Fun & Interesting Facts
The famous Eccles cake was first made in this Greater Manchester town as far back as 1793, when they were sold in a shop owned by a baker called James Birch. The sweet, flaky pastry treat is now exported and sold all over the world.
Enjoy the experience of a lifetime on a Greater Manchester hot air balloon ride.
Find the world at your feet as both beautiful rural views and, with the right wind, city skylines could come into view from our launch site near Macclesfield, just over the border into Cheshire.
Go up, up and away for stunning, seemingly endless 360 views as you see landmarks you know and love from a whole new perspective.
With the stunning Peak District to the East and the modern urban landscape of Manchester to the north, you're sure to enjoy views of both town and country as you drift up, up and away!
Our balloons launch from picturesque farmland in Lower Withington, just outside Macclesfield.
Whichever way the wind takes you, you can be sure of an unforgettable experience on our Greater Manchester hot air balloon adventure.