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Fairford in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds

Welcome to the Fairford web site which contains details on Fairford accommodation (Fairford hotel and bed and breakfast information), attractions in the Fairford area and other information on this Cotswold town.

Fairford Air Show (RIAT) 2016

The 2015 Royal International Air Tattoo took place at RAF Fairford on Friday 17th, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th July.

The 2016 air show is due to take place on Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July.

Held annually each July at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, the Royal International Air Tattoo, the world's largest military airshow, has gained the well-earned reputation as one of the UK's top outdoor family events.

Fairford is an attractive market town situated on the edge of the Cotswolds in the beautiful Coln Valley. Fairford is located in the eastern part of the Cotswold Water Park, an extensive complex of over 140 lakes created from gravel extraction.

Fairford has been a market town since 1135 when Henry I granted permission for a market on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Fairford Events

15/07/2016 - Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), Fairford

The annual air show at RAF Fairford. The 2016 event takes place on 15th, 16th and 17th of July.


16/07/2016 - Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), Fairford

The annual air show at RAF Fairford. The 2016 event takes place on 15th, 16th and 17th of July.


17/07/2016 - Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), Fairford

The annual air show at RAF Fairford. The 2016 event takes place on 15th, 16th and 17th of July.


14/07/2017 - Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), Fairford

The annual air show at RAF Fairford. The 2017 event takes place on 14th, 15th and 16th of July.


15/07/2017 - Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), Fairford

The annual air show at RAF Fairford. The 2017 event takes place on 14th, 15th and 16th of July.


For Fairford and Cotswold events, try the Cotswolds web site

Fairford Shops and Facilities

There is a range of shops in the centre of Fairford for which there is ample free parking. There is a regular outdoor market every Wednesday with the usual array of market stalls. Fairford has a range of leisure facilities including a sports centre, library, youth and community centre and many local clubs and organisations.

  Fairford

Fairford has five public houses, one hotel (The Bull), restaurant and a selection of take away food outlets. Fairford accommodation is available in a number of locations within the town

     
St Mary's church in Fairford  

St Mary's Church in Fairford is probably one of the finest of the wool churches in the Cotswolds and was built at the expense of the wool merchants John and Edmund Tame. The 15th century stained glass windows were made in the workshops of Bernard Flower, the man who created the glass for Westminster Abbey's Lady Chapel.

At the present time photography is allowed for a small donation to church funds.

The Cotswolds in an area of outstanding natural beauty of England and is much visited by torists from home and abroad. Its Cotswold stone buildings, low density of population and history make it a place that you will want to visit again and again.

 

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