Gloucestershire Hot Air Balloon Rides

Discover Gloucestershire’s Rugged Hills and Ancient Forests from the Sky

Gloucestershire offers an idyllic setting for hot air balloon rides, with its blend of rolling hills, ancient forests, and historic landmarks. Soar above the picturesque Cotswolds, with their charming villages and lush landscapes. Or take in the beauty of the expansive Forest of Dean, home to rich wildlife and dense woodlands.

Gloucestershire's rich heritage is evident in its grand estates, historic castles, and stunning cathedrals. A hot air balloon ride in Gloucestershire provides a unique and unforgettable perspective, showcasing the natural beauty and historical depth of this enchanting county.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Gloucestershire

Why Choose A Gloucestershire Hot Air Balloon Ride

Choosing a Gloucestershire hot air balloon ride offers an unforgettable adventure with breathtaking views and rich history. The county's diverse landscapes and charming landmarks make it an ideal destination for ballooning.

  • Scenic Countryside: Soar over the picturesque Cotswolds and lush landscapes.
  • Historic Sites: Drift above grand estates, historic castles, and ancient cathedrals.
  • Natural Beauty: Experience the dense woodlands and rich wildlife of the Forest of Dean.
  • Charming Villages: Enjoy views of quintessential English villages and market towns.

Gloucestershire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Gloucestershire's scenery, with its open green fields and hilly landscapes, makes for a trulymagical hot air balloon ride. Setting off from Cheltenham or Tewkesbury, passengers can enjoy views of the Cotswold Edge, the historic Tewkesbury Abbey, and the winding River Severn below.


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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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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Hot Air Balloon Festivals in Gloucestershire

Cheltenham's Balloon Fiesta is Gloucestershire's top hot air balloon festival. It's a lively event where colourful balloons light up the sky above the Cotswolds skyline.

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 Gloucestershire

If you're located just outside of the quaint county of Gloucestershire, you need not worry, we have the perfect adventure awaiting you. With our closest launch sites in Shipston-On-Stour, Evesham, and Swindon, some of the sights you could see include the picturesque Cotswold Hills, the tranquil River Avon, and the historic towns of Stratford-upon-Avon and Evesham.

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…

Learn more about a hot air balloon ride Shipston-on-Stour


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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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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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Gloucestershire 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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