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Bath Balloons

Flying From Royal Victoria Park | Off Weston Road, Bath BA1 2DS, England
+44 1225 466888
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Great morning flight

We had a fantastic flight over Bath and were really lucky with the weather with sunshine and very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lottieswatch
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
An exhilarating way to spend a beautiful summer's evening

The balloon flight was a Christmas present for my husband and I. We assembled in Victoria Park and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ISidmouth
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Bath Balloons is a local, family run company who have been flying from Bath for many years. Why not take a balloon flight from Royal Victoria Park in our fabulous balloon and see the great Georgian City from a different angle high above!
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Flying From Royal Victoria Park | Off Weston Road, Bath BA1 2DS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a fantastic flight over Bath and were really lucky with the weather with sunshine and very little wind. We had lovely views over Bath flying over the Royal Crescent and then very slowly towards Batheaston, landing in a field, after 50 minutes, in...More

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Tony R, Owner at Bath Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so glad that you enjoyed your flight. Getting hands-on can really give a sense of involvement, all part of the experience. Yes, the winch does the heavy stuff! Thanks also for posting your photos. With best wishes from all at Bath balloons.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The balloon flight was a Christmas present for my husband and I. We assembled in Victoria Park and then we were driven to Cumberwell Golf Course where we enjoyed helping to prepare the balloon and received a briefing. We flew over beautiful countryside and then...More

Thank ISidmouth
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Tony R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for you review, yes sometimes we do need to divert the take off venue, the easterly wind could have meant straying into controlled airspace, however, as you say it is amazing what you can see and from an unusual angle. Really glad you...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Myself and my wife went on a trip for her 30th birthday. Booking was simple and we had one date cancelled due to weather but that was simple to find out by calling the dedicated line. Second time around we were given the go ahead....More

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Tony R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your review, wonderful that you enjoyed the whole experience. No two flights can ever be the same so hopefully one day we will fly you over' pastures new'. With best regards from Pilot Mike, the crew and all at Bath Balloons.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Why wait to be given a balloon flight as a present? I had a flight for my 50th and loved it. So why wait all these years to decide to do it again? I booked last Saturday on line and flew last night on Friday...More

1  Thank Timsuv
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Tony R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Many thanks for your very kind review, we are glad that you enjoyed the whole experience, when people ask what it is like it is hard to put into words the overall experience that hot air ballooning is. With best wishes from pilot Mike, the...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I purchased two Champagne Flights for members of my family, for a special celebration. I did not expect the champagne to be limited to one bottle per eight passengers, neither did I expect it to be served in plastic beakers. I would not book with...More

2  Thank DianeWant
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Tony R, Marketing Manager at Bath Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you for your review, we hope that overall you enjoyed your special flight. We do not seek to 'ration' the Champagne, hoping all will have sufficient for a couple of toasts to celebrate the flight. Regretfully, the days of being allowed to serve it...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

It took me a while to wait for the right weather to fly but it was absolutely worth it! Bath is an amazing city to fly above with a beautiful countryside around. I took a flight in October which is probably one of the most...More

Thank Yuliya Z
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Tony R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Brilliant to see that you had a wonderful experience, yes, Bath is a great place, especially to look down at all the trees turning colour, with a glass or two of 'bubbly', magic!. With thanks and best regards from Pilot Mike the crew and all...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

My husband and I recently bought The Rectory in Lacock which is an old Victorian building in need of a lot of renovation - we will be running it as a B&B next year. My husband has retired to manage and complete the renovations himself...More

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Tony R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. That was a wonderful idea to mark the occasion with something special and really glad you enjoyed your autumnal flight, you were fortunate with the wind direction. Wishing you all the best with The Rectory project from Nic, Richard...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This was a birthday present gift and was an excellent experience. It was my 4th attempt to take off due to poor weather conditions on previous bookings. There were 15 of us on this afternoon trip from Victoria Park and initially some of us volunteered...More

Thank JeffJen39
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Tony R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed your ballooning experience from Bath to Colerne. Getting ‘hands on’ is all part of the ‘magic’ and as you say, you can drift high over some of the spectacular sights that Bath has to offer, waving to those...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

As I'm scared of heights this was a very nerve-racking experience, however I'm so glad I have done it! Once you're up in the sky you slowly get used to being so high up, and I started to look right over the edge. The pilot...More

Thank Kirsty W
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Tony R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your review. Yes, it can be worrying for those who do not like heights, however, many like yourself contact us to let us know what a wonderful flight was had, once the ground has been left behind. There are so many things...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this experience and would highly recommend (I was a bit anxious, but needn't have been). There are two things that would make it even better: 1). If the pilot pointed out the villages etc that we flew over and maybe some stats...More

Thank Anthony G
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Tony R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thank you for your review, apologies that there did not seem to be sufficient Champagne, we usually have quite a few passengers who prefer the juice instead. You make an interesting comment about location, stats and information, many pilots used to do a commentary, however,...More

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Full flying schedules are usually published about 6-8 weeks in advance. during July there will probably be flights from Bath on at least 5 days of the week if not more if demand is there. Some dates are already on the... More
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