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The Shooting Box Roseberry Topping (By Pedro71)

Parking at Newton Under Roseberry (free) or Roseberry topping car park pay and display

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Co-ordinates: 54.50292, -1.110039 • what3words: ///mimes.uttering.curbed

Signal Box Wigton (By Gavinnewcombe)

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Co-ordinates: 54.82836, -3.167873 • what3words: ///thudding.feast.collapsed

Cliffe Hill Quarry (By pao1os)

Interesting views of both the old and new parts of Cliffe Hill Quarry from this location. In spite of the quarries the area is quite pleasant.

As you approach the 5G mast from the A511 there is a field entrance and land to your left. Pull in here, as long as you are staying with your car and park so as to not block either the lane or field you should be fine.

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Co-ordinates: 52.69385, -1.3069 • what3words: ///coasters.cork.dangerously

Stourport Marina (By firstadekit)

Park on Nelson Road and walk down to the river path.

This particular marina has nothing else nearby to note. However a couple of miles north up the path is Danter's Treasure Island Amusement Park which is basically a static fun fair. I'd advise driving up and parking there, which is £1 per hour.

There's also other more fun things to do in the main park such as crazy golf, boat rides and other fun activities for younger kids. Main Stourport Town Centre also has lots of lovely shops should you visit during open hours.

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Co-ordinates: 52.32653, -2.270329 • what3words: ///dude.minds.disbanded

River Crouch at Fambridge (By OldGit62)

Park in layby at edge of the road, then a short walk down the bridle path to the river.

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Co-ordinates: 51.63375, 0.676616 • what3words: ///office.snaps.announced

St Mary's Church, Cottingham, East Yorkshire (By ximi)

Parking in Cottingham is plentiful and free. The most convenient being Cottingham Green car park off King St.
TOAL for the Church can be undertaken in the church grounds (with permission) or on a footpath which skirts the the south of the churchyard. Watch out for the Yew trees which line the path. Additionally, there is a Primary School across the road from the church, so best to avoid School times for flying.
The tower of the church is particularly interesting with clock faces on all fours sides. The clock itself was made by Cooke of York in 1870.
Cottingham, which self-claims to be the largest village in England, had a number of pubs, restaurants and independent shops which are worth a visit.

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Co-ordinates: 53.78211, -0.411647 • what3words: ///crazy.bravo.shirts

Partridge Hall Quarry, Burnby, East Yorkshire (By ximi)

Partridge Hall Quarry was acquired by the Ashcourt group in 2014, extending the companies mineral reserves to over 2 million tons.

For the Quarry, Parking is possible by the side of the road which runs from Burnby past the quarry - the verges are very wide. This is a very quiet spot on a weekend, so TOAL can be done from the verge.

Partridge Hall itself is actually a farm to the West of the quarry, with a public footpath running through it, offering excellent views over the vale of York to the West. The farm was once part of the nearby Londesborough Hall estate. The Yorkshire Wolds long distance footpath route now passes through Londesborough Park.

There aren't any pubs close by, however The Goodmanham Arms (in Goodmanham) is only 9 minutes away by car. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodmanham

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Co-ordinates: 53.91178, -0.694166 • what3words: ///pencils.electric.increment

Churnet Valley Railway Cheddleton, Staffordshire (By D0c.Col)

The Churnet Valley Railway is a preserved standard gauge heritage railway to the east of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England, that operates along a part of the former North Staffordshire Railway's (NSR) Churnet Valley Line. Regular services travel between the two main stations at Cheddleton (the base of operations and motive power and where I TOAL from) and Kingsley and Froghall (the commercial and administrative base). There is an intermediate station at Consall. Most trains also head beyond Cheddleton to Leek Brook Junction and on to Ipstones, but Ipstones station is not icurrently n use. The Station master was super helpful and was totally on board with me using my mini 2 to take pictures. Aiden, even pointed out the best vantage point to get the shot I was after... top man!

The railway is roughly 10+1⁄2 miles (16.9 km) long from Kingsley and Froghall to Ipstones. The land from Leek Brook Junction to Ipstones was opened by Moorland & City Railways (MCR) in 2010 after they took a lease out from Network Rail. This has subsequently been purchased by the CVR. The train in the photo is No 5197 an ST160 2-8-0 Owned by Batt Holden Ltd. Ten-year overhaul recommenced June 2014 and was completed in January 2017. Star of the popular Polar Express UK specials at the Telford Steam Railway. The signal box st Cheddleton: North Staffordshire Railway was relocated in 1978 from Elton. This houses a lever frame which allows access between the "main line" and the bay platform/motive power depot but operationally is regarded as a ground (shunt) frame, no other operational signalling equipment being present.
I just missed one train going out so killed time at the Boat Inn next to the Station. Very nice pub lunch and an ale to be had with great service.

Station located at Cheddleton, Leek ST13 7EG and is well signposted. A free carpark is adjacent to the Station and access is over the level crossing. Full details at website below
https://www.churnetvalleyrailway.co.uk/


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Co-ordinates: 53.06549, -2.027086 • what3words: ///conductor.clash.samplers

Lyme Regis West (By DroneGeek)

Parking is available in Monmouth Beach car park at £1.50 per hour (at the time of this upload) - you can pay via Just Park app and renew parking from wherever if you want.

I flew from the foreshore just by The Cobb.

Probably best with a sub 250g drone as it can get busy in the summer! However this bit of beach is fairly quiet.

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Co-ordinates: 50.71927, -2.937068 • what3words: ///denim.downhill.stub

Shakerstone Station (By john768)

Shakerstone Station .Trains run on the Battlefield Line Between shenton and Shakerstone
Took of from wide open space car park leading up to the station
Postcode cv13obs Nuneaton

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Co-ordinates: 52.65475, -1.440861 • what3words: ///seashell.magic.impaled

Brereton Pool , Congleton (By paulg0)

Parked on roadside at ///sparks.gravy.sway and walked through the trees to get to a quiet spot away from people and dogs.

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Co-ordinates: 53.18372, -2.305239 • what3words: ///pictures.blanks.reception

Ruston Hall Country House Hotel (By john768)

Ruston Hall Hotel is a Grade 1 listed Country House Hotel.Stands in 25 Acres.
Took off from small field across the main road not far from main entrance

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Co-ordinates: 52.43664, -0.770817 • what3words: ///text.evidently.stopwatch

Storth, river kent estuary (By stevesb)

As there is crown foreshore there is no need to ask permissiion, parking can be had at the side of the road. Arnside is a short drive away for refreshments. or just stay where you park and have a picnic. further towards Arnside is an SSI so be wary of that.

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Co-ordinates: 54.21961, -2.805419 • what3words: ///novel.drift.tadpole

Torpoint Yacht Harbour (By Snaxmuppet)

Park on Marine Drive. Plenty of places to TOAL by the river. Just be careful as it is right on the edge of the Devonport restricted zone... if you stay this side of the harbour you will be outside the zone. Lovely river scene, very tidal.

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Co-ordinates: 50.37137, -4.19623 • what3words: ///faded.occurs.form

Wallasea Island Essex (By OldGit62)

Park in layby. It is labelled as The Boat House on google maps.

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Co-ordinates: 51.61831, 0.777753 • what3words: ///deputy.incursion.tastier

The Waterside Inn (By Acedrone)

I parked at The Waterside Inn which has plenty of space and even has an over flow car park in the neighbouring fields. There is a footpath along side the canal which will lead you away from the pup and crowded people making it safe to take of with 250g drone or bigger, plenty of space to use as they are meadow fields.
And when your finished you can have some refreshments at the pub ,that’s what I did and the do a lovely gammon steak.


https://www.watersidemountsorrel.co.uk/

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Co-ordinates: 52.73203, -1.136798 • what3words: ///sailors.statement.bashful

The Navigation Inn Gnosall, Staffordshire. (By D0c.Col)

The Navigation Inn is a fantastic community pub located in the village of Gnosall, on the crossover of the A518 and the Shropshire Union Canal.

It is a family run modern pub with a relaxing and friendly atmosphere. They pride themselves on good service, great beer, freshly cooked food and a warm welcome. They have plenty of parking spaces, a large beer garden, a patio area and a sundeck with stunning elevated views of the Shropshire and Union canal.

The Navigation, Newport Road Gnosall
Stafford ST20 0BN
Contact them: 01785 824562
Open hours
Monday: 12:00 - Late
Tuesday: 12:00 - Late
Wednesday: 12:00 - Late
Thursday: 12:00 - Late
Friday: 12:00 - Late
Saturday: 12:00 - Late
Sunday: 12:00 - Late
The canal towpath is a wonderful way of walking off a hearty pub lunch and is highly recommended (unless of course one is unsteady on ones feet after a plethora of ale). Gnosall is a lovely village full of bloom and beautiful gardens at every corner.

The landlady was extremely helpful and was happy for me to use the grounds for TOAL.



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Co-ordinates: 52.78082, -2.269181 • what3words: ///measures.polar.snow

Last 2 Furlong,South Yorkshire (By Woody305)

TOAL on side road to racecourse Sandall Beat road

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 53.52158, -1.099427 • what3words: ///backed.gladiators.chef

Saltash Road Bridge (By Snaxmuppet)

Park on Old Ferry Road. Easy TOAL in the small park beside the river but take care as often lots of people and dogs.

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Co-ordinates: 50.40928, -4.206948 • what3words: ///modern.adopt.sizes

Bridgwater Bowling Club (By DroneGeek)

Free street parking locally. I parked in Haygrove Park Road, but you can also park on Durleigh Road as well.

If both the Cricket club and Bowling club are at home, then parking might be a little more restricted.

You can fly from St Matthews Field opposite with no restrictions that I am aware of. Another person was flying a drone at the same time, so beware of other users.

Once up high you can get a good view all around - see the 360 image as an example.

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Co-ordinates: 51.12434, -3.015175 • what3words: ///fees.detail.minds

Market Bosworth train station (By Acedrone)

Very large carpark next to station but away from ticket office lots of space to take off with a sub 250 drone and it's free not a very busy place maybe because it a mid train stop as it runs from Shackerstone via Market Bosworth to Shenton in Leicestershire. You can get refreshments from the ticket office

Location is 273 Station Rd, Market Bosworth, Nuneaton CV13 0PF

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Co-ordinates: 52.62341, -1.42097 • what3words: ///dust.proudest.ignites

Carver Footbridge, Coupe Green, Samlesbury (Lancashire) (By markas)

This is a wooden footbridge over the River Darwen.

Best place to park is ///doghouse.minority.sport this is on street parking on the edge of a quiet residential area. From here it is a 5 minute walk to the bridge, downhill on the way to the bridge slight incline on the way back.

Not much else in the area unless you want a peaceful walk in the country and a nice view of the river.

The bridge was opened in 2017 after the old one was washed away by floods, the bridge is made from sustainable hardwood with an estimated life span of 50 years.

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 53.74609, -2.626743 • what3words: ///rank.icon.sugar

Penmaenpool Toll Bridge, Dolgellau (By firstadekit)

Park in the public carpark. My TOAL location was also the car park.

You can also partake in the Penmaenpool & The Mawddach Trail walk while here so bring your walking boots, and probably some waterproofs too.

George III pub is also here for refreshments and toilets should the public toilet be closed.

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Co-ordinates: 52.7484, -3.934052 • what3words: ///undercuts.secures.rebounder

Darlington Brick Train Sculpture (By Pedro71)

Free parking

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Co-ordinates: 54.52332, -1.498169 • what3words: ///paramedic.underway.ambushes

Orlock Point, Donaghadee, Co. Down (By TheFatController)

Orlock Point is a National Trust coastal area between Groomsport and Donaghadee offering excellent views over to The Copeland Islands and Scotland. There is a small free car park and plenty of roadside parking. If using a drone you will also be able to get photos and video of Portavoe Reservoir and Water Tower on the landward side of the road. The reservoir used to have free public access but is now privately owned with huge steel gates that wouldn't look out of place in Mordor. Orlock is an open site and it is highly unlikely that you will encounter a warden or ranger. The nearest cafes, pubs and toilet facilities are in Donaghadee or Groomsport.

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Co-ordinates: 54.66917, -5.574503 • what3words: ///beard.cringes.bulldozer

St Helens Church (By scambo)

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Co-ordinates: 50.70604, -1.114969 • what3words: ///pimples.paintings.glares

Pentlow Church (By RocknRoll_Queen)

Access by footpath from Pentlow Lane. Permissions unknown. Round tower church built around 650 A.D.

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Co-ordinates: 52.08412, 0.644194 • what3words: ///trickles.emblem.failed

Lock 27 Bar & Grill, Anniesland, Glasgow (By Drumsagard)

Lock 27 Bar & Grill is a casual canal side Glasgow bar with great pub food and immaculate interior and an outside terrace for sunny days.
I've dropped the pin on the map on the other side of the canal as there is a small area of waste ground that is ideal for TOAL away from Scottish Canals property with room for a few cars too. Though Scottish Canals seem have relaxed their drone policy slightly and now say "Leisure drone operators must follow the Civil Aviation Authority Drone Code at all times; flying over boats, lock chambers, bridges, The Falkirk Wheel, The Kelpies, and other members of the public is not permitted."

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 55.89576, -4.320628 • what3words: ///rams.dark.burst

Hythe - Hampshire (By pdm72)

Classed as a nature reserve but no signage to suggest flying is prohibited and not listed on Drone Assist either. Openly accessible to the public but be cautious to the myriad of birdlife in the area.

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Co-ordinates: 50.86253, -1.385736 • what3words: ///goods.fled.quiet

Mar Hall Golf & Spa Hotel, Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton (By Drumsagard)

Mar Hall Hotel is an Edwardian Mansion in a 240 acre estate at Bishopton by the banks of the River Clyde. It now features a luxury spa and an 18 hole championship golf course. There is plenty of parking places and permission for flights can be sought from the duty manager. There is plenty of space for toal away from the hotel, some ideal spots around the edge of the golf course.

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Co-ordinates: 55.92071, -4.478404 • what3words: ///sagging.verb.eagles

St Mary's Church, Marston-on-Dove, Derbyshire (By D0c.Col)

The church dates from the 13th century. It is built of sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roofs with stone coped gables. It comprises a west tower and spire, aisled nave with south porch and chancel. It was restored between 1927 and 1929 under the supervision of Derby architect Percy Heylin Curry. The church contains the oldest bell in Derbyshire, which was cast in 1366 by John of Stafford. Its pipe organ dates from the late 17th century and was originally in Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire, and later in Sudbury parish church. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register. [Wiki].

Permission to fly in the FRZ was obtained from the Derby Aero Club ATC (Tel:01283733803). They requested that I contact them if intending to fly between the hours of 0900 to 1800 Summertime in order to establish the validity of a flight and if they granted a request to fly they were required to be notified before and after the flight was started and completed respectively. However, outside these hours, permission was not required. I had to provide my OP and Fly IDs along with a copy of my insurance and my flight plan before they would respond to my email for permission to fly.

Take off was after 18hrs and the TOAL was from the lay-by opposite the Churchyard Main Gate.

The Church is easy to access just off the A51, Marston Ln, Marston-on-Dove, DerbyshireDE65 5GB

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Co-ordinates: 52.86399, -1.654918 • what3words: ///crowned.defers.belief

Moel Arthur (By jon1)

Car park nearby, then Offa's Dyke pathway around and up the hill. TOAL from the path. Careful of the crosswinds.

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Co-ordinates: 53.18242, -3.277788 • what3words: ///myth.circular.corporate

The Country park Inn Pub (By john768)

Took of from shore line of River Humber adjacent to pub. Would have liked to get shot including Humberbridge that It over looks but it was blowing a gale. Paked in pub car park. Nice walks along river bank

https://www.thecountrypark.co.uk/the-country-park

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Co-ordinates: 53.71524, -0.454338 • what3words: ///rash.after.cones

Wooden Bridge over the River Tone, Taunton Somerset (By DroneGeek)

TOAL from the side of Tangier Way.

This will require a sub-250g drone due to close proximity to buildings and potentially people.

This wooden bridge goes across the River Tone just north of the centre of Taunton, which is the County Town of Somerset

Beware of cyclists using the bridge!

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Co-ordinates: 51.01651, -3.105514 • what3words: ///expert.metals.lasted

Snowdon and Llyn Glaslyn (By gnirtS)

Llyn Glaslyn and the base of Mount Snowdon.
TOAL no issues, A1/A2 or A3 suitable.

No real hazards. Be alert for potential SAR helicopters

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 53.07097, -4.065252 • what3words: ///bronzes.lunges.defensive

Caernarfon Castle and Bay (By gnirtS)

Foreshore location, accessible at all states of tide (ie grass) on foot via the bridge.
TOAL authorised due to foreshore location.

Be aware of low flying air ambulances.

DJI asked me for a self-authorisation despite it not being in (but near) a tiny military building in the town, Doesnt show on DJI Geo, no NATs restrictions.

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 53.13827, -4.279033 • what3words: ///drift.food.hardly

Springwater Park, Radcliffe (By Dorje)

Springwater Park is a municipal park in Radcliffe, Metropolitan Borough of Bury. It is on both the River Roch and River Irwell, and the site also contains the confluence of the rivers.

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 53.55861, -2.303915 • what3words: ///last.rings.pokers

Watchet Harbour Marina, Somerset (By DroneGeek)

Several possible locations to TOAL. In this instance I took off from the harbour wall.

However this may not be accessible depending upon the weather and other activities.

There are local streets where it is also possible to take off from.

The small town of Watchet is also home to a station on the Heritage Railway - West Somerset Railway so possible to arrive by Steam train as well.

Beware of holiday makers , so a sub-250g drone would be best.

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Co-ordinates: 51.18255, -3.328107 • what3words: ///most.unafraid.depths

Canal Turn, Leigh, Greater Manchester (By markas)

I parked in Hooten Lane, small parking area right next to the canal, https://w3w.co/whoever.conductor.defensive from here you can directly access the canal towpath and walk up towards Leigh or towards Manchester, plenty of photo opportunities in the area. Towpath is flat so easily accessible on foot or cycle.

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Co-ordinates: 53.49194, -2.498762 • what3words: ///detergent.unsigned.sleeping

Rivington Pike Tower, Winter Hill, Bolton (By markas)

Best place to park is the Pigeon Tower Car park, this is free but it is locked in the evening. https://w3w.co/helper.dramatic.brotherly From the car park it is quite a trek up to the tower and uphill all the way, there are other things to see around the tower such as the Pigeon Tower, Rivington Terrace Gardens and some reservoirs close by so plenty to keep you occupied. As for the tower:

The Pike Tower is a Grade II* listed building on the summit. Built by John Andrews of Rivington Hall in 1733 on the site of an ancient beacon using its stone for the foundations. It was built as a hunting lodge. Square in plan with sides 16 feet (4.9 m) in length and 20 feet (6.1 m) high, it was built with a wooden roof, three windows and a door all of which are now blocked up.

The roof was slate and hidden by a parapet with pointed corners and intermediate steps, originally built with a small cellar measuring 5 ft by 3 ft by 5 ft, a corner stone fireplace and chimney and stone floor slabs. The materials were brought in by horse and cart from Warrington; windows and glass came from Chorley. The internal features and roof had gone before the rebuild.

Liverpool City Council, the former owner, neglected the tower and planned to demolish it in 1967, after a public outcry and legal action the land and building was transferred to Chorley Rural District Council in 1971 who rebuilt the main external stonework of building in 1974 and completed further work in the 1990s. The Pike Hill and tower are owned and managed by Chorley Council.

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Co-ordinates: 53.61939, -2.5412 • what3words: ///appealing.news.liability

Loch Drunkie, Stirlingshire (By mynameisjoe)

Within the bounds of Loch Lomond and Trosachs National Park, Loch Drunkie forms part of The Three Lochs Forest Drive. Taking in Lochan Reòidhte, Loch Drunkie and Loch Achray there are gravelled roads to drive round, cycle paths and many, many walks. Loads of parking spaces, public toilets and stunning scenery everywhere you look. There are so many oportunities here for drone flights and standard photography alike, I would really recommend a visit if you are near the area.

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Co-ordinates: 56.20884, -4.348628 • what3words: ///trifle.lifters.bombshell

Doulting Stone Quarry, Shepton Mallet (By DroneGeek)

There is a layby just past the local school on Chelynch Road. You can easily fly from here.

Some nice countryside around this location as well.

This is an active quarry, but was closed when I visited on a Sunday.

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Co-ordinates: 51.1901, -2.502904 • what3words: ///wooden.screaming.bike

Lancaster Castle and Priory, Lancaster (By stevesb)

I would suggest the diocese of lancaster to confirm permision but as the area is classed as a park surrounding the castle i am assuming that the rules that lancaster city council have come into play in that there are no regulations in regard to drones.
for parking there are various locations in the city of lancaster most with in a short walk of the castle and priory. And the train station is a 2 minute walk away
There are usually events of some description on at the castle and there is access to go inside during opening hours
just down the hill there is a pub called the merchants for refreshments or across from the merchants is the Royal kings arms.

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Co-ordinates: 54.05052, -2.80646 • what3words: ///sudden.bleat.gives

Alrewas Hayes, Country House. Fradley (By D0c.Col)

Alrewas Hayes is a Country House hidden away in the heart of England, It is an historical country estate where exceptional event experiences happen. A place to escape from the everyday, Their Grade II listed Queen Anne residence has been hosting weddings, corporate retreats and private events for the past decade. It is set within private landscaped gardens and open parkland in rural Staffordshire, It's is a picturesque country estate steeped in history. Dating back to the early 18th century, it has been home to five generations of the Williams family. Despite it's exclusivity, there is a public right of way through the estate, which allows access to some of the Garden and House views. It's located less than a mile from Fradley Junction, Alrewas.

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Co-ordinates: 52.73057, -1.800354 • what3words: ///veal.notion.waltz

Victoria Park Stafford Staffs (By D0c.Col)

Victoria Park is a Green Flag award winning park located on the banks of the River Sow in the heart of Stafford Town Centre. Originally named the Victoria Park Pleasure Grounds the site opened in 1908 and is the Boroughs principal destination park. The park now covers an area of 4.95 acres and is the largest formal park in Stafford Borough. Following a £2.5 million Heritage Lottery funded refurbishment the park has gained a new café and training centre, alongside a restored bandstand, listed Mottram Shelter, toilets and enhanced landscaping. Albert’s Café, next to the Sow, in the heart of the park is open Monday to Sunday 8am – 4pm, has a grandstand view and serves delicious barista style coffee, tea and snacks. You can also buy food to feed the ducks and swans along the river. Those with children can happily spend a few hours at our destination play area, which combines elements of natural play and modern playground equipment. The site boasts a 7m high climbing net with a rope bridge to the 8m high tower which contains a slide at 5m, a small trampoline, splash pad – interactive water play area and a sand pit with sand diggers. For those who like a bit more of a challenge the park also has a concrete skate bowl which attracts many skilled individuals.

Victoria Park is located on Tenterbanks, Stafford, ST16 2QF. The nearest car parks are either Tenterbanks or Doxey Road (near Sainsburys) but you can park in any of the Town Centre car parks and follow the finger posts. I TOAL just outside the Park so as not to disturb those exiting over the bridge.

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Co-ordinates: 52.80429, -2.118153 • what3words: ///heads.atom.preoccupied

Cavendish Mill - Hope Valley, Derbyshire (By markas)

This is out in the countryside with very few people around on a weekend. I parked here: ///birthdays.soaks.handrail an easy walk down the road or TOAL from where you park, from here you can overfly a few separate quarries some in use some disused.

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 53.27376, -1.693375 • what3words: ///dignitary.exhales.landscape

East Somerset Railway, Cranmore Station, Nr. Shepton Mallet (By DroneGeek)

Flew from a quiet lane close to the station. Plenty of parking options close by as a quiet rural spot.

If you fancy a cuppa and a bit to eat then the station café is a good option when the steam and diesel trains are running.

There is also a toilet and disabled facilities there.

If people are present then a sub 250g drone might be advisable. However quite possible to fly without being over anybody. As plenty of fields surround the site.

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Co-ordinates: 51.18531, -2.477179 • what3words: ///browser.patrolled.headstone

Grey Point Fort, Helen's Bay, Co. Down (By TheFatController)

Grey point Fort is a 20th century coastal fort, used in both World Wars. It houses a small museum and exhibition and the WW2 guns are still in place. There is a small free car park on site but if it's full there is a much larger car park (also free) a short walk away near Helen's Bay beach. It can also be accessed on foot from the North Down Coastal Path which runs along the front of the site. Entry to the fort itself is also free and it usually opens at weekends, however due to maintenence this year (2022) it is only opening on four selected dates for guided tours. Two of these have passed, the remaining dates are 27th August: 11am- 4pm and10th September: 11am -4pm.

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Co-ordinates: 54.67706, -5.741148 • what3words: ///guessing.dugouts.targeted

Leapers wood quary, Nether Kellet (By stevesb)

I actually pulled over at the marker and flew from here, as further up the lane is a sign saying private rd. so didn't want to push any wrong buttons. you can still get a few shots keeping VLOS as the quarry is 350m away. obviously pick your times carefully as this is a working quarry.
There isn't really a lot here apart from the quarry but in nearby Carnforth there is steam town which if you fly sub 250, could be ok.

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Co-ordinates: 54.11518, -2.759532 • what3words: ///galloped.dancer.surpasses

Whittlesey Town (By Acedrone)

This flight is only suitable for a sub 250g drone.
Take of was Sayers Lane (A605) next to New Queens Street surgery .This is a free car park , care will have to be taken when taking off and landing.

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Co-ordinates: 52.55811, -0.126316 • what3words: ///splints.found.cavalier

The Speech House Hotel (By WeeJubya)

https://thespeechhouse.co.uk/

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Co-ordinates: 51.80636, -2.552108 • what3words: ///durations.moderated.zinc

Saltash Railway Bridge (By Snaxmuppet)

Park on the Waterside, near the Union Inn Pub and there are many places to TOAL. My fav is the concrete jetty as it gives you complete control over any bystanders.

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Co-ordinates: 50.40686, -4.20639 • what3words: ///issued.down.second

RAF Wyton (By Acedrone)

I parked my car on a large flat grass verge on Mere Way off the B1090 which is the main road that passes main gate. Half way down Mere way is a party between two fields, I took of down this party before it turns left. Large open space over fields good for flying but I obtained permission to fly with RAF Wyton first as flying drones in this area may concern the base.

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Co-ordinates: 52.3434, -0.119777 • what3words: ///shiny.bloom.magma

Admirals Landing Pub, Bridgwater (By DroneGeek)

Situated alongside the Bridgwater Docks, the Admirals Landing Pub.

Plenty of TOAL locations locally. Car Park just the other side of a small bridge . The pub also has its own car park if you fancy a refreshment or two.

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Co-ordinates: 51.13255, -3.005197 • what3words: ///airports.skate.rips

Two Lads Cairn - Winter Hill, Bolton (By markas)

Plenty of parking options in the area, I parked ///organisms.commoners.smoothly there is no charge here and it wasn't busy.

There are a couple of local “legends” featuring the Two Lads, perhaps the best known being the least well known - because there’s several conflicting versions. The basic story goes that “two lads” where stuck on the moor and froze to death on the site currently marked by the large cairn. The difference in versions are when this was supposed to have happened.

The earliest tale relates that two princes of a Saxon king dies on the moor, which would, based on other local legendary dates be around 680 CE. The next tale states the lost lads where the sons of Bishop Pilkington so maybe around 1540 CE. The story that was often told in Bolton was that the two lads where children working in a mill over the Belmont side of the hill that were forced to walk back from work each day over the moors.

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Co-ordinates: 53.61509, -2.522365 • what3words: ///clipboard.cools.lied

Goole Marina, Goole, East Yorkshire (By ximi)

Goole Marina is a small 150 berth marina with access to the River Ouse.
https://www.goolemarina.co.uk/
There are usually a large number of motor cruisers and also narrow boats in the marina at any one time.

Parking is available on the side of Dutch Riverside Road, which borders the marina.

TOAL from the public road - it is pretty quiet, and its also possible to hop over a small wall onto the river bank and stand there.

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Co-ordinates: 53.69553, -0.88463 • what3words: ///kennels.baseballs.isolated

Cave Castle Hotel and Country Club, South Cave, East Yorkshire (By ximi)

Cave Castle is a a hotel based in South Cave, East Yorkshire. It was originally built around 1875 and was the home of the Barnard family. (https://landedfamilies.blogspot.com/2019/10/393-barnard-and-boldero-of-cave-castle.html)
If offers a range of activities, inlcuding its own golf course. You can pop in for a light lunch, or a grand evening meal (or both).
Parking is possible on the road to the south of the Estate, close to the South Cave Library. A suitable TOAL spot is on the small park across the road, which has a public footpath crossing it. The entrance is just to the right of the library (when facing the library)

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Co-ordinates: 53.76779, -0.610723 • what3words: ///consented.blinks.require

St Michael's Church, Kirkham (By markas)

This falls within the Warton FRZ so permission will be required from the ATC, I used the https://app.droneportal.aero/users/sign_in to submit my flight request and approval was given within a short period of time.

