The iconic Red Arrows will fly over Dorset as they take to the skies today (Saturday, June 5).

Pilots from the RAF display team will fly from RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, after performing at the Midlands Air Festival, which is taking place at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire over the weekend.

Accord to Military Airshows, the world-famous Red Arrows will depart RAF Fairford at 4.20pm and fly over Wiltshire and Somerset in approximately 10 minutes.

After 4.28pm, the jets will continue to travel south and will be near Gillingham in North Dorset, with residents in Henstridge, Stalbridge possibly being able to spot the iconic aircraft.

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Where the Red Arrows will fly over Dorset. Picture: Military Airshows/GoogleWhere the Red Arrows will fly over Dorset. Picture: Military Airshows/Google

At 4.31pm, the group will be south west of Sturminster and travel in a south western direction over rural Dorset. The areas of Granvilles Wooton, Stockwood, West Chelborough and Broadwinsdor could get a glimpse of the iconic Red Arrows during this time.

The Red Arrows will head towards Exeter to land and prepare for their flypast at Bessin in Normandy, France on Sunday, June 6 for the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Ahead of the flypast, a Red Arrows spokesman said: "The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team is due to the display at the Midlands Air Festival tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday (June 5), plus a flypast on Sunday.

"This will be the first UK public display by the team since July 2019."

The RAF team's schedule is as follows:

1. Fairford 4.20pm

2. VCY of Swindon 4.22pm

3. E of Malmesbury 4.23pm

4. E of Upton Noble 4.28pm

5. SW of Sturminster Newton 4.31pm

6. Exeter 4.38pm