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Tagged With: ballooning

New launch sites for our 3rd year with Virgin!

We are now entering our 3rd season flying the Virgin Balloon and Russell having checked out on his C group last year will be taking on a bigger balloon later in the 2014 season.  With a bigger balloon comes a bigger franchise area, which is great news.  So in addition to our current launch sites; … Continue reading »

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Mondovi, Italy

We  finally managed a ballooning holiday.  With 2 small children overseas holidays are something of a distant memory, but with some on-hand babysitting we have managed to bring our pride and joy G-PMSL to Italy for her first winter ballooning meet.  With only 1000 miles to travel each way we left UK with a team … Continue reading »

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Autumnal flying:

With the official start to Autumn upon us we look forward to some more stunning balloon flights.  This is my favourite time of the year for flying.  Warm and rich colours reaching far across the countryside with the landscape looking well settled in.  The spring is also awesome for colour but I always think the … Continue reading »

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July – WOW!

…..and breathe!  July oh July how amazing.  What an absolute cracker.  The previous 2 years have been, lets say, dissapointing but this year has made up for them.  We have been flying mad – which is fantastic on so many levels.  We do what we are good at and our passengers, of which there will … Continue reading »

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Nice media coverage….

Russell did a lovely flight the other day and wrote into the Virgin Balloon Flights office to tell them about his wonderful sighting of the abandoned village Middle Ditchford, near Shipston on Stour.  The Cotswold News have decided to print the fantastic story with a couple of photos too :)  Sometimes these wonderful things happen … Continue reading »

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Early Season Flights

We are now taking bookings for Early Season Flights and with this glorious weather hope it is a flying start to the new season.  If you haven’t booked on yet you can call Emily or Russell in the office: 01386 593614, we’ll be happy to go through the diary and put your name down – … Continue reading »

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A Glowing Testimonial…many thanks :0)

Dear Russell, A brief note to thank you and Peter for an absolutely magical flight yesterday. We arrived with no idea what to expect and from the moment we helped inflate G-BXMM to our champagne celebration, putting her back in the trailer and eventually leaving for home waving to our captain and fellow crew members … Continue reading »

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High Road Balloons on Facebook

High Road Balloons have updated our Facebook page to a Business page – you can now visit and ‘Like’ it. Visit now: This will keep you up to date with notifications: great offers, ballooning stories, photos and news.

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Fine photos thank you!

Simon, Fliss and family recently came along to watch our balloon preparations and launch.  They helped to set the balloon up and took lots of excellent photos which they have kindly allowed us to post on our blog.  The pictures tell a good story of the  balloon launch :0)   Thank you for the fine photos! … Continue reading »

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Great testimonials….

We have been sent some lovely testimonials recently.  We really appreciate it when people take the time to send a card or email and we know how much effort it can take to get round to it.  So a massive thank you to all our lovely passengers who have said some very kind words about … Continue reading »

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