Geo-Trips :: A hot air balloon flight from Perth

Perth to the Carse

A journey by scheduled public transport from Perth, Wed, 14 Aug 2013 by Mike Pennington

There is no category for balloon flights, but it was scheduled.

Click the blue circles to see a photograph taken from that spot and read further information about the location. The blue lines indicate the direction of view. There is also a slideshow of this trip. ( )

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NO2426 : Sheep in a field east of Rait, from the air by Mike Pennington
Sheep in a field east of Rait, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above the fields.

NO1124 : Inflating a hot air balloon at North Inch, Perth by Mike Pennington
Inflating a hot air balloon at North Inch, Perth

NO1124 : Inflating a hot air balloon at North Inch, Perth by Mike Pennington
Inflating a hot air balloon at North Inch, Perth
The pilot is inside the envelope sorting out the ropes which are used to open up... more

NO1124 : Inflating a hot air balloon at North Inch, Perth by Mike Pennington
Inflating a hot air balloon at North Inch, Perth
The fans are on filling the envelope.

NO1124 : Inflating a hot-air balloon at North Inch, Perth by Mike Pennington
Inflating a hot-air balloon at North Inch, Perth
The envelope is full and the burners are on.

NO1124 : Inflating a hot air balloon at North Inch, Perth by Mike Pennington
Inflating a hot air balloon at North Inch, Perth
The burners have been on and the balloon is now lifting, righting the basket in... more

NO1124 : North Inch, Perth, from the air by Mike Pennington
North Inch, Perth, from the air
The Perth Highland Games take place in this part of the park; taken from a hot air... more

NO1223 : Perth Bridge over the Tay, from the air by Mike Pennington
Perth Bridge over the Tay, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon.

NO1223 : Perth Bridge over the Tay, from the air by Mike Pennington
Perth Bridge over the Tay, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon.

NO1224 : Isla Road, Perth, from the air by Mike Pennington
Isla Road, Perth, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above the Tay.

NO1223 : The Tay at Perth from the air by Mike Pennington
The Tay at Perth from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon. The older Perth bridge is in the foreground, with... more

NO1123 : Perth city centre from the air by Mike Pennington
Perth city centre from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon. The railway station is just left of centre and the... more

NO3927 : Sunrise over the Tay Bridges at Dundee, from the air by Mike Pennington
Sunrise over the Tay Bridges at Dundee, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon over Perth, almost 30 km away from the nearest bridge... more

NO1423 : Deuchny Wood and the Tay from the air by Mike Pennington
Deuchny Wood and the Tay from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Gannochy, Perth. Deuchny Wood is on the left... more

NO1425 : East side of Scone from the air by Mike Pennington
East side of Scone from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Gannochy, Perth. The woodland is in an area... more

NO1123 : Perth city centre from the air by Mike Pennington
Perth city centre from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Gannochy, Perth. The prominent blue roof is the... more

NO1730 : Strathmore from the air by Mike Pennington
Strathmore from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Gannochy, Perth. The chosen square contains the... more

NO1227 : Balboughty, near Scone, from the air by Mike Pennington
Balboughty, near Scone, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon between Gannochy and Scone. Balboughty is the farm... more

NO1528 : Perth Airport from the air by Mike Pennington
Perth Airport from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon just south of Scone. Also known as Perth Aerodrome or... more

NO1625 : Murrayshall Hill, near Scone, from the air by Mike Pennington
Murrayshall Hill, near Scone, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon just south of Scone. Glendoick Loch can be seen upper left.

NO1321 : Friarton Bridge, Perth, from the air by Mike Pennington
Friarton Bridge, Perth, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon just south of Scone. The bridge carries the M90 over... more

NO1621 : The Tay below Kinfauns from the air by Mike Pennington
The Tay below Kinfauns from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon south of Scone. Kinfauns church and the Kinfauns... more

NO1525 : Murrayshall Golf Course, near Scone, from the air by Mike Pennington
Murrayshall Golf Course, near Scone, from the air
Two Mile House is bottom right and Murrayshall Hotel is bottom left.

NO1928 : The Sidlaw Hills from the air by Mike Pennington
The Sidlaw Hills from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon near Scone. Montague Hill, with a horseshoe of tree... more

NO1629 : Balbeggie from the air by Mike Pennington
Balbeggie from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon just south of Scone.

NO1626 : Bales in a field at East Bonhard, Scone, as seen from the air by Mike Pennington
Bales in a field at East Bonhard, Scone, as seen from the air
Taken from a balloon passing over Murrayshall.

NO1825 : Lochan near Goddens and Pitroddie Den, from the air by Mike Pennington
Lochan near Goddens and Pitroddie Den, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon over Murrayshall, near Scone.

NO1726 : Small lochan at Arnbathie near Scone, from the air by Mike Pennington
Small lochan at Arnbathie near Scone, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Murrayshall, near Scone. The lochan is probably... more

NO1634 : Whitefield, and the view to Blairgowrie and Drumderg, from the air by Mike Pennington
Whitefield, and the view to Blairgowrie and Drumderg, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon near Scone. West Whitefield is at the bottom left of... more

NO1123 : Perth from the air by Mike Pennington
Perth from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon just east of Scone.