I parked on Church Lane, no parking restrictions on the side opposite the school, could get busy in the week but was quiet on Saturday morning. ///swan.grazed.towels

St Michael's Church is in the town of Kirkham, Lancashire, England. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building. It is an active Anglican parish church in the diocese of Blackburn, the archdeaconry of Lancaster and the deanery of Kirkham.

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Co-ordinates: 53.78434, -2.871069 • what3words: ///burst.locating.hillsides

St Johns Church - Blackpool, Lancashire (By markas)

Plenty of parking in town however being a local I walked down. TOAL from Church St, it can get busy with it being in the town centre.

The parish church of Blackpool Saint John the Evangelist, or St John's Blackpool, is an Anglican church in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. It was completed in 1878 and is a Grade II listed building. A church was built on the site in 1821 and was replaced by the current building to accommodate a larger congregation. The church was designed by Garlick, Park and Sykes in the Early English style and has been restored and renovated in 1986 and from 2000 to 2006. St John's is known as the parish church of Blackpool, and is an active parish church in the Diocese of Blackburn which is within the ecclesiastical province of York. It is in the Archdeaconry of Lancaster and the Deanery of Blackpool.

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Co-ordinates: 53.81823, -3.050876 • what3words: ///banks.sings.fits

Prestwick St. Nicholas Parish Church, Prestwick (By Drumsagard)

Prestwick St. Nicholas Church is in the centre of the town of Prestwick on the Ayrshire coast. It is right in the middle of Prestwick Airports FRZ so permission is required for a flight. The church is only one mile from the actual airport runway. Permission for a drone flight is required from the ATS Watch Manager of the day, but they will only consider your request once you have contacted Police Scotland and been issued with a Police Incident No. Diagonally across from the church on Ayr Road is a small grassy area off the main road which is suitable for TOAL.

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Co-ordinates: 55.49581, -4.613204 • what3words: ///wing.moves.reds

The Wrekin AONB (By D0c.Col)

The Wrekin Summit is 407m High. My brother and I took 35 mins to get up there and 15m to come down!

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Co-ordinates: 52.67044, -2.549986 • what3words: ///wide.winning.submerge

Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park Belfast (By TheFatController)

Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park is a huge park with plenty of open space situated off the B103 in South Belfast in the Lagan Valley AONB. There are two main car parks, along with other access points from the Lagan Towpath. There is a cafe and toilets, and plenty of picnic tables and grassy areas. DJI drones will nag you but it's you're safe to fly and the signs in the park do not forbid drones.

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Co-ordinates: 54.54252, -5.984665 • what3words: ///paths.legs.plant

River Lagan Towpath (By TheFatController)

The towpath is a haven for walkers and cyclists and runs alongside the River Lagan from Belfast to Lisburn, a distance of around 11 miles. Although it passes through parts of the city and is close to the M1 motorway at one point it feels quiet and rural for most of the way. The main car park at Shaw's Bridge is well signposted on the A55 on the outskirts of Belfast but there are numerous other access points the whole way along the route. If you've a DJI drone it will cry at you about being in an enhanced warning zone, but it will not prevent you from flying.

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Co-ordinates: 54.55246, -5.953835 • what3words: ///crazy.field.vision

Bangor Sunken Gardens and McKee Plaza (By TheFatController)

Bangor's Sunken Gardens and the McKee Clock are well known to locals and visitors from all over Northern Ireland. The McKee Plaza beside the clock is used for all sorts of events including food festivals, concerts, Christmas Markets, classic car gatherings and music performances. There is plenty of parking in the immediate area (a mix of free and pay) and numerous cafes, pubs and restaurants within a few steps.

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Co-ordinates: 54.66355, -5.66785 • what3words: ///focal.edits.ample

Shires Bowling Green, Gainsthorpe (By john768)

Took off from rear of large car park across the road fromthe pub/Bowling green

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Co-ordinates: 53.50031, -0.572324 • what3words: ///compliant.lake.smarting

Lune Head Stone Circle - North Pennines AONB (Teesdale) (By markas)

Small stone circle in the North Pennines AONB.

No parking as such, I stopped in a small farmers track: ///restores.cabinet.frogs be careful it is a rough track, not suitable for low vehicles.

Lune Head Stone Circle - This is a lovely little very accessible circle located beside the B6276 8 or 9 kilometers north of Brough.

The circle is about 10 metres in diameter and comprises 8 small boulders with another two possible stones that are outside of the ring.

The circle looks across the valleys of the Lune Head and Cleave becks with views to Seset reservior in the east along Lunedale.

This area is rich in mineral veins and has been heavily mined in the past. Just across the valley are the remains of the Lunehead lead and Barytes mine. If you check out the mole hills along the road side you can pick up large lumps of Barytes recognisable by it's white colour and rhombic crystals.

Just behind the circle is a lovely example of a rake, a narrow deep channel cut into the rock to exract a mineral vein.

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Co-ordinates: 54.57872, -2.233207 • what3words: ///square.jugs.sofa

Lympne Castle (By Evilbuttchimp)

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Co-ordinates: 51.07098, 1.023789 • what3words: ///bracelet.swimsuits.chugging

Hythe sound mirror (By Evilbuttchimp)

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Co-ordinates: 51.06988, 1.0478 • what3words: ///roaring.baroness.wings

Coton Fields Allotments, Stafford (By D0c.Col)

The allotment is located on Prospect Road, Stafford. For those in the Stafford area, Coton Fields is the ideal local allotments for you to grow your very own fresh produce, organically of course!
The allotments was established in 1206 when King John gave the Royal Charter to his 'Burgesses of Stafford'. Ever since, the area has been used by the Burgesses to feed their families. Nowadays, whether a Burgess or not, all are welcome at Coton Fields to do just that! The plots cover over 22 Acres and I parked my car in the street adjacent to the public path that runs through its centre.

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Co-ordinates: 52.81193, -2.107772 • what3words: ///bright.waters.palms

Rutherglen Town Hall, Main St. Rutherglen, Glasgow. (By Drumsagard)

Parking is available on King St. behind the Main St. For views of the town hall and the Main St. toal can been done with sub 250 drones from either street. It can be very busy during the day, so best done early morning or late evening.

Rutherglen received the status of Royal Burgh in 1126 by Royal Charter from King David I of Scotland. The Burgh area includes the old heart of the Royal Burgh of Rutherglen around the ancient and unusually wide tree-lined Main Street. The town hall was built in 1862. To its west is Rutherglen Old Parish Church, the fourth incarnation of the institution which has had a building on the site since around 600 AD.

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Co-ordinates: 55.82829, -4.215522 • what3words: ///minds.eating.double

Bicester Aerodrome, Oxfordshire (By firstadekit)

Bicester Aerodrome, formerly RAF Bicester, is an airfield on the outskirts of the English town of Bicester in Oxfordshire. Dating back to 1916, this military airfield is notable as the location of the first flight of the prototype Handley Page Halifax in 1939 and was later the home of No. 71 Maintenance Unit, RAF (Royal Air Force); the RAF finally left in 2004.

Today the airfield is a substantially unmodified pre-war RAF station with many listed buildings. The brick-built 1934 "Fort" type 1959/34 control tower survives, as do the two C-type and two A-type aircraft hangars.

In March 2013 Bicester Airfield was acquired from the MOD by Bicester Heritage Limited with the aim of developing the UK's first business park dedicated to historic motoring and aviation. Bicester Heritage aim to bring together the UK's cottage industry of specialists in order to promote not just the preservation but, specifically, the use of vintage aeroplanes and motor cars.

Park is Caversfield housing estate and walk to Caversfield Play Park.

Despite no longer in use by the MoD for MoD things, Caversfield park is maintained by the MoD on behalf of the US Air Force. There is a house for MoD Police. As such it's probably best to TOAL from the between the park and the main road. There's no official airspace restrictions here, but as many of the people living here are still military or ex, you may wish to be prepared should you be challenged.

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Co-ordinates: 51.91865, -1.140776 • what3words: ///weds.charities.topic

Ardley Quarry, Bicester, Oxfordshire (By firstadekit)

Park just off Middleton Lane, the exact same place to park for Trow Water Tower that is also on the map.

Follow the path to the water tower, you may as grab it while you are there, and then keep walking towards Trow pool.

Before you cross the little 'bridge' look to the left to see a kissing gate, go through this to enter the farmers field. Stick to the path and eventually you'll come to an opening that lets you cross the brook and enter another field.

TOAL from here. It's difficult to keep VLOS to explore the whole of the quarry without walking around, so take extra care.

Also be aware of Weston on the Green RAF base nearby which is an FRZ from sunrise to sunset on weekdays only.

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Co-ordinates: 51.91721, -1.208668 • what3words: ///leathers.sheets.wakes

The Castle at Edgehill, Banbury, Oxfordshire. Cotswolds AONB (By firstadekit)

Park at The Castle at Edgehill pub carpark. This is an exceptional country pub so do check it out.

Look for the way marker to the right of the pub that leads down some narrow steps and follow the path down taking care. After a while you will come to a fork in the path. The TOAL point is the path leading to the right where you find a bench.

Take in the breathtaking views for a while of nothing put pure countryside from this height. Take some aerial photos, do the circular walk and return to the pub for refreshments.

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Co-ordinates: 52.12396, -1.456236 • what3words: ///lace.removal.positives

Woodland Hill (By DroneGeek)

Just outside the NT boundary is a small layby where you can fly from. The car park 200 yards before is within the boundary of NT land.

This is on the junction of the A39 and the small narrow road to Holford.

The layby will often have a mobile café should you need a refreshment.

You can see Hinkley C Nuclear Power Station to the north-east on the coast.

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Co-ordinates: 51.16039, -3.206396 • what3words: ///bets.distanced.stall

Combe House (By DroneGeek)

Combe House is nestled just outside the NT Woodland Hill in North Somerset

This Country house Hotel, restaurant and wedding venue is located along Combe Lane which is where the best TOAL locations are in this small village.

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Co-ordinates: 51.1576, -3.21469 • what3words: ///recliner.tiptoes.mental

Stafford High Street (By D0c.Col)

This is a photo of the main street in my home town. Stafford is by comparison to other County Towns a sleepy hollow! My TOAL was opposite my favourite Balti, where my supper awaited me! Parking is close to where the A449 starts (one of Stafford's few claim to fames) on the Junction Island. You can see right along the main streets length from this point and half way down is the High House (one of the finest Tudor buildings in the Country) another jewel of a building that was very nearly trashed if it wasn't for the efforts of Derek Holt (Band member of the 70s The Climax Blues Band). Stafford County Council building is clearly in view which is quite ironic as they have a Drone Ban Policy (No Bye-law though). Lol

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Co-ordinates: 52.80396, -2.115488 • what3words: ///drill.grows.gave

Bridgnorth Station (Severn Valley Railway) (By firstadekit)

Plenty of parking in Bridgnorth, follow signs to car parks. Most cost £1 per hour or are free after 6pm.

The best TOAL point is actually way across the two roads over on Castle Walk, which is a public footpath outside the castle grounds. Stand in front of the War statue for clear views over to the station.

From here you can also get some pictures of Bridgnorth Castle and Church of St Mary Magdalene all while keeping VLOS from a single location.

A short walk to the right and you can also photo the Cliff Railway and get some great shots of the River Severn from this higher ground.

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Co-ordinates: 52.53064, -2.420584 • what3words: ///searcher.replied.sometimes

Fleetwood Haven Marina - Wyre Borough, Lancashire (By markas)

Plenty of parking locations in the area, I took off from Fleetwood Marsh Nature reserve: ///daisy.punctual.reading

Located within a sheltered enclosed dock, The marina offers 184 fully serviced berths, a 75 tonne boat hoist, laundry & luxury toilet/shower facilities.

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Co-ordinates: 53.91559, -3.013301 • what3words: ///contrived.lunging.newspaper

St Petrock & St Barnabas, Farringdon, Devon (By DroneGeek)

Grade II* listed church.

This is within a NFZ of Exeter Airport. Permission is required.

Small village with the road to it as narrow as your car.

TOAL options form the quiet road.

The church car park is shared with the local library, which is housed in a garden shed!

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Co-ordinates: 50.71226, -3.392555 • what3words: ///whimpered.officers.piles

RAF Elvington (By john768)

Parked outside main entrance gates to airfield
Short walk to main runway Yorkshire aircraft museum adjacent to the 3000 metre runway

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Co-ordinates: 53.92553, -0.963736 • what3words: ///bedroom.clicker.equality

Grove bury Sand Quarry (By Dren)

Parked car in housing estate and short walk over bridge from Porus Piece. Metal gate gives you access to the footpath that encircles the quarry. Though this site is active during the day until 5pm and half day on Saturday, there’s lots of locations to TOAL from the footpath.
On sunny days the water near the machinery is a mixture of yellow and bluish green from all the dredging going on.
This site is busy when open.
Nice view from all angles.

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Co-ordinates: 51.89969, -0.659266 • what3words: ///found.occurs.cats

Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, or RNAS Yeovilton, (HMS Heron) (By DroneGeek)

This is in a very active NFZ

There is a one hour layby from which to fly should permission be obtained.

You will attract the attention of the RNAS police or security so ensure that you have all your paperwork.

It is important to stay outside the base at the request of Air Traffic Control

Helicopters and planes will be in the sky with you, so stay alert.

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Co-ordinates: 51.01295, -2.652645 • what3words: ///plants.rope.twit

St Michael's Hill Tower, Montacute (By DroneGeek)

Montacute Castle was built after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 by Robert of Mortain. The castle was part of a new settlement called Mons Acutus - literally, sharp hill - built on land that Robert had acquired from Athelney Abbey in exchange for the manor of Purse Caundle

The location for the castle is thought to have been a deliberate political statement by Robert: before the battle of Hastings, the Anglo-Saxons had discovered what they believed to be a holy cross on the hill. Taken into battle by Harold Godwinson who held it in great esteem, "the holy cross" had also been used as the battle cry of the Anglo-Saxon army against the Normans.

The castle was no longer of military value and was left to decline.

Today the site is a scheduled monument. An 18th century folly, St. Michael's Hill Tower, named after the castle chapel, stands on the site today, making use of part of the castle chapel's foundations.

The site is owned by the National Trust and is open to the public.

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Co-ordinates: 50.94979, -2.72236 • what3words: ///sporting.trophy.rewrites

Rame Head / St Michael's Chapel (By Bobbysmile)

Parking for £1 per day right by the NCI lookout station.

NCI station provides live weather which is great for knowing if it's safe to fly, generally nice friendly people so pop in for a chat.

Getting to the parking involves steep small lanes, not one to take a wide vehicle or something you feel too precious about having some plant scratches on.

TOAL from the open field is often safer than from St Michael's itself, which can be a bit gusty. Save this one for a calm day, even if the forecast says calm, you can almost guarantee on site it will be windyer.

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Co-ordinates: 50.3137, -4.222944 • what3words: ///postcard.rejected.loudness

Strangford Coastline (Kirkcubbin) (By TheFatController)

There are many locations where you can stop for great photos on the A20 between Newtownards and Portaferry. Please note: Travelling from Newtownards you are in the Newtownards airfield FRZ until you have reached the National Trust property at Mount Stewart. Saltwater Brig, located on the edge of Strangford Lough just outside Kircubbin village, is a handy place to stop for a drink or a meal to break up your trip. They have their own free car park just across the road from the pub.

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Co-ordinates: 54.45253, -5.529527 • what3words: ///postage.forge.tequila

Craigantlet (By TheFatController)

Parking at the free car park at Cairn Wood on the B170 between Bangor and Belfast gives you a few photo options. You can take one of several newly upgraded path through the wood for scenic woodland photos, or just across the road there are a couple of reservoirs, and nearby is also the Craigantlet Quarry. Craigantlet is located in the free space between the FRZs of George Best City airport and Newtownards airfield.

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Co-ordinates: 54.62524, -5.757686 • what3words: ///sandbags.picturing.flask

Hollow Pond - Leyton Flats (By legal_eyes)

Very nice park with boating lake and an abundance of undisturbed TOAL places.

You can fly over the complete park and lake within VLOS and the southern part of the park is ideal for pictures of the Stratford/London high-rises.

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Co-ordinates: 51.57812, 0.012747 • what3words: ///afford.forget.actual

Kip Marina, Inverkip, PA16 0AW (By Drumsagard)

Parking is available just south of the marina on the A78 beside the public toilets. TOAL can be done from the small car park, the beach or from the public footpath/cycle path that runs along the coast here.

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Co-ordinates: 55.90682, -4.878525 • what3words: ///hopes.alerting.span

Abbeyfield Northampton (By Acedrone)

You can access the playing fields from Goals Northampton car park . You can walk from the car park to the playing fields their are no fences.
You have to pick your time carefully as a school is nearby.

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Co-ordinates: 52.21709, -0.906301 • what3words: ///brand.buyers.wiser

Ridgmont church (By Dren)

My TOAL point was just outside village nearer the ruins of the old village church off Eversholt Rd. the newer church is visible from across the fields. The fact that the older church is visited more made a flight over the village interesting. Your on the boundary of Woburn safari park. Ironically both churches are called All Saints Church.

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Co-ordinates: 52.01439, -0.579271 • what3words: ///guards.mulls.slurping

Twemlow Viaduct (By chrisf)

Twemlow Viaduct just outside Holmes Chapel. On a clear day looking NNE you should be able to get Jodrell Bank and the Lovell Telescope in the background.

There is a public right of way underneath the viaduct along the River Dane. The ROW then heads north next to the viaduct.

There is a layby at w3w crinkled.blitz.outlast which is a 5 minute walk but care needs to be taken as there is no footpath - i wouldn't recommend with a dog or kids.

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Co-ordinates: 53.20758, -2.342336 • what3words: ///season.revealing.unloaded

Bangor Abbey (By TheFatController)

There's a free car park opposite the Abbey and several 'pay' car parks in the area as well. There are also a few other local locations worth photographing like Bangor Castle and the Walled Garden.

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Co-ordinates: 54.65603, -5.675357 • what3words: ///former.hammer.bigger

Marquess of Anglesey's Column (By chrisf)

Marquess of Anglesey's column is the tall column seen on the left as you cross onto Anglesey from the mainland.

There's a car park for visitors that's usually empty which is a 2 minute walk from the column - w3w locating.finds.erupt

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Co-ordinates: 53.22079, -4.197111 • what3words: ///sneezing.goose.plump

Binn Hill Tower Perthshire (By mynameisjoe)

Marker dropped at small car park.
Built in 1813 by Lord Francis Grey so he could enjoy the stunning views over the Tay and Lomond Hills.
Perth Airport is close so be mindful of how and where you fly.

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Co-ordinates: 56.39137, -3.366319 • what3words: ///punt.elections.badge

Collace Quarry Perthshire (By mynameisjoe)

Collace Quarry is owned and operated by Tayside Contracts. As well as the main Quarry there is also a recycling facility for aggregates/rubble.
I have dropped the pin at a small space I used to park. The nearby Dunsinane hill is worth a visit and fly around. It is home to an iron age Fort and was made famous by being mentioned in Shakespeares' Macbeth. Perth Airport is nearby so watch how and where you fly.

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Co-ordinates: 56.47108, -3.289418 • what3words: ///blesses.tortoises.nods

Baron Hill Mansion, Beaumaris, Anglesey (By chrisf)

A well hidden dilapidated mansion just a short distance from Beaumaris castle.

It can be flown from Castle Car and Coach Park (w3w supposes.historic.dorm) but it's around 1km so you need a clear day and good signal. Alternatively it's around 500m flight from any of the layby's on Henllys Lane (w3w choppers.stocks.silent).

On foot it can be explored and is accessed by a track near the bridge over the B5109/Allt Goch Fawr (w3w shepherdess.tycoons.enchanted). It's walkable from the main car park but easier to park on one of the side roads nearby.

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Co-ordinates: 53.26763, -4.103022 • what3words: ///pedicure.hopping.townhouse

Far Moor Bridleway Bridge Nr Horton In Ribblesdale (By john768)

Far Moor Bridleway Bridge Near Horton In Ribblesdale North Yorkshire.

A new bridge was required at Far Moor Nr Horton in Ribblesdale to carry pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders over the River Ribble on the 350 mile Pennine Bridleway National Trail.

Measuring 53x2.5m, the Far Moor bridleway bridge is the largest example of a stress laminated construction in the world.

The beautiful, but extremely remote rural setting influenced the choice of bridge type. Access for heavy machinery or cranes to the site was not possible so it was agreed the bridge should be made using stress laminated construction.

It was essential that the bridge was sympathetic to the surrounding environment.
The bridge was constructed in 8 weeks weeks, inspite of the remote location. The large spans were formed from short lengths of timber that were carried by hand and lifted into position.

The all timber construction blends in well with the natural surroundings and because the structure used only small timber pieces they were sourced by the Forestry Commission from forests within the United Kingdom.

Took off from small road layby on road linking new Houses to High Birkwith.






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Co-ordinates: 54.17287, -2.313547 • what3words: ///scribbled.liquids.video

Beacon Hill ANOB, Ellesborough, Bucks (By Dren)

Park car opposite church, small enough for couple of cars, followed footpath through gate next to cottage and up across fields to second gated field, the hill is very steep at this point. Very windy day trying to use mini 2, was struggling with gusts, so didn’t get full height above crescent of hill but surrounding views was fantastic scenery for miles.

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Co-ordinates: 51.74853, -0.79093 • what3words: ///cling.severe.hindered

South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum Doncaster (By markas)

Parked on a gravelled patch of land: ///plus.blunt.amuse this is at the end of Sandy Lane, there are a couple of schools on this road, I visited on a Sunday so no one around to worry.

There is a stadium nearby so if you have a DJi drone you need to request an unlock before you can take off.

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Co-ordinates: 53.51406, -1.109807 • what3words: ///table.heave.chins

Humber Estuary Near Easington (By makkax1)

Car park overlooks the Humber Estuary. Quiet spot. Good spot for practicing your handbrake turns too!

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Co-ordinates: 53.63247, 0.105151 • what3words: ///waiters.hugs.forgives

Cultybraggan Camp Perthshire (By mynameisjoe)

https://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/cultybraggan-camp-p1189351

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultybraggan_Camp

Originally a POW camp during the 2nd world war .
The camp ceased to be used by the military in 2004, and now belongs to the Comrie Development Trust, bought through a community right-to-buy option for £350,000 in 2007. Since taking ownership of the 90-acre site on 20 September 2007, the Comrie Development Trust's Cultybraggan Working Group have been working towards the sustainable development of this asset. Major infrastructure works (drainage, electricity, water and telecoms), the conversion of nine Nissen huts to make 12 units for local businesses and the refurbishment of the central mess are included in the first phase. In 2012 it was reported that a communications firm had purchased the underground bunker at Cultybraggan for use as a "digital safe house". However, the bid failed and the bunker was put back on the market. In April 2014, the bunker was sold at auction to a service provider who are looking to use it for long term data and media storage (Bogen)

There is tons of parking and nobody batted an eyelid while I flew the drone about. If it became an issue on your visit the public road will suffice for TOAL

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Co-ordinates: 56.35506, -3.994303 • what3words: ///attaching.oils.rescue

Portobello Tower Wolverhampton (By firstadekit)

The Portobello Tower is a hexagonal, embattled tower built to commemorate Admiral Vernon's capture of Portobello in 1739. It was perhaps designed by Rochard Trubshaw of Little Haywood and built between 1739 and 1765.

Not easily accessible. Good walking boots required especially if it's been raining recently. Either park at Essington Fruit Farm and take the dirt track road by foot over the M54 bridge to enter the parkland. Or you can try parking at Hilton Hall which is now used as business offices, more likely to get questioned by security however.

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Co-ordinates: 52.63958, -2.075348 • what3words: ///smiled.soaps.decently

Blubberhouses,North Yorkshire (By john768)

Blubberhouses is situated in North Yorkshire.
Its in Nidderdale an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Took off from quiet lane near to the church.
System didnt like to load 360 pano link from Kuula so loaded image which was part of the 360 Image.

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Co-ordinates: 53.99234, -1.744975 • what3words: ///structure.chart.dishes

Godrevy Lighthouse (By WeeJubya)

The closest car park is on National Trust ground, for which they do not allow drone TO/L.
I took off from the nearest road, and flew out over the beach to get the shot.

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Co-ordinates: 50.24243, -5.400413 • what3words: ///skirting.thin.prune

All Saints Church, Mappleton ERYC (By ximi)

It is thought that there has been a Church at Mappleton since 1086. All Saints was largely re-built in 1855-56. Inside can be viewed the tomb(s) of the Brough family who lived at nearby Rolston Hall.
Parking is available directly outside the church, or if you cross over the main Hornsea road, there is a council carpark by the slipway to the beach. Both get very busy in the summer and good weather.
TOAL from the public footpath outside (with a sub 250g aircraft, or from within the churchyard (with permission)
Mappleton beach itself is a great place to fly (https://greyarro.ws/t/mappelton-beach-added-to-coastal-scenery-in-yorkshire-and-the-humber/25258).
If you turn right at the bottom of the slipway and head south along the beach, you can find various fossils amongst the pebble (mainly Gryphaea arcuata (Devils toenails), ammonites & belemnites. If you are lucky, you may find fossilised coral or sea urchins).
WARNING: The fossil beach was also used as a bombing target for RAF Cowden .. so if you see anything metallic, with fins .. avoid and let the authorities know (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-53692099)

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Co-ordinates: 53.87653, -0.137385 • what3words: ///putts.feeds.crank

RAF Hooton Park (By Dorje)

RAF Hooton Park was an RAF station originally built for the Royal Flying Corps in 1917 as a training aerodrome for pilots in WW1.

It is now preserved as a tourist attraction and the hangars now have Grade II Listed Building Status.

TOAL is tricky for this one, but there is a footpath from the following W3W location which is feasible. https://what3words.com/maker.gifted.swear

Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Hooton_Park
Hooton Park Trust site: http://www.hootonparktrust.co.uk/

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Co-ordinates: 53.30457, -2.944585 • what3words: ///spend.lawn.farms

Must Farm Quarry (By Acedrone)

Take off next to King's Dike access by large layby off A605 west of Whittlesey, normally their is a coffee and snack shop in layby if you need any refreshments.

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Co-ordinates: 52.55325, -0.179316 • what3words: ///spaces.round.nets

Liverpool Marina (By Dorje)

Suitable TOAL for sub-250s is found from some of the nearby quieter roads off Sefton Street.

Beware of gulls.

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Co-ordinates: 53.39074, -2.984702 • what3words: ///shadow.bugs.exam

Woolton Woods and Camphill (By Dorje)

A muncipal park in south Liverpool with opportunities for great shots of the suburbs of the city and out towards the river and airport.

Contact [email protected] for permission to fly in the FRZ and see https://www.liverpoolairport.com/help-advice/drones for general advice about flying drones in the FRZ.

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Co-ordinates: 53.37146, -2.868496 • what3words: ///sculpting.husbands.scrapped

Bonhard Standing Stone (By mynameisjoe)

Couple of small parking spaces on Bonhard road where you can also TOAL. Permission will be required from Perth ATC as it is in their FRZ. The field that the stone stands in is circled frequently by small aircraft from Perth Airport so please obtain permission and be vigilant. The guys at Perth ATC are very helpful and acommodating

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Co-ordinates: 56.42117, -3.375474 • what3words: ///channel.fracture.differ

Scone Old Parrish Church (By mynameisjoe)

A Church built in 1786 near to Scone Palace. Moved to its present site in 1806 using stone from original building. Mansfield pew was presented by Queen Anne of Denmark in 1615. There is also a memorial to David Douglas, botanist, in the graveyard whom the Douglas Fir is named after. The local primary school also carries the name of his son Robert Douglas. It was this family who discovered a means of extracting a setting agent called fruit pectin used in setting jams.

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Co-ordinates: 56.4145, -3.40831 • what3words: ///loss.tens.tribal

Limestone Quarry - Horton In Ribblesdale (By john768)

Plentry of quiet lanes near to quarry to take off from.

