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Address: Ashton Court, Bristol BS20 0HA, England
Phone Number: 01275 375 300
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Description: Bailey Balloons offer Champagne Hot Air Balloon Flights and have an...
Bailey Balloons offer Champagne Hot Air Balloon Flights and have an excellent reputation. They have launch sites in Bristol, Bath & South Wales with other launch sites on request- and they can come to you! Balloon rides are available at short notice and as gift vouchers. Clive Bailey, Director and Chief Pilot has just received an award for ballooning from HRH Duke of Windsor. The whole experience lasts 3-4 hours with helping to set up the balloon if you wish, a pilot's briefing and flying for about an hour with chilled champagne on landing and a flight certificate to take home with you. In-flight photos are available.Bailey Balloons is a well established family run company. They also do a lot of film work with the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 to name but a few. Clive Bailey flew Ant & Dec for the opening sequence to Britain's Got Talent and Jamie Oliver as well as for the BBC One Show.
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Amazing staff

The staff were absolutely brilliant at Bailey balloons, they were very friendly and extremely helpful. Not only do they provide amazing experiences for everyone they even went out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Wells, United Kingdom
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Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The staff were absolutely brilliant at Bailey balloons, they were very friendly and extremely helpful. Not only do they provide amazing experiences for everyone they even went out of their way to change my flat tyre when I was stuck on the side of the road. Thank you very much to the staff at Bailey balloons !!

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Singpaore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

What an amazing experience! We loved every second of it and didn't want it to end! Clive is very personable and friendly as are all the crew. I have had numerous attempts to rebook this flight over the last 2 years and whilst have felt frustrated at times, realise that baileys Balloons are not in charge of air currents! It... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

My husband and I booked a balloon flight with Baileys while we were in Wales. Jo was extremely helpful prior to the trip and assisting us with the best option for us. She included local B&B’s for our stay (we stayed at Usk Country Cottages – awesome!). Prior to the flight we called and received the information that flights were... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I've loved hot air balloons since I was a child, but had never actually flown in one until last Spring when I was lucky enough to win a Champagne Balloon Flight in a competition. I was very nervous but the team at Bailey Balloons made me feel totally at ease, both on the phone and when I arrived for my... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

After multiple re-bookings due to weather, finally we booked an evening flight from Bristol Ashton court. The whole experience was amazing and one which everyone should try at-least once in their life time. Take off was smooth and u wouldn’t realize u are off the feet until Clive told us we are in sky! Clive and the crew are so... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

What a great experience. Weather was great and seeing the centre of Bristol in the evening light was magical. Every one involved were very helpful. It was good to see the camaraderie between the different balloon teams. We were the last to leave and members of the other teams came to help. We were lucky it was our first attempt.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Amazing experience! It took us 5 attempts at booking a flight which was acceptable as this is a weather dependent activity. We flew from Monmouth,South Wales, the scenery was stunning and the whole experience was enhanced by the friendly,entertaining but professional Pilot and Ground Crew. It was fun helping to set up/pack away all topped off with the customary glass... More 

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Pencoed, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

What an exhilerating experience! The crew were tremendous and most informative. Being involved in the whole experience was great, from setting up the balloon and assisting to put it away was good fun. An hour's ride over scenic Monmouthshire was a lifetime's ambition.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Clearly a weather dependent activity and we were lucky, our first choice date and it was a gorgeous September morning, a little hazy perhaps but other than that perfect conditions. The experience was enhanced further by the pilot, Clive and the support crew Chris and Shirley.The information flowed throughout, local history, geography, geology and technical ballooning details, all punctuated with... More 

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chalfont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

What a great way to experience a flight when you are frightened of heights, i was given the chance of a free tethered flight at my village show and it was great big thank you to all staff.

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