Manchester Middleton (Back-Up Site)


This site is no longer launching flights - see locations

Launch Site Address

Virgin Active, Heywood Old Road
M24 4TH

Manchester Middleton (Back-Up Site)


One of our back-up launch sites for Manchester, your flight could be moved here on the day.

A hot air balloon ride over Manchester offers the fantastic combination of rural countryside and urban city views.

Exit the M60 at Junction 19 and take the A576 signposted for Middleton. Stay in the left hand lane and after 200 metres, bear left onto the A6045 Heywood Old Road towards Heywood. Please park at Virgin Active on the right after one mile, where you will be met by your flight team and taken to the launch field on the opposite side of the road.


Passenger Flight Information Line

Please call 01785 330 510 to confirm the status of your flight.

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Your Pilot Will Be:

Dominic Bareford

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