Horton Quarry is a limestone quarry near to Horton-in-Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, England. The quarry, which is some 6 miles (9.7 km) north of Settle, has been operating since at least 1889, and produces limestone for a variety of purposes. Stone used to be exported from the quarry by rail, but now leaves by lorry, although there are plans to re-instate the railway sidings. The quarry used to produce its own lime by roasting the limestone in big kilns on the site, but the last of these were removed in the 1980s. Since 2000, the quarry has been owned and operated by Hanson.
In 2021, 660 tons of stone from the quarry was used to re-line the path up to the summit of Ingleborough. The path had become worn with use, and the company donated the stone.

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Co-ordinates: 54.14439, -2.311678 • what3words: ///remission.scored.leads

Mynffordd Quarry (By jon1)

TOAL on a quiet back lane about 300m from the quarry across bypass.. Nature reserve to left and pylons to right.

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Co-ordinates: 52.92611, -4.094768 • what3words: ///libraries.directive.absorbs

Murrayshall House Hotel (By mynameisjoe)


Murrayshall dates back over 400 years and is the former home of Lord Lynedoch.

I didn't seek or need permision from landowners as my TOAL was from public land. The area is however inside the FRZ for Perth Airport, and as such will need permission from Perth ATC:
01738551631
[email protected]

Fly over at height so you don't disturb the golfers!

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Co-ordinates: 56.42059, -3.373178 • what3words: ///weeds.freezers.erupted

Scone New Church (By mynameisjoe)

A couple of wee cafes and pubs to fill your belly, and not far away is Scone Palace, Kinclaven Beech Hedges (tallest beeach hedge in the world, Bells Sports Centre (largest domed builing in UK, possibly Europe) And of course home to one of the finest and most famous salmon fishing rivers in the world.
Permission was saught and granted by the chaps at Perth Airport.
They can be contacted on
01738551631
[email protected]
They're really helpful and accomodating

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Co-ordinates: 56.42031, -3.397983 • what3words: ///excusing.daunting.best

Errol Station (By mynameisjoe)

Errol Station Signal Box. No2 of 3 on the line between Perth and Dundee
I have placed the marker at a small parking place. Road can be very busy so please be mindful of residents. Also, this site is very close to a small airfield used for parachute jumps so be vigilant.

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Co-ordinates: 56.40739, -3.212883 • what3words: ///burns.hazy.twinkled

Blue Bell Inn Bowling Green - Old Ellerby (By ximi)

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Co-ordinates: 53.82013, -0.226046 • what3words: ///faster.risking.voltages

Paull Holme Tower (By ximi)

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Co-ordinates: 53.7069, -0.205959 • what3words: ///intention.leader.rotation

Hanson Aggregates Pottal Pool Quarry (By D0c.Col)

Hanson Aggregates produces and distributes aggregates - crushed rock, sand and gravel - from a network of quarries, depots, and wharves.

They supply aggregates for a variety of construction uses including ready-mixed concrete production, pre-cast concrete, brick and block manufacture and asphalt production. They also produce specialist sands for glass making, horticulture, agriculture and leisure.

They are also able to offer an extensive range of specialist aggregate products, including: industrial sands, agricultural lime, SUDS (Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems) aggregates, and sea defence aggregates.

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Co-ordinates: 52.73377, -2.031569 • what3words: ///terminal.bring.unfilled

WW1 Airfield & Museum Stow Maries (By Dren)

An original WW1 airfield used only in first world. Permission needed to fly to it boundary. Parked on approach road towards farm, airfield is just beyond that. Military aircraft from 1st war and museum buildings on site

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Co-ordinates: 51.67142, 0.629504 • what3words: ///ecologist.swooned.gobbles

Preston Docks (By stevesb)

there are numerous car parks in the area, a nice cafe to get a drink or even have lunch, Plenty of space to pick a spot for TOAL

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Co-ordinates: 53.75962, -2.7435 • what3words: ///flight.poetic.factor

Jubilee tower Darwen (By stevesb)

which ever way you aproach it's not a 2 minute walk up to the tower so plan where you are going to park carefully. i parked at the top of Belgrave Rd in Darwen and it's still a mile to the tower all up hill

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Co-ordinates: 53.68967, -2.48799 • what3words: ///secret.also.keys

Coxside slipway (By Bobbysmile)

Small beach and green space which is a great TOAL point for getting images of the barbican and any number of marinas.

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Co-ordinates: 50.36615, -4.12955 • what3words: ///owner.nurse.pepper

St Georges Church Doncaster (By Woody305)

St Georges Church Doncaster Can TOAL at the council car park clear line of sight from there.I did get warning for the prison close by but church is not close. enough to restrict flight.

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Co-ordinates: 53.52564, -1.135336 • what3words: ///settle.clever.digs

Lancaster Cathedral (By stevesb)

the marker is actually in the car park over the canal from the cathedral the spire can be seen from the car park so VLOS can be maintained. or you can walk closer to the cathedral. this is a city center location so legality of flight depends on qualification or drone class.

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Co-ordinates: 54.0472, -2.795493 • what3words: ///rash.blank.front

Lee Moor Quarry (By DroneGeek)

Lee Moor (Devon) is a small village so plenty of unrestricted roads (no footpaths) or green spaces to TOAL.

Beware of sheep that roam freely (and their many droppings!) and horse riders and the odd local wandering around. Oh and various overhead wires.

Close to large quarries

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Co-ordinates: 50.44019, -4.01171 • what3words: ///gobblers.cherish.precluded

Norton Water Tower (By Dorje)

Norton Water Tower was built in the late 19th century as a balancing reservoir for supplying Runcorn and Liverpool. It is now a Grade II listed building and still in use as an operational water tower.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norton_Water_Tower

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Co-ordinates: 53.32948, -2.671227 • what3words: ///resources.unfounded.apple

Trentham Tower Sandon Park, Staffordshire. (By D0c.Col)

Trentham Tower originally formed the top of the tower at Trentham Hall, which was designed by Sir Charles Barry C.1840. Trentham Hall was demolished in 1910 -1911 and the tower top was dismantled and reconstructed at Sandon around 1912. The tower was fully restored in 2016/17 to its present condition and is a listed Grade II building. It sits rather isolated in many acres of the Sandon Upper Park and is well worth a visit. Access to the Folly is from the A51 down School Lane (opposite the Dog and Doublet pub) and follow the signs to Church Lane and the All Saints Church. From the Church gate follow the road East a short distance until you see a cattle grid entrance to a Lane between farm buildings. Follow the lane until you see 5bar gate and a field path opposite a rather beautiful farm house. Take the path and as you pass a large copse on your left you will see at close to the highest point of Sandon Park this marvellous tower folly. The many times I've passed this folly on walks I've never seen a soul so a great place to fly.

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Co-ordinates: 52.86038, -2.057729 • what3words: ///risen.giggled.clearcut

Beverley Racecourse (By ximi)

TOAL within Beverley Westwood is restricted by Bylaw, so TOAL has to be outside the boundary of the Westwood

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Co-ordinates: 53.84384, -0.459484 • what3words: ///tour.bonus.flopping

Bradford Arms Bowling Club (By firstadekit)

Park in the pub car park. The pub car park requires you to go in and tap your car registration into the tablet near the entrance to ensure you do not receive a parking fine. Take off from public footpath out front.

This is a very residential area so you will be highly visible to the public. Your drone may raise security, privacy or safety concerns. I personally decided to stand out by putting on hi-vis jacket and lanyard to look 'official'

Birmingham Airport runway FRZ is just to the West and the planes look far closer to the eye than they possibly are, so just something else to be aware of.

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Co-ordinates: 52.50281, -1.775199 • what3words: ///rapid.maybe.comical

Nailcote Hall Country Hotel (By firstadekit)

Park on the hotels car park and move on foot to to the public footpath against the fence next to the railway line and the gold course, go through the kissing gate to enter a field. TOAL from here.

As people are playing golf and likely using the hotel facilities this location may raise security, privacy or safety concerns.

As well as the hotel, there is the gold course, the slow part of the west coast mainline between Coventry and Birmingham if you're into trains and some good views of countryside towards the south and housing to the north.

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Co-ordinates: 52.39428, -1.609095 • what3words: ///natively.image.lights

Hull Marina (By john768)

Plenty of open spaces around the marina to take off from
https://www.aquavista.com/find-a-marina/hull-waterside-marina

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Co-ordinates: 53.73954, -0.337642 • what3words: ///ties.guard.yards

Old Trafford (By Andy_B)

You will probably get grief from the security team on site, but they have no idea of the drone rules.
As long as you follow the drone code, you are free to fly from public land just off the site.

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Co-ordinates: 53.46259, -2.288818 • what3words: ///ticket.refers.type

Tidenham Chase (By ennisjohn)

View of the "old Severn bridge" from over River Wye near Tintern quarry.
TOAL was from a track accessed by foot from just off the main road.

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Co-ordinates: 51.6805, -2.656885 • what3words: ///behalf.soft.notice

Alexandra Park & Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Field (By Dorje)

This is a small park and bowling green with a cafe and library within in the Stockton Heath parish of Warrington.

The park itself isn't particularly large but does provide a good TOAL point for sub-250s to overfly the local segment of the Manchester Ship Canal which includes an operational swing bridge.

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Co-ordinates: 53.37276, -2.57577 • what3words: ///short.erase.arts

North Devon AONB (By DroneGeek)

Both street parking and beach parking is available.

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Co-ordinates: 51.05107, -4.225018 • what3words: ///layover.surprises.afterglow

Humber Crusing Association Marina Grimsby (By john768)

Humber Cruising Association Marina, Grimsby

The HCA marina is situated in the old Fish Dock No1, originally completed in 1856. It has accomodation for 220 boats and hard standing for 30 boats. Diesel with fresh Plenty of waste land /quiet roads around Ribey Street to take off from. The old ice house building towards top left was used in 2007 as a set to film part of the film Atonement starring Keira Knightley, James McAvoy

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Co-ordinates: 53.57806, -0.067408 • what3words: ///diary.poem.mason

WWII Observation Tower near Loch Head Wigtownshire (By Onanist)

Connected with the wartime practice bombing range on nearby Flow of Airriequhillart.
Single track road off the B7005 heading towards Loch Head, with overtaking places but limited parking. TAOL from field entrance opposite.

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Co-ordinates: 54.82767, -4.591291 • what3words: ///replaying.dozens.blocks

St.Helena Church Kirmington (By john768)

Large flat are just inside the gate.

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Co-ordinates: 53.58655, -0.330584 • what3words: ///aimed.ironic.pegged

Joseph Chamberlain Clock Tower Memorial. AKA Old Joe (By firstadekit)

The tallest free standing clock tower in the world standing at 328ft.

You must obtain permission from University of Birmingham to TOAL on their land:

https://intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/hr/wellbeing/worksafe/use-of-drones-and-unmanned-aerial-vehicles.aspx

Otherwise your best bet is to TOAL from Pritchatts Road opposite the green heart where it is a clear view to the clock tower so you should have no problems with VLOS.

Otherwise the next best is just on the footpath by the A38 by Bournbrook Sports Bar.

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Co-ordinates: 52.44981, -1.930667 • what3words: ///edgy.ranks.glory

Dog & Doublet Inn (By firstadekit)

Canalside Pub. Offering good food. Has parking. Part of the Kingsbury 7 Mile circular walk. Start with a pint and end with a meal and a pint.

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Co-ordinates: 52.562, -1.709291 • what3words: ///perplexed.avid.lift

Bridgewater Canal in south Warrington (By Dorje)

Plenty of spots around South Warrington through Stockton Heath and Grappenhall to take a drone up and get footage of the canal boats and adjacent areas which often form a boundary between the suburbs and countryside.

Some suggested TOAL:
https://what3words.com/casual.sweat.video
https://what3words.com/talked.rift.pepper

Landowner permission for TOAL on the towpath is unknown, but no conspicuous policy against it. There are a lot of PROW such as footpaths around either way.

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Co-ordinates: 53.37127, -2.566775 • what3words: ///sits.foods.month

Grimsby Dock Offices (By john768)

Plenty of car parks in vicinity to take off from

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Co-ordinates: 53.57576, -0.075211 • what3words: ///loads.shaped.olive

Clyde Marina, Ardrossan (By JoeC)

Plenty of public paths nearby for TOAL

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Co-ordinates: 55.64042, -4.817086 • what3words: ///snap.groups.unity

Thelwall Nature Ramble (By stubbyd)

Excuse the cr^&*y photo but I aborted a 360 pano and this view was, for me, the only item of interest. This is open common land and a few dog walkers, but other than that it was quiet for us. The river you see is a part of the River Mersey.

We parked in the Thelwall vicarage (as my BIL is the vicar), but there is plenty of on street parking and you we used the "Thelwall Penny ferry" to get across. This was the massive sum of 31p return journey - but sadly I note the service has now ended. I read it is to be replaced by a motorboat, but you may need to check. Alternative parking would be at Westy Park and walk across.

Plenty to photograph or video around here though with the Manchester Ship Canal alongside, and if lucky you may even get one of the huge ships going through the locks.

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Co-ordinates: 53.38961, -2.547927 • what3words: ///baking.issues.advice

Pelhams Piller (By john768)

Pelham's Pillar is a monument dedicated to Charles Anderson-Pelham, 1st Earl of Yarborough who died in 1846.

The Pillar is in Cabourne, West Lindsey on part of the Yarborough estate at Brocklesby, and is a viewing tower built to enable the earls to view the estate. It is 39 metres (128 ft) high and is guarded by two stone lions at the door. It is said that, when it was built, everything that could be seen from the top belonged to Charles Anderson-Pelham.

The architect was Edward James Willson of Lincoln. The foundation of the pillar was laid by Pelham's son Charles Anderson-Pelham, 2nd Earl of Yarborough, and it was completed by his grandson Charles Anderson-Pelham, 3rd Earl of Yarborough, in 1849. Prince Albert visited the pillar in the year of its completion. Plenty of minopr roads and open spaces to take off from nearby

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Co-ordinates: 53.51759, -0.298905 • what3words: ///contacts.pitching.reinstate

Bolton le Sands Foreshore (By stevesb)

you can park at ///typical.pleaser.sentences (what three words) and walk along the coast to a fairly quite spot to get some cracking sunsets from the bay

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Co-ordinates: 54.122, -2.793344 • what3words: ///pupils.station.alarm

Whistley Down - RAF Harrowbeer (By Bobbysmile)

WWII Airfield just outside Yelverton. Can park on the airfield for free

NB: The airfield itself is within the boundary of Dartmoor National park so TOAL is not permitted, the exterior road pretty much matches the boundary of Dartmoor, so just hop over to the other side of the road, there's a nice flat spot with a bench that used to be a bus stop which works well (where the pin actually is)

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Co-ordinates: 50.49173, -4.102363 • what3words: ///delusions.orchestra.lied

Lower Lliw reservoir (By stubbyd)

Parking is available at the location (small cost) and there is a café and toilets available. See here: https://www.swansea.gov.uk/article/6873/Lliw-Reservoirs---Upper-and-Lower for full details.

The property is technically owned by Dŵr Cymru [Welsh Water] and whilst I can't find any specific advice to this site, there is, I believe, a general acceptance to the flying of drones by them so long as one follows all current advice and legislation. Just don't be like the idiot I saw on my visit that flew from the car park!

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Co-ordinates: 51.71312, -3.957669 • what3words: ///lemons.employ.fatigued

Talybont reservoir (By ennisjohn)

I was able to park in one of the "pull in's" along the dam which is also a public road way. My wife and I spent a very enjoyable couple of hours flying my Mavic air 2 & mini 3 pro around the reservoir.

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Co-ordinates: 51.8754, -3.301398 • what3words: ///special.shippers.sweated

Potton Watertower (By Dren)

Plenty of room to fly around this concrete clad iron water tower, trees hide the base of this tower from the road, though there is a small area adjacent big enough for 3 to 4 cars. Open fields surrounding the location

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Co-ordinates: 52.12925, -0.179756 • what3words: ///guides.heaven.tanked

East Hatley Church (By Dren)

A small church going through a full restoration inside, opens at 830am. No actual car park but gated entrance big enough for one car past the footpath to the church through trees. Secluded church from prying eyes. Visited today using my mini 2 as it’s smaller and quieter. Great views above the trees of surrounding village & fields

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Co-ordinates: 52.13794, -0.123103 • what3words: ///contracts.resold.overpaid

Eyeworth Church (By Dren)

Found this little gem of a church nestled behind some trees, just off the main road through the village. It’s secluded from sight, with plenty of opportunities to capture the church from the air. Small car park off road(signpost opposite entrance).

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Co-ordinates: 52.09448, -0.177069 • what3words: ///scorch.seabirds.episodes

Tutbury Castle Public Footpath (By jordans)

Good TOAL location for Tutbury castle. Free public carpark in Tutbury opposite the Leopard Pub and a 5 min walk to location

Warnings:
Close to Derby FRZ
Livestock in nearby fields

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Co-ordinates: 52.85875, -1.693579 • what3words: ///fired.vowed.rash

Ryhope Denemouth Beach (By mollin)

At the foot of the cliffs at Ryhope Denemouth, Sunderland (what3words: ///exams.gentle.gown) is a great place to practice your drone flying skills.
There is limited parking at what3words: ///grit.feel.clubs - allow for any farm vehicles that might need access to the field!
Walk down the path to the right of the parking until you reach steps leading down, then go down to the floor of the dene (it's a bit of a climb back up...). Carry on to the beach and turn left, which leads to Crown Estate foreshore.
It's rocky, wear good footwear!

Caution:
1. It's a beach area with cliffs, check the tides before you go!
2. There is a coastal footpath at the top of the cliffs - check the path from a safe distance before flying near the cliff tops...

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Co-ordinates: 54.86116, -1.348346 • what3words: ///chip.trade.ships

The Toast Rack, Fallowfield, Manchester (By Sparkyws)

Park on Cromwell Range at the bottom, there is a school so best out of school times

https://goo.gl/maps/14iDx3LgpKVZU1iT9

CQXM+4FF Manchester

https://w3w.co/limes.retain.tour

I TOAL from the car roof, beware of the local gulls that took a dislike to me and the drone!

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Co-ordinates: 53.44728, -2.216342 • what3words: ///sculpture.before.ideal

Steer Point (By Bobbysmile)

Public footpath offering great views down the river towards all the small boat moorings.

Free on street parking in Brixton, then about 45 mins walk. Note a small segment of the footpath can be underwater at high tide!

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Co-ordinates: 50.33583, -4.040821 • what3words: ///wizard.screen.belong

Lee Moor (By Bobbysmile)

Parking just on the outskirts of Dartmoor next to a public footpath.

Offers views of Dartmoor and the China Clay & Tungsten quarries whilst still outside the boundaries of Dartmoor, so respecting the by-laws.

If you're in the area, I recommend taking some time to explore more of Dartmoor, you just won't be able to TOAL a UAS within the bounds, watch out because they are pretty irregular boundaries as well.

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Co-ordinates: 50.43741, -4.000242 • what3words: ///sailors.earphones.ruling

St. Michael's Mount / Marazion (By Bobbysmile)

Paid parking in Marazion, walk east to the edge of the NT owned beach. Take care with the meadows wildlife reserve to the north.

Plenty of open beach to TOAL at low tide, still a decent amount at high, beach gets very busy in the summer peak period.

You'll need permission from Penzance heliport to fly in the FRZ, they don't currently [13/07/2022] operate flights on a Sunday so that's your best shot for getting a permit.

St Michaels itself is a mix of private and NT, but you get decent shots from a distance regardless.

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Co-ordinates: 50.12826, -5.489946 • what3words: ///bucked.vets.sheds

Wacker Quay (By Bobbysmile)

Parking available on site - Free

Perhaps not the prettiest location, particularly on low tide, but nice open space with good sightliness to practice in, is quiet during the week. Can see Scraesdon fort at altitude.

Take care for birds & dog walkers

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Co-ordinates: 50.37357, -4.266727 • what3words: ///hotel.gearbox.ferried

Tower Bridge (By etchacan)

Pay & Display parking on Wapping High Street beside Hermitage Riverside Memorial Garden.

Tower Hamlets Council does not permit TOAL from their Parks or Open Spaces, however the Hermitage Riverside Memorial Garden is NOT listed as a Tower Hamlets Park or Open Space. (Source: https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/leisure_and_culture/parks_and_open_spaces/Parks-rules.aspx - checked 9/7/22)

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Co-ordinates: 51.50449, -0.067908 • what3words: ///powder.tamed.cycles

Beverley Minster (By BudgieUK)

An amazing building.
I took off adjacent to the open land opposite the Minster (called Hall Garth)
TOAL here ///ethic.bradcast.incline

I suggest early mornings when there is no one around!

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Co-ordinates: 53.83914, -0.424647 • what3words: ///explained.custom.pimples

Biddulph Grange Gardens (By D0c.Col)

Visited the National Trust Biddulph Grange Gardens and had my obligitory cream tea before walking round the amazing Victorian gardens created by James Bateman.

TOAL was just outside of a carpark on Grange Park Drive. Tall trees prevented VLOS so just ascended to 100m to take photos.

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Co-ordinates: 53.13176, -2.160569 • what3words: ///unguarded.tinsel.loudness

Black Mill (By BudgieUK)

Park anywhere along Walkington Road (///answer.ideals.clean)
From Google: "Black Mill is a grade 2 listed structure, originally named Far Mill or Baitson's Mill after Gilbert Baiston rebuilt it in 1803, originally had white washed walls, it was damaged by fire in 1868 and eventually all the working gear was removed, it was used as a dwelling untill 1934, now a land mark on Westwood Pastures."

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Co-ordinates: 53.83704, -0.450182 • what3words: ///defectors.stuns.deluded

North Groverake Quarry (By mollin)

Abandoned Ironstone quarry and associated dumps (source: mindat.org) across the road (B6295) to the west of Groverake mine.
Parking as for Groverake mine - what3words: reference.shoebox.outwards
Ideal for using up your spare battery and to get some exercise.
Fairly steep climb along public footpath to dropped pin - what3 words: feast.lunge.frightens
Be aware of animals and ground nesting birds.
TOAL from public footpath.

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Co-ordinates: 54.79219, -2.155213 • what3words: ///trendy.headache.peach

Cleveland Way Wainstones (By Pedro71)

Free Parking Clay Bank just past Great Broughton

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Co-ordinates: 54.42442, -1.140475 • what3words: ///prowl.cats.fairly

St Peter and St Paul Church (By treecreeper)

Very photogenic church on top of a hill.
The Church of St Peter & St Paul consists of a Chancel 30ft x 18ft. with South Organ Chamber & Vestry; a Nave 52-ft x 21ft-2ins with South Aisle 9-ft wide, South Porch, and a South-West Tower 10ft-6ins square, all measurements being internal.

The whole building seems to be of 15thC date, with modern additions & repairs and has had its outer surface entirely renewed, so that hardly a trace of old work shows on the outside. The situation is an unusually fine one at the top of a spur of the Chiltern Hills, 500-ft above the Ordnance Datum & overlooking the Vale of Aylesbury.

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Co-ordinates: 51.75307, -0.789717 • what3words: ///model.oiled.buckling

Fields at Grendon Underwood (By Dren)

Just outside village of Grendon Underwood found ideal place to launch from, entrance to some old barns. Perfect secluded area to capture the morning mist over the fields.

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Co-ordinates: 51.87884, -1.021707 • what3words: ///arts.messaging.facelift

RAF Church Broughton (By jordans)

Best place to park is along the road photographed, easy access to the end of what was once the runway from the road to TOAL.

Is a fairly busy industrial estate in the day but nobody about after 8pm.

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Co-ordinates: 52.887, -1.696444 • what3words: ///pile.affords.shippers

Teesaurus Park Middlesbrough (By Pedro71)

Parking right next to the park on Riverside Park Road

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Co-ordinates: 54.59005, -1.248173 • what3words: ///simple.aura.noon

Stourhead (By LordParker)

Park on the road next the church, pop it up from there. Best at dusk, sunlight makes the lake reflect to much. First try across there and will be going back to get better footage.

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Co-ordinates: 51.10416, -2.322049 • what3words: ///regress.expansion.superbly

Middlesbrough Newport Bridge (By Pedro71)

Parking available close to the bridge between Middlesbrough and A19 roundabout

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Co-ordinates: 54.57188, -1.262325 • what3words: ///case.alleyway.tequila

Eyebrook Reservoir (By Silanthril)

Park at either the point on the map (labelled Smokers Corner on Google maps) or there are places to park along the road that runs along the reservoir. Easiest place to take off is probably the road as it was quiet when I was there or roof of your car. There's also parking on the A6003 if you want to start above the reservoir.

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Co-ordinates: 52.55851, -0.743704 • what3words: ///headset.firewall.onlookers

Hartlepool Marina HMS Trincomalee SS Wingfield Castle (By Pedro71)

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Co-ordinates: 54.68576, -1.200557 • what3words: ///loudly.jobs.waddle

Landacre Bridge (By FFf)

Got emailed permission to use Exmoor labs for TOAL, although there are roads and car parks on Exmoor

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Co-ordinates: 51.11222, -3.692132 • what3words: ///deflation.parting.spaces

Ashlett Creek (By pdm72)

A small strip of land behind Ashlett Creek Sailing Club which to my knowledge and studying maps is just outside the New Forest National Park boundary.

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Co-ordinates: 50.82703, -1.335938 • what3words: ///priced.tables.shuttling

North York Moors Roman Road (By earthmonkey)

This is a nice quiet road with parking and is great for a picnic and walk with some lovely scenery to fly.

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Co-ordinates: 54.38205, -0.768501 • what3words: ///admit.sprinkle.typified

Catton Park, South Derbyshire. (By Clive.R)

At the point marked is a gateway to keep off the roadway for TOAL.
I would imagine parking nearer to the event area may cause some concern from security on site during festival season.

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Co-ordinates: 52.7472, -1.692377 • what3words: ///rainfall.quail.increment

Thelwall Viaduct (By Dorje)

Thelwall Viaduct is a major bridge of the M6 across the Manchester Ship Canal adjacent to two discontiguous segments of a SSSI (Woolston Eyes).

Access is via a footpath from Thelwall.

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Co-ordinates: 53.38943, -2.507097 • what3words: ///zoos.loaning.blacken

Belmont Common (By jordans)

Belmont Common-

Good VLOS to the north with very little to interfere with flight.
A spot I use to practice low level manoeuvres when upper winds are too high as trees from 3 sides give good cover.
Footpaths through woods look good for FPV (if I were brave enough)
Very unlikely to bump into members of public

Warnings:
TNL FRZ 0.5 miles to the south
Close to road (quiet road)
Phone line nearby
Trees up to 50ft around 3 sides

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Co-ordinates: 52.83628, -1.706464 • what3words: ///taker.notion.grudging

Corfe Castle (By LordParker)

Corfe Castle is a fortification standing above the village of the same name on the Isle of Purbeck peninsula in the English county of Dorset. Built by William the Conqueror, the castle dates to the 11th century and commands a gap in the Purbeck Hills on the route between Wareham and Swanage. The first phase was one of the earliest castles in England to be built at least partly using stone when the majority were built with earth and timber. Corfe Castle underwent major structural changes in the 12th and 13th centuries.


In 1572, Corfe Castle left the Crown's control when Elizabeth I sold it to Sir Christopher Hatton. Sir John Bankes bought the castle in 1635, and was the owner during the English Civil War. His wife, Lady Mary Bankes, led the defence of the castle when it was twice besieged by Parliamentarian forces. The first siege, in 1643, was unsuccessful, but by 1645 Corfe was one of the last remaining royalist strongholds in southern England and fell to a siege ending in an assault. In March that year Corfe Castle was slighted on Parliament's orders. Owned by the National Trust, the castle is open to the public and in 2018 received around 237,000 visitors.

I made sure i wasnt on NT land so i chose the location below

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Co-ordinates: 50.6402, -2.059057 • what3words: ///quits.slime.part

St. George's Hall and museums (By Dorje)

The neoclassical St. George's Hall and nearby museums, as well as a number of other notable Liverpool city centre buildings are visible from the air here.

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Co-ordinates: 53.4087, -2.979218 • what3words: ///tricky.usual.funny

Liverpool waterfront (By Dorje)

The Liverpool waterfront is the site of the iconic "Three Graces" of the Liver Building, Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool building. It also has great scenery across the River Mersey and of the Mersey Ferry.

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Co-ordinates: 53.40469, -2.997006 • what3words: ///item.pack.letter

Sankey Valley Park (By Dorje)

Sankey Valley Park is a public park in Warrington. It is a linear park so runs the length of much of the western area of the town along the course of Sankey brook and the St. Helens Canal. Be aware that the park is quite narrow at points due to its linear nature and is intersected by an active railway and road at different points too.

