a lifetime when you hop on board our iconic big red balloon to go wherever the wind takes you.
The historic town of Rugby, famous for the sport which takes its name and Coventry, named the 2021 City of Culture, will both be on the horizon no matter which direction the wind takes you.