Nothing can quite prepare you for hot air ballooning in Somerset. From seeing the hot air balloons being inflated and the anticipation of taking off, to holding onto the basket as you gently soar into the air, rising high above the Royal Crescent in Bath, Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol or floating across the Somerset landscape. Take a look below for some lovely pilots to take you hot air ballooning in Somerset and beyond.
Take off from Royal Victoria Park and see Bath from a whole new perspective with Bath Balloons. You will be in safe hands with this family business, which has been running since 1978. As well as flights from Bath, you can fly from Bristol and Wells. For a truly memorable experience why not fly from Westonburt Arboretum during the autumn colours or Bristol Balloon Fiesta.
I had the treat of flying with Bailey Balloons for my 30th birthday and highly recommend them. Taking off from Bristol, Bath or South Wales, you will get a fantastic service from this award-winning company. Whether it is for a special treat, a proposal, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, or a birthday, Bailey Balloons have an experience for every occasion. Or for something really special, take flight from Bristol Balloon Fiesta.
Take flight from Taunton or Castle Cary and fly over stunning Somerset countryside with Aerosaurus Balloons. From Taunton, you are likely to see the Vale of Taunton with views across Bridgwater, Wellington and the Blackdown, Quantock and Brendon Hills up to Exmoor. From Castle Cary, you’ll see quaint country villages, the Mendip Hills, Glastonbury Tor rising out of the Somerset levels and you may even see Dorset, Devon and Wiltshire in the distance.