Hot Air Balloon & Countryside Tour with local Cider and Cheese famous to Somerset

Renowned as “Idyllic England,” the stunning beauty of Britain can be fully appreciated from the sky. Our exclusive “Cider & Cheese” Hot Air Balloon provides the perfect vantage point to admire the breathtaking landscapes, from rolling countryside and picturesque woodlands to charming historic towns. Whether you choose to fly at sunrise or sunset, these unforgettable views will leave you yearning for more.

In addition to soaring to new heights in a comfortable, hand-woven wicker basket for approximately an hour, you will also have the opportunity to assist with the inflation and deflation of the balloon. This hands-on experience offers a fascinating insight into the mechanics of ballooning. After the flight, upon landing, indulge in a delectable selection of local cheeses and apple ciders to truly savor the essence of the Somerset region.

We offer this exclusive experience at various start locations, each combined with a picturesque tour of the surrounding countryside beforehand. For those starting in Bath and Bristol, your hot air balloon ride will provide stunning vistas of Brunel’s incredible suspension bridge, the striking architecture of Bath’s Georgian stone buildings, and the serene lakes of the Chew Valley. You’ll also admire panoramic views that extend to the Welsh mountains, the Westbury White Horse, and the apple orchards of Somerset. Meanwhile, if you start in North Somerset, you can expect to witness the mesmerizing sights of the famed Cheddar Gorge, the majestic Glastonbury Tor, and the dynamic wildlife of the Somerset levels.

Tour Highlights

  • Experience our exclusive ‘Cider & Cheese’ Hot Air Balloon adventure
  • Witness breathtaking views from High in the Sky
  • Opportunity to view Bath, Bristol and Somerset depending on your start location
  • Sample local cheeses and apple ciders famous to the Somerset region
  • Private Guided countryside Tour
14 August 2023

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This company is awesome, they are revitalising what can be done in the countryside and are bringing locals with stories to tell closer to mainstream tourism. We met local farmers, a bee-keeper, we learnt to stonewall, read unseen letters from Elizabeth I at a private castle and even had tea with the owner and gardener of a private Cotswold manor. Our 5 days in the Cotswolds was truly like no...

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