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Folke Golf Centre,
Folke Lane, Alweston
Experience the breathtaking beauty of Dorset from a whole new perspective with Balloons Over Britain. From the charming Folke Golf Centre near Sherborne, you'll soar into the sky for an unforgettable hot air balloon ride over the stunning countryside.
As you float higher above the heart of Blackmore Vale, you'll be treated to unforgettable views of the Sherborne Castle and Gardens to the north, and the picturesque patchwork landscape that surrounds you in every other direction. To the north-west, the scenic Lenthay Common awaits, while Holway Woods Nature Reserve is a little further north.
If the winds carry you south, you may even catch a glimpse of the famous Cerne Giant or the Clay Pigeon Raceway. With clear skies and favourable conditions, the vistas are truly awe-inspiring.
A hot air balloon ride over Dorset with Balloons Over Britain promises to be an unforgettable adventure that you will cherish forever, complete with spectacular memories that will last a lifetime.
Things You Could Do Before or After the Balloon Ride in Dorset
Dorset is a beautiful county in the south-west of England, known for its stunning countryside, beautiful coastline, and historic towns and villages. Here are some things to do and see in Dorset:
- Visit the Jurassic Coast: This world heritage site is a 95-mile stretch of coastline that spans from Exmouth in East Devon to Studland Bay in Dorset. It is home to some of the most beautiful and iconic natural landmarks, including Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove.
- Explore the historic town of Dorchester: This charming market town is the county town of Dorset and is steeped in history. It has many attractions, including the Dorset County Museum, which houses artefacts from the Jurassic Coast, and the Keep Military Museum, which tells the story of the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment.
- Take a trip to Corfe Castle: This ruined castle, dating back to the 11th century, sits atop a hill overlooking the picturesque village of Corfe. It is a stunning example of Norman architecture and offers visitors the chance to learn about its fascinating history.
- Walk the South West Coast Path: This 630-mile long path is the longest national trail in England, and Dorset is home to some of its most beautiful stretches. Walkers can take in stunning views of the coast and countryside, as well as see a variety of wildlife.
- Visit Brownsea Island: This National Trust-owned island is situated in Poole Harbour and is home to a variety of wildlife, including red squirrels and peacocks. Visitors can explore the island's woodland and heathland, as well as visit the historic Brownsea Castle.
- Enjoy the beaches: Dorset has some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK, including Sandbanks, Studland Bay, and Chesil Beach. Visitors can swim, sunbathe, or simply take a stroll along the coast.