Cheltenham Hot Air Balloon Rides

Experience the Serene Beauty of Vibrant Landscapes Above Cheltenham

Cheltenham is a charming spa town in Gloucestershire, renowned for its elegant Regency architecture and cultural festivals. Thanks to a lucky discovery by pigeons, the town’s mineral springs made it a health resort in the early 1700s. Experience the magic of Cheltenham from above with our hot air balloon rides, offering stunning views of the town and its lush surroundings.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Cheltenham

Why Choose A Cheltenham Hot Air Balloon Ride

Choose a Cheltenham hot air balloon ride for an unforgettable adventure. As you drift through the skies, enjoy breathtaking vistas of landmarks like Sudeley Castle and the Royal Forest Of Dean. To the southwest, glimpse the cathedral city of Gloucester, while the medieval town of Tewkesbury lies to the north. Revel in the tranquillity and beauty of the Gloucestershire countryside from our iconic big red balloon.

Cheltenham Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Our Cheltenham launch site offers a unique vantage point to take in the town’s famed Regency architecture and the picturesque Gloucestershire countryside.


Take to the skies for the experience of a lifetime when you hop on board our Cheltenham hot air balloon ride. Glorious views stretching towards the horizon in every direction provide a…

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Hot Air Balloon Festivals Cheltenham

Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta

Unfortunately, the Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta is no longer running. Although there's no news on the Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta, you can still enjoy a magical

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Balloon Rides Near Cheltenham

Explore the stunning countryside with balloon rides near Cheltenham. Take off from Tewkesbury and see the timber-framed buildings and the Malvern Hills. From Evesham, enjoy views of the Vale of Evesham and picturesque villages. The Cotswolds site offers vistas of the National Trust Hidcote Gardens and Rollright Stones. Worcester reveals the historic River Severn and Worcester Cathedral, while Stratford-Upon-Avon offers glimpses of Shakespeare’s heritage. More unexpected sights await at other nearby launch sites.


Go up, up and away on an unforgettable Gloucestershire hot air balloon ride and experience this beautiful county from on high. Hop on board our iconic big red balloon from the pretty market…

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Adventure awaits when you take to the skies for a spectacular Evesham hot air balloon ride over beautiful Worcestershire. Take life higher on the flying experience of a lifetime when you go…

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Cotswolds (Shipston-On-Stour)

Take in this stunning area of beauty when you go up, up and away for an unforgettable Cotswolds hot air balloon ride. Go wherever the wind takes you on this unique airborne adventure and…

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Enjoy the experience of a lifetime when you take life higher on a spectacular Worcester hot air balloon ride. Launching from the

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Worcester Hot Air Balloon Festival

Get ready for the highly anticipated return of the Worcester Hot Air Balloon Festival! Bigger and better than ever, the festival boasts a spectacular lineup of colourful balloons, live…

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The experience of a lifetime awaits when you take to the skies for a Stratford-Upon-Avon hot air balloon ride. Enjoy breath-taking views over Shakespeare country and admire the birthplace…

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A sky-high adventure awaits on a stunning Swindon hot air balloon ride from the beautiful Lydiard Park. Go up, up and away in our big red balloon and experience breath-taking views you will…

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Shelsley Walsh

Spectacular landscapes stretching out in every direction await as you take to the skies on a stunning Worcestershire hot air balloon ride. Go up, up and away from our beautiful history…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Cheltenham 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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