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Co-ordinates: 53.39439, -2.616531 • what3words: ///wanted.spicy.topic

Daresbury Hall (By Andy_B)

Tatty old building that was once something quite different

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Co-ordinates: 53.33955, -2.62545 • what3words: ///escape.arrow.fight

Hitchin Lavender Farm (By Dren)

Arrive early or in the evening. Lavender farm gets busy during the daytime.
parking is just along road from entrance to farm, short tarmac pathway which you can park on off road(road is busy at times). walk up the track through the woods and the first field is open, the lavender fields are in the next field at top on your right, its fenced off from Wheat field. Ive launched from the fence line as this is outside of the Lavender Farm boundary. area gets plenty of dog walkers and joggers.

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Co-ordinates: 51.97976, -0.264525 • what3words: ///yesterday.crescendo.split

River Derwent (By jordans)

Decent gap in the hedges for on the footpath along the Derwent. Gap is roughly where pin is dropped. Parked in the McDonalds near by with no issues. Good VLOS available in most directions and having the river, wind turbines and water treatment plant near by make for some interesting shots.

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Co-ordinates: 52.90282, -1.415327 • what3words: ///jetliner.dealings.logic

Harlyn Bay (By jordans)

Plenty of parking for the beach, can pay using the JustPark app. Plenty of places to take off and land on the beach when quiet, headland is easy to walk up and good to fly when the beach is too busy.

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Co-ordinates: 50.53994, -4.995174 • what3words: ///appointed.excusing.yawned

Dunure Castle, South Ayrshire (By Doodler)

Dunure Castle is a ruin on a cliff. Parking is at ///handover.gurgling.revise, there was no one taking money when we were there but there's a kiosk when they do. When you've flown around the castle, if you like seafood walk to The Anchorage which faces Dunure's tiny harbour. We only had time for a drink there, but the seafood menu looked lovely as did the dishes we watched go past.
I searched for any drone restrictions but found none, only found lots of drone videos & photos of the castle.

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Co-ordinates: 55.40475, -4.761769 • what3words: ///fend.fussy.mouths

Ayr Beach and Esplanade (By JoeC)

Plenty of parking, and ample public places for TOAL. The Prestwick FRZ is not far beyond the north end of the beach so check where you intend to fly beforehand to get your bearings

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Co-ordinates: 55.46144, -4.642292 • what3words: ///shred.boast.emperor

Eston Nab (By Pedro71)

Free Parking at Flatts Lane Country park.

Monument is on the site of an iron age fort and later a watchtower from the Napoleonic wars era.

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Co-ordinates: 54.55582, -1.122067 • what3words: ///trials.doctor.slows

Weekley Hall Wood (By Silanthril)

Park outside Holiday Inn. Follow footpath in front of Miller and Carter in either direction into the woods. Pin location marks point safe for takeoff but you can wander further down road to get closer to Boughton House

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Co-ordinates: 52.42945, -0.716599 • what3words: ///cabs.panoramic.arrival

St Andrews Church Upleatham (By Pedro71)

Disused ancient church near the village of Upleatham, Redcar, North Yorkshire

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Co-ordinates: 54.56557, -1.016192 • what3words: ///promoting.perfect.triathlon

Ju88 crash site Barnaby Moor (By Pedro71)

The site of a ww2 JU88 bomber crash shot down by Spitfires March 30th 1941 killing all crew.

Marked by unofficial memorial Barnaby Moor Eston North Yorkshire.

Parking at Flatts Lane Centre

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Co-ordinates: 54.54546, -1.125415 • what3words: ///jukebox.motel.ankle

St Helens Rugby Stadium (By Andy_B)

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Co-ordinates: 53.44666, -2.727569 • what3words: ///sprouted.magma.olive

Warrington Wolves Stadium (By Andy_B)

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Co-ordinates: 53.39544, -2.596833 • what3words: ///unions.slug.look

Bolton Wanderers Stadium (By Andy_B)

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Co-ordinates: 53.58022, -2.537041 • what3words: ///lined.wisely.judge

Warrington Town Hall (By Andy_B)

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Co-ordinates: 53.38884, -2.599464 • what3words: ///pill.roofs.lakes

Villa Park (By Andy_B)

Took off from Witton Lane

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Co-ordinates: 52.50842, -1.882913 • what3words: ///woods.train.start

St Andrews (By Andy_B)

Flew from Tilton Road.

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Co-ordinates: 52.47549, -1.866143 • what3words: ///crowd.tonic.tests

St John's Castle (By gimbalflight)

TOAL was from within the site itself.

Permission was obtained from The Hampshire County Council prior to flying and and from RAF Odiham Operations as it falls within the FRZ of RAF Odiham.

Info taken from the Hampshire County Council Website.

Odiham Castle lies on the banks of the Basingstoke Canal, but was built long before the canal existed.

The Castle, with its surrounding defensive ditches, was built between 1207 and 1214. The site was probably chosen by King John as a convenient point between his strongholds at Winchester and Windsor. Odiham being a good stopping place on the two day ride between them.

Soon after it was finished in 1216, the castle suffered a two week siege by French knights. These knights were sent to support the Barons in their rebellion against King John after the failure of Magna Carta to bring peace.

The castle was granted by King Henry III to John’s daughter, Eleanor, in 1236. Two years later Eleanor married Simon de Montfort, one of the most powerful noblemen in the country. This union would have made Odiham one of the most powerful households in the land. Simon took a leading part in the rebellion against Henry III, eventually stripping the king of power and taking on the rule of England himself. He did not enjoy this power for long and was killed by supporters of the King after just over a year in power.

By the 15th century the castle lost its status as a royal residence and became a hunting lodge. During the following 200 years little was spent on the upkeep of the building. In its declining state it may have been seen as a source of building material and parts may have been used to build local houses. By 1603 it was classed as being a ruin.

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Co-ordinates: 51.26142, -0.961608 • what3words: ///finders.audio.detriment

Shobnal Fields (By Clive.R)

Shobnal Fields. DE13 0RA, Burton upon Trent.

TOAL was from a public footpath, marked on an O.S. map.

Care would be needed during the hours the leisure centre is open.
1. more people would be around and 2. The Obersturmbannführer from the council may be about and give you grief. (Your name may go in his little book).

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Co-ordinates: 52.8138, -1.655588 • what3words: ///intelligible.sings.blame

Ewloe Castle (By PhilipM)

Ewloe Castle just of the A55 onto the B5125 there is a small parking spot near to the pathway to the castle it is also near to the Boarding Kennels, short walk into the wooded area & the castle will be on your left, the castle is lower down in the land than the land you walk in on which make it different from all other castle I know of

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Co-ordinates: 53.19995, -3.067035 • what3words: ///embellish.lavender.fool

Otley Hall & Gardens (By OldSoulBoy)

Otley Hall is closed Sunday & Monday so I'd suggest seeking permission for those days. Proof of insurance (rec or com) is required as is Flyer ID.

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Co-ordinates: 52.16029, 1.225383 • what3words: ///conjured.speeding.trim

Whitehaven Harbour (By Gavinnewcombe)

Loads to take pictures and video's of around here. The marina, there is 2 harbour walls that have been built at different times. Plus the remains of an old coal mine that was built to look like an old fort.

Plenty of parking and loads of take off areas.

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Co-ordinates: 54.55074, -3.593645 • what3words: ///margin.flies.flash

Milecastle 37 (By markas)

Park at the Steel Rigg car park, ///blockage.deny.relax charges apply and card payment wasn't working on the 6th June 2020 (I think it was £4).

From the car park, follow the trail for just under a mile, if you walk along the path near the wall there are some steep inclines, there is a gentler path which runs around the outskirts and to the south.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milecastle_37

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Co-ordinates: 55.00357, -2.375751 • what3words: ///screaming.writings.scribble

Sycamore Gap Tree (By markas)

The Sycamore Gap Tree or Robin Hood Tree is a sycamore tree standing next to Hadrian's Wall near Crag Lough in Northumberland, England. It is located in a dramatic dip in the landscape and is a popular photographic subject, described as one of the most photographed trees in the country.

Park at the Steel Rigg car park, ///blockage.deny.relax charges apply and card payment wasn't working on the 6th June 2020 (I think it was £4).

From the car park, follow the trail for just under a mile, if you walk along the path near the wall there are some steep inclines, there is a gentler path which runs around the outskirts and to the south.

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Co-ordinates: 55.00357, -2.373838 • what3words: ///bulky.nightlife.indulges

The SS Castle (By Pedro71)

Known locally as the SS castle (reason is obvious once viewed). Not a castle at all but a Guibal fan house built in 1871 to ventilate the Eston ironstone mine.

Parking on a174 lay-by opposite Lazenby village near Redcar.

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Co-ordinates: 54.56182, -1.104016 • what3words: ///fever.shots.tins

Alnwick Castle (By markas)

Park in a lay-by called The Peth ///bypassed.treaty.zoos from here you can take off and fly towards the Castle. Flight took place later in the evening when the Castle was closed. Consider it is a private residence, I chose not to overfly and took images from beyond the perimeter. To view the other side I parked in the Greenwell Road car park ///deflection.trackers.cats.

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Co-ordinates: 55.41569, -1.706153 • what3words: ///guises.redeemed.hexes

Bamburgh Castle (By markas)

Take off and land from the Crown Estate Foreshore. The Dunes are an area of special scientific interest for flora and fauna.

The Castle have a strict no drone policy? https://www.bamburghcastle.com/drone-filming/ however I flew some distance from the Castle itself and didn't overfly but I did go around the perimeter.

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Co-ordinates: 55.60931, -1.710809 • what3words: ///bumpy.wobbles.ideals

HMY Britannia (By markas)

Best place to park is the Asda Car Park ///noise.fault.cape this overlooks the entrance basin and from here you can fly over towards the yacht.

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Co-ordinates: 55.98172, -3.177452 • what3words: ///tops.faces.sends

Warkworth Medieval Bridge (By markas)

Free on street parking in Dial Place ///sprinkle.whisk.bidder short walk from here to the Bridge.

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Co-ordinates: 55.34956, -1.60998 • what3words: ///cookies.makeovers.scoring

Warkworth Castle (By markas)

Free parking in Dial Place ///sprinkle.whisk.bidder short walk up the hill to the Castle.

This is an English Heritage site so visit outside of operating hours, I went around 8pm and there was no one around.

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Co-ordinates: 55.3454, -1.611847 • what3words: ///glad.aboard.bunks

Newcastle beach (By Sam89)

Can be accessed from several car parks and a short walk just need to be careful of helicopters from the slive donard hotel due to high profile visitors

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Co-ordinates: 54.21637, -5.883007 • what3words: ///spurring.quilting.changed

Silent valley (By Sam89)

Access from head road charge of £5 per car

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Co-ordinates: 54.12792, -6.002247 • what3words: ///upholding.engaging.counters

Harthope Valley Northumberland (By Sandbagger)

Located within Northumberland National Park who have a sensible drone policy, road signs are not very good not sure if Sat Nav will get you there, nearest named location is Langleeford NE71 6RG....A beautiful tranquil valley ideal for a picnic, the road in is a bit rough in places and you may need to negotiate a small ford en-route, limited parking appears very popular for walkers possibly heading for "The Cheviot" nearby.

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Co-ordinates: 55.50702, -2.053276 • what3words: ///rumbles.adhesive.woven

Marske by the Sea (By Pedro71)

Park on St Germains Lane walk down steps by the church on to nice beach which is usually not very busy. You can walk to Saltburn in one direction or Redcar in the other.

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Co-ordinates: 54.59546, -1.008637 • what3words: ///return.mice.small

turton reservoir (By Andyhel1)

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Co-ordinates: 53.65417, -2.420146 • what3words: ///huts.painters.gladiator

Entwistle reservoir railway bridge (By Andyhel1)

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Co-ordinates: 53.64865, -2.409423 • what3words: ///materials.recap.fancied

bridgewater canal Astley (By Andyhel1)

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Co-ordinates: 53.49397, -2.444072 • what3words: ///trifling.shadows.strike

Weston Hall, Weston-on-trent Derbyshire. (By D0c.Col)

The Coopers Arms, Weston Hall sits on land once owned by Henry VIII. The original build was abandoned due to impoverishment and the bricks on the lakeside of the building can be seen sticking out where construction was halted. Apparently, during WW1 a German prisoner escaped and hid in its enormous chimneys for 2 days before succesfully returning to his homeland. Weston Hall entered into the Cooper family in 1942 and was used for farming. There is an original 17th century well in the bar area where patrons can drop donations to the Aston & Weston Royal British Legion.
Great place to visit; service and food is amazing.

TOAL from the Lake jetty. Had to authorise Flight of Mini 2 in DJI Fly app as in East Midlands Band D Airspace. It was 09:00am so not many people about.

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Co-ordinates: 52.85082, -1.403562 • what3words: ///bookcases.economics.firewall

Bat's Castle (By stevenjball1)

Two interesting iron age settlements within easy walking distance of each other on the hills just outside Dunster. We parked at the Netcombe Bottom car park, which is also home to the 'Tall Tree's Trail'. There are numerous footpaths and bridleways in the area.

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Co-ordinates: 51.16905, -3.448098 • what3words: ///diplomats.crate.unable

Bissoe Railway bridge (By Datmandan)

Beautiful railway bridge with the supports from an older bridge still showing. The loctation tagged is a car park where you can then walk across the road to a nice secluded area for TOAL. Image taken with a DJI Air 2S.

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Co-ordinates: 50.22598, -5.109108 • what3words: ///cooked.vocab.flips

Bridge of Dee old and new, near Braemar (By harmchar)

Old Bridge of Dee overlooks the new Bridge of Dee, just East of Braemar on the A93 Aberdeen to Braemar road. Parking available at Invercauld Estate visitor/walkers car park (£3 charge). Stuck the drone up while standing on the Old Military Bridge.
What 3 Words is: safe.shout.cascaded

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Co-ordinates: 57.00277, -3.342075 • what3words: ///scorch.storyline.abolish

Ballochbuie forest and Falls of Garbh Allt (By harmchar)

Ballochbuie Forest is a hidden gem in the heart of Royal Deeside. Can't be seen clearly on google maps but the closest What 3 Words is: danger.funds.corkscrew
Parking at Invercauld Estate visitors/walkers car park, then a good 40min walk over the Old Military Bridge over the River Dee and into Ballochbuie Forest.
There will always be someone in the water under the bridge on a nice hot sunny day. So only ideal to stick the drone up for the photo oppertunity.

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Co-ordinates: 56.99184, -3.327575 • what3words: ///rods.unguarded.crisp

Whiston Lock (By DaveJaVu)

Lovely spot along the River Nene. I parked in the lay-by at 52.240527, -0.759537, There's a wide track (public footpath) that runs across the quarry works from there straight to the lock. Was really quiet, a few kayakers on the river and that was about it. There was a Jubilee fly past off in the distance when I was there, but I was well south of the restricted zone.

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Co-ordinates: 52.24757, -0.761285 • what3words: ///moped.workloads.insiders

Thorne Island (By BongoMP)

Park at West Angle bay car park / Wavecrest, Angle. Follow Coastal Path to right of beach / bay. TOAL from land off footpath opposite island. Go before 11 am to avoid walkers / uninvolved persons

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Co-ordinates: 51.69129, -5.111303 • what3words: ///fury.pavement.entitles

Harty Ferry, Isle of Sheppey, Kent (By Kevinfigg)

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Co-ordinates: 51.35521, 0.89206 • what3words: ///height.leaky.acclaimed

Garrison Point, Sheerness (By Kevinfigg)

Parking available at Tesco, Sheerness. Short walk along sea wall towards Garrison point.

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Co-ordinates: 51.44592, 0.749227 • what3words: ///visit.houseboat.cascaded

Campbell Park (By BudgieUK)

As it’s a park, I suggest early morning may be best.
Ample free parking is available at ///workflow.snail.boring

There are several interesting areas of the park that are great for drone videos

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Co-ordinates: 52.04779, -0.741749 • what3words: ///fooling.operation.pipeline

Fernycombe Beach (By Bobbysmile)

Parking up in Kingstown recreational ground, then either a 2-mile walk via Wonwell Beach or a slightly shorter walk through the permissive path through a national trust owned farm (not currently on any maps). Another option is to Kayak/SUP out to the crown owned beach

Crown foreshore starts at the same point as the national trust land. Land further to the west is part of the Erme Estate and privately owned, but the SW coast path runs along the entire extent, so depending on exactly where you TOAL and your UAS weight it's possible. Path is very quiet on weekdays and evenings.

Take extra care to avoid disturbing wildlife in the area as parts of the Erme are SSSI

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Co-ordinates: 50.30272, -3.946522 • what3words: ///certified.gravitate.wriggled

Saltburn Pier / Cliff lift (By Pedro71)

Free Parking on Marine Parade and walk down steps to the beach.

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Co-ordinates: 54.58703, -0.972267 • what3words: ///month.sourced.giraffes

Smardale Gill Viaduct (By stevesb)

Nice little walk with 2 viaducts to film or photograph, note this is a wildlife conservation area but i think it's more to do with plants as it's ancient woodland.
you can park at grid 54.469981, -2.398293 what 3 words ///segmented.commuted.care and then it's a leisurely walk to the viaducts and you will pass Smardale Hall which is an interesting building

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Co-ordinates: 54.45718, -2.421933 • what3words: ///trial.precluded.lyricist

River Wansbeck Estuary (By Rod)

Crown Estate land below the mean high water mark. Access from the south is best to park near The Charltons and walk approximately 10 minutes. Access from the north, park outside Sandy Bay Caravan Park and walk through. The English Coastal Path runs through the park so access is allowed.

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Co-ordinates: 55.16217, -1.528902 • what3words: ///cape.sting.half

Blithfield Reservoir, Blithbury (By D0c.Col)

Location Blithfield Reservoir Blithbury, Staffordshire.
Taken by DJI Mini 2 (no filter).
28 May 2022 at 1635.

Blithfield Reservoir is a large raw water reservoir located in Blithbury Staffordshire, England and is owned by South Staffordshire Water. The 800 acres of reservoir was formed as part of the South Staffordshire Water Works and was officially opened by the Queen Mother in 1953. It covers approximately 3.2 square kilometres (790 acres) and is 16 metres (52 ft) at its deepest points. Fed by the River Blithe it holds 4 billion gallons with a Shore length of 5.9 miles (9.5 km). It is well known for its diverse wildlife, particularly birds, a fact that was recognised in 1988 when the reservoir and most of its surrounding woodland was designated as a Site of Special Interest. If your in luck there will be an icecream van parked at one end of the bridge!

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Co-ordinates: 52.80967, -1.920865 • what3words: ///whimpered.swoop.convert

Sandyhills Beach (By pete.mcarthur)

Lots of pretty decent coastal scenery, beaches, cliffs and caves. Parking is available at the caravan park office but beware, £4.50!!!!! Should be able to find on street parking nearby but having limited mobility I just had to pay up.

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Co-ordinates: 54.88062, -3.727477 • what3words: ///ballparks.accent.slurred

Rosedale Abbey Kilns (By Pedro71)

At first sight these look like medieval ruins actually part of the 19th century iron stone industry. The ruins are giant Kilns once used to roast iron ore before it was sent on to Teesside furnaces. Located on the disused Rosedale Railway.

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Co-ordinates: 54.37428, -0.915568 • what3words: ///snowballs.presenter.vouch

Bilsdale Flintstone House (By Pedro71)

A distinctive rock formation that stands out in the middle of moorland. I reached it via a 30 mile round trip bicycle ride. The nearest parking I think would be Clay Bank car park Great Broughton

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Co-ordinates: 54.39574, -1.070412 • what3words: ///outs.simple.include

Cleveland Way Saltburn to Skinningrove (By Pedro71)

Free car parking on Marine Parade Saltburn. There is pay and display parking closer to the Ship Inn. The Cleveland Way is directly behind the Ship Inn the path is fairly flat after an initial steep climb up some steps. There is a 19th Centuary Guibal fan house and some metal sculptures on the route such as the 'Charm Bracelet' as seen being flown through in the video.

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Co-ordinates: 54.58456, -0.958528 • what3words: ///centrally.insurers.revives

Captain Cooks Monument (By Pedro71)

The Monument is served by Gribdale car park near Great Ayton Best time to visit I would say evenings as it can be popular for walkers etc especially at weekends.

The bonus for this location is that you can reach Roseberry topping from the same car park.

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Co-ordinates: 54.48285, -1.0907 • what3words: ///conveying.expressed.messing

Wainstones (By Pedro71)

Park at Clay Bank car park Great Broughton. There's a steep climb to the flagged footpath to the stones so if limited in mobility it might be difficult. The path forms part of the Cleveland Way.

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Co-ordinates: 54.42448, -1.140592 • what3words: ///hypnotist.longingly.dignify

Roseberry Topping (By Pedro71)

Parked at Gribdale Car Park which also serves Capt Cooks Monument. I went late evening before sunset as it can be quite busy up there at other times.

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Co-ordinates: 54.50526, -1.106719 • what3words: ///crib.pupils.mops

Slapton Sands (By BakerA1996)

Parked in one of the car parks nearby and walked over. Quite a few people on beach near the car park so I walked over to a less populated area with nobody within 40m

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Co-ordinates: 50.29585, -3.639015 • what3words: ///blankets.mandolin.gradually

Gate A11, Rednal Airfield, SY11 4HF (By droner61)

Contact me to fly here.

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Co-ordinates: 52.83942, -2.931912 • what3words: ///expiring.lobbed.builder

River Teign (By BakerA1996)

Parking is very limited. Tide was out so TOAL on the pebbles

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Co-ordinates: 50.53811, -3.540194 • what3words: ///wiped.haystack.hiking

Llangynidr towards Llangorse (By gnirtS)

Rural farmland and Brecon Beacons scenery towards Llangorse lake.
Good for cloud inversions in Autumn.

Large dirt car park, free of charge, no issue with people, good VLOS to the north.

Potential hazard:- occasional paragliders.

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Co-ordinates: 51.84601, -3.225318 • what3words: ///pictured.flesh.paintings

Crickhowell and Llangattock (By gnirtS)

Rural scenery with mountains, hills, farmland and rivers.

Very good for cloud inversions in autumn and early winter.

Easy parking, no people, easy VLOS.

Potential hazards:- occasional paragliders and RAF low level routing down the valley - keep a good lookout.

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Co-ordinates: 51.8448, -3.189079 • what3words: ///prefect.revealing.disbelief

Clydach tram road and gorge (By gnirtS)

Old rail and tram road and the Clydach gorge.
Also mountain views of Sugar Loaf, Lonely Shepherd along with the A465 dual carriageway.
Good tree, hill and rural scenery.

A1/A2 suitable. Very few people, no specific hazards.

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Co-ordinates: 51.80301, -3.135467 • what3words: ///turntable.barbarian.bound

Abergavenny (By gnirtS)

Abergavenny town.

River Usk with bridges, large green fields in valleys surrounded by several mountains (Sugar Loaf, Skirrid, Blorenge etc).
Town as a castle right next to launch point.

Suitable for A1 or A2 flight - huge grass meadow area with a very low density of people to launch and recover, Good VLOS in all directions.

No specific hazards.

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Co-ordinates: 51.82023, -3.023303 • what3words: ///crop.airfields.circulate

Cardiff Bay and Barrage (By gnirtS)

Cardiff Bay lagoon and Barrage.
Launch location can be the sea wall or the large grassy areas along the edge.
Allows for good, clear VLOS to the Parliament building and other attractions.

Plenty of space to take off and land then directly over water so no conflict with people.

Suitable for A1 or A2 flight.

One caution:- Be aware of landing and departing traffic from Tremorfa Heliport. Keep a good lookout and listen, definitely don't violate altitude restrictions and maybe check ADSB or listen VHF.

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Co-ordinates: 51.45797, -3.161067 • what3words: ///locker.moving.joins

Sinfirn Moor Lane (By jordans)

Limited parking is available off island photographed. Nice quiet footpath with a handful of people about but no issues. Sometimes sheep in the field to the south so fly considerately to avoid antagonising any locals.

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Co-ordinates: 52.87223, -1.463156 • what3words: ///ambushes.impaired.trooper

Elmer Beach (By Acedrone)

Elmer Beach

No parking nearby
I parked at Shrubbs Dr, Bognor Regis PO22 7SR then it's about 18min walk.
Keep to public access to beach as their are alot of Private driveways but once you are their it's worth it .
At low tide the beach is revealed between the coat and the sea barkers

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Co-ordinates: 50.79076, -0.607964 • what3words: ///pencil.agrees.claims

Farnham Castle (By gimbalflight)

TOAL was from Farnham Park to the east. This is within the Farnborough CTR but no permission required.

Farnham Castle is an English Heritage site so permissions are needed to take off and fly within the site.

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Co-ordinates: 51.21893, -0.802536 • what3words: ///skim.pollution.calm

Fradley Junction, Alrewas, Staffordshire. (By D0c.Col)

Fradley Junction is where the Coventry Canal joins the Trent & Mersey Canal. It's a great place to spend a few hours with or without the family. There are cafes and a pub to keep you refreshed and the Fradley Pool Nature Reserve is located alongside the canal. So take some time out for yourselves and enjoy its peaceful and charming ambience.

Plenty of parking and is always buzzing with cyclists, walkers, bikers and bird enthusiasts (of the feathered variety.
as nature reserve bird sanctuary right next door)!

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Co-ordinates: 52.72184, -1.798627 • what3words: ///estate.continued.fully

Roadford Lake (By BakerA1996)

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Co-ordinates: 50.68753, -4.232665 • what3words: ///aunts.miracles.aged

Potarch Bridge near Banchory (By harmchar)

Potarch Bridge, just west of Banchory on bank of River Dee. Small 3 arch bridge crossing the River Dee. Car park is right next to bridge directly off the A93. Okay location to chuck the drone up for photo/video but can be really busy during the day in tourist season.

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Co-ordinates: 57.0652, -2.648585 • what3words: ///cube.mess.aviators

Great Witcombe (By clinkadink)

Parking here: 51.829730, -2.148219
TOAL here: 51.825292, -2.147629

I was filming Great Witcombe Roman Villa about 1km to the west, but saw the village and thought it looked interesting. It is more of a hamlet really. It wonderful views overlooking the resevoirs, with Gloucester behind, and the Malverns on the horizon.

Great Witcombe is a village and civil parish 5 miles south east of Gloucester, in the Tewkesbury district, in the county of Gloucestershire, England. In 2001 the parish had a population of 80. The parish touches Badgeworth, Brimpsfield, Brockworth, Cowley and Cranham.

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Co-ordinates: 51.82781, -2.130604 • what3words: ///mend.fund.fund

Clipston field Ridges (By Dren)

parked up the lane from the village near the ROC lookout post.
first thing in morning as the sun rises behind the village the ridges are amazing.
The fields are used for grazing sheep at times.
Enough parking for two cars

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Co-ordinates: 52.4374, -0.966829 • what3words: ///circus.tailed.weeps

Wind turbines (By Dren)

Parked on roadside and launched from one of the several open gateways onto the field. no interferences and even though the turbines were turning slowly had no issues with gusts around or near blades.

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Co-ordinates: 52.36636, -1.055642 • what3words: ///trembles.mistress.pots

Beckenham Place Park (By starman)

Not sure on the permission here, I check through the website and searched 'drone', couldn't find any mention of it. But I went at sunrise (5:40 ish) so only the odd jogger / dog walker about. Nice place to fly, lots of trees, but also open space to the Mansion, and a lake. Did have a crash, but nevermind, it's all good practice, and it's 60/40 the drone's fault... lol.

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Co-ordinates: 51.41844, -0.013647 • what3words: ///refers.leans.under

Highcliffe Beach (By starman)

TOAL was from Crown foreshore so no permission was required. You can park on the road nearby and access down some steps. Depending on time of year, there are parking exclusions, but carparks are available a short walk away. I have relatives who live 2mins walk from the beach, so no issue for me.

This was my first flight outside of a big field, and it was perfect. Views across to the Isle of White, as well as Highcliffe Castle, beach and a nice forest made for plenty to check out.

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Co-ordinates: 50.73626, -1.711461 • what3words: ///regard.verge.will

Canalside Cafe & Farm Shop, Great Haywood, Staffordshire (By D0c.Col)

Love going to the Canalside Cafe for brunch particularly at the weekend. Always busy, but large carpark is accomadating. Food and service is excellent and if you feel like taking advantage of good weather they have an outside open air tent and a decking area adjacent to the canal.
TOAL was on the Canal bridge (Filmed with Mini 2).

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Co-ordinates: 52.80495, -2.008777 • what3words: ///reduction.denote.cooks

Victoria Bridge (Severn Valley Railway) (By firstadekit)

Firstly a big shout out to @Photobird for the heads up about this great TOAL location.

