August2015

See Yorkshire’s historic landmarks from a new point of view

Filed under: Tourism — Posted by: Barry on August 28, 2015

If you are a lover of British history, there can be no greater delight than (more…)

Balloon showing Tibetan flag flown at UK festival

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Barry on August 27, 2015

A hot air balloon that has attracted controversy during the summer recently made its scheduled flight at Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, despite reported objections from Chinese embassy officials.

The balloon is named (more…)

Why you should propose on a hot air balloon flight in Lincolnshire

Filed under: Romantic flights — Posted by: Susan on August 23, 2015

If you have decided that it’s time to settle down with that special someone who makes your life complete, you will want (more…)

Maiden flight for first solar-powered hot air balloon

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Susan on August 20, 2015

The Tribute Bristol International Balloon Fiesta hosted a milestone event in (more…)

Things to see when hot air ballooning in Hampshire

Filed under: Tourism — Posted by: Susan on August 18, 2015

Hot air balloon rides present everyone with the opportunity to see parts of the country that (more…)

Essex sight-seeing via hot air balloon

Filed under: Tourism — Posted by: Barry on August 13, 2015

Essex might not be the first place you think of when it comes to planning a (more…)

Veteran balloonist to start building again in Shropshire

Filed under: Hot Air Balloon Pilots — Posted by: Mark Smith on

Per Lindstrand, the adventurer famous for the first crossing of the Atlantic in a hot air balloon (with Sir Richard Branson), has announced plans to start manufacturing hot air balloons again.

He will be bringing balloon making back to (more…)

Hot air balloons break the world record for simultaneous takeoff

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Mark Smith on August 6, 2015

A ballooning world record was smashed last month, at the Lorraine Mondial Balloon festival in Eastern France.

A whopping 433 hot air balloons (more…)