Blackburn Hot Air Balloon Rides

Balloon Rides Near Blackburn: A Sky-High Adventure Awaits

Blackburn, nestled in the heart of Lancashire, is a city rich in history and cultural heritage. Known for its impressive Victorian architecture and vibrant arts scene, Blackburn also offers beautiful parks and the picturesque Witton Country Park. From historic cotton mills to the iconic Blackburn Cathedral, the city is a fascinating blend of old and new.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Blackburn

Balloon Rides Near Blackburn

While there are no hot air balloon launch sites in Blackburn itself, nearby Lancaster offers an unforgettable ballooning experience. From the Crook O’ Lune launch site, you can drift over the scenic landscapes of Lancashire. Enjoy breathtaking views of the winding River Lune, historic Lancaster City, and its architectural marvels. As you soar higher, marvel at the beautiful countryside that inspired artists like JMW Turner and poets such as Thomas Gray and William Wordsworth. The 41-mile lock-free stretch of the Lancaster Canal and the contrasting landscapes make this a spectacular adventure. Explore more nearby sites for additional breathtaking views and unforgettable experiences.


Enjoy the experience of a lifetime with a stunning Lancaster hot air balloon ride over beautiful countryside. Sitting alongside the River Lune, our gorgeous launch site at Crook O’ Lune is…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Blackburn region?

No, Virgin Balloon Flights Vouchers are valid nationwide – simply purchase your balloon ride vouchers and you will be able to book at over 100 launch sites nationwide.

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