It's in a huge field with public footpath going through, so plenty of room for capturing the heritage railway and the river severn. Either side of the bridge offers good views but more accessible space on the side where the marker is, and the tree's don't obstruct the railway too much.

Nearest parking is just after the Harbour Inn. Which puts you on the correct side of the river. It said it was £3 to park, but no one was there when we visited. I've no idea if the gate remains open all day so it could be park at your own risk. The play it safe option is to park in Upper Arly Car Park the other side of the pedestrian bridge (not accessible by vehicles) here it is £2 to park all day.

Only other thing to be aware of is Pound Green Microlights fly within the same space. If you're capturing trains you won't want to be getting too high anyway.

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Co-ordinates: 52.41167, -2.344562 • what3words: ///unfair.tilts.luck

Prudhoe Castle (By Damocles)

TOAL was from a public footpath that leads away from the castle area in roughly a south easterly direction.
2 things to note this flight was taken at 6-45am to avoid the possability of meeting visitors or anyone walking.
Also the castle is closed over the winter months which should make flying easier as there are no visitors

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Co-ordinates: 54.96505, -1.858477 • what3words: ///youngest.germinate.asking

Scotswood Railway Bridge (By Damocles)

The old Disused Scotswood Railway bridge spans the river Tyne, it formed part of the northern branch of the Tyne Valley line from Newcastle to Carlisle, the branch was closed in 1982.
My TOAL was Public footpath that forms part of the Keelmans way cycle route, it has to be noted i was that 5-30am as the path is a very busy route with walkers etc through the day

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Co-ordinates: 54.96792, -1.694362 • what3words: ///fires.covers.dreams

Godstow Abbey (By MasterYeti)

Godstow Abbey (Benedictine Nunnery) ///donor.posed.nails was originally built in 1133. It was suppressed in 1539 in the second act of dissolution and converted into a house which was then occupied until 1645. After bad damage during the English civil war it was left to fall into ruin.
Not much remains at all of it now but it is a great location to get airborne as it has some fantastic aerial views across the Thames to Oxford from a distance.
I flew around 12pm and was on site for around 1½ hrs but it was getting busy fairly rapidly with walkers etc. I had no issues with anyone, no-one questioned me and I was left in peace to fly but I would recommend you pick an early or a late slot if you want to avoid pedestrians.
Very close proximity to the Trout pub made famous by Inspector Morse :) (you have to pass by it on foot in order to get to the Abbey form the car park) and it is on the main Thames path so great place to have a meal, a pint and a stroll.
Free parking in Godstow Road car park ///wisdom.quite.bring.

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Co-ordinates: 51.77844, -1.29956 • what3words: ///pies.sleep.mercy

Swannington (By dusty67)

Great for practice flights . Park on concrete part and stick to farm path , best to walk down to hedge at other end . Great for practice and the rape field is also good

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Co-ordinates: 52.71619, 1.153323 • what3words: ///shred.harder.countries

Audley End House (By Dren)

Found a off road layby to TOAL from, main road is busy and this lane is quieter. your just outside the estate boundary, plenty of trees around.

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Co-ordinates: 52.01758, 0.211551 • what3words: ///request.faced.crumples

Kelston Round (By FFf)

Just off Bath race course.

No flight restrictions but beware the low flying choppers.....

Nothing flying all the time we were walking but as soon as I took off.....

Kelston Roundhill is an ancient barrow, and it is believed that the word Kelston translates as 'Hill of the Celts. ' This small, rural village lies between Bath and Bristol, and is well-known amongst local walkers thanks to the intersection of several public footpaths at its heart.

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Co-ordinates: 51.41333, -2.413906 • what3words: ///exact.gaps.about

Bolton Castle (By speatuk)

This castle is privately owned and as such they do not permit drone activity.
On exiting the castle complex I parked in a lay-by about 400m from the castle here I did my TOAL.
I did however keep quite high as you can see as the Castle has a falconry.
Would you believe it, as soon as I took off they let the birds out. So not wanting to disturb them, I kept my distance.

The car park is £3 for all day.

The castle entrance fee for the house and gardens is £12.50 for adults under 60.

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Co-ordinates: 54.32218, -1.949515 • what3words: ///parkland.owls.stapled

Peveril Castle (By speatuk)

The castle is located high upon a hill. If you are a English Heritage member access is free. If not it is £7 entry fee.
(You still can’t TOAL from the site as EH don’t allow TOAL from there land)
I walked to the left of the castle entrance and walked behind the castle into a lovely gorge. From here I was able to TOAL
There is plenty of on street parking or you could just park in the carpark (pay and display) and then use the amenities putting anything you spend back into the local economy.
Must say the coffee place next to the car park is excellent.

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Co-ordinates: 53.33995, -1.77736 • what3words: ///stale.native.sway

Byland Abbey (By speatuk)

Byland Abbey belongs to
English Heritage so
There is no TOAL from the site. I drove past the Abbey, keeping the Abbey to my LHS the pub to my LHS and drove to a lay-bye just up the road 400m away. From here I was able to over fly the Abbey photograph as required.

If you have time, pop into the pub across the road from the Abbey. I highly recommend the Byland Burger and a pint of John Smiths. Hmmmmm

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Co-ordinates: 54.20322, -1.159315 • what3words: ///alongside.alcove.mint

Mid mar Forrest, Aberdeenshire (By harmchar)

Midmar Forrest no Echt in Aberdeenshire. Right on the edge of Aberdeens Dyce Airports red zone. Parking is at the Sunhoney car park (free for maybe 5 cars), short walk until the granite clearing. I only flew as high as the tree line as the area also has gliders from Aboyne sometimes.

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Co-ordinates: 57.13271, -2.486923 • what3words: ///workbench.legend.tearfully

Elmley Castle (By clinkadink)

The site is on private land, but there is a bridle way leading up from the village of Elmley Castle (the same name as the original hill fort). I parked at the village and walked about an hour north at 52.06607243, -2.03880082. TOAL was from the bridle way at 52.063547, -2.042863.

Elmley Castle was a ringwork and bailey fortification built shortly after the Norman Conquest. It was acquired by the Beauchamp family in the early twelfth century and they rebuilt it in stone soon after. Later it became their Worcestershire caput but, when William de Beauchamp inherited the Earldom of Warwick in 1268, Elmley Castle was neglected and fell into ruin.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmley_Castle_(castle)

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Co-ordinates: 52.06047, -2.031262 • what3words: ///until.strain.bandaged

Kemerton Camp & Parsons Folly (By clinkadink)

Parking was lightyears away at Elmley Castle, a small village to the North East here 52.06607243, -2.03880082. TOAL was on the hill.

Kemerton Camp is a hillfort on the top of Bredon Hill in Worcestershire. With a steep escarpment dropping away on the north side of the Hill, it has two sets of ramparts and ditches to the south. The inner ramparts possibly date to 300BC.

Excavations at Kemerton Camp in the 1930s uncovered, near the entrance to the inner ramparts of the fort, the burial place of some 50 slaughtered men, along with a great number of weapons. Are they evidence of a last stand against the Roman invasion, or of some internecine strife between warring tribes ?

Adjacent to Kemerton Camp is a small stone tower called Parsons Folly (or the Banbury Stone Tower) which was built in the mid-18th century for John Parsons, squire of Kemerton Court and intended as a summer house.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bredon_Hill

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Co-ordinates: 52.0606, -2.063109 • what3words: ///levels.sports.unclaimed

Devil's Quoits (By MasterYeti)

Devil's Quoits (///textiles.haystack.spreading) is a reconstructed Neolithic (Stone Age) henge consisting of 28 stones (the quoits) in a large circular enclosure defined by a bank and internal ditch. built around 4900 to 4600 years ago using the local stone.

Free parking is available at ///glue.reflector.requests . From the main road follow the signs to the Dix Pit household recycling centre and the car park is about 50m past the centre entrance on the left. Access to the Quoits is along a maintained gravel/dirt path linked directly to the car park.

It is a good clear spot to fly but it did seem to be a hotspot for small aircraft sightseeing the stones. I saw at least 3 small fixed wings and a helicopter in close vicinity in the 1 1/2hrs while I was there, nothing close enough that forced me to down the drone but keep your eyes and ears open wide if you do go there to fly.

The path does also continue past the Quoits and if you fancy the stroll it takes you on a nice walk right around the adjacent lake and finishes back at the car park.

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Co-ordinates: 51.74001, -1.405856 • what3words: ///fittingly.agrees.swaps

Pacific Quays Glasgow (By Damocles)

I was based at the Premier Inn, and had travelled by train, there is parking at the premier inn (£5). i had to get an unlock code from DJI, due to the proximity of Ibrox football stadium, otherwise no other problems. i did my flight at 5-30am to avoid any human contact

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Co-ordinates: 55.85872, -4.293007 • what3words: ///enable.butter.legal

Moss Road Quarry (By Will-R)

Safe TOLP from public playing fields to gain aerial view of quarry works.

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Co-ordinates: 54.49968, -5.779281 • what3words: ///vaulting.pizzas.abolish

Lisnabreeny (By Will-R)

Lisnabreeny WW2 memorial to fallen American soldiers, 140 soldiers were temporarily interred on this site and exhumed in the early 1950s and repatriated to the US. Their names are recorded on the memorial.

The site which is to the south of Belfast and overlooks the city is maintained by the local council. Care must be exercised due to the proximity of Belfast City Airport, consequently I did not fly higher than 65 feet and I kept my flight time to a minimum, less than 12 minutes. (Air 2S)

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Co-ordinates: 54.56425, -5.886491 • what3words: ///pinch.lance.hill

Buscot Lock & Weir (By MasterYeti)

There are two ways to approach here. First is a very short walk from Buscot where there is a car park ///cowering.awakes.navy . Come out of the carpark on foot and follow the road north to the site. The easiest place to TOAL is from the field just south of the weir pond ///widely.coasting.move
You can also walk on through to the lock and weir along a small alley path just north of the pond along the track ///pound.tint.times.

The second way with a longer walk is to park in the layby at ///staples.regulator.pockets walk in to the entrance and right which will take you along and under the bridge on to the Thames path. Follow the path passing a WW2 block house along the way and it will take you to the lock and weir, total distance 1.8km. TOAL from the same location as the first route.

There is a backup TOAL spot if the the field by the pond is busy ///brotherly.helps.chicken where you should be able to stay well clear of anyone. It is a short walk over the lock and a bridge.

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Co-ordinates: 51.68132, -1.668728 • what3words: ///clerics.darkens.recur

Radcot Lock & Weir (By MasterYeti)

There is a car park in-between the bridges at The Swan pub hotel ///costumed.gathering.overjoyed from where there is a gate directly on to the Thames path. Car parking is free most of the time but they do apparently charge a nominal fee during the summer when it gets busy (don't know how much this is but likely only a couple of £). A walk east along the path for 1.2km will get you to Radcot lock & weir ///costumed.gathering.overjoyed . TOAL can be from anywhere in the fields adjacent to the south bank of the river as they are not fenced off from the path.
If you are looking to make a walk of it then another 2.9km east will take you on past Old Man's Bridge and on to Rushey lock & weir ///sedative.compress.others . I have not flown Rushey yet but be aware there is a camp site there so could be busy during the hotter months.

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Co-ordinates: 51.70009, -1.572922 • what3words: ///candy.butlers.rust

Curdworth Church Bridge (By Grazuncle)

I access this (unused) bridge location from the White Horse pub on Wishaw Lane .. walk down to the tow path and walk left to this unused bridge.. ps you're going the wrong way is you are heading for a long tunnelled bridge LOL) once you get to the Curdworth bridge you can climb up to the top... you then have a good view of things.

There is Curdworth Church not far from that location.. WiFi strength to the drone is excellent. a picturesque place most times of the year.

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Co-ordinates: 52.53366, -1.742992 • what3words: ///whites.along.slang

Drayton Manor Foot bridge (By Grazuncle)

I have been to this location about 5 times now and often there is no one around at all.. occasionally there are fishermen on the canal.. but mostly not. This is an unusual place on a canal.. there are two towers linking a footbridge over the canal and even a moveable bridge for the farmer to cross into his field. there are some wetlands not too far away to fly to to explore and also a canal boat chandlers facility

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Co-ordinates: 52.60468, -1.706536 • what3words: ///miss.mason.pigs

Northumberland's rugged beauty. (By FFf)

Do not TOAL from NT property.

Plenty of road/footpath to use.
Flew late in the evening. No one around so no privacy issues.

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Co-ordinates: 55.0018, -2.391436 • what3words: ///myself.qualifier.joked

Valley of Stones, Fyfield Down (By clinkadink)

Parking was at Gravel Hill Car Park just off the A4 here: 51.428649, -1.771811. The walk to the Valley of Stones is by no means easy. I used a walking route from All Trails, but I crossed a farmers field and a race course at one point. By the time I got back to the car, I had walked 6.6 miles (10km). TOAL was from the Valley of Stones.

The valley is covered with hundreds (maybe thousands) of Sarsen stones. It is from here that the Sarsen stones used to build Stonehenge (17 miles south) and Avebury (2 miles west). I must have been walking for an hour through the valley before reaching the end. The stones were dumped here at the end of the last Ice Age 12,000 years ago.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fyfield_Down

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Co-ordinates: 51.43214, -1.798203 • what3words: ///drip.bumps.overheard

Picquet Hill, Edington (By clinkadink)

Parking was in a lay-by at the bottom of Sandly Lane. About a 20 walk up the lane and hill (which is quite steep). TOAL was from the top of the hill. The views are amazing. Be careful of the FRZ that starts about 300m south of the hill.

2.75KM to the west, is Bratton Camp. The Viking warlord, Guthred, and the viking army seized the hillfort here, and took Wessex. King Alfred and his anglo-saxon army defeated Guthred and his men at the 'Battle of Ethandun' (now Edington), on Picquet Hill. Alfred then reclaimed Wessex.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Edington

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Co-ordinates: 51.27073, -2.109364 • what3words: ///toasters.curtail.lease

Sudbury Hall, Sudbury (By D0c.Col)

Sudbury Hall is a country house in Sudbury, Derbyshire, England. The restored mansion, is Grade I listed and houses the National Trust Museum of Childhood in its 19th-century servants’ wing. Took the photo just across the road outside the NT restriction zone. Can park on Main road or in the NT Sudbury carpark adjacent to where my TOAL location.


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Co-ordinates: 52.88615, -1.763308 • what3words: ///remarried.squirted.allows

Bewcastle (By FFf)

The farm owns the land. Permission gained although TOAL easy from the roadside.

FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS APPLY DURING THE WEEK.

RAF Spadadam media email address is on their website.

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Co-ordinates: 55.06407, -2.681621 • what3words: ///longingly.another.pigs

Salthouse Beach (By notveryprettyboy)

A great pebbled beach to fly with a good shoreline for dogs to swim. Not much to see, so there weren't many people over a bank holiday.
Ideal for cruising over the sea with an fpv plane.
Best not to fly inland as there are many ground nesting birds and bird watchers.

52.954696, 1.096949
///interacts.fizzled.lowest

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Co-ordinates: 52.95569, 1.097839 • what3words: ///unframed.puns.stumble

Staunton Harold Reservoir (By firstadekit)

Onsite Car Park. £3 at time of writing for all day.

As far as I'm aware Severn Trent Water have no policy specific to recreation/hobbyist flying, where as for commercial flying you must apply for permission.

Although check the discussion thread on Grey Arrows as this may have changed since time of writing.

The National Forest also have a stake in this location, but again I can see no specfic policy regarding drones at time of writing.

The TOAL marker is located on some picnic benches near the water tower. Early in the day or late evening will be your best bet to fly here without having too many members of the public in your shot for the water tower.

The rest of the reservoir is also nice and a pleasant circular walk around the site and into Calke Park can be done to make a day of it. If you decide to do that, take fluids and a picnic.

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Co-ordinates: 52.81721, -1.440896 • what3words: ///flinches.bundles.slant

Calke Park (By firstadekit)

Dubious one but you can make your own choices.

I have put the TOAL marker on a Severn Trent Public Car Park. This particular car park is free, but check the Severn Trent website for opening hours.

From here do as you wish in terms of TOAL outside of National Trust land. It's a little confusing on the map as there's the red NT layer and larger yellow area. I assume (perhaps incorrectly I'm sure someone who knows better will be along on the discussion thread soon) that yellow is good to go taking sensible precautions, but expect to be asked to leave if you're approached by an NT ranger.

You may be better sticking to the road near where you parked. There are tree's so you will need a spotter or two if you intend to fly over the abbey and stay within the Drone Code.

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Co-ordinates: 52.80004, -1.444595 • what3words: ///desktops.super.latest

Swarkstone Bridge (By firstadekit)

Swarkstone Bridge is a medieval bridge crossing the River Trent between the villages of Swarkestone and Stanton by Bridge, about 6 miles south of Derby. It is currently Grade I Listed and a scheduled monument.

Right next to the TOAL location on the map is a gate with a public footpath through a field. If you're lucky you should be able to park right next to it as long as no one else is there.

The field can sometimes have livestock in it, so you may only want to make this an on-route location rather than a primary destination to fly.

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Co-ordinates: 52.85098, -1.455182 • what3words: ///nests.attention.system

Walpole Bay Tidal Pool (By gimbalflight)

Parking is free just to the east of the pool in the carpark. Quite a steep single road down so be careful of pedestrians and other road users.

TOAL was from the beach. It was quiet but I imagine in the summer would be much busier.

Info on Walpole Bay Tidal Pool taken from The Historic England Webpage. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1421296?section=official-list-entry

Summary
A tidal sea bathing pool built in 1937.

Reasons for Designation
Walpole Bay Tidal Pool, one of two tidal pools designed by Margate's borough engineer in 1937, constructed in concrete blocks reinforced by reused iron tram rails, is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons: * Structural engineering interest: an ambitious project because of its scale, the weight of each concrete block, and that work needing to be carried out day and night because of the tides; * Scale and design: impressive in scale and shape, occupying 4 acres and three sides of a rectangle, the sides 450 feet long diminishing towards the seaward end which was 300 feet long; * Social historical interest: provided an improvement to sea bathing at the period of the greatest popularity of the English seaside; * Degree of intactness: intact apart from the loss of the two diving boards which do not often survive; * Group value: situated quite near the remains of the 1824-6 Clifton Baths (Grade II), an 1935 lift and the other 1937 tidal pool.

History
Walpole Bay Tidal Pool was built in 1937, one of two tidal pools constructed at the same time in Margate, the other at Marine Terrace opposite Cliftonville Lido. Both were constructed in order to make it possible for large numbers of people to bathe in the sea at all states of the tide because, owing to the gradual slope of the beach and the considerable tidal range, low water mark at spring tides could be as far as 300 yards from the promenades.

The pool covers over four acres and its dimensions are 450ft long, 300ft wide at the seaward end and 550ft long at the landward end. It cost circa £7,000. The top level of the wall was arranged so that the pool was completely submerged at every tide, ensuring a sufficient change-over of sea water twice a day. Fresh water springs rise from the beach within the walls providing fresh water from the floor of the pool. Originally two diving boards were provided.

PLAN: three sides of a rectangle, longer at the landward side where there is no wall. There is a break near the landward side of the western wall. The dimensions are 450ft at the sides, 300ft at the seaward side and 550ft at the landward end.

DESCRIPTION: built of interlocking concrete block walls with concealed iron tram rails running about 5ft deep into the chalk foundation and up to within one foot of the top of the wall. The wall is two or three feet wide, about two or three feet deep at the landward side but increases in depth towards the seaward end to enclose a pool about seven feet high at this end. There are two-foot wide overflows in the top course six inches below the top of the wall so the top water line is always six inches below the top. There are four flights of steps with iron handrails and three penstocks are fitted in the outer walls in order to empty the pool, which took about two hours.

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Co-ordinates: 51.39307, 1.404185 • what3words: ///trend.state.ears

Aysgarth Falls (By stevesb)

you can park at but it's £3 for 2 hours increasing with the length of stay
https://what3words.com/muted.replied.fashion
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@54.2942264,-1.9842162,19.29z?hl=en&authuser=0
easy walk along the trails to either the high or low falls

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Co-ordinates: 54.29239, -1.986101 • what3words: ///journey.satin.waltzes

Burnham on sea lighthouse (By Dren)

Busy area with dog walkers, we visited earlier in morning and had beach almost to ourselves

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Co-ordinates: 51.24841, -3.005785 • what3words: ///brambles.mainframe.professed

Brill, Buckinghamshire (By PaulH)

Car park is 50 feet away. Space for around 15 vehicles. I assume some local residents park there as there were 4 or 5 already parked when I arrived at 06.30.
At the time of my visit the windmill was closed to visitors, possibly due to Covid.
There are some houses close by but not within any restriction limits.

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Co-ordinates: 51.82213, -1.055683 • what3words: ///finalists.grumble.racks

Cheddar Gorge (By Dren)

Parking is available along the Cliff road, best to arrive early as this road is not only busy but gets congested quickly with visitors.
Plenty of good locations to launch from and the views are amazing. It’s worth noting that further down the road towards the village the cliffs are higher than 120m in places. No restrictions in the area. I had no interference with remote flying up and down the road amongst the steep cliffs.

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Co-ordinates: 51.28497, -2.759832 • what3words: ///plodding.glitz.taster

Fovant Badges (By MavicAir)

The Fovant Badges are a set of regimental badges cut into a chalk hill, Fovant Down, near Fovant, in southwest Wiltshire, England. They are located between Salisbury and Shaftesbury on the A30 road in the Nadder valley; or approximately 1⁄2 mile (800 m) southeast of Fovant. They were created by soldiers garrisoned nearby, and waiting to go to France, during the First World War; the first in 1916.[1] They are clearly visible from the A30 road which runs through the village. Nine of the original twenty remain, and are scheduled ancient monuments and recognised by the Imperial War Museum as war memorials.[1] Further badges have been added more recently.

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Co-ordinates: 51.05888, -1.984725 • what3words: ///rushed.bracing.adverbs

Maes Knoll Hillfort (By clinkadink)

Parking was about 50m from the gate on Norton Lane here 51.386060, -2.574982. TOAL was from the hillfort. There is a public gravel footpath from the gate leading to the hillfort. It's about a 15 minute walk up the hill.

Maes Knoll Camp hillfort is a semi-triangular Iron Age enclosure of approximately 26 acres. The original entrance is thought to be at the Southern tip of the triangle, though access may also have been gained via the gap between the ‘Tump’ and the Northern scarp. The Tump is a truly massive cross-bank-and-ditch earthwork, designed to cut off access from the West. It stands 25ft above the interior of the fort, 50ft above the ditch bottom, and is 200ft in length.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maes_Knoll

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Co-ordinates: 51.39148, -2.575364 • what3words: ///member.rocket.each

Ribble Millennium Link (By markas)

Parked on an unfinished roundabout https://w3w.co/chips.dreams.round a minutes walk along the path and you'll get to the canal locks. Not sure what the Canal & River Trust policy is with drones but there was a couple of their staff on site whilst I was there and there were no issues whilst I was flying.

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Co-ordinates: 53.77443, -2.746097 • what3words: ///zooms.turned.sprint

Corgarff Castle (By mynameisjoe)

There is a carpark with easy access. However, on leaving the carpark, I noticed a NO DRONES sign. By this time I had already got my video and photos, the castle was also closed at this time and there were no other visitors to upset. The public road is not far, so TOAL from a distance is easy if you don't want to chance harassment
First built in the mid 1500s the tower was the fortified home of the Forbeses of Corgarff. It became derelict until 1645 where it was restored and occupied by the Marquis of Montrose before being set on fire by the Jacobites to stop the government forces from using it. In the mid 1700s the tower became a barracks for the Redcoats who were hunting down Jacobite sympathisers in Strathdon, and also stamping out illegal whisky stills and smuggling.



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Co-ordinates: 57.16548, -3.234363 • what3words: ///simulations.speaker.gobblers

Lecht Mine (By mynameisjoe)

Situated in an area of oustanding natural beauty, around a mile from The Lecht Ski Centre. There is a small car park and the mine is an easy 10 minute walk although the ground can be quite wet.
The iron ore mine was originally opened in 1730 by the York Buildings Company of London, but closed seven years later due to significant losses. Re-opened in 1841 by the Duke of Richmond & Gordon, it was the largest manganese mine in Scotland but only survived another 5 years before closing for good. The surrounding area was used extensively to hide illicit whisky stills in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The whisky was then spirited away using one of the many "Whisky Roads" that criss cross The Ladder Hills.

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Co-ordinates: 57.22913, -3.324043 • what3words: ///dearest.bundles.croutons

St Clements Church Isle of Harris (By Damocles)

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Co-ordinates: 57.74088, -6.963075 • what3words: ///clustered.camp.exporters

Woolstonbury Hill (By gimbalflight)

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TOAL was situated just south of the National trust boundary. Near to six ways.


Extract from The National Trust Website:-

Wolstonbury Hill is the ‘jewel in the crown’ when it comes to wild orchid spotting on the Devil’s Dyke Estate and it is the only place in Sussex where you are likely to see the man orchid.

Many other chalk downland flowers and butterflies can be seen here in the summer too and Wolstonbury is also home to the highest concentration of anthills on the South Downs. The strange humps that pepper the hill each house around 100,000 ants and can be seen all year round.

There is history here too in the form of a Bronze Age camp, cross dykes, sunken trackways and the scars of a 20th century rifle range.

The South Downs Way, which passes nearby, is popular with walkers, cyclists and horse-riders. There are a number of bridle paths crossing the hill and these offer challenging climbs and routes leading to Hurstpierpoint, Clayton and Hassocks.

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Co-ordinates: 50.90974, -0.174999 • what3words: ///hill.dressing.apart

Jack and jill Windmills (By gimbalflight)

Jack and Jill Windmills.

Jill, the white windmill has been restored by the Jack and Jill Windmills Society and is now a fully functional corn windmill, producing flour which you can purchase during a visit. Jack is a private residence. Earliest record of a possible windmill on site date back to 1765.

Situated on the South Downs the views are spectacular in all directions.

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Co-ordinates: 50.90514, -0.147531 • what3words: ///steep.camcorder.fuel

Ditchling Becon (By gimbalflight)

TOAL was from the footpath east of the site just outside the National trust boundary.

Ditchling Beacon is located 7 miles to the north of Brighton and just south of the village of Ditchling. At 248 metres above sea-level, Ditchling Beacon is the highest point in East Sussex and offers commanding 360 degree views from its summit. Look south out to sea, north across the Weald or east-west across the Downs.

As the name suggests, Ditchling Beacon was once the site for a warning beacon. Visible for miles around, the Beacon would be maintained ready to light in times of imminent invasion.

The site is also of archaeological interest, with remains of an Iron Age hillfort.

Neighbouring Ditchling Down lies to the west of Ditchling Beacon, and is a prime example of chalk downland. Walk the path along the scarp slope, passing through the disused chalk pits grazed by sheep and dotted with wild flowers throughout spring and summer.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ditchling-beacon

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Co-ordinates: 50.90085, -0.105022 • what3words: ///remarried.strict.enter

Wing Village (By Dren)

Very open farmland just outside Wing Village, nothing around except one tree near roadside, big circle of trees up hill out in open farmland. village has an area of a lost village, visible mounds just outside the village.

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Co-ordinates: 51.88731, -0.712969 • what3words: ///bleak.shares.irritable

Mentmore Park & Avenue (By Dren)

Parking on side of road, just outside village. live stock is sometimes in the field next to the road. Road is busy most of daytime, flying out beyond the trees, the Mentmore Towers is visible

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Co-ordinates: 51.8656, -0.681914 • what3words: ///knocking.lemmings.remaining

Gasholder, Manchester (By kvetner)

This is one of two gasholders nearby, and has the easier take-off spot.

I parked at the the end of Upper Helena Street, and took off from Ashton Canal Park, where the view of the structure was excellent.

Accessibility: level paths with no steps.

Hazards: Upper Helena Street could win a prize for being one of the filthiest and most repellent streets in Manchester. I would NOT come here in the evening. In daylight there are countless discarded beer cans, drug canisters, broken glass and burnt remains of who-knows-what.

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Co-ordinates: 53.48695, -2.208167 • what3words: ///humble.device.throw

Desert Rats Memorial (By msgyorkie)

Plenty of parking at the memorial. Just be aware that there are trees close by and also a small power line running above some of the potential TOAL area.

