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Runnymede Pleasure Ground added to Parks and Recreation in London by CaptainAdrona on 02/02/2020

No council bylaws present restricting the use of drones or model aircrafts. This park is does not fall under the National Trust either. From the planning document: Runnymede Pleasure Grounds (RPG) is a public open space on the banks of the River Thames, mid-way between Egham and Old Windsor. It is held by the Council as Trustee and the Trustee function is delegated to the Community Services Committee. As mentioned in the warning, this park can get busy, especially on weekends. Would err on the side of caution flying here.

Land owner permission not required.

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Co-ordinates: 51.44181, -0.551291
The originator declared that this location was not inside a Flight Restriction Zone at the time of being flown on 02/02/2020. It remains the responsibility of any pilot to check for any changes before flying at the same location.

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Wareham Forest (By lurch003)

Wareham Forest goes on for miles! Very scenic and lots of things you can only spot from the air. Ample car parking in all directions. Be aware of power lines.

Land owner permission not required.

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Longham Lakes (By lurch003)

Longham Lakes- built by Wessex Water as reservoirs about 25 years ago. Farmers fields, golf course, and the river Stour to the west, don't go east as NFZ for Bournemouth Airport. Be mindful of the power lines! Hiddem little gem.

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Solent Breezes (By ShaunDy)

Park at the end of Chilling Lane, theses a small carpark just before the Solent Breezes caravan park. walk towards the cliffs and enjoy the view What 3words location ///deprive.suits.later

Land owner permission requirements unknown.

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Tirley Village (Haw Bridge) (By tanglefoot)

Public footpath along River Severn. Wide open space next to popular fishing spots. Park in small area at entrance (gate always in use by Angling Club) or in closed down pub carpark on the Tirley side of road, upstream of bridge (recommended).

Land owner permission requirements unknown.

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Poulter Country Park (By MrG)

Only 2 small car parks but close to a local train station. The nearby airfield is far enough away not to cause an issue if you stay away from it. Doesn't tend to get very busy especially in the evenings. Good views over towards Lincolnshire.

Land owner permission not required.

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Dunnottar Castle (By Cheenix)

At time of my visit, there is a no flying allowed while castle is open., but was closed when I visited. Parked at top of the hill off main road and walked down.

Land owner permission requirements unknown.

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St Mary's Church, Lead, Tadcaster (By la4501)

Entrance Via Bridleway opposite Crooked Billet Pub. Parking at side of road and also in lay-by 50 yards before entrance (coming from Towton side).

Land owner permission requirements unknown.

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Wigan Locks (By Dun_na_nGall)

Park up at Rose Bridge School and go early or late in the day as it seems to get busy with walkers/runners.

Land owner permission requirements unknown.

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River Chess View (By Mike_Ward90)

Signs for Chorleywood House, opposite Cricket Club on the common. Follow drive all the way through until you find the football pitches. Head towards Dell Wood on the map and find the valley overlooking North Hill Road

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Blue Lagoon Local Nature Reserve (By Botev)

My parking location 51.9846406, -0.7344022 My take off location 51.9862299, -0.7385271 Fly with caution there is railway crossing nearby.

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