Hot Air Balloon Experiences in Yorkshire

Watch This Historic Landscape Unfurl Beneath You

Whether you're seeking outdoor adventure, cultural experiences, or simply moments of tranquility amidst stunning scenery, Yorkshire's natural beauty offers an unforgettable escape for all.

Take flight on this epic bucket list experience and watch in awe as this vast historic landscapes unfurl beneath you. Yorkshire hot air balloon experiences offer an unparalleled opportunity to soak in the stunning landscapes of North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, and the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Hot Air Balloon Rides in Yorkshire

Launching from iconic locations such as York, Leeds, Sheffield, and Doncaster. Skyward adventurers can marvel at the lush green fields, winding rivers, and charming villages below. Embark on a journey filled with awe inspiring vistas and unforgettable moments with Virgin Balloon Flights in Yorkshire.


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 up, up and away from the city’s racecourse. When it comes to amazing views, balloon rides from York offer the best of both worlds – the historic walled city laid out below as you launch, before the wind gently takes you out over the glorious… read more

York Balloon Fiesta

Back again for another wonderful event, you won't want to miss this year's York Balloon Fiesta! Bringing with it a fun-filled weekend of live music, food, drink, children's entertainment, and, of course, a whole host of hot air balloons; what could be more spectacular? This year's event will take place from Thursday, the 24th of August to Tuesday the 29th of August. Once again, Virgin Balloon Flights will be… read more

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 breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and marvel at the serene beauty of the region. Keep an eye out for notable landmarks such as the medieval Wetherby Castle and the historic St. James Church, which dates back to the 12th century. On a clear day, you may even catch a glimpse of the nearby Lacey Grove, named after the famous Battle of… read more


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 the east, a balloon flight from Lotherton Hall offers the best of both worlds. Admire sweeping views across gorgeous landscapes as you go up, up and away on the experience of a lifetime. If the wind takes you south, keep an eye out for sights such as… read more


The experience of a lifetime awaits when you take to the skies on a stunning Yorkshire hot air balloon ride from Doncaster. Go up, up and away across the glorious South Yorkshire landscape from the beautiful Cusworth Hall. Take life higher on the unforgettable airborne experience of a majestic flight in our iconic red Virgin balloon. Admire the sight of the winding River Don below, with the Doncaster skyline coming into view as you drift… read more


Take life higher on a Sheffield hot air balloon ride adventure of a lifetime. Right on the edge of the stunning Peak District national park, a flight in our big red balloon from here is truly spectacular. As you go up, up and away from our launch site in the suburbs, the dramatic Sheffield city skyline comes into view to the north. The hills and valleys of the beautiful Peak District lie to the west, offering an unforgettable and break-taking panorama of this world famous national park. South Yorkshire has some… read more

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