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East of England Hot Air Balloon Rides

Soar Over the East of England’s Enchanting Landscapes

The East of England is perfect for hot air balloon rides, offering beautiful landscapes and historic sites. Fly over the lush Norfolk Broads, peaceful rivers like the Cam, and charming villages. See ancient woodlands, vast farmlands, and famous landmarks like Ely Cathedral and Sandringham Estate. The region’s natural beauty and rich history make for an unforgettable ballooning adventure in the East of England.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in East of England

Why Choose A East of England Hot Air Balloon Ride

Choosing a hot air balloon ride in the East of England offers a unique and unforgettable experience. The region's diverse landscapes and rich history make it an ideal destination for a breathtaking adventure. Here’s why you should choose the East of England:

  • Norfolk: Soar over the scenic Norfolk Broads and charming coastal towns.
  • Suffolk: Enjoy views of picturesque countryside, historic villages, and ancient woodlands.
  • Cambridgeshire: Marvel at the iconic Cambridge colleges and the tranquil River Cam.
  • Essex: Experience rolling farmlands, quaint villages, and stunning coastlines.
  • Hertfordshire: Drift above stately homes, lush gardens, and the scenic Chiltern Hills.
  • Bedfordshire: See the beautiful Bedfordshire countryside, historic estates, and serene parks.

Norfolk Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites


The Norfolk landscape is perfect for a hot air balloon ride, offering stunning views of the Norfolk Broads, historic Norwich Cathedral, and charming villages. From our launch site in Norwich, you could see lush wetlands, picturesque countryside, and the beautiful Wensum River. Norfolk's diverse scenery makes every balloon ride an unforgettable experience.

Norwich

Take life higher on a wonderful Norwich hot air balloon ride for an unforgettable way to enjoy the landscape of this beautiful city and the surrounding Norfolk countryside. Go up, up and…

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Suffolk Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

The Suffolk landscape is ideal for a hot air balloon ride, offering stunning views of picturesque countryside, historic villages, and ancient woodlands. From our launch sites in Stowmarket and Brome, you could see the beautiful River Waveney, charming market towns, and rolling fields. Suffolk's serene and diverse scenery makes every balloon ride unforgettable.

Stowmarket

Experience the beauty of East Anglia from on high with a stunning Suffolk hot air balloon ride from Stowmarket. Take life higher for the airborne adventure of a lifetime on board our…

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Brome (Suffolk)

Take life higher with a stunning Suffolk hot air balloon ride and admire this beautiful county from on high. Go up, up and away in our iconic big red balloon from the pretty village of…

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Essex Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Essex is a popular location for hot air balloon rides, offering stunning views of rolling farmlands, historic estates, and charming villages. From our launch sites in Feering, Chelmsford, Brentwood, Gosfield, and Colchester, you'll see the picturesque countryside, ancient woodlands, and notable landmarks like Hylands House. Essex's diverse landscape makes every balloon ride unforgettable.

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…

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Chelmsford

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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Brentwood

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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Gosfield

One of our back-up launch sites, Gosfield Shopping Village is located north of Braintree and south of Halstead. Your flight may be moved here on the day.

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Colchester

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…

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Hertfordshire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Hertfordshire offers a perfect setting for hot air balloon rides, with its beautiful landscape of rolling hills, historic sites, and picturesque villages. From our launch sites in Berkhamsted and Welwyn Garden City (Hatfield House), you could see the stunning Chiltern Hills, ancient woodlands, and the magnificent Hatfield House, making every flight a memorable adventure.

Berkhamsted

An unforgettable Hertfordshire hot air balloon ride adventure awaits when you go up, up and away from our beautiful Berkhamsted launch site. Take life higher on the flying experience of a…

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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…

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Bedfordshire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Bedfordshire offers a captivating landscape for hot air balloon rides, featuring rolling countryside, historic estates, and charming villages. From our launch site in Biggleswade, enjoy views of the scenic River Ivel, the grand Shuttleworth Estate, and picturesque farmland. Bedfordshire's serene and diverse scenery makes every hot air balloon flight a memorable adventure.

Biggleswade

Take life higher with a stunning Bedfordshire hot air balloon ride and experience the adventure of a lifetime. As you drift up, up and away from Biggleswade over the picturesque…

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Cambridgeshire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Cambridgeshire's landscape is perfect for hot air balloon rides, offering picturesque views of flatlands, historic towns, and scenic waterways. From our launch sites in Little Gransden and Peterborough, enjoy sights of the River Nene, Ely Cathedral, and expansive farmland. Cambridgeshire’s serene countryside and rich history make every hot air balloon ride a memorable experience.

Cambridge (Little Gransden)

Adventure awaits when you take to the skies for an unforgettable Cambridge hot air balloon ride. Enjoy the experience of a lifetime as you take in breath-taking bird’s-eye views over this…

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Peterborough

Our spectacular Peterborough hot air balloon rides launch from Ferry Meadows, at the heart of the beautiful Nene…

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East of England Hot Air Balloon Festivals

The Old Buckenham Balloon Festival is the only hot air balloon festival in the East of England. Held annually, it features vibrant balloon displays, thrilling night glows, and mass ascents. Located in Norfolk, the festival also offers live music, food stalls, and family-friendly activities, making it a fantastic day out for everyone.

Old Buckenham Balloon Festival

The Old Buckenham Balloon Festival is a charming event held in the picturesque Norfolk countryside. Witness a sky filled with vibrant hot air balloons and enjoy a relaxed,…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the East of England 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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