Glide on high in Zulu Romeo. Fulfil a lifetime’s ambition, perhaps, and experience a bird’s eye view as you drift above the landscape of historic Bristol, famous for bridges, Brunel and boats. A hot air balloon flight is an adventure, a magic carpet ride, something not to be rushed. Ballooning, like serendipity, makes for happy and unexpected discoveries, sometimes by chance.

A flight is an excellent vantage point for photography, but don’t be welded to the camera – take time to look at the horizon, there is a lot going on and plenty of memories to share afterwards on social media. Just visiting? A refundable voucher may be the best option for you. And why Zulu Romeo? Well, ZR are the last letters of the balloon registration and like anything that flies, it is usually called by these letters. When in Bristol keep an eye on the sky, just after dawn and a few hours before dusk, and if you see a balloon, give it a wave.

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