RED Arrows fans will be treated to a glimpse of the famous jets when they fly over parts of Dorset this afternoon. 

The popular RAF aerobatic team will be seen in the skies over parts of the county ahead of a major display in Falmouth on Saturday, June 24.

On Friday, the reds will set off from Waddington in Lancashire at 3.05pm before passing a number of towns and villages across the country.

According to the Military Airshows website, the Red Arrows will pass south west of Sturminster Marshall at 3.47pm and the south east of Bloxworth at 3.48pm.

Then will then fly over Bovington Camp at 3.49pm and south of Dorchester at 3.50pm before heading west, over Littlebredy, Chilcombe and Bridport, passing the vicinity of Axminster at around 3.53pm.

They will then reach their final destination of Exeter at 3.56pm.

On Saturday, Newport, Barnstable, Falmouth and Plymouth will be treated to flypasts with a display over Falmouth taking place at 3pm.

Red Arrows fans in Dorset won’t have to wait too long to see the jets in action as they will be performing on all four days of this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival which takes place between Thursday, August 31 and Sunday, September 3.