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Co-ordinates: 52.53826, 0.671862 • what3words: ///replied.shrug.elite

Little (Old) Sodbury Hillfort (By clinkadink)

Parking and TOAL at 51.543352, -2.342538

A rectangular multivallate fort approximately 11 acres in sizemade up of a double set of ditches and ramparts. The origins can be traced as far back as the Iron Age, and is thought the Romans later strengthened an use the camp as a frontier post. The scarp slope of the Cotswold Hills provided a natural defence on its western side, the remaining defences being the high double ramparts. In AD577 the Saxon army camped here before the battle at nearby Dyrham. In 1471, Edward IV rested here before moving on to destroy the army of Margaret of Anjou at the Battle of Tewkesbury.

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Co-ordinates: 51.5416, -2.346489 • what3words: ///raves.jumpy.alert

Compton Bassett House (By clinkadink)

Parking and TOAL at 51.444745, -1.955004

Robbie Williams sold this back in January for £7 million, over £1 less than what he bought for in 2008.

In 1659 Compton Bassett House was a U-shaped building which was open to the south-east. Its main range, lying north-east and south-west, had a hall at its north-east end and, south-west of the hall, a screens passage with an entrance at the west corner of the courtyard. The lord of the manor, Sir John Weld, was said in 1672 to have spent nearly £10,000 on building and, presumably between 1663 and 1672, the courtyard was built over and the house was made rectangular with sides of 130 ft. and 110 ft. and given projecting corner towers. The mullioned and transomed windows were probably retained in the old part of the house; sashes were used in the new south-east front. The walls of the house were of soft white stone; one side, probably the north-west front which was the main entrance front in 1760, had been renewed in brick by 1814. Later in the 19th century the rest of the house was encased in brick, and embattled parapets were added; those changes were presumably made by George Walker Heneage (d. 1875), who restored the house.

In the early 1930s Compton Bassett House was demolished and in 1935 its stable block was converted to a house, also called Compton Bassett House and extensively altered in the early 1990s when it was owned by the architect Sir Norman Foster. In 1994 it belonged to Mr. John Pringle. John Pringle was married to Liz Pringle (nee Isobel Ann Benn),the Canadian fashion model.

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Co-ordinates: 51.44427, -1.957887 • what3words: ///call.price.regretted

Castle Combe (By clinkadink)

Parking at 51.491541, -2.229262, TOAL at 51.492989, -2.230306

Castle Combe is a quintessentially English village often named as the ‘prettiest village in England.' The village sits in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in north west Wiltshire.

Castle Combe has featured regularly as a film location, most recently in The Wolf Man, Stardust and Stephen Spielberg’s War Horse. It was also used in the original Dr Doolittle film.
The village has a rich history and the houses are made up of the honey coloured Cotswold stone, typical for a village of this area.

Within Castle Combe you’ll find a Market Cross and St Andrew’s Church which dates from the 13th century. The church houses a faceless clock which is reputed to be one of the oldest working clocks in the country. You’ll also find a couple of pubs and a luxury hotel with a golf course within the village.

Stroll along the village to the bridge and you’ll not only enjoy the views but may be able to purchase homemade cakes, sweets or bunches of flowers from outside the locals’ houses. Stop at the bottom of the village by the bridge and enjoy a great photographic moment too!

On the edge of the village is the Castle Combe Circuit where drivers have the opportunity to test out different vehicles, drive your own car or motorbike around the circuit or tackle the Rally course. There are also a host of events throughout the year at the circuit including race days for both cars and motorbikes.

There are several options for places to stay in and around Castle Combe with Bed and Breakfasts, self-catering properties and inns. It is also within easy reach of Chippenham and Corsham, and not far away from the M4 motorway.

Look out for tours that include Castle Combe including Mad Max Tours and Around and About Bath which both include the village as part of a wider Wiltshire tour.

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Co-ordinates: 51.49419, -2.22878 • what3words: ///donates.dates.impeached

Brighton Marina at night (By Dren)

Found a secluded car park off roadside, protected by grassy mounds. Great location to launch from at night as nobody can see you. Distance to Marina is within your legal distance, depending on weather the views along the front is clear with pier in distance.
Wind farm out to sea on horizon..

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Co-ordinates: 50.81212, -0.089157 • what3words: ///buns.flops.dust

Clacton Pier (By Dren)

Late evening flight out to pier, launched from beach under cover of darkness. Short walk down from road via sloped pathway.
Good visibility towards pier and back.

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Co-ordinates: 51.78417, 1.149938 • what3words: ///evolution.trousers.howler

Portwrinkle beach (By Dren)

Paid parking on roadside near café. Short walk down steep path to beach, a few hundred yards. Secluded beach area to fly from, shingle Sandy beach. Fantastic views along coastline to harbour further up bay. Lots of walkers on beach. And lots of seagulls about too.

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Co-ordinates: 50.36132, -4.307327 • what3words: ///sailor.fled.streak

Old Grain Silo’s (By Dren)

Visible from road just before Blunham village. Gateway on road big enough for one car. Very open field for flights.

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Co-ordinates: 52.1451, -0.337636 • what3words: ///crops.townhouse.toasted

Tempsford Greenhouses (By Dren)

Not sure of permission required but took off from gateway across road, away from house. Lots of empty glasshouses.

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Co-ordinates: 52.15586, -0.308883 • what3words: ///talking.lends.removed

Mentmore Avenue (By Dren)

Reasonable quiet road early in morning, lined with trees and big redwoods. Two parking lay-bys one at top end on second halfway down. Middle point gives clear views of road in both directions.

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Co-ordinates: 51.85582, -0.674801 • what3words: ///lawfully.conspire.quieter

Sundon Quarry (By Dren)

Parking on roadside near houses or actually in Sundon village, you can walk a short distance over the fields to the top of the quarry. Very sheer drop edges, used to be full of burnt out vehicle’s. Open land for flying around, the walk from the village brings you in from another location and is longer. Shortest distance is from road leading to Sundon Park,over the M1 bridge. Lay-by is big enough for 1 vehicle. Busy road at any time

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Co-ordinates: 51.92775, -0.485394 • what3words: ///spicy.quieter.outbound

Brogborough lakes (By Dren)

About 100m beyond the fishing gate entrance is a lay-by big enough for one car. I’ve used the farmers field for my launch point and flew over the trees to capture the lake. Best time is early morning as this road gets busy from village traffic.

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Co-ordinates: 52.04244, -0.582726 • what3words: ///remain.period.paddocks

Hilbre Island (By Gavinnewcombe)

I know there are number of other pins in this area but none are showing Hilbre Island as a location.

I would go at low tide as you need to walk out a far way to be close enough to fly.
There is a pay and display car park here ///soon.humans.bibs and a jetty running down the shore here ///winter.interval.thud.

http://www.hilbre-island.co.uk/ here you can find the route if you want walk into the islands.

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Co-ordinates: 53.38572, -3.231311 • what3words: ///miss.illogical.booms

Martinsell Hill Camp (By clinkadink)

Parked about 700m North East of the summit in the free car park. The walk takes about 20 minutes up a grassy track. TOAL was from the summit. There's a wooden bench at the top, with amazing 270 degree views of Salisbury Plain and Pewsey Downs.

At 289m Martinsell Hill is the highest point on the Pewsey Downs and provides a panoramic view of Salisbury Plain; on a clear day the spire of Salisbury Cathedral can be seen 25 miles away on the southern horizon.

On the summit plateau of the hill are the traces of an Iron Age hillfort of 32 acres, known as an univallate fort from the single boundary ditch and rampart that surrounds it. The Mid Wilts Way skirts the southern boundary of the fort.

Some 1km to the south-west, along a ridge forming a natural causeway, is another but much smaller Iron Age hillfort. Built on a promontory, it is known as the Giant’s Grave from the significant barrow-like rampart at its centre.

The steep slopes which surround both hillforts reinforce the defensive nature of the manmade ramparts. Nevertheless, modern scholarship suggests that in general Iron Age hillforts were as much settlements for ceremonial purposes as for communal refuge, and the ridge between the hillforts is believed to have been a site for competitive feasting.

In much later centuries it became a custom on Palm Sunday for teams of local youths to hit a ball from the base to the summit of Martinsell using primitive hockey sticks. Oranges were then thrown from the top for the youths to charge down after them, and another sport was to use horses’ skulls to glissade down the steep slopes!

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Co-ordinates: 51.37385, -1.745964 • what3words: ///headings.sudden.gains

Butt of Lewis Lighthouse Isle of Harris (By Damocles)

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Co-ordinates: 58.51514, -6.260897 • what3words: ///trace.primed.doubt

Buchanty Spout (By mynameisjoe)

Small little car park within two minutes walk of location. Can be pretty busy with dog walkers and photographers but most are pretty accomodating and easy going. Some raptors within walking distance if you have some decent, long glass

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Co-ordinates: 56.43483, -3.73084 • what3words: ///pure.badly.refills

Whiterock, County Down (By Will-R)

Public car park is available at Whiterock, best to fly when it’s unused, also need to keep in mind that Comber Airfield is about 10 miles away, although Whiterock is outside the excluded area. The image shows Sketrick Island and the ruins of Sketrick Castle.

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Co-ordinates: 54.48653, -5.653437 • what3words: ///wobbles.career.obliging

Reekie Linn Waterfall, Glen Isla (By mynameisjoe)

Nice little carpark with seating and picnic tables. Well maintained paths will take you to the waterfall and beyond if you fancy a nice walk through the woods, if you intend on taking a dog or children, beware, it can be a dangerous plunge down the steep sided hill and into the water. It can be quite busy at weekends and evenings in the summer, but I've found people very friendly and interested.

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Co-ordinates: 56.67015, -3.221515 • what3words: ///clays.shampoo.stays

Burley Moor (By StuBot)

Burley Moor is part of the larger Rombald's Moor which includes Ilkley moor, Baildon Moor and others. The moor is home to approx 400 neolithic sites including cairns, stone circles and many rock carvings.

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Co-ordinates: 53.90196, -1.786823 • what3words: ///stump.helpfully.albums

Grafham Water Valve Tower (By Acedrone)

A lovely place to fly when it is not windy.
Plenty of parking but the don't always open on time.
Good facilities on site food and toilets.

sola farm near by but did not cause me any problem as I did not fly over it.
more info @ https://anglianwaterparks.co.uk/grafham-water

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Co-ordinates: 52.2894, -0.28455 • what3words: ///atoms.essays.cools

Bartley Reservoir (By firstadekit)

Park on Scotland Lane near the TOAL marker, there should be plenty of road parking space. The TOAL marker point has 3 benches you can use to sit from. As there is little around you, you can keep excellent VLOS especially if you have some strobe lights.

Obviously lots of birds around so be mindful of that. They seemed disinterested in the drone on the day I flew in late March, but this might not be the case if they are nesting or looking after young. So fly over the water at your own risk.

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Co-ordinates: 52.42694, -2.002215 • what3words: ///emerge.bottom.pack

Frankley Beeches AKA Birmingham Panorama (By firstadekit)

This is an excellent open space to fly with excellent panoramic views of Birmingham.

I've put the pin the lay-by to park. A short walk through a gate to access a public footpath. You can either go downhill, or go through to the NT owned Frankly Beeches which is the actual high point. Obviously with the drone it don't make much difference if you TOAL from either side other than being able to keep VLOS behind the trees.

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Co-ordinates: 52.41695, -2.012531 • what3words: ///other.fruit.home

Cerne Abbas Giant (By MavicAir)

Free parking just off the A352, with space for TOAL into layby.

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Co-ordinates: 50.81286, -2.480606 • what3words: ///window.partly.flips

Falls of Feugh, Banchory, Aberdeenshire (By harmchar)

Falls of Feugh waterfalls and bridge.
Only suitable for flying at quiet times as it`s normally very busy (especially when salmon are leaping). Okay to send a Mini 2 up for a quick photo or video.
Car park is less than 50m from bridge at ///flasks.eats.essays

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Co-ordinates: 57.04499, -2.492682 • what3words: ///screeches.lobbed.affirming

Saltburn Viaduct (By Stillight)

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Co-ordinates: 54.57236, -0.977365 • what3words: ///lodge.blanked.acids

SS Nornen (By PPL)

Nice wide open space with loads of on beach parking. Very quiet today even with the great weather. Voluterily landed once to wait for some walkers to get photo's, and that was it.

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Co-ordinates: 51.27133, -3.02025 • what3words: ///handbags.irritable.measures

Avenham Park, Preston (By Diveuk)

No car park and street parking is limited, there is a multi storey car park a few minutes walk away. This park is massive with loads of open spaces, the river bank is tree lined with some very tall trees so care is required.

Permission requirements unknown but I can not find any byelaws on the Preston Council website and there are no notices regarding drone flying on any of the park entrance notice boards.

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Co-ordinates: 53.75224, -2.699725 • what3words: ///plot.policy.bumps

Scaleber Force Waterfall (By stevesb)

You can park at the side of the road at various places. it's a small but difficult walk to the base of the waterfall very steep but there are natural stone steps, so not really for someone who may be a little unsteady on their feet

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Co-ordinates: 54.0588, -2.244896 • what3words: ///princely.scoping.flight

St Patrick Chapel (By Sam89)

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Co-ordinates: 54.04775, -2.904714 • what3words: ///risks.digs.pram

Barr Beacon (By firstadekit)

As one of the highest points in the West Midlands county, Barr Beacon has panoramic views. According to the Walsall Council website, visible landmarks include The Wrekin, Cannock Chase, the Lickey Hills, Lichfield Cathedral, Aldridge Airport, and Birmingham city centre, and at least eleven counties are visible, including Powys in Wales.

There is on site parking, recommend you check the website for opening times as varies depending on the time of year.

Towards evening the seating area and carpark can be full of rude boys with their modified 1 litre Corsas and Fiestas thinking they are bad ass with generally terrible music blaring. They generally don't bother you but if you're easily intimidated take this into account.

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Co-ordinates: 52.57347, -1.909937 • what3words: ///handed.paused.brush

St. Oswalds Church Luddington (By speatuk)

The parish church is a Grade II listed structure, built in 1855 in Gothic Revival style. The nave has four bays, with aisles to the north and south, and a porch adjoining the south aisle. The chancel has two bays, to which is attached a vestry, and at the western end there is a three-stage tower with an octagonal broach spire. Construction is of sandstone and limestone ashlar masonry, with the roofs clad in Welsh slate. Internally, there are several English church monuments which predate the construction, including a white marble Roccoco tablet to the Worsop family dating from 1758, a wall tablet to Elizabeth Lister dating from 1729, and a tablet commemorating Captain Augustus Webb, who died from wounds during the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava in 1854. The building replaced an earlier medieval church, details of which are provided by an illustration made by C Nattes in 1794, and now in the collection of Lincoln City Library. It was cruciform in shape, with a wooden steeple.
Access is via a single track road only a small amount of parking. Walk down the beautiful tree lined walk way for 150 yards then the view of the church opens up.

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Co-ordinates: 53.64515, -0.738358 • what3words: ///exhales.remix.clipboard

Whitgift Lighthouse (By speatuk)

Located along the southern bank of the River Ouse, Whitgift Lighthouse is a white painted wooden tower on top of a circular concrete plinth.

An external LED light on the lantern gallery displays two red flashes every 14 seconds.

Whitgift lighthouse can be clearly seen from the road at Ousefleet Village. Plenty of parking on street.

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Co-ordinates: 53.69888, -0.757568 • what3words: ///jetliner.rudder.shampoos

Burnham on Crouch Foreshore (By OldSoulBoy)

The whole area is within the Southend Airport CRT but didn't restrict the flight in any way. Being crown foreshore no permissions were required.

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Co-ordinates: 51.62484, 0.817858 • what3words: ///chainsaw.balloons.slippers

Tyndale Monument (By BillyBiggles)

TOAL is on a PROW (The Cotswold Way). It's not very clearly marked on the ground but it runs along the southern edge of this site.

Picture is facing west towards the River Severn with South Wales in the background.

Taken with Mavic Air, 130ft AGL.

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Co-ordinates: 51.65882, -2.371953 • what3words: ///insolvent.shots.readings

Minety Water Tower (By clinkadink)

Can't find any information on this water tower, other than it was last cleaned in 2011. It certainly stands out when driving between Malmesbury and Cricklade. Parking and TOAL was from a lay-by by the tower. The are telegraph poles next to the tower, so be careful.

https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/302189

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Co-ordinates: 51.59633, -1.994755 • what3words: ///doubt.strumming.uplifting

Bathampton Toll Bridge & Weir (By clinkadink)


Parking at the top of the lane on London Road West, to avoid paying the £1 toll and joining the queue of traffic trying to cross the bridge. TOAL from Bathampton Mill beer garden (I bought a pint of coke for £3.55).

Bathampton Weir on the River Avon is about 600 years old, built originally to provide enough depth for the waterwheels for the early grain mills on both sides of the river. You can still see the hole where the original wheel was housed on the south side of the river. This is now situated in the garden of Bathampton Mill, a large, riverside pub. The weir is a favourite place for wild swimming!

Bathampton Toll Bridge is an arch bridge carrying a minor road across the River Avon near Bathampton, to the east of Bath. It is a Grade II listed structure. The bridge was built of Bath stone by Hickes and Isaac in 1872, for the Bridge Company Turnpike Trust.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bathampton_Toll_Bridge



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Co-ordinates: 51.40132, -2.325829 • what3words: ///stack.rested.onions

River Nene Orton Lock (By msgyorkie)

Car park at Orton Lock and cross railway tracks and you are at the River Nene and Orton Lock. Plenty of fields to TOAL.

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Co-ordinates: 52.56077, -0.280712 • what3words: ///renew.toys.rents

Gilford Mill - County Down (By spuddevans)

There's a path by the River Bann that goes past the mill which I used to TOAL. Parking is free at either the Recreation centre, Woodlands park, or on the main street. The mill itself is private property and there are some "no trespassing" signs up, but the public path along the river goes right past the mill, so that is a good vantage point for flying

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Co-ordinates: 54.37616, -6.367288 • what3words: ///forum.dupe.jetting

Langstone Rock aka Red Rock - Dawlish Warren (By DeanoG60)

Nice and easy to fly this location as there is plenty of Crown Estate foreshore for take-off and landing. Parking is very nearby but is pay to park either by ticket or the ring go mobile phone app. The beach and Red Rock are a short walk from the car park.

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Co-ordinates: 50.59211, -3.44447 • what3words: ///bike.jiggle.norms

Church of St Walburge (By markas)

Free on street parking in front of the Church on Peddler Street (///fence.excuse.views) Worth noting, there are some falcons nesting in the spire, only noticed after my drone was in the air.

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Co-ordinates: 53.76302, -2.715054 • what3words: ///ants.about.nest

Hartshead pike (By iadt67)

Plenty of parking nearby

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Co-ordinates: 53.51835, -2.060921 • what3words: ///learns.cheek.space

Conwy & Conwy Castle (By TallTakes)

Car parking available nearby

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Co-ordinates: 53.28095, -3.825962 • what3words: ///collide.crossings.happily

Pendargon Castle (By Damocles)

Pendragon Castle is just off the B6259 road not far from the village of Outhhill.
there is parking space for about 3 cars. Toal was from just inside the boundry wall

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Co-ordinates: 54.41869, -2.337785 • what3words: ///blemishes.intruding.flushes

Old Gang Smelting Mills (By Damocles)

When coming from either Muker, or Reeth, just after or before the Punch Bowl Inn take the left/right turn, and proceed up the hill and across the fell for about 2mls, as you drop down the hill, there is a decent size parking area on the right just before a bridge. To get to the Smelt mill head over the bridge and take the track on the left for just over a mile (15-25mins depending on your fitness levels) it is a public footpath.
once there you can TOAL from anywhere

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Co-ordinates: 54.40034, -2.040727 • what3words: ///spotted.shipped.hopefully

Great Witcombe Roman Villa (By clinkadink)

Parking at Coopers Hill, North West of the villa 51.831691, -2.157230.
Walked down Cotswolds Way about 1km to the villa.
TOAL 125m South of the villa outside of EH boundary, 51.825548, -2.147799.

The remains of this large and luxurious Roman villa lie in a peaceful setting near the Cotswold Way. Once at the heart of a large country estate, the villa was built about AD 250, and lived in until the 5th century. The remains include a bathhouse complex and perhaps the shrine of a water spirit. Mosaic pavements (preserved within a modern building) hint at the villa’s opulence in Roman times.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Witcombe_Roman_Villa

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Co-ordinates: 51.82679, -2.147461 • what3words: ///boats.hillsides.marmalade

Wellington Monument (By McSteamy2010)

Wellington Monument. A stunning triangle shaped tower sitting 175ft tall on the Blackdown Hills in Somerset. Lit up in the evenings makes for some fantastic night photography.

National Trust site so TOAL must be outside of the boundaries.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wellington-monument

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Co-ordinates: 50.94791, -3.229222 • what3words: ///forecast.declines.daydream

Loch Tay (Kenmore) (By TheFatController)

There is plenty of parking in and around the village of Kenmore. I flew with a DJI Mini 2 from the small public beach on a quiet day in March but the beach can get very busy in summer in which case there are other nearby public locations that can be used.

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Co-ordinates: 56.58299, -3.996118 • what3words: ///licks.candle.landlady

Point of Ayr Lighthouse (By TallTakes)

Car parking very near by and a lovely walk along a path where access is available to climb up the sand dunes.

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Co-ordinates: 53.35699, -3.322034 • what3words: ///spokes.stops.spillage

Fleetwood ferry terminal (By stevesb)

Was able to park and fly from the location pinned.
was able to get some good shots of the lifeboat station, theferry terminal and Fleetwood in general

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Co-ordinates: 53.92667, -3.005514 • what3words: ///scouts.kneeled.earlobes

Marlacoo Lake - Northern Ireland (By spuddevans)

There's a handy car-park on the North-West edge of the lake, and TOAL can be made from the (roughly) tarmac'd carpark or there is an approx' 6ft square concrete slab (I think it used to have a picnic bench on it at one time)

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Co-ordinates: 54.3415, -6.487201 • what3words: ///wharfs.cycles.homecare

Jackson's Bay, Barry Docks. (By Steviegeek)

As far as I can ascertain this area is free to fly in. However just a few miles to the west is Cardiff Airport so be aware
I TOAL from a public grassed area at 51.392444, -3.265968
No public involvement at all, just the occasional dog walker on the path. I flew on a Friday afternoon.

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Co-ordinates: 51.39113, -3.263272 • what3words: ///bounty.wants.cotton

River Bann, Portadown - Northern Ireland (By spuddevans)

Just to the left of the Pin is an ideal place for parking (free), allowing easy access to the river. There is a towpath that (going North) takes you to the Bann roadbridge (a reasonably photogenic bridge, esp' at night, see 2nd photo below)

The towpath is used regularly for dog walking and cycling, and anglers regularly fish from the banks of the river. TOAL can be from the stoned carpark (if you take off from your car roof) or from the towpath or any of the many anglers points (not sure what they are called, little jutting-out-into-the-river bits)

The Rowing Club holds an annual tournaments which usually draws a crowd.

There are 30+meter tall trees between the carpark and the river, so make sure you set your RTH height high enough if you take off from the carpark.

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Co-ordinates: 54.42064, -6.435923 • what3words: ///lied.remind.foil

Branksome Chine Beach (By gimbalflight)

If you stick to the crown estate land there is no need for permission.

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Co-ordinates: 50.70648, -1.90796 • what3words: ///blows.heavy.silk

Craigavon Lakes (South Lake) (By spuddevans)

Free parking available in the leisure centre carpark, TOAL from either the footpaths or from the grass (if cut short enough) or directly under the marker on the map there is a small concreted step which is off the main pathway and is not used that much by walkers.

There is a 2-3 mile walk around the 2 lakes which is popular for dog-walkers, cyclists, etc. The lakes are man made, created in the 1970's as a point of rain-water drainage for the area (which was developed from some rather marshy land). They are know as "Balancing" lakes, as the 2 lakes are joined and then when the level rises enough in them, they drain into Lough Neagh.

The Leisure Centre has only recently been completed, and there is a water-sports center nearby too with activities using the lakes. Also on the shore is the Craigavon Civic Centre & council offices.

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Co-ordinates: 54.45189, -6.380965 • what3words: ///physics.generals.rejoiced

Solway Viaduct remain/Bowness on Solway (By Gavinnewcombe)

All that remain of the Solway viaduct near the small village of Bowness on Solway. It opened in 1869 and was a mile long.

This photo is taken from the English side looking over to Scotland. From this location get great drone views of England, Scotland, Criffle and the north lake district mountain.

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Co-ordinates: 54.95302, -3.232083 • what3words: ///weeknight.trace.treat

Derwent Dam (By thewhoosh)

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Co-ordinates: 53.40443, -1.741633 • what3words: ///tens.rely.overpaid

Bury Hill Ring Fort (By Speshal)

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Co-ordinates: 51.18976, -1.506457 • what3words: ///love.festivity.bill

Thor's Cave (By thewhoosh)

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Co-ordinates: 53.09169, -1.854179 • what3words: ///financial.securing.vocab

Avonmouth Docks (By clinkadink)

Parking and TOAL was from the end of King Road (51.504196, -2.700781).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avonmouth_Docks

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Co-ordinates: 51.50489, -2.7073 • what3words: ///depth.corrupted.chiefs

Park Hall CountryPark (By Patrick261161)

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Co-ordinates: 53.00153, -2.102666 • what3words: ///speech.pets.trades

St. Aidan's BE 1150 Walking Dragline Excavator (By Earwig)

The first thing that should be noted is that this is right on the edge of St. Aidan's RSPB Nature Reserve so you need to take that into consideration.

That being said, it was fairly busy while I was flying and there was a steady stream of twitchers, joggers, dog-walkers and cyclists, none of whom gave me a second glance.

The official car park is a little pricey, but there is plenty of parking at the side of the road, which would also be suitable for TOAL if you want to be absolutely sure your flight is legit.

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Co-ordinates: 53.75358, -1.396444 • what3words: ///skies.swooned.chiefs

Hampton Court Palace (By etchacan)

TOAL from Cigarette Island Park, on opposite bank of river. Historic Royal Palaces website has no information on drones - not launched from HRP land however.

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Co-ordinates: 51.40311, -0.337551 • what3words: ///bunk.judge.pens

Hail Sand Fort (By john768)

Plenty of free parking at Humber mouth, acess through Fitties.Large expanse of beach stright infront of car park to take off and land. At low tide you can walk across the sand quite a way to fort. Unable to walk up to fort due to Tetney beck that runs acroos the sand

Haile Sand Fort was one of two sea forts built to defend ports along the Humber. Construction on the fort began in 1915 and it opened in early 1917. It comprised a hexagonal foundation with circular walls built on top with a diameter of 20.1 metres (66ft). The circular walls were constructed with concrete and faced with steel armour plating, which measured 0.5 inches all around. A further layer of steel plating lined the concrete shell internally. The fort was capped by its gun floor, which originally mounted two 4 inch quick-firing Mk.V weapons and a two-storey, central battery observation post. In 1940 the fort acquired two 12 pounder guns, which were replaced by two 6 pounder guns in 1941. The battery was in use throughout the war and retained for use afterwards. The army moved out in 1956 but the fort was armed up until the early 1960s. The fort was sold recently to an unknown purchaser for £117,000

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Co-ordinates: 53.53459, 0.034225 • what3words: ///remedy.parks.keen

Ardnamurchan Lighthouse (By Damocles)

In the 2hrs we were at Ardnamurchan we never saw a sole, i used an area about 100yds from the lighthouse on the cliff top to toal, there are 2 car parks there, a lower and upper, i could not see any signs concerning drones

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Co-ordinates: 56.72676, -6.225852 • what3words: ///merge.abode.shocked

River Great Ouse, West Lynn (By msgyorkie)

Park on a small layby on St Peters Road, West Lynn. Walk along the footpath for approx 50 yards brings you to the riverside for a great view of the old historical buildings of kings Lynn. There is even a pergoda to sit under if the weather is grim.

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Co-ordinates: 52.75119, 0.390684 • what3words: ///tiles.pits.plates

River Great Ouse, Kings Lynn (By msgyorkie)

Working docks at Kings Lynn, Norfolk. This is in West Lynn. You can park in the small car park at Ferry Square, you then have a short 1 minute walk north along River Walk that takes you into an empty field or the river bank....choice is yours.

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Co-ordinates: 52.75888, 0.387853 • what3words: ///drain.fleet.take

Prestolee (By Gavinnewcombe)

There is lots to view around here. Old mill in very good condition a set of canal locks that has been drained and this set of 3 bridges plus much more that I have missed.

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Co-ordinates: 53.55191, -2.377596 • what3words: ///modern.hurt.finest

Kirkby Lonsdale/Devils Bridge (By Gavinnewcombe)

Loads of parking. It does get very busy so try and go early.

