Drone Scene offers users the ability to customise their experience by providing them tools to view only the data and map layers that are relevant and of interest to them.
The list below provides an explaintion of which information is included (and excluded) in each layer.
A collection of marker pins that Grey Arrows Drone Club members have added to the map.
The Crown Estate grant permission for drone flights taking place on Crown Estate foreshore. The foreshore is defined as the land between mean high water and mean low water.
This permission is subject to all operators complying with the applicable laws, statutes, regulations and codes, as well as the requirements of The Civil Aviation Authority.
On occasions, third parties such as Government agencies or local authorities may restrict the flying of drones on Crown Estate land. You should therefore check with the appropriate authority to ensure that no such restrictions are in place.
For more infomation visit the The Crown Estate Foreshore and Estuary FAQ.
This map data layer can be quite large in size. If your internet connection is slow it may take some time before this layer displays on the map.
A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) is the land notified as an SSSI under the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981).
SSSIs are the basic building block of site-based nature conservation legislation and most other legal nature/geological conservation designations in the United Kingdom are based upon them, including national nature reserves, Ramsar sites, Special Protection Areas, and Special Areas of Conservation.
As SSSI are the finest sites for wildlife and natural features, supporting many characteristic, rare and endangered species, habitats and natural features.
Drone operators should contact Natural England, Natural Resources Wales, Nature Scot before flying over a SSSI.
The National Trust looks after nearly 250,000 hectares of land in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Large areas of this land is open to the public free of charge, and other areas are ticketed – open to National Trust members and paying members of the public.
Additional areas of National Trust land are used for farming, or other commercial activities, and the public doesn’t have any right to access this land, other than by statutory provision e.g. footpaths and bridleways.
National Trust do not permit drones to be flown from their land.
However, it is perfectly legal to fly over their land provided that:
For more infomation visit their Flying drones at our places page.