NO1224 : Murray Royal Hospital and Perth city centre from the air by Mike Pennington
Murray Royal Hospital and Perth city centre from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon just east of Scone.

NO2025 : Evelick, near Rait, from the air by Mike Pennington
Evelick, near Rait, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon just east of Murrayshall, near Scone. The remains of... more

NO1921 : Glencarse and St Madoes from the air by Mike Pennington
Glencarse and St Madoes from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon between Scone and Rait. Glencrase is just this side... more

NO2025 : Evelick, near Rait, from the air by Mike Pennington
Evelick, near Rait, from the air
Taken from a balloon just east of Murrayshall, near Scone. The farm and the castle... more

NO2026 : Balymyre, near Rait, from the air by Mike Pennington
Balymyre, near Rait, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Pole Hill.

NO2026 : Horses in a field at Balmyre, near Rait, from the air by Mike Pennington
Horses in a field at Balmyre, near Rait, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Pole Hill.

NO2226 : Rait from the air by Mike Pennington
Rait from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Balmyre.

NO2227 : Fingask from the air by Mike Pennington
Fingask from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Balmyre. The New Mains of Fingask are left of... more

NO2127 : Woodland above Fingask from the air by Mike Pennington
Woodland above Fingask from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Balmyre. The woodland in the foreground is on a... more

NO2227 : New Mains of Fingask from the air by Mike Pennington
New Mains of Fingask from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Balmyre. The New Mains are in the left... more

NO2227 : Fingask Castle from the air by Mike Pennington
Fingask Castle from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Rait. The castle is on the left and the wedding... more

NO2227 : Fingask Castle from the air by Mike Pennington
Fingask Castle from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Rait. The castle is mostly obscured by trees,... more

NO2126 : Gasconhall and Balmyre, near Rait, from the air by Mike Pennington
Gasconhall and Balmyre, near Rait, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Rait. Pole Hill is the top with a cairn in the... more

NO2227 : Fingask Castle from the air by Mike Pennington
Fingask Castle from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Rait. The castle, the wedding venue and the... more

NO2227 : Fingask Castle from the air by Mike Pennington
Fingask Castle from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above Rait.

NO2227 : Fingask Castle from the air by Mike Pennington
Fingask Castle from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon just east of Rait. As well as the castle, the New... more

NO2326 : Fields east of Rait from the air by Mike Pennington
Fields east of Rait from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above the fields. Looking towards the A90 and The... more

NO2326 : Drainage work in fields east of Rait, from the air by Mike Pennington
Drainage work in fields east of Rait, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above the fields.

NO2327 : Fingask Castle and grounds from the air by Mike Pennington
Fingask Castle and grounds from the air
Taken from a balloon above fields east of Rait. Sir Stuart's House on the Fingask... more

NO2427 : Charlestown, near Kinnaird, from the air by Mike Pennington
Charlestown, near Kinnaird, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above fields east of Rait. The farm at Charlestown,... more

NO2327 : Fingask Castle and grounds from the air by Mike Pennington
Fingask Castle and grounds from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon over fields east of Rait. Sir Stuart's House and the... more

NO2425 : The A90 at Inchmichael from the air by Mike Pennington
The A90 at Inchmichael from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon over fields east of Rait. In the distance is Newburgh... more

NO2426 : Businesses beside the A90 at Inchmichael, from the air by Mike Pennington
Businesses beside the A90 at Inchmichael, from the air
Taken from a balloon over the fields to the west. Perthshire Caravans dominates... more

NO2527 : Cottage at Middlebank, near Inchmichael, from the air by Mike Pennington
Cottage at Middlebank, near Inchmichael, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above the fields.

NO2527 : Middlebank Farm, near Inchmichael, from the air by Mike Pennington
Middlebank Farm, near Inchmichael, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above the fields.

NO2427 : Ruined church at Westown, from the air by Mike Pennington
Ruined church at Westown, from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above the fields.

NO2528 : Carse of Gowrie at Inchmartine from the air by Mike Pennington
Carse of Gowrie at Inchmartine from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above the fields at Westown. Craigowl Hill is in the... more

NO2428 : Kinnaird Castle from the air by Mike Pennington
Kinnaird Castle from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above the fields at Westown. The castle is just about... more

NO2427 : Fields at Westown from the air by Mike Pennington
Fields at Westown from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon above the fields. The ruined church is in the centre... more

NO2427 : Wheatfield at Westown from the air by Mike Pennington
Wheatfield at Westown from the air
Taken from a hot air balloon just above the field.

NO2427 : Ruined church at Westown by Mike Pennington
Ruined church at Westown
Taken from the ground, just after landing in a hot air balloon.

NO2427 : Deflating the envelope of a hot air balloon at Westown by Mike Pennington
Deflating the envelope of a hot air balloon at Westown
Flight over, the top of the balloon has been opened to release the hot air and the... more

NO2427 : End of the balloon flight, Westown by Mike Pennington
End of the balloon flight, Westown
Time for a few photos with the balloon.

NO2427 : Packing the balloon, Westown by Mike Pennington
Packing the balloon, Westown
Yes, the entire hot air balloon fits in that bag.

NO2426 : House beside the A90 at Valleyfield by Mike Pennington
House beside the A90 at Valleyfield

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