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Co-ordinates: 54.1975, -2.59086 • what3words: ///inquest.deferring.banquets

Long Man of Wilmington (By etchacan)

Pay & Display car park by Wilmington Priory. No signage or website info prohibiting drone usage (Feb 22).

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Co-ordinates: 50.80981, 0.188205 • what3words: ///shock.slimy.fame

Wisley Airfield (By etchacan)

Walk in on public R.O.W. from car parks on Old Lane, north-east of runway Site recently bought by Taylor Wimpey with intent to develop. No planning permission granted or activity on site Feb 2022. No signage prohibiting drone usage, or information found on company website.

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Co-ordinates: 51.3066, -0.45604 • what3words: ///bronze.gear.vote

Avebury Manor and Garden (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the bridge over the River Kennet to the West of the manor gardens about 80m away, outside of the NT boundary.

King Henry I gifted lands that included the site of the present Avebury Manor to William de Tancarville, Chamberlain of Normandy and England and a close adviser to the king.

In 1114, William de Tancarville, bequeathed this land to the Benedictine Abbey of St. Georges de Boscherville near Rouen which created an English cell at Avebury and a Priory was established shortly thereafter. This was known as an ‘alien priory’ as it was controlled by the French abbot from the Abbey near Rouen.

The monks were granted freedom from the shire by Henry I and this continued under Henry II and Richard I; they were also granted permission to create a chapel in the Manor House at Avebury.

Interestingly the Benedictines never controlled the advowson (ie. the right to put forward a person as parish priest) of the Parish Church of St James which belonged to Cirencester Abbey and this created ongoing tension between the two Abbeys.

Avebury was eventually sold in 1411 to Fotheringhay College which held the lands until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the mid-16th century under Henry VIII.

It’s thought that the current Avebury Manor is built either on or very close to the original priory structure.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avebury_Manor_and_Garden

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Co-ordinates: 51.42891, -1.859048 • what3words: ///assist.nicer.earlobe

Great Chalfield Manor (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the side of road about 30m North of All Saints Church, which is outside the boundary.

Charming 15th-century manor house with Arts and Crafts garden.

This beautiful medieval manor sits in peaceful countryside.Cross the upper moat, passing barns, gatehouse and delightful parish church to enjoy fine oriel windows and the soldiers, griffons and monkey adorning the rooftops.

Romantic gardens offer terraces, topiary houses, gazebo, lily pond, roses and views across the spring-fed fishpond.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Chalfield_Manor

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Co-ordinates: 51.3674, -2.202594 • what3words: ///love.icicles.breakaway

Lacock Abbey (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the playing field about 200m to the West of the abbey.

Country house with monastic roots, once home to William Henry Fox Talbot, inventor of the photographic negative.

The Abbey, located at the heart of the village within its own woodland grounds, is a quirky country house of various architectural styles, built upon the foundations of a former nunnery. Visitors can experience the atmosphere of the medieval rooms and cloister court, giving a sense of the Abbey's monastic past.

The museum celebrates the achievements of former Lacock resident, William Henry Fox Talbot, famous for his contributions to the invention of photography.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lacock_Abbey

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Co-ordinates: 51.4148, -2.116957 • what3words: ///eyeliner.matchbox.gullible

Lanhill Long Barrow (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the field, as there is a public footpath going through. Be carefull with the power lines running through the field, close to the barrow.

The monument includes a long barrow set on level ground close to a tributary of the River Avon. It is rectangular in plan and orientated east-west. The barrow mound is 55m long, 25m wide and 1.5m high. A drystone entrance on the south side of the mound leads into a small chamber c.2m square while two further chambers are recorded on the north side of the mound. Although no longer visible at ground level flanking ditches, from which material was quarried during construction of the monument, run parallel to the north and south sides of the mound. These have become infilled over the years but survive as buried features c.3m wide. The site has been partially excavated, finds including the scattered bones of two adults in a chamber on the north side of the mound, nine skeletons in a chamber on the NW side and eleven skeletons in a further chamber.

https://ancientmonuments.uk/109123-lanhill-barrow-a-long-barrow-300m-south-of-sparrow-farm-chippenham-without

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Co-ordinates: 51.47124, -2.177896 • what3words: ///suspend.putty.engulfing

Dyrham Park (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from outside the park on Sands Hill, with a clear view down to the manor house.

Ancient parkland, 17th-century house and garden
Dyrham Park was created in the 17th century by William Blathwayt. It is an early example of how a fortune made from empire was invested in a landed estate, transforming Dyrham into one of the most notable stately homes of its age.

The 270-acre (110 hectare) ancient steep and sloping parkland is full of magnificent trees and breathtaking views and space for young explorers to run free, be in nature and tick off challenges on their 50 things list.

Splendid borders, idyllic ponds and a wildflower orchard are all features of the stunning garden which is being sensitively developed as a 21st-century garden with echoes of the past.

Visitors can get a flavour of the life of William Blathwayt in the late 1600s by stepping into the impressive baroque mansion house with its collection of fine art and Dutch Delftware. His years as a diplomat in Europe, and his several colonial and administrative positions in government, helped to hone – and indulge – his increasingly refined taste.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyrham_Park

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Co-ordinates: 51.48006, -2.37319 • what3words: ///shredding.microfilm.circle

East Kennet Long Barrow (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the public bridle way on the North side of the field above the long barrow. Note that the fields around the long barrow belong to a local farmer (which I met with).

Unlike, it's twin, West Kennet Long Barrow, there is very little known about this one. The local farmer informed me that East Kennet Long Barrow had collapsed long ago, and has not been excavated though there were some 19th century explorations. It is larger than West kennet, 106 metres x 50 metres, and there seems to be megaliths in the SE under the mound.

https://www.heritagegateway.org.uk/Gateway/Results_Single.aspx?uid=d21dd143-00bd-40d9-8a3d-5a3445ee2535&resourceID=19191

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Co-ordinates: 51.40058, -1.834216 • what3words: ///alleyway.carpeted.removers

Cotswold Country Park and Beach (By clinkadink)

TOAL from the lay-by directly opposite the entrance to the park off Spratgate Lane.

The Cotswold Water Park is an area of 40 square miles, with more than 150 lakes, set across the countryside of Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and West Oxfordshire. It is approximately the same size as the island of Jersey and has been subjected to over 50 years of gravel extraction which of course now form the lakes.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotswold_Water_Park

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Co-ordinates: 51.66236, -1.960516 • what3words: ///investors.hype.truffles

Osmington White Horse (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from a lay-by off Preston Road, A353, due South.

This horse is unique in carrying a rider, namely George III, the horse is elegant and large 280' long and 323' high. It is cut into Osmington hill opposite Weymouth Bay facing due south at a height of approx. 300ft. The horse is predominantly limestone, and is reasonably well cared for. The steep slope allows some of the limestone to be washed off and trails run down the hill. The horse is best seen from the A353, a farm track opposite the Carvan park offers a parking spot in a good position. To visit the figure take the road up through Preston, and Sutton Poytz, turn right at the crossroads, and after a short distance the road bears left and a track goes straight on, take this track and park. Walk from here along the track, keeping right (straight on) at the major junction and past the trig point, and the tumuli. After passing a steel gate on the track the horse is on the right. There are many footpaths and routes from Poxwell, Osmington and Preston are all straightforward.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osmington_White_Horse

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Co-ordinates: 50.65798, -2.404482 • what3words: ///mule.proof.debut

Kingston Lacy (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from a lay-by off Blandford Road.

Discover Kingston Lacy, an opulent family home built to resemble a Venetian Palace.

There’s plenty to see, from spectacular artworks to beautiful landscapes. Enjoy a summer picnic on the south lawn, or let little visitors run wild in nearby play areas. Wander through the Japanese Garden to the Kitchen Garden, where Queen Victoria once sent her own gardeners for inspiration. Or explore the vast 8,500 acres of estate, featuring Iron Age hill forts, colourful heathland, water meadows and the world’s oldest pedigree herd of Red Ruby Devon cattle.

Kingston Lacy has a dynamic history. Over centuries the Bankes family built, altered, embellished and rebuilt their house. Their wealth came from extensive estates and profitable marriages, including inherited wealth from Caribbean plantations supported by the Atlantic slave trade.

William John Bankes created the house we know today. Forced into exile for homosexuality, he lived in Venice and remotely remodelled the house, as well as creating lavishly decorated interiors such as the spectacular Spanish Room. Displaying remarkable paintings by renowned artists like Rubens, Van Dyck, Titian and Brueghel, the house is a miniature ‘national gallery’ for the South West, and includes Bankes' collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts, the largest private collection in the UK.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingston_Lacy

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Co-ordinates: 50.81054, -2.031641 • what3words: ///mutual.space.feuds

Badbury Rings (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from a lay-by on the side of the B3082.

The rings sit 100 metres above sea level and offer sweeping views across Dorset. They also hold the secrets of past civilisations.

There is evidence of Bronze Age, Iron Age and Roman occupation at Badbury. However, the site is known mostly for its Iron Age hill fort with its three rings. It is thought the inner most ring dates from around 500 -600 BC.

A number of tribes settled at Badbury Rings. Among them were the Durotriges – a Celtic tribe who lived in parts of the South West of England prior to the Roman occupation of 43 AD.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badbury_Rings

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Co-ordinates: 50.82613, -2.052197 • what3words: ///titles.transmits.improves

Puddletown (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from a lay-by off Athelhampton Road.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puddletown

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Co-ordinates: 50.75025, -2.335696 • what3words: ///silk.treaty.tour

Hod Hill (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from a lay-by in Blandford Forum, about a mile away.

Overlooking the River Stour, Hod Hill developed into a large Iron Age community consisting of over two hundred round houses. However, when the Romans arrived in the mid-first century AD, the resident Durotriges resisted the conquest and the hill fort was seized. The settlement was disbanded and it was used for a few years as a Roman military base.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hod-hill

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Co-ordinates: 50.89392, -2.204933 • what3words: ///bashed.pranced.appointed

Weymouth Beach (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the Pavillion carpark, which costs 50p per hour.

Weymouth Beach is a curving arc of golden sand adjacent to the town centre, with Weymouth pier at the southern end. Family-friendly, the safe, shallow waters are ideal for swimming, and a range of other activities are on offer during summer, from donkey rides to Punch and Judy shows.

Ramps lead to the sand from the long, flat, attractive promenade. There is disabled parking near the beach plus a free beach wheelchair for hire from the Office. Windbreaks and deckchairs can be hired, and there are plenty of food choices. Weymouth Pier is at the southern end and a miniature train sometimes runs.

From 1 May to around the end of September RNLI lifeguards and beach attendants are on duty; there’s a First Aid point and a Lost Children service. There are numerous free public toilets, accessible toilets, baby change, and shower facilities.

Seasonal events include sports, festivals, sand sculptures, and fireworks. Activities include water sports, crazy golf, a fun fair, amusements, pedalos, and donkey rides for children.

Dogs are not allowed on the main central beach or Lodmoor from Good Friday to the end of October and must always be on lead on The Esplanade, but there is an allocated exercise area near the Pavilion.

Weymouth holds Blue Flag and Seaside Awards and is recommended by the Marine Conservation Society.

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Co-ordinates: 50.62631, -2.441425 • what3words: ///finest.icebergs.school

Nothe Fort (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the jetty in front of the fort, parking was from the fort's car park at 50p per hour. The fort is currently closed until half term.

Built by the Victorians to protect Portland Harbour, Nothe Fort is one of the best preserved Forts of its kind. The advances in technology that affected the Fort are explained through many displays, exhibits and audio visual facilities located on the ramparts, fun decks and maze of underground passageways. The Fort is filled with mammoth funs, displays and cinema areas that chart the history of the structure.

There is a gift shop with historical, educational books and toys, clothes, local produce and souvenirs. There is a calendar of spectacular events for all ages and the Fort View Cafe with hot and cold food as well as a great cream tea. There is cannon firing on alternate Sundays. Children aged 5 to 15 enter for only £2 and children under 5 go free. Dogs are welcome, providing they are kept on a lead at all times.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nothe_Fort

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Co-ordinates: 50.60728, -2.443314 • what3words: ///pets.herbs.loans

Weymouth Harbour (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the jetty at the front of the photo, parking at 50p an hour was at Nothe Fort.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weymouth_Harbour,_Dorset

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Co-ordinates: 50.6068, -2.45244 • what3words: ///wanted.cabin.soda

Knipe Point and Cayton Cliff (By ximi)

Knipe Point and Cayton Cliff are National Trust owned property, except for the beach. Car parking is available at the top of the cliff, and there is a very steep stepped footpath leading down to the beach area.

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Co-ordinates: 54.25144, -0.368046 • what3words: ///reclined.method.victor

Oxborough Hall (By msgyorkie)

Oxburgh Hall is a National trust property but you can park down Ferry Lane. Down Ferry Lane about 100mts on the right is a small cut in the verge enough for you to park. TOAL in this small cut as its public property.

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Co-ordinates: 52.57885, 0.562594 • what3words: ///roughest.canines.encloses

Baddesley Clinton (National Trust) (By DeanoG60)

Park in the sites car park, (it's free) there is a gate to a public right of way that goes through to 2 fields towards St Michael's Church. I took off from the 2nd field. Be warned though this site is National Trust and they believe they own the air space so fly with caution. The rangers will challenge you if they find you.

I had no issues but that doesn't mean you won't. Just be aware.

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Co-ordinates: 52.341, -1.708572 • what3words: ///puddings.roofer.curving

Holy Trinity church Whitfield (By Damocles)

Holy Trinity Church is on the A686 Alston road it is about 200yds past the Elks head pub. there is a car park next to the church which i used as TOAL

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Co-ordinates: 54.906, -2.345714 • what3words: ///caramel.figs.voltages

Heavenfield Church (By Damocles)

Just off the B6318 in Northumberland, park in layby at church site, TOAL from just inside gate which is public footpath, on very rare occasions there can be sheep in the field, but these are as stated really few and far between

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Co-ordinates: 55.02053, -2.100072 • what3words: ///pipe.dynasties.blows

Lytham Windmill (By Diveuk)

Nested in between Blackpool and Warton NFZ's, be careful not to wander East or South as you will enter Warton airspace, Keep West along the green or North towards the town.

Easy parking with several carparks plus on road parking but area gets very busy with dog walkers and joggers so best time is early morning when it is quiet.

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Co-ordinates: 53.73544, -2.955606 • what3words: ///straddled.homework.leaflet

Gunby Hall (By john768)

Gunby Hall is a country house in Gunby, near Spilsby, in Lincolnshire, England, reached by a half mile long private drive. The Estate comprises the 42-room Gunby Hall, In 1944 the trustees of the Gunby Hall Estate, Lady Montgomery-Massingberd, Major Norman Leith-Hay-Clarke and Field Marshal Sir Archibald Montgomery-Massingberd, gave the house to the National Trust together with its contents and some 1,500 acres of land.
Minor roads around estate to take off and land that don,t belong to National Trust

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Co-ordinates: 53.17876, 0.193924 • what3words: ///together.simulations.having

Chapman's Pool (By MavicAir)

Free parking (with donation request) is available at Renscombe car park, BH19 3LL. TOAL is possible from the cliffs above the cove on a windless day, or from down on the beach itself. Warning - soft, muddy, steep acess - use the path to the fisherman's huts, don't be tempted to access the beach directly.

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Co-ordinates: 50.59258, -2.06821 • what3words: ///dairy.interlude.rots

West Hill, Corfe Castle (By MavicAir)

A bit of a climb up to the viewpoint on West Hill from the fee parking at the bottom, but this puts you just outside the NT land, so you're free to TOAL.

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Co-ordinates: 50.64099, -2.065349 • what3words: ///tarred.threaten.crackled

Gummers How, Lake District (By The1stHill)

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Co-ordinates: 54.28828, -2.937813 • what3words: ///shields.shelters.clinking

South Walney (By The1stHill)

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Co-ordinates: 54.05584, -3.216934 • what3words: ///irritable.cluttered.claps

Devils Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale (By TallTakes)

A great place to visit any time of year. The dog friendly Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery (The Royal Barn) is a must if you like beer, coffee & cake.
https://youtu.be/du5_56TQswo

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Co-ordinates: 54.19811, -2.591808 • what3words: ///support.risky.galloped

Wotton-under-Edge BT Tower (By clinkadink)

Parking and TOAL was in front of the gate of the tower, on the side of the road. It looks derelict, but apparently it's still active.

Wotton-under-Edge BT Tower is a telecommunication tower built of reinforced concrete at Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire, UK. Wotton-under-Edge BT Tower is one of the few British towers built of reinforced concrete.

http://www.dgsys.co.uk/btmicrowave/sites/218.php

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wotton-under-Edge_BT_Tower

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Co-ordinates: 51.64931, -2.304078 • what3words: ///life.payout.unsettled

Uley Bury Hillfort (By clinkadink)

Parking was in a lay-by on Fort Road, South of the hillfort. TOAL was from the top.

Uley Bury is a sub-rectangular Iron Age bivallate hill-fort. There are three entrances to the fort, the main one in the north. The earthwork is mutilated in places by later quarrying. Finds from the camp include a Dobunic gold stater, a quern of Roman date and a bronze mask. Trial excavations at the east entrance in 1976 also found an Iron Age metalled road, pottery, a bronze ringheaded pin, penannular brooch and currency bars, as well as a crouched burial. Internally aerial photographs show cropmarks which represent an extensive settlement, with rectilinear enclosures and round houses (seen as ring ditches). An extensive collection of flint artefacts, also found at the hillfort, points to an extensive pre-Iron Age settlement at Uley Bury.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uley_Bury

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Co-ordinates: 51.68847, -2.313108 • what3words: ///storeroom.relaxed.destiny

Uley Long Barrow (By clinkadink)

Parking and TOAL was from a lay-by off the B4066, South East of the site.

Uley Long Barrow is a partially reconstructed Neolithic chambered mound. It is 37 metres long and overlooks the Severn Valley. It's known locally as Hetty Pegler's Tump, after Hester Pegler who owned the land in the 17th century.

The barrow as seen today is largely the result of the excavation and reconstruction undertaken by Dr John Thurnham in 1854 and subsequent repairs in 1871, 1891 and 1906.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uley_Long_Barrow

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Co-ordinates: 51.69864, -2.305888 • what3words: ///grafted.picked.gripes

Coaley Peak (By clinkadink)

Parking is free at the site, TOAL was from the grassy area next to the car park.

Coaley Peak is a picnic site and viewpoint in the English county of Gloucestershire. Located about 4 miles south-west of the town of Stroud overlooking the village of Coaley, Coaley Peak offers 12 acres of reclaimed farmland with views over the Severn Vale and the Forest of Dean.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coaley_Peak

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Co-ordinates: 51.70851, -2.298946 • what3words: ///mice.tastings.dissolve

The Old Prison (By clinkadink)

Parking and TOAL was from their car park.

The Old Prison, formerly a 'House of Correction', is a fascinating 18th Century building in the Cotswold market town of Northleach and a historic visitor attraction.

Built in the 1790s, this was once a fine example of a model prison used to inspire better care and rehabilitation of prisoners throughout Britain and further afield. It even served as a blueprint for London's Pentonville Prison.

The keeper's house, police station and perimeter wall still survive, as do the female prison cells and court room, both of which can be viewed free of charge.

Today The Old Prison operates as a prestigious Kitchen & Cafe, operated by the renowned Hospitality and Catering company Relish, serving artisan coffees, brunch, lunch, seasonal dinners and homemade cakes.

Customers to The Old Prison Cafe are offered complimentary access to the original Prison Cells and Court Room, plus the Exercise Yard which is now a fully enclosed garden and houses the unique Lloyd Baker Rural Life Collection - the largest publicly owned regional collection of agricultural 'bygones' in the country. Wheelchair access to cafe only. Ample free parking available.

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Co-ordinates: 51.83305, -1.843286 • what3words: ///shocked.hiked.motored

Salmonsbury Camp (By clinkadink)

Parking was outside of Greystones Farm by the Cemetery. TOAL was just outside the Rissington FRZ. So if you are planning to fly here, be very careful. A third of the site crosses over into the FRZ.

On the outskirts of Bourton-on-the-Water, in the heart of the Cotswolds, lies an extraordinary historic site combining an Iron Age fort and town, a nature reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Within the Greystones Farm Nature Reserve, managed by the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, lies an archaeological site of national importance. Salmonsbury Camp is a prehistoric earthwork enclosure erected in the Neolithic period, over 6,000 years ago.

The site was occupied throughout the late Neolithic period, the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, the Roman period and the Dark Ages, until it was finally abandoned in the 5th-century AD. The first evidence of human habitation is a large Neolithic causewayed enclosure, established as early as 4,000 BC.

The Neolithic enclosure was not a permanent settlement but a meeting place or ceremonial centre, perhaps a place to worship, trade, or feast.

The causewayed enclosure is made up of roughly concentric ditches and banks around a central area. The ditches are not continuous but are fragmented into short lengths. Similar enclosures in other places have revealed bones and pieces of pottery in the ditches, but no such remains have been found at Salmonsbury.

Roughly 3,000 years after the causewayed camp was built, around 100 BC, a hillfort was constructed, probably by the Dobunni tribe, who controlled this region. Given its low-lying location it seems clear the hillfort was not built for defence, but as a focal point for administration, trade, and community. The hillfort was defended by double ramparts made of gravel, braced by drystone walls.

The Iron Age settlement was only in existence for 150 years when the Romans arrived in Britain. Under the Romans, the focus of settlement shifted west. The hillfort was not abandoned completely, however, until sometime around 420 AD. After the Romans departed, the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Bourton grew up outside the fort's ramparts.

https://www.gloucestershirewildlifetrust.co.uk/nature-reserves/greystones-farm

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Co-ordinates: 51.88615, -1.746899 • what3words: ///unhappily.whips.snappy

Kinver Rock Houses + Hillfort (By firstadekit)

Limited free Parking is available at the marker on the map. Please park responsibly. TOAL is also from the footpath on the road outside of NT land. Keep flying upwards and you'll also be able to get good views of the hill fort.

Be aware that despite not being on the maps, there is a flight school around here so keep an ear and eyes out for low flying light aircraft.

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Co-ordinates: 52.45052, -2.242492 • what3words: ///grazes.sweetened.passing

Llwyn-on Reservoir (By clinkadink)

Parking in a lay-by adjacent to the reservoir off A470, TOAL from a Picnic Area at 51.799193, -3.439160, just south of the lay-by.

You’ll step into a silent conifer forest with its abundance of moss which lends a fresh verdant feel to the walk after negotiating the car park junction and passing through a picnic site. The forest was planted soon after the Reservoir was built in 1926 in order to stop the soil being washed from the hillsides into the water. Two devastating cholera outbreaks and the harrowing testimony of Cardiff residents had prompted three reservoirs to be built in Cwm Taf Fawr valley in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. You’ll catch glimpses of this the last and largest of the three between the tree trunks. Splendid views open up as you near and walk over the dam. The good news is that otters, great crested grebes, goldeneye, goosander and coot now also benefit from the reservoir’s clean water. Stop awhile to get more of the story from the poetry stone and panels along the way.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llwyn-on_Reservoir

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Co-ordinates: 51.7973, -3.441353 • what3words: ///simulations.bought.joints

Beacons Reservoir (By clinkadink)

Parking and TOAL from Pont ar Daf car park.

Beacons Reservoir is the northernmost of the three reservoirs in the Taff Fawr valley in South Wales. It was built by Cardiff Corporation Waterworks between 1893 and 1897, and the water is impounded by an earth dam with a clay core. Since 1973 it has been owned by Welsh Water.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beacons_Reservoir

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Co-ordinates: 51.85854, -3.472524 • what3words: ///televise.renewals.swells

North Pickenham Windfarm (By msgyorkie)

North Pickenham Windfarm near Swaffham, Norfolk.
Take the North Pickenham road from Swaffham and on the right hand side before the communications tower is a farmers sugar beet pad. You can TOAL from this pad. Please be aware this is a private piece of land but the farmers around here dont mind you using a beet pad as long as you are not a nuisance and do not create a mess.

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Co-ordinates: 52.63759, 0.718469 • what3words: ///sleep.reputable.tanked

Flamborough Head (By john768)

Take off stright from car park near lighthouse plenty of open spaces.

Flamborough Head is a promontory, 8 miles (13 km) long on the Yorkshire coast of England, between the Filey and Bridlington bays of the North Sea. It is a chalk headland, with sheer white cliffs. The cliff top has two standing lighthouse towers, the oldest dating from 1669 and Flamborough Head Lighthouse built in 1806. The older lighthouse was designated a Grade II* listed building in 1952 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England.

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Co-ordinates: 54.11808, -0.079629 • what3words: ///residual.dusty.blip

Elsham Hall (By john768)

Elsham Hall is a 17th-century English country house situated in its own parkland in Elsham, North Lincolnshire. The park and gardens are open to the public

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Co-ordinates: 53.59459, -0.443514 • what3words: ///obeyed.awoke.conjured

Sewerby Hall (By john768)

Sewerby Hall (also known as Sewerby House) is a Grade I listed Georgian country house set in 50 acres (20 ha) of landscaped gardens in the village of Sewerby, 2 miles (3.2 km) from the seaside town of Bridlington in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

The main block was built circa 1714, incorporating some older work, in 3 storeys in brick with a seven window frontage. In 1808, 2-storey bow fronted wings and a semi-circular Doric portico were added and the whole building painted to resemble stone. The wings were later raised to 3 storeys.
Contents
Took off from nearby Cricket ground

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Co-ordinates: 54.10332, -0.160777 • what3words: ///sideboard.farmland.outlines

Sledmere House (By john768)

Small car park on B1251 near the church to take off from.

Sledmere House is a Grade I listed Georgian country house, containing Chippendale, Sheraton and French furnishings and many fine pictures, set within a park designed by Capability Brown. It is located in the village of Sledmere, between Driffield and Malton, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The present house was begun in 1751, extended in the 1790s, and rebuilt after a fire in 1911. It was once the home of Colonel Sir Mark Sykes 6th Baronet, noted English traveller and diplomatic advisor, and is now the home of Sir Tatton Sykes, 8th Baronet.

The house is built in Nottinghamshire ashlar on three storeys to an H-shaped plan.

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Co-ordinates: 54.06963, -0.579255 • what3words: ///announced.dynamic.twice

Burton Constable Hall (By john768)

Plenty of minor roads surrounding estate for take off

Burton Constable Hall is a large Elizabethan country house in England, with 18th- and 19th-century interiors and a fine 18th-century cabinet of curiosities. The hall, a Grade I listed building,is set in a park designed by Capability Brown with an area of 300 acres (1.2 km2). It is located 3 miles (5 km) south-east of the village of Skirlaugh in the East Riding of Yorkshire, approximately 9 miles (14 km) north-east of the city of Hull, and has been the home of the Constable family for over 400 years.

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Co-ordinates: 53.81379, -0.196198 • what3words: ///acute.deadline.published

Burton Agnes Hall (By john768)

Large field end of St. martins Drive for take off.

Burton Agnes Hall is an Elizabethan manor house in the village of Burton Agnes, near Driffield in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It was built by Sir Henry Griffith in 1601–10 to designs attributed to Robert Smythson.
The gardens boast 3,000 plant species and include the National Collection of Campanulas. The walled flower garden has a games motif with a central chess board played on black and white paving stones. Other games include draughts, snakes and ladders and hoop toss. Each of these games is in a separate garden surrounded by plants selected by flower colours. There is also a market garden area with attractively planted seasonal vegetables. Whimsical statues abound throughout the grounds. Various artists work rotates through the grounds and galleries regularly. A woodland walk is well known locally for abundant snowdrop blooms in February.

Both the Elizabethan hall and the remains of the old Grade I listed manor house are open to the public throughout the year.

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Co-ordinates: 54.0531, -0.31638 • what3words: ///jousting.petty.snap

Caldy Beach/Dee Estuary (By Dun_na_nGall)

Small car park at the end of Croft Drive or park on the roads nearby.
Plenty walkers up and down the beach but loads of space to stay clear of them.

https://w3w.co/galloping.curiosity.travels

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Co-ordinates: 53.35436, -3.169908 • what3words: ///girder.merchant.steadier

Fulwell Windmill Sunderland (By Sandbagger)

The North East's only working windmill located at Fulwell in the City of Sunderland , open to visitors to view the mill in operation , small car park available , Tea room on site ......TOAL from public footpath that crosses grassy area alongside the mill

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Co-ordinates: 54.92837, -1.390148 • what3words: ///format.clocks.crunch

Windmill Hill, Chalton, Hampshire (By macspite)

Just off the busy A3, Butser Ancient Farm and Chalton are signposted. The mill is the highest point around and can be approached by one of four public footpaths as shown on the Hampshire Definitive Rights of Way map. https://www.hants.gov.uk/rh/row/maps/1809.pdf

I parked in a field entrance (the field was currently stubble) at the entrance to the road leading to Butser Ancient Farm. When it is busy you could park in the Farm car park and visit the farm itself. It was an uphill walk along path 8 which I used for a TOAL point.

