The Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT)

Whilst visiting Alexandra House, be sure to visit the world’s largest military airshow; The Royal International Air Tattoo to support the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust. Held annually over the third weekend in July, the RIAT 2023 is looking to attract a total of 160,000 visitors.

Just under 20 miles from Alexandra House, you can experience the world’s greatest air show in all its glory as it’s set to make a grand return on the 18th – 21st of July 2023. Expect an electric atmosphere with thrilling sights and an extensive range of aircrafts flying and on static displays from around the world. This adrenalin-fuelled event is not one to miss out on!

With modern ensuite bedrooms still available at our hotel near RAF Fairford at Alexandra House, why not make the most out of your visit to Swindon? After a long day of awe-inspiring flying at The Royal International Air Tattoo, you can enjoy a relaxing night’s stay whilst utilising the many fantastic restaurant, bar and leisure facilities we have on offer.