The Henstridge Airfield, The Marsh, Templcombe, Dorset, BA8 0TN
South West Balloon Flights have three meeting locations in Dorset – Sherborne, North Wooton and Shaftesbury.
The Cerne Abbas Giant, carved into the chalk hillside near Dorchester, is just one of Dorset’s many highlights whilst flying over in a hot air balloon. With a World Heritage Coastline stretching 140 kilometres, a multitude of different rivers and attributes as well remarkably beautiful countryside and woodland there is much to be seen whilst flying over the glorious county of Dorset.
Balloon Rides meeting at the Henstridge Airfield, Templecombe, Dorset
Address: The Henstridge Airfield, The Marsh, Templcombe, Dorset, BA8 0TN
Directions from the West
From Yeovil, travel along the A30 towards Shaftesbury. Continue through Henstridge on the A30 and after approx 1.5 miles, turn right by a brown ‘Golf Course’ sign. Continue along this road for half a mile and the airfield entrance is on the left and is quite easy to miss, the Airfield sign is small
Directions from the East
From the A350 at the Ivy Cross Roundabout turn onto the A30 towards Yeovil. Continue through East Stour and West Stour towards Henstridge and after approx 2.5 miles, turn left by a brown Golf Course sign. Continue along this road for half a mile and the airfield entrance is on the left and is quite easy to miss, the Airfield sign is small.
If the Airfield gate is locked, please wait for the balloon crew at the gate. Drive into the airfield through the gate on the west side and follow the road, past some tall trees on your left. Turn left after the trees and park on the left by the fence ( there are a lot of tyres and generally some fuel tankers parked. You will be met here by your hot air balloon crew at the time specified on the weather line.
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