Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride
Take off and glide through the English countryside in a majestic hot air balloon as the sun rises over rolling hills, chocolate box villages and landscapes of outstanding natural beauty. Enjoy the perfect 360-degree view from 2000 feet in the air from dawn – the perfect time to soak up spectacular landscapes for as far as the eye can see. Made all the better with a glass of bubbly after landing to add an extra touch of magic to the moment, guaranteed to be remembered for a lifetime. Truly the best way to see the countryside from the sky!
- Take to the skies with a hot air balloon ride for one
- Available Monday to Friday for morning flights only
- Toast the occasion with a glass of bubbles after landing
- Travel from a choice of launch sites throughout the UK
- All flights are provided by certified CAA approved operators
- Availability Description
Available Monday-Friday mornings only in April - October, except for bank holidays. Subject to availability.
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age varies by location. Maximum weight is 18st/114kg, minimum height is 4’6”/137cm. Those who are pregnant or under the influence of alcohol or drugs are not permitted to fly.
Ballooning is extremely weather dependent - it is crucial to call the venue before the flight. If postponed, an alternative date and location can be arranged (please contact the operator for information).
Actual flight length is determined by conditions on the day. The experience normally lasts around three and a half hours, including one hour for inflating the balloon and one hour for packing the balloon away and returning to the launch site. Please note at the following locations only for Wickers World (Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire or Gloucestershire). They do not offer champagne however the flight time is extended by up to 15 minutes.
- Dress Code
Wear trousers, long sleeves and sensible footwear (no high heels please). Please avoid loose scarves or jewellery. Launch and landing sites can be muddy.