The windmill was well above me so I ensured that the max height was set to over 120 metres - normally I fly coastal sites so no need to worry about contours. The site can be approached from the south, nowhere has any useful parking though, you will have to tuck your vehicle on the verge.

As the mill is a provate residence it is probably best not to approach too closely.

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Co-ordinates: 50.94478, -0.980927 • what3words: ///minivans.heeding.boomer

Balsall Common (AKA Berkeswell) Windmill (By Steviegeek)

I believe this is privately owned and may be used residentially so I was discreet and brief during my flight.
My TOAL was at 52.380679, -1.628953 when road was clear.
This location is not shown in DroneScene as being in FRZ, however FLY app has it in DJI GEO zones and did warn of proximity to Birmingham airport

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Co-ordinates: 52.38079, -1.635415 • what3words: ///appear.paused.zoom

Adam and Eve Stones (By clinkadink)

Parking and TOAL was from Nash Road, 51.422019, -1.873002.

Adam and Eve Stones also known as Beckhampton Longstones are two large standing stones which are the only visible remains of Longstones Cove and Beckhampton Avenue.

Adam is the larger of the two stones and along with three others formed a four-sided cove known as Longstones Cove which was also part of the Beckhampton Avenue. Unfortunately, the other stones were destroyed in the post-medieval period by a landowner. Adam stone fell over in 1911 and was re-erected in 1912.

Adam and Eve Stones are all that is known to survive of the Beckhampton Avenue which was a major ceremonial avenue of standing stones. It's believed that this avenue was connected to Avebury Henge, but there is no evidence to support this theory.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Longstones

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Co-ordinates: 51.42275, -1.873325 • what3words: ///tangent.germinate.plant

St Monans salt pans and windmill (By mynameisjoe)

Plenty of local parking available. There is a small car park 5 minutes walk from the windmill but only takes around 7 cars. Another well signposted carpark beside the basketball and tennis courts that has public toilets beside it. Can be quite busy with tourists, sightseers and dog walkers.

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Co-ordinates: 56.20671, -2.754267 • what3words: ///worm.stiffly.stuck

The Long Barrow at All Cannings (By clinkadink)

TOAL and parking is about 10m from the Long Barrow, on the track that runs South of Pewsey Road.

The Long Barrow at All Cannings is the first Long Barrow to be built for over 5000 years. It is a working columbarium, a place to leave cremated remains in urns on shelves in niches.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Barrow_at_All_Cannings

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Co-ordinates: 51.36367, -1.89602 • what3words: ///social.catchers.helpful

Avebury Henge (By clinkadink)

Parking and TOAL was in a lay-by North of Avebury, outside of the NT boundary.

Avebury henge and stone circles are one of the greatest marvels of prehistoric Britain. Built and much altered during the Neolithic period, roughly between 2850 BC and 2200 BC, the henge survives as a huge circular bank and ditch, encircling an area that includes part of Avebury village. Within the henge is the largest stone circle in Britain - originally of about 100 stones - which in turn encloses two smaller stone circles.

Avebury is part of an extraordinary set of Neolithic and Bronze Age ceremonial sites that seemingly formed a vast sacred landscape. They include West Kennet Avenue, West Kennet Long Barrow, The Sanctuary, Windmill Hill, and the mysterious Silbury Hill. Many can be reached on foot from the village. The Alexander Keiller Museum also displays many notable finds from the Avebury monuments.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avebury

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Co-ordinates: 51.42849, -1.853764 • what3words: ///editor.inert.sand

Long Stones Long Barrow (By clinkadink)

TOAL and parking was in a lay-by on the side of the A4.

The monument includes a Neolithic long barrow aligned north east to south west and situated on a gentle east-facing slope, 300m south west of the South Street long barrow. The barrow mound has been slightly disturbed by cultivation in the past but survives as an impressive earthwork which measures 84m long and 35m wide. The mound stands up to 6m high and is flanked to the north and south by quarry ditches which provided material for the construction of the mound. These have become partially infilled over the years owing to cultivation but survive as slight earthworks c.24m wide and 84m long with a depth of c.0.6m. The barrow was partially excavated by Merewether between 1820 and 1850. He discovered evidence of a Bronze Age cremation burial contained in a 'Deverel- Rimbury' style pottery urn and a piece of bronze which was probably part of a dagger. The urn is now located in the Devizes Museum.

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Co-ordinates: 51.42128, -1.876116 • what3words: ///wiggles.prominent.clinic

Savernake Forest (By clinkadink)

Parking and TOAL from the side of White Road which runs through the centre of the forest.

Located to the south of Marlborough, Savernake Forest is rich in history and has lots to explore. It is a Special Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI) as well as a registered important historic park, making it the perfect forest for an exciting and educational day out.

The history of the forest goes back for a thousand years or more! Its long history has left us with an outstanding legacy of old trees, rich landscapes and diverse habitats. One of the country's oldest trees, the Big Bellied Oak, is 1100 years old, and is very noticeable on the side of the A346.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savernake_Forest

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Co-ordinates: 51.40422, -1.684713 • what3words: ///risking.member.collapsed

Segsbury Camp (By clinkadink)

Parked and TOAL where the pin is.

Segsbury Camp or Segsbury Castle, also known as Letcombe Castle, is an Iron Age hill fort on the crest of the Berkshire Downs, near the Ridgeway above Wantage, in the Vale of White Horse district of Oxfordshire, England.

This iron-age hill fort is thought to have been a reasonably large settlement and communal centre for various activities including sheep management and exchange. Today, it is still possible to see the extensive ditch, ramparts and four gateways.

The fort is a short walk from the Ridgeway National Trail, and can be visited as part of the Devil’s Punchbowl and Segsbury Camp Circular walk.

Archeological investigations of Segsbury during the 1990’s revealed a plethora of evidence for human activity in the fort interior and just outside it to the south-west; pits, gullies, post holes, possibly hearths, and finds of iron all suggested that there was a substantial settlement here. The construction of the fort has yet to be dated, although the evidence implies that it began around 6-700 BC with a rampart fronted by a wooden palisade and backed by chalk, which was typical of the era, with two modifications added over the following centuries, the last around 200 BC.

The fort may not have been continuously occupied during this period, but there is evidence to suggest that there was life here at around the time of the Roman Conquest of 43 AD; pottery of the era has been found on the site, and it is possible that the road driven through what is now the southern entrance is Roman in origin.

The fort has extensive ditch and ramparts and four gateways. Excavation at the site by Dr Phené in 1871 discovered a cist grave on the south side of the hill fort rampart. The grave was floored with stone slabs and the sides were walled with flint. Finds included a shield boss and fragments of an urn or drinking cup. Among other finds were human bones and flint scrapers.

It has been suggested that this was a secondary Anglo-Saxon burial, placed at the camp. Further excavation was carried out in 1996 and 1997. The report on this work describes the periodic occupation of the hill fort between the 6th and 2nd centuries BC and suggests that it was a communal centre for various activities, including sheep management and exchange.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Segsbury_Camp

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Co-ordinates: 51.55802, -1.446562 • what3words: ///thumb.dockers.stubble

Knaith - St Mary Church (By daw)

There is a public path on the embankment, fishing club in this area so could have people around in good weather.

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Co-ordinates: 53.35297, -0.759255 • what3words: ///crank.handbook.votes

heckington Windmill (By john768)

Mill was closed but car park open took of from waste land at rear of car park

Heckington Windmill is the only eight-sailed tower windmill still standing in the United Kingdom with its sails intact. Heckington is located between Sleaford and Boston in Lincolnshire, England

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Co-ordinates: 52.97707, -0.295177 • what3words: ///approvals.dizziness.mulled

Okeford Hill (By MavicAir)

Free parking in a layby beside the Armada Beacon and space for TOAL.

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Co-ordinates: 50.88403, -2.268402 • what3words: ///canoe.wooden.braved

Barton's Point Coastal Park (By Kevinfigg)

Barton's Point Coastal park on the Isle of Sheppey. Small amount of parking near entrance. More parking available in boating lake when it's open.

During the winter, it's a quiet open area with pedestrians and dogs intermittently but borderline rare in the winter months.

Would not recommend this location in the summer months as it will be extremely busy.

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Co-ordinates: 51.43811, 0.789961 • what3words: ///growl.bypassed.discussed

The Leas (By Kevinfigg)

Seathorpe Avenue, Minster in Sheppey. Small free car park and a short walk to the sea in a wide open area. Great views of the coastline and cliff edges and also The Leas beach front. Some great waters edge photography possible here.

Only notable caution is general public and dogs, but so far everyone is extremely friendly. Suggest take off and landing when clear of pedestrians.

Houses with wide open gardens with pools are on the cliff edge, so be mindful of privacy.

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Co-ordinates: 51.42849, 0.811 • what3words: ///brittle.snap.trapdoor

Llancayo Windmill (By Datmandan)

A restored windmill originally built 1819. Now used as a holiday let. Access is on a private road permission for access is available from the property owners:

Morspan Holdings Ltd
Beech Hill Farm,
Usk
Monmouthshire
NP15 1HU
Tel: 01291 672539

I spoke to a lady called Helen Morgan one of the directors who allowed me park on the farms access road.

In theory (without permission) TOAL is also possible from the nearby field if quiet (there is a decent amount of space so as to not upset any guests if distance kept).

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Co-ordinates: 51.72239, -2.919933 • what3words: ///clerk.overnight.ejects

Langstone and Langstone Mill (By macspite)

The pin shows my TOAL for Langstone Mill - obviously applicable to other interesting aspects of this area. The car park apparently belongs to the pub who say it is for customers only. You could always appease them and grab a beer or a coffee after flying.

It was crowded at 1400 on a winter Friday. I flew from the wall of the slipway leading down to the foreshore, It gave a flat enough surface to allow me to use the aircraft hard case as a take-off pad. Hand catching is recommended.

It was less crowded by 1500, about a third of the cars had gone. In the summer, this is crowded all day!

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Co-ordinates: 50.83703, -0.9804 • what3words: ///grid.chest.inner

Tysoe Windmill (By Steviegeek)

I parked in gateway of unmanned road at 52.083886, -1.508105
Windmill is 750metres away. Flew with my AIR2S (FCC), signal strength 100% all flight

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Co-ordinates: 52.08167, -1.517565 • what3words: ///congas.liked.marathons

Chesterton Windmill (By DeanoG60)

My take off and landing spot was in the lay-by next to the front gate as the farmland that the Windmill is situated on has No Drone signs up, so respecting the land owners rights I took off and landed on the public road way next to their land.

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Co-ordinates: 52.23125, -1.490948 • what3words: ///nutrients.input.presenter

Lydiard House & Park (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from a carpark outside the park.

Lydiard Park is the ancestral home of the Viscounts Bolingbroke. The Palladian house, beautiful church, walled garden and formal parkland are the striking remains of a great country estate. Wander through the elegant state rooms of Lydiard House, containing original family furnishings, portraits and ornate plasterwork and see how the ornamental 18th century walled garden has been restored to its former glory. Enjoy the natural beauty of the tranquil lake, rolling lawns and woodlands before heading for some fun in the playground, next to the cafe.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lydiard_Park

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Co-ordinates: 51.56145, -1.851618 • what3words: ///entrusted.lecturers.caused

Abandoned Care Home (By stubbyd)

This is an abandoned care home - nobody seems to know why but it makes for a great spot to drone and explore. Frequently occupied by 'youfs' having a crafty can or smoke but I've never been bothered by them.

Technically private land, but has lain derelict for the 30+yrs I've lived near here. Park in nearby lay by or on access road into teh property

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Co-ordinates: 51.49564, -3.599608 • what3words: ///lucky.export.hammer

Anerobic Digester (By stubbyd)

Park on the street and fly to your heart's content with a choice of two quarries nearby as well.

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Co-ordinates: 51.50504, -3.675946 • what3words: ///unfilled.noticing.humans

Constantine Parish Church (By stubbyd)

Free parking on the streets is available.Not much else is here except the church of any interest - however, look carefully around the graveyard and you'll see a juxtaposition of two graves stones. One is from a victim of the sinking of the Titanic, and if stood in the right place you'll also see one from a victim of the sinking of the SS Lusitania.

I can also recommend a visit to the seal sanctuary just down the road in Gweek.

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Co-ordinates: 50.11803, -5.174767 • what3words: ///brightly.encrusted.follow

Porthcawl (By stubbyd)

Plenty of parking paid and free.

This is a tourist hotspot so be wary when you opt to fly. I went on a cold, dank June day and found it mostly deserted. YMMV.

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Co-ordinates: 51.47575, -3.706582 • what3words: ///primary.segmented.taken

Margam Abbey (By stubbyd)

Parking is available right outside the Abbey - being church grounds they are open to the public with no specific restrictions but take it as you find it. Sunrise/sunset is always quieter and here is another spot to take off /land for shots of Margam House and park.

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Co-ordinates: 51.56289, -3.731018 • what3words: ///sneezed.seabirds.panning

Outskirts of Margam Country Park (By stubbyd)

Where the pin is dropped there is a small public parking space. Take off and landing can be had from here, or down by the pond but be aware of the ducks, etc

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Co-ordinates: 51.56363, -3.729213 • what3words: ///rock.lifetimes.noun

Southrey Church (By john768)

The little church of St John the Divine at Southrey in Lincolnshire is far from being a typical English country church, more like something that has been transported from New England.

Built by the parishioners and a local carpenter Richard Turner in 1898 at a cost of about £130 as a temporary structure, and is not subject to Faculty. The neat little gabled and belfry timber building was covered in PVC to protect the original wood. The church rests on a concrete plinth incorporating stones from the nearby ruins of Bardney Abbey. Maintenance has recently included redecorating in white and sky blue along with recarpeting.

The church now boasts a wonderful new five paned stained glass window to commemorate World War I and the sacrifice made by all the servicemen from the village during the last 100 years. A book has been compiled to show the lives of this men and their families and is available for purchase at the church. Memorials in the churchyard from that time have also been cleaned and restored.

The most recent addition to the church is a fully disabled access composting toilet and new storage facility, money raised for this amounted to £28,000. The church holds a service every week and the doors are open 365 days a year. Regular meetings of Knit and Natter for the residents takes place weekly long with children's workshops during the school holidays. Speakers evenings give another dimension to the village with talks from Bees to World War I Aviation and crafts from Chirstmas cake decoration to glass painting. All visitors are welcome to take pictures and sign the visitor’s book, which helps to enhance future projects for the upkeep of this site. The site is accessible to all. In 2016 the church was awarded the Lincolnshire Heritage Forum Best Volunteer Project for its stain glass window.
Key Features

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Co-ordinates: 53.18426, -0.297205 • what3words: ///jugs.plus.ordinary

Wrawby Windmill (By john768)

Wrawby Postmill is a windmill at Wrawby near Brigg, in North Lincolnshire, England.
The mill is the last post mill in the north of England, and was built between 1760 and 1790 to serve the Elsham Hall estate. Originally it had four common sails, but through most of its working life had a more usual combination of two common and two spring sails, providing power with flexibility. It was working until the 1940s, when it had four spring sails, before becoming derelict. Following a possibility of demolition it was acquired and restored in 1965 by Wrawby Windmill Preservation Society. Maintenance work in 2008, which returned the mill to mixed sail types, was funded by the SPAB Mill Repairs Fund and local residents.


Parked in car park infont of windmill. Windmill reopens April for tours

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Co-ordinates: 53.56536, -0.452218 • what3words: ///worlds.assume.slower

St James's Church Bulkington (By DeanoG60)

Parking next door at Bulkington Recreation ground. Take off and landing from the car park nice and easy. It is a Recreation ground so can be busy with dog walkers and the general public using the grounds. Sub250g drone is a must as it's located in a built-up area also be mindful of the houses nearby. It's also an active church so avoid flying during events.

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Co-ordinates: 52.47738, -1.425504 • what3words: ///soup.allows.famous

Oldbury Hillfort (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the end of the track running South of the A4, by the cattle grid, just before the start of NT land.

Built into the hill about 100 BC, the hillfort (sometimes known as Oldbury Camp) was a defensive settlement. Covering an area of 123 acres, its defences included over 2 miles of ramparts (banks or walls) and palisades (high wooden fences with no space between posts).

https://www.britainexpress.com/counties/wiltshire/ancient/oldbury-castle.htm

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Co-ordinates: 51.42218, -1.928015 • what3words: ///crumb.encloses.hill

The Sanctuary, Avebury (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the roof of my car, in the lay-by of the A4 directly North of the site. The area to the East of The Sanctuary is NT land, as it contains long barrows.

Begun in about 2500 BC, the Sanctuary was originally a complex circular arrangement of timber posts and standing stones. These components are now indicated by concrete blocks and posts.

When archaeologists excavated the site in 1930 they found many objects such as flint tools, animal bones and pottery fragments, suggesting that Neolithic people were placing offerings in and around the standing posts. Later, in the early Bronze Age, the site was chosen for the burial of a teenage boy with a small Beaker pot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sanctuary

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Co-ordinates: 51.4111, -1.83122 • what3words: ///lawns.anchorman.file

West Kennett Long Barrow (By clinkadink)

TOAL was outside of the NT/English Heritage site, from Gunsite Road, about 450m South East of the Long Barrow at 51.405901, -1.846263.

One of the largest, most impressive and most accessible Neolithic chambered tombs in Britain. Built in around 3650 BC, it was used for a short time as a burial chamber, nearly 50 people being buried here before the chambers were blocked. Part of the Avebury World Heritage Site.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Kennet_Long_Barrow

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Co-ordinates: 51.40866, -1.850302 • what3words: ///kinder.stated.handyman

Stevington Windmill (By Acedrone)

This can be a busy place for walkers, i would suggest going early morning or late evening.
Parking is available 300m away as you turn into Windmill lane of Park road

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Co-ordinates: 52.16423, -0.551209 • what3words: ///mural.rely.vibrate

Windmill Hill, Avebury (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the end of track road, just outside the NT boundary. There is a wooden gate an information sign about Windmill Hill, which is the start of the NT site. I have added the pin at this location.

Windmill Hill is a classic example of a Neolithic 'causewayed enclosure', with three concentric but intermittent ditches. Original construction began in 3800 BC. Large quantities of animal bones found here indicate feasting, animal trading or rituals, or perhaps all three. It is part of the Avebury World Heritage Site.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windmill_Hill,_Avebury

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Co-ordinates: 51.44071, -1.872983 • what3words: ///majors.sounds.triangles

Swindon Windmill (By clinkadink)

TOAL from the road outside Windmill Hill Business Park.

Swindon Windmill is located within Windmill Hill Business Park. It looks as if it has been there for a century or more and that the neighbouring buildings grew up around it. In fact, the windmill has stood on the site only since the 1980s, though its history stretches back rather further. The windmill was moved, brick by brick, from its original site in Chiseldon, where it had stood since the 1820s.

https://www.windmillworld.com/millid/1767.htm

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Co-ordinates: 51.55, -1.847641 • what3words: ///raft.tradition.tops

Bexwell, old RAF Downham Market (By msgyorkie)

On Karoo close there is a dead end to park in. This is the site of RAF Downham Market, Norfolk. This was a WW2 airfield that house Lancaster bombers. It was also one of a few that had FIDO installed. This burned petrol in long troughs to burn away fog to enable planes to land. Over the road is the beautiful Bexwell St Mary the Virgin church.

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Co-ordinates: 52.60647, 0.412015 • what3words: ///menu.reforming.pace

Tan Hill (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from Adam's Grave, which is about 2KM to the East. Free parking is available in Pewsey Downs car park, about a 30 minute walk North East of Adam's Grave. Tan Hill is the 2nd highest point in Wiltshire, with its Easterly neighbour, Milk Hill, being 26cm taller.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tan_Hill,_Wiltshire

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Co-ordinates: 51.38149, -1.883733 • what3words: ///stencil.beefed.slung

Alton Barnes White Horse (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from just above the White Horse. It's about a 45 minute trek from Pewsey Down car park, which is free.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alton_Barnes_White_Horse

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Co-ordinates: 51.37251, -1.848006 • what3words: ///clockwork.appointed.spenders

Adam's Grave (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the summit of Adam's Grave, which is about a 30 minute walk from Pewsey Down car park, which is free. The view from the summit is one of the best I have seen in Wiltshire, absolutely stunning. It wasn't the best weather sadly, but I will be returning.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam%27s_Grave

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Co-ordinates: 51.36957, -1.840053 • what3words: ///cupboards.happy.hazelnuts

Knap Hill (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the summit of Knap Hill. It is about a 20 minute walk from Pewsey Downs car park, which is free. The path is very muddy this time of year (January), so make sure you have the right footwear.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knap_Hill

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Co-ordinates: 51.37174, -1.827543 • what3words: ///meanders.printer.sands

Marshaw Wyre (By MartG1960)

Small free carpark on the banks of Marshaw Wyre, which is a tributary of the River Wyre a few miles East of Abbeystead.

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Co-ordinates: 53.9762, -2.635759 • what3words: ///published.parade.bench

Castle Acre (By msgyorkie)

This is a large layby next to the A1065. At the end of the layby is a decent TOAL area. At this TOAL area is an excellent view towards Castle Acre village. You should be able to still be in visual range for some shots of the castle itself.

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Co-ordinates: 52.69813, 0.698877 • what3words: ///reckon.engineers.command

Rigg Lane (By MartG1960)

Small carpark on Rigg lane adjacent to Clougha Pike

Country scenery with views across to Morecambe bay, Lancaster, and Heysham

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Co-ordinates: 54.03762, -2.724891 • what3words: ///movements.flows.facing

Chapel Road, Forfar (By B0M0A0K)

This is Chapel Road, Forfar. Forest location with a public road running through it. While little used, the area does tend to attract dog walkers. I have never come face to face with these folks, but sometimes you can hear them in the surrounding area. The parking spot here is quite narrow so you need to tuck in to avoid obstructing the road. Just like Happas Road you are flying in an area where birds of prey have been seen. There is a much bigger "official" parking spot on just over the rise, but you will definately encounter parked vehicles and public.

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Co-ordinates: 56.5527, -2.871937 • what3words: ///guises.found.portfolio

Happas Road (By B0M0A0K)

There is a good sized parking spot here. This is forrest so you must beware of birds of prey. Occasional and very light traffic on the Happas Road. Avoid the temptation to cross the A90.

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Co-ordinates: 56.55646, -2.917346 • what3words: ///willpower.dividing.chariots

Grizedale Bridge (By MartG1960)

Small carpark adjacent to Grizedale Bridge just North of the Grizedale reservoirs

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Co-ordinates: 53.9356, -2.707757 • what3words: ///broached.custodian.today

Brock Bottoms (By MartG1960)

Small carpark and picnic area next to the River Brock.

Great views once you are above the trees, or if you are skilled enough to fly along the river between the trees :)

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Co-ordinates: 53.88195, -2.687654 • what3words: ///fines.mainly.unstable

Singing Ringing Tree - Burnley (By Datmandan)

Car park is nearby. Is exposed so can be windy. One of the Panopticon series sculptures.

Path is rough so limited access for wheelchair users.

https://www.visitlancashire.com/things-to-do/panopticons-p96590

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Co-ordinates: 53.75661, -2.227457 • what3words: ///horn.curry.gold

Caldicot Castle (By clinkadink)

TOAL was on the South East side of the Castle grounds, by Nedern Brook. I parked in the free car park situated at the entrance to the site, close to St Mary's Church.

An early Norman motte and bailey castle dating for the start of the 12th century. The almost intact stone walls and the circular keep on a low motte were added in the early 13th century and the gatehouse in the 14th century. It was restored as a Victorian family home in 1885, when the keep and gatehouse were restored. It is set within a wooded country park, managed by Monmouth County Council since 1963.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caldicot_Castle

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Co-ordinates: 51.59307, -2.742279 • what3words: ///standards.charge.frog

Chepstow Bridge 'Old Wye' (By clinkadink)

TOAL was on the English side of the bridge. I parked on the Welsh side ... and walked to England and back!

Chepstow Bridge is the World's largest iron arch road bridge from the first 50 years (1780-1830) of iron and steel construction. The bridge was first opened on the 24th July 1816, and is an architectural marvel and feat of engineering that has stood the test of time.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Wye_Bridge,_Chepstow

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Co-ordinates: 51.6469, -2.671949 • what3words: ///dove.unfit.different

Tintern Abbey (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from the bank of the Wye River, behind the Abbey's carpark.

Tintern Abbey is a national icon - still standing in roofless splendour on the banks of the River Wye nearly 500 years since its tragic fall from grace.

It was founded in 1131 by Cistercian monks, who were happy to make do with timber buildings at first. Abbot Henry, a reformed robber, was better known for his habit of crying at the altar than for his architectural ambitions.

A simple stone church and cloisters came later. But then, thanks to the patronage of wealthy Marcher lords, the white-robed monks began to think bigger.

In 1269 they began to build a new abbey church and didn’t stop until they’d created one of the masterpieces of British Gothic architecture. The great west front with its seven-lancet window and the soaring arches of the nave still take the breath away.

So grateful were the monks to their powerful patron Roger Bigod that they were still handing out alms on his behalf in 1535. But by then King Henry VIII’s English Reformation was well underway.

Only a year later Tintern surrendered in the first round of the dissolution of the monasteries - and the great abbey began slowly to turn into a majestic ruin.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tintern_Abbey

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Co-ordinates: 51.69684, -2.677206 • what3words: ///cooks.await.glance

Reepham Church (By Dren)

Although listed as Reepham church is located just outside Booton.
Gothic style church that stands out, fantastic scenery around church and if able to visit inside it’s got ornate wooden carvings on the roof.
Security cameras around this church as it’s been subjected to thieves in past. Ample parking outside and ideal location to take off from just 50yrd from road, in gated drive.
Manor House directly behind.

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Co-ordinates: 52.75751, 1.144745 • what3words: ///somewhere.tensions.tiger

Haveringland Church (By Dren)

Located off Haveringland Rd. next to old airbase, the track to the church is part of the old airfield. Car park outside church.
In memory of the commonwealth airmen who died in WW2. Bit windy to fly around as your exposed to the elements.

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Co-ordinates: 52.743, 1.185751 • what3words: ///tutorial.overnight.skater

Cleddon Shoots Waterfall, Wye Valley (By clinkadink)

TOAL was on the footpath overlooking the fall. Beware of the overhanging trees, I didn't chance anything bigger than a Mini 2. The falls are right below the car park. The site is about a ten minute drive from Tintern in the Wye Valley.

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Co-ordinates: 51.73209, -2.696437 • what3words: ///truth.retire.tomato

Anderton boat lift (By Shreka)

I parked in a little lay-by just over the footbridge as it was quiet it was ok but not sure how it would be on a busy summers day but there was plenty of dog walkers etc more intrigued to see photos than complain.

///grin.loft.spoken
https://w3w.co/grin.loft.spoken

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Co-ordinates: 53.2728, -2.530535 • what3words: ///liked.limit.tinsel

Small Quarry, Eastnor (By Nigel_S)

A very small quarry close to Eastnor.
Park in Hollybush Car Park and follow the track uphill. The quarry can be seen through the trees on the left.
Perfect for a novice (like me) to practice precise control - or make mistakes (like me!).

Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/yveiEnMx9jz68jrG9
what3words: ///rezoning.listings.magazine

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Co-ordinates: 52.03143, -2.351478 • what3words: ///sublet.carpentry.pencil

Walltown Crags, Hadrians Wall (By CSB73)

Park in the Walltown Crags country park car park for a small fee (£1 per hour). It's a short walk to the crags following the line of Hadrians Wall. Can get quite busy at peak times.

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Co-ordinates: 54.99344, -2.503231 • what3words: ///hinders.germinate.scanning

Marsden Bay South Shields (By Sandbagger)

Crown Estate Foreshore, a popular dog walking beach , access via steps/lift at the Marsden Grotto Pub cave restaurant bar and cafe ( dog friendly ) car park ( charge applies, more steps at bottom of Redwell Lane A1300 and from the cliffs down a track near Camel Island at low tide, free parking nearby on the coast road and another car park on cliff top ( charge applies ) Caution avoid flying during the bird nesting season

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Co-ordinates: 54.97955, -1.380569 • what3words: ///start.donor.boil

Castle Hill Hillfort (By clinkadink)

TOAL was from within the field, on the North West tip. I parked outside Blunsdo