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Bailey Balloons
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Hot Air Balloon Flight from Bristol
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Bailey Balloons offers Champagne balloon rides from stunning locations in Bristol, Bath, South Wales, Somerset, Wiltshire, Devon & Cornwall. Flights are either early morning and early evening when the winds are most suitable for ballooning. The flight is about an hour but you will need to leave about 3-4 hours due to setting up the balloon, the flight, then packing away and return to the launch site. Bailey Balloons have run balloon flights for over 20 years and it is a family company run Jo and Clive Bailey. Clive is a director of the Bristol Balloon Fiesta and has flown many celebrities including Ant and Dec and Jamie Oliver. He has received an award from HRH the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace for his services to Aviation. Clive and Jo look forward to sharing their passion for ballooning with you!
Reviewed April 10, 2014

I've just returned from an excellent flight with bailey balloons on a morning flight above Bristol. When we arrived we were all greeted by the friendly crew who encouraged us to help set up the balloon. It was amazing to see how they were inflated with Clive our pilot happy to answer any questions we had. When we were up in the air the views were absolutely spectacular despite some low lying fog. The flight itself was extremely smooth and for someone who was apprehensive my mind was put to rest as soon as we took off. The crew are extremely experienced and do all they can to ensure a safe and enjoyable flight. On landing we helped to pack away the balloon and then had our champagne with beer and orange juice also available.

Thank's to Clive and his crew for an amazing flight!

Thank holly s
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Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

I did a balloon flight from Bath with my boyfriend and it was absolutely amazing!! The views of Bath as we went up from the park were breathtaking, the photos just don't do it justice!! We could even see the Severn bridges and the whit horse at Westbury in the distance!

It was great, as we got lower, to see people waving and shouting to us from their gardens! The pilot and crew were so friendly and knowledgeable and explained everything that they were doing as they went along.

The champagne at the end was the icing of the cake of a brilliant experience. Definitely something I'd love to do again!!

Thanks to everyone at Bailey Balloons for making it so memorable!!

Thank Welly89
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

Just came back from a birthday treat. It was one of the best experiences I had the pleasure in participating in. Clive & the crew were very accommodating although we were unable to reach great heights it was still a fantastic & exciting experience. Champagne was a great bonus too.

Thank Blueyhazel
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

Absolutely brilliant, would recommend to anyone, No need to worry at all, floating in the air and perfectly safe, will def do again next year, Dont' be afraid it is so easy. Thank you Clive for the flight superb.

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

First time for our family of 5. We chose an exclusive trip as it was a 50th Birthday present. Flew out from Ashton Court and headed south into the mendips. Up in the air for about an hour but the whole preparation and packing up meant that you should allow 3-4 hours total. Evening flight with sunset views - we were very lucky with the weather.
Skilfully and sociably piloted by Dave Griffin - a wonderfully smooth take off and landing and Dan, our ground support had a great personality and made us feel very special.
We all want to do it again soon!

Thank Catherine351
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