Edinburgh Hot Air Balloon Rides

Experience the Ultimate Aerial Adventure Near Edinburgh

Edinburgh, with its stunning medieval architecture, vibrant cultural scene, and historic landmarks, offers an extraordinary backdrop for any adventure. While there are no hot air balloon launch sites within the city, the nearby launch site in Biggar, South Lanarkshire, provides a unique opportunity to see the breathtaking landscapes near Edinburgh from a bird's-eye view.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Edinburgh

Balloon Rides Near Edinburgh

Launching from Biggar, you can float over historical landmarks such as the site of the Battle of Biggar and the graveyard of the Church of St Mary, home to the ancestors of William Gladstone. Enjoy the majestic views of the River Tweed and possibly even the site of the defeat of Mary Queen of Scots' forces at Langside. Each flight offers a rich tapestry of history and stunning scenery, making it an unforgettable experience.

Biggar (South Lanarkshire)

Biggar is our main Scotland hot air balloon rides launch site and almost equidistant from both Glasgow and Edinburgh. Passengers who love their history will delight in the prospect at…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Edinburgh 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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