Bournemouth Hot Air Balloon Rides

Take Flight on an Unforgettable Hot Air Balloon Journey Near Bournemouth

Bournemouth, a vibrant coastal town in Dorset, boasts seven miles of golden beaches, stunning Victorian architecture, and lush gardens. Known for its lively arts scene and buzzing nightlife, Bournemouth is a year-round destination offering something for everyone.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Bournemouth

Closest Launch Sites to Bournemouth

While there is no launch site in Bournemouth itself, two nearby sites offer spectacular ballooning experiences. Launching from Gillingham Rugby Club and Folke Golf Centre, you'll drift over stunning Dorset landscapes. Imagine seeing ancient churches, historic market towns, and the picturesque Blackmore Vale. You may even spot Sherborne Castle and the iconic Cerne Giant on a clear day. These flights offer a unique perspective on Dorset's rich history and natural beauty, making for an unforgettable adventure.

Gillingham Rugby Club Dorset

The history of Gillingham dates back to ancient times, with evidence of a stone age barrow and Roman settlement in the 2nd and 3rd centuries. However, the town was established by the Saxons. The…

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Dorset (Folke)

Stunning views over delightful Dorset await when you take to the skies with Virgin Balloon Flights over this beautiful county. Unforgettable vistas await as you go up, up and away from the…

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Dorset Balloon Festival

Get ready for thrilling balloon displays, live entertainment, and family friendly activities. Experience the magic of the mass balloon launches and prepare to be mesmerised by the iconic night…

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For miles of unspoilt countryside, choose one of our fabulous Somerset hot air balloon rides. Enjoy this stunning county from on high as you drift serenely through the sky in our beautiful…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Bournemouth 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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