Fun & Interesting Facts
The hot cross bun is said to have originated in St Albans and was originally called the ‘Alban Bun’. It’s believed a local monk at St Albans Abbey came up with the original recipe back in 1381 and would distribute the buns to the local poor on Good Friday.
Our closest launch site for a London hot air balloon experience, enjoy the adventure of a lifetime with a stunning balloon flight from St Albans.
Experience the skies and enjoy unforgettable panoramic views stretching for miles in every direction.
On a clear day, the London city skyline as far as Canary Wharf could come into view in the distance.
No other flying experience comes close to the magic of a hot air balloon ride, as you go up, up and away with barely a sound to incredible heights.
Find the world at your feet when you hop in the basket of our spectacular St Albans hot air balloon flights.
Keep an eye out for the 800-year-old St Albans Clock Tower as you drift majestically over Hertfordshire’s beautiful countryside.
A St Alban's airborne adventure is the perfect alternative to a London hot air balloon ride, with flights over the capital almost impossible due to the extensive airspace restrictions.