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Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour

Soar to cloud 9 during this incredible 20 minute helicopter pleasure tour and enjoy incredible views of the stunning Cotswolds. With 34 miles of thrilling chopper flight, this is THE aerial adventure.

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Nothing can compare to the adventure of helicopter flight, and the Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour is the ultimate in aerial thrills; with its adrenaline-pumping vertical ascent and astounding manoeuvrability, it can provide a sensation of excitement and flexibility like no other form of travel – and the spectacular views of the beautiful Cotswolds that will be unfolding beneath you are just an added bonus!

On arrival at Cotswold Airport, you will check-in with the ground crew and receive a full safety briefing. You’ll then board a helicopter flown by an experienced commercial pilot, where you’ll experience the amazing power of a chopper as you fly over the 34 mile circuit. There will be plenty of opportunities to take photos from the helicopter while you’re in the air, so don’t forget your camera! 


Packed with plenty of heritage and history, this superb Cotswold tour is a wonderful combination of rural beauty, quaint villages, ancient market towns, and imposing stately homes, and during this scenic tour you will fly over Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester and plenty of beautiful countryside. This hugely enjoyable helicopter tour is the perfect way to explore one of the UK’s most visited and unique areas, and is also a fantastic way to celebrate with loved ones … so treat yourself to an utterly unforgettable experience which will leave you absolutely buzzing!

Your Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour will begin on arrival at the centre at Cotswold airport, where you will meet the friendly ground crew and be welcome and given a thorough safety briefing. After this, you will climb aboard the helicopter and meet your experienced pilot, before beginning the thrilling vertical ascent! You will be able to witness the mind-blowing capabilities of a chopper as you fly for 34 miles over picture perfect villages and beautiful, rolling countryside. Scenic flights are low-level, so you will be able to enjoy sensational views of the stunning Cotswold Escarpment which overlooks Gloucester and Cheltenham. You will fly over some of the Cotswolds most famous sights, including Chedworth Roman Villa and the ancient Roman town of Cirencester with its remarkable Roman Amphitheatre. Don't forget to bring your camera as there will be plenty of chances to take photos of the stunning views beneath you once you are in the chopper.

Please note, the front seat can be reserved for a fee of £25.

Minimum Age: N/A
Maximum Weight: 18 stone*, 14 stone for the front seat which will be an additional charge.

There are no health or age restrictions for the Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tours, except children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult, on site.

Responsible children can fly in the helicopter unaccompanied. It is not possible for children to sit on a lap; everyone must have and pay for a seats. There is a step up into the helicopter, and anyone less than able-bodied must have someone available to assist them getting in and out of the helicopter.

*Helicopter tour tickets are priced on the weight added to the vehicle, so if participants are 18 stone or over - two seats may need to be purchased. Please enquire if you are unsure about this.

If any person requires special care, they must be accompanied on the flight, by a fare paying passenger.
The Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour is 20 minutes of flying time and is approximately 34 miles. Check-in is normally 20 minutes before the departure time, so please arrive early and give yourself plenty of time as there is a safety briefing and introduction before you board the helicopter.
Spectators are welcome to watch your Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour, but will not be allowed airside. At most locations there is a cafe and viewing area.

There are five passenger seats available on each flight. When you make your booking you will see how many seats are available for each time slot, so if you pick the same date and time slot for each seat then you will all be flying together!
The Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tours usually take place on one Sunday per month, subject to availability.

The current dates for 2016 are:
Sunday 14th February *sold out*
Monday 28th March (Bank Holiday) *sold out*
Saturday 16th April *sold out*
Sunday 29th May *sold out*
Saturday 2nd July *sold out*
Saturday 27th August *sold out*
Sunday 11th September 
Sunday 9th October


Please note, it is possible to reserve the front seat for an additional fee.
You should wear sensible and comfortable clothes for your Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour. There is heating inside the helicopter and so outer clothing should be kept to a minimum. There is very limited space inside the helicopter so please avoid taking any handheld luggage or handbags. Ear defenders / headsets are provided.
The Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tours are weather dependent. If the flights are cancelled due to bad weather, the centre will contact you to reschedule your flight for another day. Please call the centre after 8 am on the day of your flight for updated flight information.
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Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour

Ths whole experience was wonderful. I would not hesitate to reccomend thsi experience to anyone. i was most impressed by the staff so organised did what they said they would do and nothing left to chance. Many thanks.

- Janet, 31/08/2016

Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour

Excellent - bit of hanging around before hand and a bit tight on board but all in all a great experience.

- Sian, 04/07/2016

Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in Cirencester Airport

Spot of wine at the airport bar on arrival followed by a very relaxing flight over the picturesque Cotswold countryside. A fantastic gift best shared.

- Corinium, 13/07/2015

Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in Gloucester

We had an enjoyable flight, a good pilot and interesting to see the terrain with local villages nestled amongst the woods.

- Mrs, 13/07/2015

Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in Cirencester

I had a wonderful flight, pilot very friendly and pointed out areas of interest.

- FRASER, 15/06/2014
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