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Eastoke Point, Hayling Island added to Coastal Scenery in South East by macspite on 31/12/2019

There is no getting away from walking for this one. Best look at Google Maps for Southwood Road - park as close to Bosmere Road at the Eastern end as possible and get onto the beach at the entrance at top of Bosmere Road. Alternative is to park in Mariners Walk - there is a red dog excrement bin that marks the top of the path down to the beach!

The beach is popular in summer, out of season it is quieter with a number of dog walkers and a few cyclists. I've been polite to them when flying, showing the interested ones what it's all about so you shouldn't get amy hassle from the public.

The nature reserve is best avoided for flying over as it is classed as sensitive (especially during the breeding season), but views over can be obtained. Occasionally surfers are active at the harbour entrance, there is a fair amount of pleasure craft, both power and sail, that pass through the narrow channel. Tides can run up to seven knots at springs, not the best area for swimming,

Further north is Hayling Lifebat station - D-Class and a 75 - and Hayling Island Sailing Club which has events most summer weekends if you want to video dinghy racing.

If you take time away from your drone you may spot Highland Cattle and deer in the reserve, kestrels egrets, swans and possibly sea eagles amongst the birdlife and seals feeding in the harbour mouth.

Land owner permission requirements unknown.

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Co-ordinates: 50.77913, -0.936249 • what3words: ///marine.blindfold.umpires

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Fort Augustus on Loch Ness (By KAM)

Fort Augustus with Loch Ness in the background and the ladder of locks on The Caledonian Canal.

Walk up the canal towpath until you’re far enough away from the built up area of Ft Augustus to take off then fly over the paddocks and Heath W/SW of the town to get the town, locks and Loch Ness in shot.

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 57.14396, -4.69113 • what3words: ///blinks.limbs.roadblock

The Highland Club, Loch Ness (By KAM)

If you’re staying there then you have access to a beach on the SE tip of the land which fits the CAA regs for a take off point.

Then to out over Loch Ness to maintain separation from built up areas and residents.

Land owner permission requirements unknown.

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Co-ordinates: 57.14427, -4.674017 • what3words: ///roadshow.label.avoid

Bodiam Castle Alternative TOAL (By ResilienceUAV)

Layby just over the bridge heading towards the Railway station. Large enough to park and walk around if required.

Allows for good VLOS due to position.

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 50.99894, 0.54048 • what3words: ///panics.undivided.flitting

The Church or St Peter & St Pa (By ResilienceUAV)

I parked on the road which is wide enough for vehicles to pass. I then took off from the pavement.

A few people passed me while I was flying and no one took much of an interest.

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 50.88829, 0.245129 • what3words: ///tastes.impose.verb

St Mark's Dunham Town (By Sparkyws)

On-street parking on School lane
Note: Dunham Town is very busy at Weekends and Bank Holidays
I was there in the evening, on a weeknight and it was very quiet
TOAL from the street outside St Mark's Church

Land owner permission requirements unknown.

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Co-ordinates: 53.38737, -2.391833 • what3words: ///knowledge.glee.sharpened

St. Just In Roseland Creek (By Jezbot)

A beautiful tidal creek with a historic church by the water's edge, surrounded by tropical plants, in an idyllic calm, peaceful position

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Co-ordinates: 50.18197, -5.015001 • what3words: ///evaded.sounds.tightrope

Stenigot Chain Home Radar Mast (By tnxphotos)

One of the few remaining Chain Home Radar Masts at the old RAF Stenigot Radio Station. Nearly all of the RAF building have gone just leaving the Mast which is a Grade 2 Listed Structure. It's now used just for training people who climb/service antennas etc.

There are loads of farm tracks, entrances all around so plenty of take off spots and there isn't much else around to get in the way.

Land owner permission requirements unknown.

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Co-ordinates: 53.32489, -0.114419 • what3words: ///brisk.tailing.grounding

Winscar Reservoir (By Storm1uk)

Pennine sailing club .
With plenty of parking spaces.
Great walks.
New members welcome if sailing is in your interest.
Great friendly staff.

Please follow the drone code.
Public is around.

Land owner permission requirements unknown.

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Co-ordinates: 53.51788, -1.770211 • what3words: ///salon.quarrel.tinny

Kirkmabreck Old Church (By DrJon)

A hidden gem in the hills behind Carsluith ///hydration.torch.until. Isolated and desolate in the winter. Park at the end of the track, past the wind turbine near the quarry and walk down the path adjacent to the wall. The churchyard is hidden in the valley.

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Co-ordinates: 54.88136, -4.348204 • what3words: ///surveyed.shuttle.cascaded

St James Woodhead Glossop Rd (By Storm1uk)

Parking is very limited .
And just of a very busy bypass .
Fantastic views.
With a 500 year old church.

Please take note to the drone code
With busy traffic around.
Happy droning .....

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Co-ordinates: 53.49205, -1.880944 • what3words: ///punks.refreshed.competing


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