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Crook O' Lune
Experience the adventure of a lifetime with a spectacular hot air balloon ride over the stunning countryside of Lancaster.
Located beside the tranquil River Lune, our launch site at Crook O' Lune is one of the most picturesque locations in the North West of England.
Just a short distance away from Lancaster, this picturesque spot is the perfect starting point for your unforgettable journey into the skies.
Rise high above the earth and let the wind take you on a thrilling journey, as you soak in breathtaking views of the contrasting landscapes below.
The beauty of Crook O' Lune has been a source of inspiration for many artists, including the famous JMW Turner, as well as poets like William Wordsworth and Thomas Gray.
As you float above the winding River Lune, you may catch glimpses of the majestic city of Lancaster with its many historical buildings.
After experiencing the majesty of a Lancaster hot air balloon ride, it will come as no surprise why this stunning landscape has been the muse for countless works of art.
Hot Air Balloon Ride over Georgian Architecture
Lancaster is a historic city located in the northwest of England, in the county of Lancashire. The city lies on the River Lune, about 8 miles (13 km) from the Irish Sea. Lancaster has a rich history, and it is thought to have been founded in Roman times. The city's iconic castle, which dates back to the 11th century, overlooks the city and has served as a military fortress, a royal residence, and a prison throughout its history.
The city is also known for its many historic buildings, such as Lancaster Priory, a medieval church that was founded in the 11th century and boasts beautiful stained glass windows and stunning architecture. The city's Georgian architecture is also noteworthy, with many buildings dating back to the 18th century.
Lancaster is home to Lancaster University, which is one of the top universities in the UK, and attracts students from all over the world. The city also has a vibrant cultural scene, with numerous theatres, art galleries, and music venues.
Surrounded by picturesque countryside and located close to the coast, Lancaster offers a range of outdoor activities, such as hiking, cycling, and sailing. The city is also close to the stunning Lake District National Park, which is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.