Cambridge Hot Air Balloon Rides

Glide Dreamily, Embracing the Scenic Wonders of Historic Landmarks Near Cambridge

Cambridge, steeped in history and renowned for its prestigious university, has been a centre of learning and innovation for centuries. Known for its stunning architecture, cobbled streets, and serene River Cam, the city offers a blend of historic charm and modern vibrancy. A hot air balloon ride near Cambridge provides a unique perspective on this historic city, showcasing landmarks like King's College Chapel, the University Library, and the Fitzwilliam Museum.

The surrounding countryside, with its patchwork fields and picturesque villages, adds to the breath-taking experience.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Cambridge

Balloon Rides Near Cambridge

Although there are no launch sites in Cambridge itself, several nearby locations offer fantastic hot air balloon experiences. From Little Gransden, you might spot the iconic King's College Chapel and the expansive university grounds. A ride from Huntingdon reveals the pretty market town and expansive green countryside, with possible views of Grafham Water and Ely Cathedral. Biggleswade offers vistas of charming villages and historic estates like Woburn Abbey, with the possibility of glimpsing Cambridge from a distance. Launching from Graveley in Hertfordshire provides a journey over historical coaching routes and picturesque inns, with sights of Stevenage and Hitchin depending on the wind.

Each launch site near Cambridge promises a unique and unforgettable adventure, taking you high above some of England's most beautiful and historic landscapes.

Cambridge (Little Gransden)

Adventure awaits when you take to the skies for an unforgettable Cambridge hot air balloon ride. Enjoy the experience of a lifetime as you take in breath-taking bird’s-eye views over this…

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Whichever way the wind takes you, an unforgettable balloon ride from our Huntingdon Racecourse…

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Take life higher with a stunning Bedfordshire hot air balloon ride and experience the adventure of a lifetime. As you drift up, up and away from Biggleswade over the picturesque…

Learn more about a hot air balloon ride Biggleswade

Graveley Hertfordshire

Graveley in Hertfordshire is built on what used to be known as the Great North Road, a former coaching route used by mail coaches between London, York and Edinburgh before 1857 when the Great…

Learn more about a hot air balloon ride Hitchin


Gosfield, nestled in the heart of Essex, is an enchanting launch site for your Virgin hot air balloon adventure. Departing from the picturesque village, you'll soar over a landscape rich…

Learn more about a hot air balloon ride Gosfield, Halstead

Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Cambridge 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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