Countdown to the Bristol Balloon Fiesta is on! 🎈

1st August 2017    News

August is here and that means we are officially counting down the days until the Bristol Balloon Fiesta and we are getting very excited! If you are thinking of attending the festival, here is what you can expect! 🎈 Daily mass hot air balloon accents, sunrise and sunset 🎈 Watch spectacular night glows on Thursday […]

School’s Out for Summer!

21st July 2017    News

School is out for the Summer and with the weather being great this time of year, there is plenty of places to go and enjoy the good weather. Here’s a few suggestions for a great family day out! St Ives Bay With plenty of beaches to choose from and clear blue water, St Ives Bay […]

Common Ballooning Questions

10th July 2017    News

The flying season is well underway and we’re enjoying making memories for all of our passengers. We often get asked lots of questions from passengers, so if you are flying with us soon, here is some of the most common ballooning questions we get asked! What does flying in a balloon feel like and is […]

Things to do in July!

4th July 2017    News

With Summer in full swing there’s plenty to do across the South West! If you’re looking for something to do, here’s some suggestions …   Rock Oyster Festival – 7th & 8th July 2017 Rock Oyster Festival is one of the leading artisan food festivals in Cornwall and takes place at the stunning Dinham House […]

The Summer Solstice – What is it?

20th June 2017    News

Today is the Summer Solstice. It marks the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere but what exactly is the Summer Solstice? Solstices happen twice a year. Once in June and once in December. In June the Northern Hemisphere experiences the longest day of the year whilst on the other hand the Southern […]

Hot Air Balloon Day!

5th June 2017    News

Today marks Hot Air Balloon Day, a day that celebrates all things hot air balloons! The hot air balloon is the oldest form of flight technology used for carrying passengers. The first manned flight was in September 1783 when a scientist called Pilatre De Rozier launched the first hot air balloon called ‘Aerostat Reveillon’. The […]