Fun & Interesting Facts
Battle of Britain flying ace, was born in Wetherby. Lacey Grove is named after him.
Discover the stunning landscapes of Wetherby from a new perspective with a hot air balloon ride from the iconic racecourse launch site.
As you soar high above the town, take in breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and marvel at the serene beauty of the region.
Keep an eye out for notable landmarks such as the medieval Wetherby Castle and the historic St. James Church, which dates back to the 12th century. On a clear day, you may even catch a glimpse of the nearby Lacey Grove, named after the famous Battle of Britain flying ace who was born in Wetherby.
As you gently float on the breeze, take a moment to appreciate the tranquility and peacefulness of the Yorkshire countryside. With the wind as your guide, your balloon may even take you over the River Wharfe, which meanders its way through the heart of the town.
An unforgettable adventure awaits you on a hot air balloon ride from Wetherby Racecourse - an experience that simply cannot be matched by anything else.