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 !
is a small town which lies along the eastern
side of the A60, south if its junction with
the B6020, and surrounded by open countryside.
Ravenshead is situated south of Mansfield,
within easy reach Blidworth to the south-west
and north east of Hucknall. Across the A60
at this point lies its nearest neighbour,
the extensive estate of Newstead Abbey,
within which stands the ancient manor house,
once home to Lord Byron, and a landscape
of woodlands, lakes, ponds waterfalls and
beautiful gardens. To the south lie the
Longdale Rural Craft Centre and the Papplewick
Pumping Station, in the region of Burnstump
Country Park. Hot Air Balloon rides are
especially beautiful over Country Parks
and other areas of natural beauty, Buy a
voucher online today – links to the right.
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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