Fairford in Gloucestershire

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Fairford, Gloucestershire in the Cotswolds

The market town of Fairford in Gloucestershire

Fairford is a Gloucestershire town, probably most famous for being the home of RAF Fairford, where the annual Royal International Air Tattoo is staged. Situated between Cirencester and Lechlade, you can find Fairford on the A417.

Fairford church  

Fairford is an historic Cotswold Market Town which was first granted a Charter in 1135 and has a population of around 3500.

Places of interest in Fairford include the beautiful St Mary’s Church, noted for its world famous stained glass windows, probably one of the most spectacular displays of stained glass windows in the Cotswolds.

Stained glass windows in St Mary's church Fairford

Fairford Events

14/07/2017
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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.... [more]
15/07/2017
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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.... [more]
16/07/2017
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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.... [more]
13/07/2018
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), Fairford
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14/07/2018
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), Fairford
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Fairford Accommodation

The Bull Hotel, Fairford  

The Bull Hotel, Fairford

Built in the 15th Century, The Bull Hotel in Fairford offers a choice of 22 bedrooms each with its own character. For special occasions The Bull offers the George or Bull suites.

As well as rooms, the Bull offers comprehensive Bar and Restaurant menu's. We also offer conference facilities in our George and Bull rooms, which are also suitable for special occasions such as weddings.
 

Waiten Hill Farmhouse

An imposing 19th century house located on the edge of the small town of Fairford which is set in an idyllic position overlooking the River Coln, Water
Meadows, the Old Mill and the Famous Church of St. Marys.

Telephone: 01285 712652

Full Fairford hotel, Fairford bed and breakfast and Fairford self catering holiday accommodation can be found on the Fairford accommodation page. Further details about Fairford can be found on the Fairford web site

Cotswolds towns and villages

Bibury   Home to the famous and picturesque Arlington Row
Bourton on the Water   Bourton on the Water is sometimes known as "The Venice of the Cotswolds"
Broadway   One of the most beautiful villages in the Cotswolds, and probably England
Burford   Burford is a beautiful town on the river Windrush
Chipping Campden   An historic town with impressive buildings such as one of the finest wool churches
Chipping Norton   The highest town in Oxfordshire and sometimes known as "The Gateway To The Cotswolds"
Cirencester   One of the oldest and most beautiful market towns in the country
Fairford   Gloucestershire town, probably most famous for being the home of RAF Fairford
Lechlade   Lechlade is a small market town on the southern borders of the Cotswolds
Moreton in Marsh   Moreton-in-Marsh is in the heart of the Cotswolds, located at the head of the beautiful Evenlode valley
Nailsworth   Situated about 4 miles from Stroud, Nailsworth is a charming town with winding streets and a plentiful supply of nooks and crannies to explore
Northleach   A charming, under-developed Cotswold village
South Cerney   One of the largest villages in the Cotswolds
Stow-on-the-Wold   Stands along the old Roman Fosse Way on a 700 foot high hill
Stroud   The oldest market town in Gloucestershire
Tetbury   A centre for antique shops and home to The Market House built in 1655
Westonbirt   Home to the world famous Westonbirt Arboretum
Witney   Famous for Witney blankets
Woodstock   Home to Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill

 
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Fairford Blog
Construction set to begin on Fairford flood alleviation scheme
Work is scheduled to begin very soon on a 600,000+ scheme which will provide Fairford with excellent protection from flooding in future years. From 10 June, workers will be on site in the town to... [more]
Posted : 05/06/2013 09:23:51

Nominations sought for Fairford Town Council post
Nominations are being sought for the post of Fairford Town Councillor for the Fairford Ward. This vacancy has arisen due to the recent resignation of Mr Joseph Cusack. The Notice of Election was p... [more]
Posted : 31/05/2012 11:37:35

New Flood protection project for Fairford gets go ahead
The green light has been given to start a flood alleviation project for Fairford which should ensure townsfolk are provided with excellent protection from river flooding in future years. The projec... [more]
Posted : 06/03/2012 16:33:39

The League of Friends of Fairford Hospital
The League launched a new initiative on June 20th. Their new charity shop in Lloyds Chambers, Lechlade opened for business Monday to Friday 10am 4pm and Saturday 10am -1pm. The proceeds from this... [more]
Posted : 05/07/2011 11:45:16

Free Fun Day at Fairford Leisure
Things were a lot different in1990 John Major was Prime Minister, Liverpool were the predominant football team in Britain, and Unchained Melody topped the charts for weeks on end. But one thing has... [more]
Posted : 07/05/2010 11:17:34

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