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Bristol International Balloon Fiesta
This is Europe’s largest annual meeting of hot air balloons, attracting over 130 from across the globe. A spectacular free event featuring hot air balloons taking off at dawn and dusk. Taking place at Ashton Court, the event is free, but parking is charged for and can be pre-booked.
Europe's largest hot air balloon event. Its a free public event.
The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe's largest annual meeting of hot air balloons, attracting over 130 Hot Air Balloons from across the globe. Easy access from the flat, and if you're fit, its walkable in 45 mins-1 hour!
“The beer is always excellent here and the foods is classic pub menu. There is a pleasant garden with views across the river. ”
“Trip Advisor says, "While exploring the outer fringes of the city, a great stop to the west is Ashton Court - a mansion house and estate with lovely open parkland. Whether you want to walk, cycle, or ride your way around its various trails by horse, you're sure to enjoy exploring its deer parks, woodland gardens, miniature railway and more!"”
“The Clifton Suspension Bridge, spanning the picturesque Avon Gorge, is the symbol of the city of Bristol. For almost 150 years this Grade I listed structure has attracted visitors from all over the world.”
“A wonderful National Trust with something for everyone. Lovely walks, children’s play areas, historic house and beautiful gardens. Well worth a visit. ”
“Great big expanse of hilly open space, to walk (great for dogs, too!), cycle/mountain bike (red and blue routes), play a round of golf, hop on the steam train, watch the Bristol Balloon Fiesta (each August), picnic, see the deer park, fly a kite, sled (when it snows), run or just ENJOY some fabulous views from up high, over Bristol.”