over the countryside in a hot air balloon
is an unforgettable experience. It is the
most romantic form of flight, and a fantastic
new perspective of the world below !
Ashby, a village located a short distance
to the west of Wellingborough, has an interesting
history and was inhabited long before the
Norman Conquest. There are associations
with witchcraft and a folklore that suggest
that many accusations of witchcraft, which
were tested by the use of ducking stools.
The proximity of the village to both Northampton
and Wellingborough affords ready access
to numerous amenities. It is also within
a mile of Sywell Reservoir and Country Park
and in an interesting area for hot air balloon
rides (lots of water features to see from
the air, including reservoirs, smaller pools,
and the nearby River Nene).
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.
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