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Greater Manchester (Macclesfield)
Long Shoot Road
Lower Withington, Macclesfield
Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure with a hot air balloon ride over Greater Manchester.
Soar high above the stunning countryside and, if you're lucky with the winds, catch glimpses of the city skyline from our launch site near the charming town of Macclesfield in Cheshire.
Enjoy breathtaking 360-degree views of the surroundings, including familiar landmarks seen from a completely new perspective.
To the east, marvel at the stunning landscape of the Peak District, while to the north lies the bustling urban landscape of Manchester.
Launching from picturesque farmland in Lower Withington, just outside Macclesfield, our hot air balloon ride promises to offer an unforgettable experience no matter which direction the winds take you.
A Picturesque Launch Site
Macclesfield is a town located in the county of Cheshire, in the north-west of England. However, it is often associated with Greater Manchester as it is situated on the eastern edge of the county and is part of the Manchester commuter belt. The town has a population of around 52,000 people.
Macclesfield is situated in the foothills of the Pennines and is surrounded by picturesque countryside, including the Macclesfield Forest and the Peak District National Park to the east. The town is known for its silk industry, which was established in the 18th century, and has a number of historic buildings and landmarks related to this industry, such as the Silk Museum and Paradise Mill.
The town is also home to several notable cultural and sporting attractions, including the Macclesfield Festival, which features live music, arts, and entertainment, as well as the Macclesfield Town Football Club, which plays in the National League. Macclesfield also has a range of shops, restaurants, and bars, making it a popular destination for locals and visitors alike.