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Chorlton Ees and Ivy Green Nature Reserve added to Wildlife Trust in North West by kvetner on 28/05/2020

I parked at Turn Moss car park off Edge Lane (postcode M32 8QD), there is also a small car park accessible via a road/track from Brookburn Road (M21 8EH). There is a network of footpaths throughout the area including along the north bank of the River Mersey. I found a quiet spot during the evening but be aware the paths can be busy at times. Also, this is a designated Local Nature Reserve so avoid disturbance to wildlife. Hazards: electricity pylons to the south running through Sale Water Park; M60 motorway south of that; pedestrians, dogs, and birds. The playing fields at Turn Moss are often quiet and suitable for flying from; hazards there are pedestrians, dogs, and housing/school to the north.

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 53.43391, -2.296341 • what3words: ///tuck.goes.tribal

The originator declared that this location was not inside a Flight Restriction Zone at the time of being flown on 27/05/2020. It remains the responsibility of any pilot to check for any changes before flying at the same location.

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The Battery Morecambe (By stevesb)

Carpark right by the beach

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Co-ordinates: 54.06601, -2.888723 • what3words: ///decreased.honest.silver

Morecambe Central beach (By stevesb)

Plenty of areas to park within 3 min walk

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Co-ordinates: 54.07253, -2.878708 • what3words: ///bless.duck.firmly

Crook of Lune (By stevesb)

there is a car park with snack bar. from here you can walk down to the river bank. the car park cam get busy though

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Co-ordinates: 54.07944, -2.730119 • what3words: ///signal.named.bedrooms

Tring Herts (By MA2flyer)

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Co-ordinates: 51.78207, -0.64373 • what3words: ///fortress.sparkles.pizzeria

Haysden Country Park (By SirGunner)

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Co-ordinates: 51.19247, 0.231952 • what3words: ///tens.vase.polite

Corby Bridge (Wetheral Viaduct) (By CSB73)

Corby Bridge was built between 1830 and 1834 and carries the Carlisle to Newcastle railway over the River Eden. It stands about 100ft above the river and also carries a footpath to connect the villages of Wetheral and Corby. You can park beside the road beneath the viaduct itself and follow a public footpath to the riverside. Be mindful of overhanging trees on take off then head out over the river for some great shots.

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Co-ordinates: 54.88453, -2.830126 • what3words: ///atlas.frogs.suits

Castle Rising (By Geoff.C)

Small lay-by outside the site is ideal for launching

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Co-ordinates: 52.79287, 0.469033 • what3words: ///design.ratty.wider

Loyn Bridge (By stevesb)

there is an area just off the bridge where six cars can park, and then walk either way up or down the river to fly

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Co-ordinates: 54.1212, -2.641572 • what3words: ///canal.measure.texts

Dolwyddelan Castle, Snowdonia (By Mavic2Pro)

CADW property, but you can take off from the fields across the road. The car park was empty when I visited due to COVID.

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Co-ordinates: 53.05296, -3.908295 • what3words: ///toothpick.direct.trucked

Llanberis Pass (A4086) (By Mavic2Pro)

Beautiful but rugged location. Park in car park at top of pass, along the road or in Llanberis (and get the shuttle bus). Mountains, streams, bridges, cliffs - amazing.

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 53.08077, -4.022777 • what3words: ///cries.screamed.defected


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