Northumberland Hot Air Balloon Rides

Glide Over Northumberland’s Wild Countryside and Ancient Ruins

Northumberland offers an extraordinary backdrop for hot air balloon rides, featuring a mix of stunning coastlines, rolling hills, and historic landmarks. With ancient castles like Bamburgh and Alnwick, the rugged beauty of the Northumberland National Park is not to be missed. This region's diverse landscape includes the sweeping Cheviot Hills, picturesque rivers, and charming villages.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Northumberland

Hot Air Balloon Festivals Northumberland

The Northumberland Balloon Festival is a must-visit event, showcasing vibrant hot air balloon displays, thrilling night glows, and mass ascents. Set against the stunning backdrop of Northumberland's landscapes, the festival offers live music, food stalls, and family-friendly activities, making it an unforgettable experience for all ages.

Northumberland Balloon Festival

The Northumberland Balloon Festival is a magical experience for everyone. See colourful balloons float gracefully over the beautiful Northumberland landscape. With exciting activities,…

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Balloon Rides Near Northumberland

While we don't currently have any launch sites in Northumberland, we have many locations in the surrounding areas. Enjoy breathtaking balloon rides from Durham, Bishop Auckland, Carlisle, and Dalemain. Experience stunning views of rolling countryside, historic landmarks, and picturesque villages, making your adventure near Northumberland truly unforgettable.


Get ready for an unforgettable hot air balloon ride as we take off from Poplar Tree Garden Centre in Durham. Nestled in a charming setting, this lovely spot is the perfect starting point for your…

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Bishop Auckland

Experience the North East’s captivating and rugged landscape as you go up, up and away on an unforgettable County Durham hot air balloon ride. Take to the skies for the flying experience…

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An unforgettable airborne adventure awaits when you take flight for a magnificent Cumbria hot air balloon ride. Take life higher across some of the most beautiful landscapes in the north…

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Dalemain (Ullswater)

Go up, up and away on a stunning Lake District hot air balloon ride from the gorgeous Dalemain Estate. Take to the skies across the stunning North…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the Northumberland 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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