Welcome to First Flight

With us you can buy your Hot Air Balloon ride with the confidence you will be flying with the very best. The company is operated by myself and Nick, who with my great support team have been providing champagne balloon flights in the local area for over 25 years.

It will be Nick or I that will always fly the balloon so you can be assured that you will be flying with one of the most experienced pilots in the country. As it's my business, I take a great deal of pride in providing great balloon flights that are a memorable adventure for all involved.

Nigel Appleton
Owner & Pilot

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The Bristol, Bath, Chew, Valley area >

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The Mendips and Somerset Levels >


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