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Carbon Neutral Balloon Rides

Carbon Neutral Balloon Rides

  Fly Away Ballooning are very pleased to announce that all our balloon rides are now Carbon Neutral.  We have teamed up with Lune to offset the carbon footprint of our balloon rides. We care about climate change and want to make hot air ballooning a sustainable and romantic adventure for future generations.  After your experience with us you will receive an email. This will contain a link through to the offset projects we support. We have selected 4 high-quality and innovative carbon offset projects. You decide the project that means the most to you, we pay for the offset. ...

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Exeter Balloon Festival at Powderham Castle in May

Exeter Balloon Festival at Powderham Castle in May

Exeter’s Balloons & Tunes Hot Air Balloon Festival. A new hot air balloon event to add to your calendars! Devon’s newest event confirmed for the 7th and 8th of May 2022 at Powderham Castle, Exeter. With live music, fireworks, a funfair and local food and drink it’s not just hot air balloons to entertain you!  A scheduled hot air balloon night glow with 12 - 15 hot air balloons will also take place. A balloon night glow consists of a few balloons being tethered to the ground and as darkness falls they light up under the intense light of the...

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Bath and Bristol Balloons to close after more than 40 years of flying.

Bath and Bristol Balloons to close after more than 40 years of flying.

Ballooning Network also trading as Bath Balloons and Bristol Balloons to be taken over by Virgin Balloon Flights (VBF) ahead of the 2022 hot air ballooning season.  The Bristol and Bath Balloon brand with their iconic balloons will disappear from the skies. Bristol Balloons was the first company to be awarded a British Civil Aviation Authority Certificate for passenger flying in 1978.  They have been offering hot air balloon rides out of Royal Victoria Park since 1988 and were sponsored by the Bath Building Society for more than two decades. Fly Away Ballooning are now offering Bath balloon flights in our...

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5 Reasons to gift a balloon flight...

5 Reasons to gift a balloon flight...

There are many conventional and uninteresting presents that you could get… If you are looking for something to remember, go the extra mile and gift an experience like no other.  5 reasons to gift a hot air balloon ride... Experiences are all about making memories, they help shape who we are and create a much deeper bond with partners, friends and family. Balloon rides are an excellent way to spend time with those closest to you. You never forget your first lighter than air experience.  Hot air ballooning tends to be lived out in groups, or in pairs and that’s why they are so...

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Bath hot air balloon rides

Bath hot air balloon rides

Fly from the heart of the city Drift over Bath in our beautiful Bath balloon sponsored by the first distillery within the city for over 250 years. Sip local gin as you experience this aerial mystery tour. Rise above England’s finest Georgian city and explore this living museum from the unique vantage point of a sport that has defied time and technology like the city below.  Bath is a spectacular city, rich in Roman and Georgian heritage, nestled in a sheltered valley surrounded by seven wooded hills. In all directions beyond you will be drifting over stunning English countryside. Little can compare...

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