Carlisle Hot Air Balloon Rides

Spectacular Views Await You

Carlisle is a city steeped in history, from its Roman past to its medieval architecture. Nestled close to the Scottish border, it offers a unique blend of English and Scottish heritage. A special highlight of Carlisle is its hot air balloon rides, providing a serene journey over the city’s iconic landmarks and stunning landscapes.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Carlisle

Why Choose A Carlisle Hot Air Balloon Ride

A Carlisle hot air balloon ride is a unique experience, lifting you over some of the most picturesque scenery in the north west of England. From the historic Carlisle Castle to the sprawling beauty of the Lake District National Park, each flight offers breathtaking views. The journey can also reveal the North Pennines and even the Solway Coast on a clear day. Embrace the tranquillity and magnificence of Carlisle’s landscapes from our iconic big red balloon, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Carlisle Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Launching from just 10 miles from the Scottish border, our Carlisle hot air balloon rides offer a unique vantage point over historic sites like the 900-year-old Carlisle Castle and the remnants of Hadrian’s Wall.


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Balloon Rides Near Carlisle

Just a short distance from Carlisle, the Dalemain (Ullswater) launch site offers an unforgettable adventure in the stunning North Lakes. As you soar in our iconic big red balloon, enjoy breathtaking views of Ullswater, England’s second-largest lake, and picturesque Pooley Bridge. The Cumbrian countryside unfolds beneath you, revealing hidden gems like Howtown and the winding River Eamont.

Explore more unexpected sights from other nearby launch sites for an amazing airborne experience.

Dalemain (Ullswater)

Go up, up and away on a stunning Lake District hot air balloon ride from the gorgeous Dalemain Estate. Take to the skies across the stunning North…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Carlisle 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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