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Launch Site Address

Shipston-on-Stour High School, Darlingscote Road
CV36 4DY

Shipston-On-Stour Hot Air Balloon Ride

Fun & Interesting Facts

British child star Karen Dotrice, who played Jane Banks in the original 1964 Mary Poppins, grew up in the village of Tredington, just outside Shipston-On-Stour.


Take in the stunning north Cotswold Hills when you go up, up and away for an unforgettable Warwickshire hot air balloon ride.

Go wherever the wind takes you on this unique airborne adventure and make memories to last a lifetime.

Our iconic big red balloon launches from the pretty town of Shipston-On-Stour and offers views stretching for miles across the Midlands in every direction.

Have your camera at the ready or simply relax and take in the glorious vistas of this airborne adventure of a lifetime.

Set on the edge of the beautiful Cotswolds, depending on the wind direction you could keep an eye out for sights such as the National Trust Hidcote gardens, the Rollright Stones or Chastleton House.

Head skyward and make memories to last forever on your majestic balloon Warwickshire hot air balloon experience


From the North:
Follow the A429 Fosse Way towards Stow on the Wold. Turn left onto Darlingscote Road, signposted Shipston-on-Stour. Shipston High School and Shipston Leisure Centre can be found on the right hand side, where you turn in and park at the leisure centre.
Please park in the free car park at the leisure centre and walk over to the pilot and crew in the school sports field to check-in for your balloon flight.

Passenger Flight Information Line

Please call 01608 692588 to confirm the status of your flight.

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Your Pilot Will Be:

Russell Collins

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

Last Minute Availability

Flexible On When You Can Fly?