Coleford, Gloucestershire

Gliding peacefully across beautiful countryside early on a summer morning, or in the evening is an unforgettable experience. Unlike other aircraft, you can watch the hot air balloon being assembled before your eyes - just like a giant tent ! Then climb aboard and admire the view from the basket - no doors closed, or windows to sit behind, it's all out in the fresh air. Fantastic !

The small market town of Coleford, administrative town of and situated to the west of, the Forest of Dean and within 5 miles of the Welsh border of Monmouthshire and Offa’s Dyke Pathway to the south-west. It is reached from the A4136 that joins Monmouth and Newent. Several streams flow through and beneath Coleford with rivers meeting at its centre. The town and surrounding areas are popular with walkers, cyclists and tourists visiting the G.W. (Great Western) Railway museum, iron mines and caves to the south at Clearwell. There are camping areas to the north at Berry Hill and to the south-west, north of Newland. To the north east and south-east are 2 golf courses western edges of the forest region.

Passengers can choose the location of their flight after purchasing a voucher accepted for flights all over the UK. Prices depend on number of passengers - more passengers cost less per person.

Click here for further details from reputable national provider.

Click to Book a Hot Air Balloon Flight over Gloucestershire. (Photo of two hot air balloons, one is being inflated and the other has just taken off.)

Hot Air Balloon Flights over the UK - Book a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Check before Booking

Have you heard of the company before ?

How long have they been operating ?

How flexible is the ticket ?

Are you restricted to one small area of the UK ... or can you choose from sites Nationwide ?

For how many years has your pilot been flying commercially ?

... Have a safe flight !


Can I fly from all these places ? : What is a "Balloon Glow" : Ballooning in USA : Terms