Hull Hot Air Balloon Rides

Ballooning Excursions Close to Hull: A Sky-High Adventure

Hull, officially known as Kingston upon Hull, is a vibrant city in East Riding of Yorkshire. Renowned for its rich maritime history, Hull boasts the historic Old Town with its cobbled streets, the dynamic Marina, and the iconic Humber Bridge. The city's deep cultural roots are showcased through its many museums, galleries, and the Hull Minster, making it a unique destination full of charm and history.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Hull

Closest Launch Sites to Hull

Just 45 miles from Hull, the York launch site offers an unforgettable ballooning experience. Taking off from the city’s racecourse, you’ll ascend to witness the historic walled city of York unfold beneath you. Soaring over the city, spot iconic landmarks such as the Gothic York Minster, the world-famous National Railway Museum, and Clifford’s Tower. The balloon ride also provides stunning views of the surrounding countryside, including the picturesque Shambles and the lush landscapes of North Yorkshire.

A York balloon ride combines the beauty of history with the tranquillity of nature for a truly magical experience.


Appreciate the true beauty of a magnificent city when you take to the skies on a York hot air balloon ride. Enjoy the flying experience of a lifetime in our iconic big red balloon as you go…

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Yorkshire Balloon Fiesta

Renowned for its breathtaking mass launches of hot air balloons from across Europe, the Yorkshire Balloon Fiesta, which relocated from York Racecourse to Castle Howard in 2023, has become a staple…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Hull 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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