West Midlands Hot Air Balloon Rides

Soar Over the West Midlands’ Iconic Canals and Countryside

The West Midlands is an exceptional region for hot air balloon rides, offering a unique blend of rolling hills, historic landmarks, and industrial heritage. Imagine drifting over the lush countryside, with panoramic views of charming villages, ancient castles, and the iconic canal network that shaped the area’s history.

The region’s diverse landscapes, from green belts to urban vistas, provide stunning backdrops for an unforgettable flight. A hot air balloon ride in the West Midlands lets you experience its rich cultural tapestry and natural beauty from an unparalleled perspective, making it a truly memorable adventure.

Hot Air Balloon Experiences in West Midlands

Why Choose A West Midlands Hot Air Balloon Ride

Choosing a hot air balloon ride in the West Midlands offers an extraordinary experience filled with diverse landscapes and rich history. The region’s counties—Staffordshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire, and Warwickshire—each provide stunning backdrops for your flight. Soar over Staffordshire’s rolling hills, Shropshire’s picturesque villages, Worcestershire’s grand castles, and Warwickshire’s historic landmarks.

Marvel at the intricate canal network that played a pivotal role in the Industrial Revolution. The West Midlands uniquely blends urban and rural scenes, providing varied and breathtaking views. A balloon ride here not only showcases the area’s natural beauty but also its cultural and industrial heritage, making it an unforgettable adventure.

Shropshire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

With launch sites in Telford, Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Oswestry, and Whitchurch, Shropshire is a stunning region for hot air balloon rides. Experience its rolling hills, historic towns, and quintessentially British villages from above. Each flight offers breathtaking views of charming, quaint towns and Shropshire’s beautiful countryside, making it a truly unforgettable adventure.

Shrewsbury

See stunning Shropshire from the skies on one of our unforgettable Shrewsbury hot air balloon experience. With glorious countryside stretching out in all directions, a majestic flight in…

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Telford

Take to the skies for the airborne adventure of a lifetime on our wonderful Telford hot air balloon rides. See stunning Shropshire from the skies on a truly unforgettable flying experience,…

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Ludlow

Take life higher on a truly stunning South Shropshire hot air balloon ride from Ludlow. A truly unforgettable experience awaits as you go up, up and away across some of the UK’s most…

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Oswestry

Find the stunning countryside of north Shropshire at your feet as you go up, up and away on a majestic Oswestry hot air balloon ride. Take to the skies in our iconic big red balloon for a…

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Whitchurch

Go up, up and away in our iconic big red balloon for a Shropshire hot air balloon adventure you will never forget. Launching from the pretty market town of Whitchurch, experience glorious…

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Staffordshire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Soar from the county town of Stafford and experience the beauty of Staffordshire from above. Marvel at the lush landscapes of Cannock Chase, the historic Stafford Castle, and the charming market towns of Stone and Penkridge. A hot air balloon ride here offers stunning views of Staffordshire’s rolling countryside and picturesque villages, making it an unforgettable adventure.

Stafford

Go up, up and away for a truly stunning airborne adventure when you hop on board for a wonderful Staffordshire hot air balloon ride. Nestling on the edge of Cannock Chase Area of…

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Worcestershire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Take to the skies of Worcestershire with a hot air balloon ride from Worcester, Evesham, or Shelsley Walsh and enjoy the beauty of this picturesque county from above. With the Malvern Hills as your backdrop, keep an eye out for the historic Worcester Cathedral, the Severn Valley, and the charming market towns of Evesham and Pershore. Don't miss the chance to experience Worcestershire's magic from a truly unique perspective.

Worcester

Enjoy the experience of a lifetime when you take life higher on a spectacular Worcester hot air balloon ride. Launching from the

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Evesham

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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Shelsley Walsh

Spectacular landscapes stretching out in every direction await as you take to the skies on a stunning Worcestershire hot air balloon ride. Go up, up and away from our beautiful history…

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Warwickshire Hot Air Balloon Launch Sites

Take to the skies of Warwickshire with a hot air balloon ride from Warwick, Coventry, Rugby, Shipston-on-Stour in the Cotswolds, or Stratford-upon-Avon. Marvel at the stunning countryside, historic Warwick Castle, and the birthplace of Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon. Drift over charming villages and rolling hills, as you experience the beauty and heritage of Warwickshire from above.

Warwick

What better place start to your Warwickshire hot air balloon ride adventure than the beautiful and history county town itself? Take to the skies from

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Coventry

Take to the skies for a stunning Coventry hot air balloon ride and fly up, up and away over some of Warwickshire’s most spectacular scenery. Our closest hot air balloon to Birmingham, your…

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Rugby

Indulge in a stunning Rugby hot air balloon ride and enjoy the Warwickshire countryside from the comfort of your balloon basket. Go up, up and away from near the shoreline of the beautiful…

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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…

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Stratford-Upon-Avon

The experience of a lifetime awaits when you take to the skies for a Stratford-Upon-Avon hot air balloon ride. Enjoy breath-taking views over Shakespeare country and admire the birthplace…

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West Midlands Hot Air Balloon Festivals

The West Midlands is a premier destination for hot air balloon festivals, offering an abundance of events that promise fiesta fun for all. Highlights include the Telford Balloon Fiesta, Midlands Air Festival, Worcester Hot Air Balloon Festival, Herefordshire & South Wales Balloon Festival, and Oswestry Balloon Carnival.

Each festival features vibrant balloon displays, thrilling night glows, and mass ascents, creating spectacular sights in the sky. With a mix of live entertainment, food stalls, and family-friendly activities, these festivals provide unforgettable experiences that celebrate the beauty and excitement of hot air ballooning in the West Midlands.

Telford Balloon Fiesta

Telford Balloon Fiesta is a spectacular annual event that fills the Shropshire skyline with the breathtaking view of hot air balloons. The fiesta also features live music, funfair rides, and an…

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Midlands Air Festival

Set against the backdrop of Ragley Hall in Warwickshire, the Midlands Air Festival is a must-visit family event for all ages. Featuring breathtaking aerial displays, vibrant hot air balloons, and…

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Worcester Hot Air Balloon Festival

Get ready for the highly anticipated return of the Worcester Hot Air Balloon Festival! Bigger and better than ever, the festival boasts a spectacular lineup of colourful balloons, live…

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Herefordshire & South Wales Balloon Festival

Get ready to witness the skies adorned with vibrant hot air balloons against the stunning backdrop of Herefordshire and South Wales. This festival promises a delightful blend of…

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Oswestry Balloon Carnival

Immerse yourself in the heart of Oswestry town at the Oswestry Balloon Carnival, where fun awaits the entire family. Witness the breathtaking spectacle of hot air balloon…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these flight vouchers only valid for the West Midlands 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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