Family-run Hot Air Balloon Flights

Welcome to The Ladybird!

David and Maria Griffiths welcome you to the colourful and exciting world of Hot air Ballooning!

Our small, family business offer local flights for local people.  We take pride in being the last independent operator in the East Midlands!

If you’ve been searching for the ultimate gift, then look no further. We have something for everyone.

Our Simple Price guarantee – find any equivalent flight for less from an operator based within 50 miles and we’ll beat the price – call for price matching!

Based in the Vale of Belvoir, by Belvoir Castle, we offer Hot air Balloon flights around Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Lincoln, Rutland, Sheffield, The Peak District and The Derbyshire Dales.

  • Just the ticket for that special event.
  • Drift on the wind and enjoy one of the last great adventures!
  • Local flights with a local business for local people.

Whether it is your first flight or celebrating something special, your flight will certainly be a most memorable and rewarding experience. You will be flying with one of the oldest and best loved Hot Air Balloon Company’s in the Midlands -The Famous Ladybird Balloon.