Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour

(based on 13 reviews)

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.

  • Cirencester (Gloucestershire)
  • Gift Voucher valid for 1 Participant
£ 119 £135

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.

Helicopter Experience Days: 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!

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The Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tours usually take place on one weekend date per month between the months of March - December, subject to availability.

Current Scheduled Dates:

March 1st 2020

5th April 2020

2nd May 2020

7th June 2020

Further dates will be released next year. 

To check availability, please contact our customer service team. 

Please note, it is possible to reserve the front seat for an additional fee of £30.


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 seat. 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.


Experience Duration: 00:20

Time Spent at Venue: 00:50

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.

Group Size & Spectators

Participants: The Cotswold Helicopter Sightseeing Tour is for 1 participant.

Max Group Size: 5

Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes

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.

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What to wear

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.

Average rating: 5 stars out of 5

The best day

A brilliant day really enjoyed by my 80yr old mother my sister and my self staff really friendly and helpful loved it have recommended to friends

- Ross-on-Wye
Verified Experience Days Participant

Epic views ,great fun ....just brilliant

- Cheltenham
Verified Experience Days Participant

Great fun,great instructor

- Cheltenham
Verified Experience Days Participant
Excellent experience

Enjoyed every minute of the flight. Friendly, welcoming ground staff & a very obliging pilot. I was lucky enough to sit at the front, so the views were spectacular.

- GL127BX
Verified Experience Days Participant
Helicopter flight

Thank you for a brilliant day, the booking was easy, the crew kept us well informed by text and email as to the flight details, the staff were friendly and well organised, they made us very welcome. The pilot was welcoming and friendly, he gave us details of where we were and pointed out the landmarks on route. This was a brilliant experience and I would definitely recommend

- Witney
Verified Experience Days Participant
Great day.

It was so much fun, the airport is great, ground crew brilliant, very friendly pilot, a must try for anyone. So happy, what an experience.

- Evesham
Verified Experience Days Participant
Best expreience ever

Had the cotswold tour on 5th November 2017 and it was amazing!! I was nervous at first but as soon as we took of it was exhilarating, loved every minute of it. My husband and myself went on this as a birthday treat and both fully enjoyed it. The staff were brilliant, the pilot very friendly. All in all a wonderful exprerience, would recommend it to all. Would certainly go again.. maybe my 70th birthday!!??

- wotton under edge
Verified Experience Days Participant
Review of tour

Signage at the venue was not clear as to where to report initially. The flight was wonderful but it would have been more helpful to have a local pilot who knew the area we were flying over.A very memorable experience.

Verified Experience Days Participant
Heli Adventures

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.

Verified Experience Days Participant
Helicopter treat

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

Verified Experience Days Participant
30 min helicopter experience

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.

- Cirencester Airport
Verified Experience Days Participant
Helicopter flight

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

- Gloucester
Verified Experience Days Participant

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

Verified Experience Days Participant
£ 119 £135