Leeds Hot Air Balloon Rides

Embark on an Exciting Hot Air Balloon Adventure at Leeds

Leeds, a vibrant city known for its rich industrial heritage, cultural scene, and historic landmarks, offers a unique blend of urban and natural beauty. With hot air balloon launch sites within the city and nearby, you can enjoy stunning views of the Leeds skyline, open countryside, and historic sites. Experience the thrill of floating above this dynamic city and its picturesque surroundings.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Leeds

Why Choose A Leeds Hot Air Balloon Ride

Choosing a Leeds hot air balloon ride means embarking on an unforgettable adventure. From Lotherton Hall, you'll witness the striking contrast of city and countryside, with views of the River Aire and Castleford. At Wetherby Racecourse, enjoy the serene Yorkshire landscape, spotting medieval castles, historic churches, and the meandering River Wharfe. A Leeds hot air balloon ride offers a perfect mix of excitement and tranquility, showcasing the best of this beautiful region.

Leeds Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Discover the magic of Leeds from above with our unique hot air balloon launch sites. Experience a flight from Lotherton Hall, offering a blend of city skyline views and the serene beauty of the surrounding countryside.


Take flight on a truly unforgettable Leeds hot air balloon ride for a spectacular airborne adventure. With the stunning city skyline of Leeds to the west and glorious open countryside to…

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Wetherby Racecourse (Yorkshire)

Discover the stunning landscapes of Wetherby from a new perspective with a hot air balloon ride from the iconic racecourse launch site. As you soar high above the town, take in…

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Balloon Rides Near Leeds

Just a short distance from Leeds, the York hot air balloon launch site offers a spectacular flying experience. From the iconic York Racecourse, enjoy unparalleled views of the historic walled city, including landmarks such as York Minster, the National Railway Museum, and Clifford’s Tower. As the balloon drifts over the picturesque countryside, you might even spot the charming Shambles, known for its medieval charm and inspiration for Diagon Alley in Harry Potter.

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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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Doncaster Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Doncaster Hot Air Balloon Festival is a delightful event for all ages. Watch the sky come alive with colourful balloons over South Yorkshire, creating a stunning view against the…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Leeds 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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