Chelmsford Hot Air Balloon Rides

Suspended in Sky, Chelmsford's Idyllic Beauty Unfolds

Chelmsford, the vibrant heart of Essex, is a city rich in history and innovation. Known for being the site of the UK's first public audio broadcast in 1920, Chelmsford combines its historical significance with modern charm. A hot air balloon ride here offers a unique perspective of this dynamic city, revealing its picturesque landscapes and historical landmarks from the sky.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Chelmsford

Why Choose A Chelmsford Hot Air Balloon Ride

Choosing a Chelmsford hot air balloon ride means experiencing beautiful Essex landscapes from above. Enjoy panoramic views of the Hanningfield Reservoir to the south and the historic Hylands House to the west. Spot the 15th-century Tudor Manor House with its picturesque gardens, lakes, and woodlands, or drift over the serene Paper Mill Lock Meadow. Each flight is a unique adventure, providing unforgettable sights and memories.

Chelmsford Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Launching from Chelmsford offers a unique vantage point over the stunning Essex countryside. This site provides spectacular views of landmarks such as the historic Hylands House and the picturesque Hanningfield Reservoir.


Beautiful Essex landscapes await when you take to the skies for a stunning Chelmsford hot air balloon ride adventure. Go up, up and away on the airborne experience of a lifetime and enjoy…

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Balloon Rides Near Chelmsford

Experience the beauty of Essex and its surroundings from a hot air balloon. From Brentwood, enjoy views of historic sites like Ingatestone Hall and the picturesque landscapes that inspired John Constable. Launching from Feering offers potential views of the Blackwater Estuary National Nature Reserve. Colchester provides glimpses of ancient Roman ruins and Colchester Castle. At Hatfield House, marvel at the iconic skyline of London on clear days.

Discover even more unexpected sights from other nearby launch sites.


Enjoy the experience of a lifetime when you take to the skies for an unforgettable Essex hot air balloon ride from Brentwood. Appreciate the beauty of eastern England on your flight as you…

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Feering (Essex)

Take life higher on a stunning Essex balloon ride experience and enjoy breath-taking views across this spectacular county. Go up, up and away into blue skies from the pretty village of…

Learn more about a hot air balloon ride Colchester


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


Go up, up and away from one of the oldest Roman towns in Britain on an unforgettable Colchester hot air balloon ride. Take life higher and hop on board our majestic big red balloon for an…

Learn more about a hot air balloon ride Ardleigh, Colchester

Welwyn Garden City (Hatfield House)

The stunning Hatfield House is the setting for a glorious Hertfordshire hot air balloon ride. Experience the skies and enjoy unforgettable panoramic views on the airborne adventure of a…

Learn more about a hot air balloon ride Hatfield

Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Chelmsford 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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