hot air balloon flying over Dove Dale in the Peak District

East Midlands Hot Air Balloon Rides

Discover the Beauty of the East Midlands from Above

Welcome to the East Midlands, where your hot air balloon experience takes flight over some of England’s most stunning landscapes. From the hills of the Peak District to the iconic woods of Sherwood Forest, the East Midlands offers a beautiful backdrop for your sky high adventure.

As you drift above historic castles, charming towns, and green valleys, you'll be treated to breathtaking views that stretch as far as the eye can see. An East Midlands balloon flight is a perfect way to explore this region's natural beauty and rich history from a truly unique perspective.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in East Midlands

Why Choose A East Midlands Hot Air Balloon Ride

The East Midlands offers a stunning mix of landscapes and historic landmarks to explore from the sky.

In Derbyshire, you'll float above the rugged Peak District with its craggy hills and dramatic moorlands. Nottinghamshire will treat you to panoramic views of Sherwood Forest, the legendary home of Robin Hood. Whereas Leicestershire will display a patchwork of picturesque villages and lush countryside.

Northamptonshire offers glimpses of stately homes and beautiful gardens, while Lincolnshire's vast open skies and charming market towns complete the experience. Each county in the East Midlands brings its own unique charm, making your balloon ride an unforgettable adventure.

Derbyshire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

With craggy hills and dramatic moorlands, the Peak District offers some of the most stunning views across the East Midlands. Float over historic landmarks like Chatsworth House and quaint towns like Bakewell. The winding rivers and lush valleys highlight Derbyshire's natural beauty and rich heritage, making a balloon ride here a perfect adventure.

Derbyshire

A fabulous airborne adventure awaits when you take to the skies for a Derbyshire hot air balloon ride. Go up, up and away in our iconic big red balloon from the pretty village of Tibshelf,…

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Tissington

Take life higher on a stunning Derbyshire hot air balloon ride and experience an airborne adventure you will never forget. Go up, up and away on the flight of a lifetime when you hop on…

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Bakewell

The glorious Peak District awaits when you take to the skies for an unforgettable Bakewell hot air balloon adventure. Go up, up and away on the flying experience of a lifetime as you fly…

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Buxton

The adventure of a lifetime awaits when you take to the skies for a breath-taking Peak District hot air balloon ride. Some of the UK’s most beautiful scenery awaits when you hop on board…

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Nottinghamshire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Nottinghamshire offers a picturesque landscape for hot air balloon rides. Soar over the legendary Sherwood Forest, home of Robin Hood, and maybe even catch a glimpse of the historic Nottingham Castle. Enjoy views of wild countryside, charming villages, and rich woodlands. A balloon ride here provides a unique perspective on Nottinghamshire's lengthy history and natural beauty.

Nottingham

An unforgettable airborne adventure awaits when you take to the skies on our Nottingham hot air balloon ride. Our iconic big red balloon launches from

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Newark-On-Trent

Experience the skies on a Newark hot air balloon ride adventure and make memories to last a lifetime. Take life higher with a majestic flight over seemingly endless and beautiful…

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Lincolnshire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Lincolnshire's landscape is perfect for a hot air balloon ride, with its rolling countryside and charming market towns. With the chance to glimpse historic landmarks like Lincoln Cathedral, Belvoir Castle, and Tattershall Castle, a balloon ride here showcases Lincolnshire's natural beauty and rich history; making it an unforgettable sky high adventure.

Bourne (Grimsthorpe)

Enjoy the experience of a lifetime when you take to the skies for a magnificent Lincolnshire balloon ride. Take life higher in our iconic red Virgin balloon from the beautiful

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Grantham (Stoke Rochford)

Take life higher on an unforgettable Lincolnshire hot air balloon ride and experience the airborne adventure of a lifetime. Go up, up and away across this beautiful part of the East…

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Grantham (Belton)

Experience the skies with a spectacular Lincolnshire hot air balloon ride across this beautiful part of the country. Take life higher on the airborne adventure of a lifetime when you hop on…

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Stamford

Experience an unforgettable Lincolnshire hot air balloon adventure when you take to the skies from beautiful Stamford. Whichever way the wind takes you as you go up, up and away, glorious…

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Rutland Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Rutland offers an idyllic setting for a hot air balloon ride, with rolling hills and the serene reservoir of Rutland Water. With Oakham Castle nearby and many charming villages, you'll be in for some breathtaking sights in the skies above Rutland.

Rutland Water

A spectacular spot to start your Leicestershire hot air balloon ride, a flight from Rutland Water is…

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Leicestershire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Experience Leicestershire's charm from a hot air balloon, gliding over rolling countryside and historic landmarks. Catch a glimpse of Belvoir Castle, Bradgate Park, and the quaint town of Melton Mowbray. Marvel at the lush fields, ancient woodlands, and picturesque villages. A balloon ride here captures Leicestershire's natural beauty and rich heritage perfectly.

Market Harborough

An unforgettable airborne adventure awaits when you take to the skies on a majestic Leicestershire hot air balloon ride. Go up, up and away from right next door to the spectacular

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Lutterworth (Stanford Hall)

Enjoy the breath-taking beauty of the heart of England on an unforgettable Leicester hot air balloon ride. Go up, up and away from the beautiful

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Northamptonshire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Soar above Nottinghamshire and uncover its unique charm with a hot air balloon ride. Marvel at the legendary Sherwood Forest, historic Nottingham Castle, and the picturesque town of Southwell. Enjoy sweeping views of lush woodlands, rolling fields, and charming villages. A balloon ride here perfectly captures Nottinghamshire's natural beauty and rich history.

Northampton

A truly breath-taking experience awaits when you go up, up and away on a Northampton hot air balloon ride. Glorious countryside views stretching for miles in every direction await as you…

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East Midlands Hot Air Balloon Festivals

The Northampton Balloon Festival, held at Billing Aquadrome, offers a spectacular hot air balloon experience in the East Midlands. Renowned for its vibrant balloon displays and family-friendly atmosphere, this festival draws visitors from far and wide.

Enjoy breathtaking mass balloon launches, dazzling night glows, and a variety of fun activities for all ages. The festival provides a unique opportunity to witness the beauty and excitement of hot air balloons up close, making it an unforgettable event for everyone.

Northampton Balloon Festival

Prepare to be enchanted as the skies above Northamptonshire come alive with a spectacular display of hot air balloons. Take part in a weekend filled with thrilling balloon…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the East Midlands 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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