Cumbria Hot Air Balloon Rides

Explore Cumbria’s Natural Beauty from The Skies

Discover Cumbria from a whole new angle with a hot air balloon ride! Witness the Lake District's enchanting landscapes, dotted with quaint villages and historic landmarks; the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable flight. From the serene lakes to the rolling hills, a balloon ride over Cumbria offers a magical experience in one of Britain's most famously picturesque regions.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Cumbria

Why Choose A Cumbria Hot Air Balloon Ride

With rolling fells, tranquil lakes, and charming villages below, this is a breathtaking experience perfect for any occasion. The unique beauty and vistas of Cumbria make it a magical and memorable gift, offering an unforgettable way to explore one of Britain’s most scenic regions from the sky. For a gift that’s truly special, a hot air balloon ride over the Lake District is unparalleled and our nationwide vouchers make gifting this unique experience easy, letting your loved ones pick their ideal launch site and time.

Cumbria Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Lake District Graythwaite Estate

Beautiful Graythwaite Hall is at the heart of our Lake District hot air balloon rides. Set in seven acres of stunning grounds, the gardens are open to the public from early April until…

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From our launch sites at Graythwaite Estate, Dalemain, and Carlisle, you get the chance to see Lake Windermere's sparkling waters, the scenic beauty of Ullswater, and the historic Dalemain Mansion. Depending on where the wind takes you, fly over Grizedale Forest’s lush canopy, the charming villages, and the historic ruins of Carlisle Castle, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Lake District’s rugged fells and serene lakes.

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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An unforgettable airborne adventure awaits when you take flight for a magnificent Cumbria hot air balloon ride. Take life higher across some of the most beautiful landscapes in the north…

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Balloon Rides Near Cumbria

Kirkby Lonsdale

Right on the edge of the Lake District is our stunning Yorkshire Dales hot air balloon ride from the beautiful town of Kirkby Lonsdale. Endless glorious views stretch in every direction as…

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Enjoy the experience of a lifetime with a stunning Lancaster hot air balloon ride over beautiful countryside. Sitting alongside the River Lune, our gorgeous launch site at Crook O’ Lune is…

Learn more about a hot air balloon ride Crook O' Lune

A short journey out of Cumbria holds a wide range equally stunning birds-eye views of Northern England's countryside. Take off from our launch sites in Kirkby Lonsdale and Lancaster, and you'll marvel at lush greenery, rolling hills, and charming villages as far as the eye can see.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Cumbria 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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