Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, Ashton Court, Bristol, Somerset
This is a sight not to be missed, on the beautiful Ashton Court Estate on the outskirts of Bristol. It’s the biggest yearly meeting of hot air balloons in the world, with over 130 of them from all across the globe filling the skies. The atmosphere is vibrant, with several fairground rides, food stalls, trade stands, plenty of entertainment, and of course, the chance to have a ride in a hot air balloon.
Dates for 2019 are 8th-11th August; entry is free, though parking is charged, dogs are allowed on leads though be aware that there is a night time firework display.
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