The Great Balloon Race - Important Update

On Tuesday 22nd June, the management of the Great Balloon Race decided to reschedule the event they were due to hold at Bowood this weekend (2nd-4th July); this followed the Government announcement regarding continued COVID-19 restrictions until 19th July.

We fully share the disappointment for all those who wished to attend this first-time event at Bowood, and that the Estate did not have availability for the organiser’s rescheduled dates.

The event has been relocated to Charlton Park, Malmesbury, over the weekend of the 13-15th August.

From the organisers: Guests with valid tickets to the event at Bowood will be able to re-book at Charlton Park using their booking reference number online, full details will be emailed out. Any guests who are unable to attend the new dates can request a refund via email using

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