Wiston (Back up site)


Launch Site Address

Wiston Lodge, Millrig Road
South Lanarkshire
ML12 6HT

Wiston (Back up site)


Welcome to our launch site in Wiston, nestled in the picturesque landscape of South Lanarkshire. As you embark on your hot air balloon adventure with us, you'll be greeted by the serene beauty of the Scottish countryside.

Our launch site in Wiston offers a unique experience, combining the thrill of flight with the tranquillity of the surrounding countryside. As you ascend into the sky, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of rolling hills, lush green fields, and meandering rivers below.

One of the special features of flying from our Wiston launch site is the opportunity to witness iconic landmarks from a bird's eye perspective. Keep your eyes peeled for the historic Wiston Castle, standing proudly amidst the rural landscape. You may also spot the majestic Tinto Hill in the distance, providing a stunning backdrop to your sky high journey.

As you drift gracefully through the skies, you'll have the chance to admire the beauty of South Lanarkshire from a completely new angle. Marvel at the patchwork quilt of fields and forests below, and watch as the landscape changes with the shifting light and shadows.

Whether you're a first time flyer or a seasoned adventurer, our Wiston launch site promises an unforgettable experience filled with awe inspiring sights and memories to last a lifetime. So come join us for a hot air balloon Scotland and discover the beauty of South Lanarkshire from above.


From Lanark, take the A73 south. After approximately 11 miles turn right onto Millrig Road following the sign for Wiston. Approximately 3/4 miles along the road, turn right into Wiston Lodge, immediately before the primary school. From Abington and the south, exit the A74(M) at junction 13 and follow the A702 north signposted for Edinburgh. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A73 towards Lanark and then after approximately 4 miles, turn left onto Millrig road. Approximately 3/4 miles along the road, turn right into Wiston Lodge, immediately before the primary school.

Passenger Flight Information Line

Please call 01270 446646 to confirm the status of your flight.

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Your Pilot Will Be:

Graeme Houston

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