Fun & Interesting Facts
York is widely believed to be the most haunted city in all of Europe, with about 500 ghosts in the city centre alone.
Appreciate the true beauty of a magnificent city when you take to the skies on a York hot air balloon ride.
Enjoy the flying experience of a lifetime in our iconic big red balloon as you go up, up and away from the city’s racecourse.
When it comes to amazing views, balloon rides from York offer the best of both worlds – the historic walled city laid out below as you launch, before the wind gently takes you out over the glorious surrounding countryside.
Keep an eye out for many well-known landmarks, including the Gothic-style York Minster, the world famous National Railway Museum and Clifford’s Tower.
The right wind might even bring the historic Shambles into view – a beautiful old street lined with overhanging timber-framed buildings, some dating back to the 14th century. It’s widely accepted the Shambles was the likely inspiration for Diagon Alley in the Harry Potter book series.
A fabulous and unique adventure, nothing else compares to the amazing experience of a York hot air balloon flight.