Cardiff Hot Air Balloon Rides

Unforgettable Balloon Flights, Unmatched Views Near Cardiff

Cardiff, with its rich history and vibrant culture, is a city full of life and charm. From the iconic Cardiff Castle to the stunning waterfront at Cardiff Bay, this region offers a blend of ancient heritage and modern attractions. While there are no hot air balloon rides directly in Cardiff, you can experience the magic of ballooning nearby in Raglan (Llanarth).

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Cardiff

Balloon Rides Near Cardiff

For an unforgettable ballooning experience near Cardiff, head to Raglan (Llanarth), Ashton Court (Bristol), or the Bristol Balloon Fiesta. In Raglan, you'll soar over the beautiful Vale of Usk, with views of the magnificent Raglan Castle and the dramatic Black Mountains. At Ashton Court in Bristol, embark on a journey over the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge and the historic S.S. Great Britain. During the Bristol Balloon Fiesta, witness mass ascents of uniquely shaped balloons, offering a spectacular sight of colourful balloons filling the sky.

Each of these launch sites provides breathtaking scenery and a unique perspective on the stunning landscapes of South Wales and Somerset.

Raglan (Llanarth)

Find the beautiful Vale Of Usk at your feet when you go up, up and away on our South Wales hot air balloon ride. Launching from the pretty village of Llanarth, near Raglan and not that far…

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Ashton Court (Bristol)

Home to the world famous Bristol Balloon Fiesta, Ashton Court could well lay claim to the title of…

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Bristol Balloon Fiesta

Take life higher at Europe's biggest hot air balloon festival and go up, up and away for a Bristol balloon ride you will never forget. Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is back for 2024 and set…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Cardiff 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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