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Witton Castle Country Park,
Take to the skies for an unforgettable hot air balloon ride over County Durham's captivating and rugged landscape.
Launching from the picturesque Witton Castle Country Park near Bishop Auckland, our iconic balloon offers breathtaking views in every direction.
With the right wind, you may catch a glimpse of the North Sea coast to the east, or the beautiful outline of Durham Cathedral atop the hill to the north on a clear day.
As you ascend higher, you might even spot the stunning Raby Castle and beyond, to the outlines of the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales.
A County Durham hot air balloon ride with us is a truly unique and memorable experience, perfect for a sunrise or sunset adventure.
Bishop Auckland Hot Air Balloon Launchsite
Bishop Auckland is a small market town located in County Durham, in the northeast of England. It is situated in a scenic area known as the Vale of Durham, surrounded by rolling hills and countryside. The town has a rich history dating back to the Roman era, and it is known for its historic castle and the spectacular Auckland Park, which is home to the Bishop of Durham. The town centre features a range of shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as a bustling market square. It also hosts a number of cultural and artistic events, including the Bishop Auckland Food Festival and the Kynren outdoor theatre performance, which depicts the history of the area.