Launch Site Address

Croft Farm Water Park, Bredons Hardwick
GL20 7EE

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Tewkesbury Hot Air Balloon Ride

Fun & Interesting Facts

The 15th century War of the Roses saw one of its later battles fought just south of Tewkesbury. For those wondering, on that occasion the House of York secured victory over the House of Lancaster.


Go up, up and away on an unforgettable Gloucestershire hot air balloon ride and experience this beautiful county from on high.

Hop on board our iconic big red balloon from the pretty market town of Tewkesbury, with its wealth of timber-framed Tudor buildings.

Take to the skies for the airborne adventure of a lifetime over this gorgeous part of the country.

Nestled in the scenic River Avon Valley, enjoy panoramic views in every direction as you majestically fly higher and higher.

To the south lies the stunning Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the attractive spa town of Cheltenham.

The ‘miniature mountain range’ that is the dramatic ridge of the Malvern Hills lies to the east.

Whichever way the wind takes you for your Gloucestershire hot air balloon experience, you are ensured of a truly spectacular experience


From Tewkesbury, head north east on B4080. Croft Farm is located approximately 1.5 miles from Tewkesbury on B4080.

You will see the water park signs on the left hand side, opposite the Cross Keys Inn.

There are security gates at the entrance of the park. If these are locked, please wait for the Virgin Balloon Team to arrive before entering.

The launch field is just inside the park on the right hand side.

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

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Your Pilot Will Be:

Russell Collins

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