This epic drone video by contributor Newcastlemale will give you spectacular view of northeastern England. It was filmed around the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, the largest city in the region, which was one of the most important cities of the Industrial Revolution. Originally part of Northumberland, it became the core of a new county called Tyne and Wear in 1974. The video includes spectacular views of the city and the surrounding area, including the iconic St. Mary's Lighthouse.
Aerial Tour of Yorkshire
Northern England's Yorkshire County is the largest in the United Kingdom in terms of its land area, taking up much of the northeast part of the country. It figured prominently in the War of the Roses and was an important center of the Industrial Revolution. In this drone video, Hamza Mujtaba uses a DJI Mavic Pro drone to take us on an aerial tour of his native Yorkshire, giving us drone's eye views of Whitby Abbey, the scenic former fishing town of Staithes, and the Cow and Calf Rocks.
Northumberland: Hadrian's Wall
Hadrian's Wall was an important fortification system in England during the antiquity. It is located in Northumberland, the northernmost of the regions of the North of England. The wall was constructed during the second century AD as a defensive barrier against Scotland to the north. In this video, contributor Ewan Hillier flies along the great wall, which marked the northernmost outpost of the Roman Empire on the island of Great Britain.
Cumbria: England's Lake District
The Lake District is an area of lakes and rolling mountains in the northwest section of England, in County Cumbria. It is one of the most popular tourist areas of North England, and it's a designated UNESCO Natural Heritage site. Using a DJI Mavic Pro drone, contributor Agrippa907th created this amazing aerial video of this national treasure, which helped to inspire some of England's most famous poets and novelists, and more recently was the filming location for a Star Wars series movie.
North Yorkshire Coast
Yorkshire is the largest county in England, with a long western coastline on the North Sea. The northern part of its coastline in particular contains some of the most spectacular beach and cliff landscape scenery in the entire United Kingdom. In this video, contributor Avarice UK treats us to an aerial view of this magnificent region. The video includes footage of the seaside town of Staithes, as well as the more substantial port city of Whitby at the mouth of the River Esk.
Tour of Northumberland
Northumberland lies in the northern corner of England, just to the south of the Scottish Borders. The region played an important role in many of the English-Scottish wars which occurred throughout the centuries, and later in supplying coal to fuel England's Industrial Revolution. In this video, contributor Jamie Dob treats us to an excellent aerial tour of this important place in the North of England, which was once an important center of Roman Catholic resistance to the Anglican Church.
Lancashire: Pleasington Priory
Pleasington Priory, or the Church of St Mary and St John Baptist, is a Roman Catholic church in the village of Pleasington. The village is part of Lancashire, one of the counties of northwestern England. The Priory is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building, the level reserved for sites of the highest importance. Contributor Stratus Imagery used a combination of drone and ground cameras to create a marvelous portrait of this cultural site.
Hawarth is a village in West Yorkshire, sitting in the center of northern England. Using a DJI Mavic Pro Drone, top contributor Hamja Muztaba created this marvelous aerial video of Haworth, which features prominently in one of the most famous works of English literature: in Emily Brontë's 1847 novel Wuthering Heights, Thrushcross Grange is believed to have been inspired by a manor in Haworth. The video also includes footage of nearby Cullingworth and the Hewenden Viaduct.
Farming in Lancashire
The agricultural revolution was born in England, and eventually fed into the industrial revolution beginning in the late 18th century. Contributor Stratus Imagery does a good deal of commercial aerial videography of large scale farming operations, primarily in northern England. In this video, they use a drone to film a New Holland tractor harvesting hay in the region of Lancashire, the area just north of Manchester and Liverpool on England's western coast.
Tyne & Wear: Souter Lighthouse
Souter Lighthouse is a lighthouse located in the village of Marsden in northern England. It's near the town of South Shields, in the county of Tyne & Wear. It was the first lighthouse in the world to be designed and built specifically to use AC electric current. The lighthouse was a much-needed aid to navigation due to this coastline being the most dangerous in the country. See this amazing lighthouse from a bird's eye perspective with this epic drone video from Aerial Video Works.
Yorkshire Coast; Whitby
Whitby is a small town in North Yorkshire in the North of England. It sits at the mouth of the Esk River, one of the waterways of the Yorkshires. coastline of this area is stunning, with brilliant green farm fields running up to massive cliffs which drop down to the North Sea beaches below. L.G. Photographie used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this stunning aerial overview of this beautiful spot on the northeast coast of England.
North Yorkshire: Ribblehead Viaduct
The 400 meter (1.3k ft) Ribblehead Viaduct was opened in 1875 to carry trains across a valley in North Yorkshire, England. The bridge was one of the key pieces of infrastructure to allow frequent and smooth north-south train passage between England and Scotland. Contributor Stratus Imagery used a drone to film the Flying Scotsman Edinburgh-London train making its way over the famous viaduct.
Northumberland's Earth Sculpture
Brian Priest Aerial Images created this brilliant drone video of the giant Northumerlandia earth sculpture in northern England, which was created from material excavated from an adjoining surface coal mine. The sculpture, which is in the shape of a reclining nude female, was created from material excavated from one of England's largest open cast coal mines. It's in County Northumberland, which played a key role in the Industrial Revolution by producing massive quantities of coal.
New Year's in Hull
Hull, formally known as Kingston Upon Hull, is an important city in County Yorkshire in northern England. It's near the mouth of the River Hull not far from where it discharges into the North Sea. For 2017, Hull was designated as the UK's City of Culture, the second such city to receive the designation. Contributor ChristopherFenton was commissioned to capture and produce drone footage of the year's worth of events here; highlights are memorably presented in this video.
Northumberland: Bamburg Castle
Contributor Newcastlemale used a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone to create this magnificent aerial tour of England's famous Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland. Built on the foundation of an 11th century Norman fortification, the castle was the site of a key seige in 1464 during the War of the Roses. In more recent times, the castle has made numerous appearances in feature movies, ranging from the 1961 classic El Cid to the 2015 film adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth.
Yorkshire Dales is an upland area of Yorkshire in the North of England, full of moors, hills and ridges. Most of it is part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, one of the largest in England. In this video, contributor Hamza Mujtaba uses a DJI Mavic Pro drone to film a Toyota GT 86 sports car cruising through the region, driving past many of the areas landmarks including Ribblehead, Ingleborough, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, and Whernside.
Sunderland: Stadium of Light
Contributor Brian Priest Aerial Images created this beautiful night aerial tour of one of the largest football (soccer) stadiums in the United Kingdom. The Stadium of Light is based Sunderland, a suburb of Newcastle in the heart of the rabid UK football culture in Northern England. The 49,000 stadium is the home of the Sunderland A.F.C., which plays in League One of the English Football League. The stadium is the eighth largest overall in the UK by capacity.
Yorkshire's Whitby Abbey
Skydronauts used some amazing post-production editing to create this marvelous drone video of Whitby Abbey, situated in the Yorkshire town of the same name. This iconic looking town on the Channel coast of Northern England has a long literary history. Famously, Whitby made a notable appearance in Bram Stoker's classic novel Count Dracula. Stoker was inspired by the gothic appearance of the town, and in the book the Dracula strikes Whitby after his ship runs aground there.
Northumberland: Lindisfarne Castle
Contributor Newcastlemale used a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone to create this amazing aerial video of Lindisfarne, a famous island castle in northern England. It's situated on Holy Island, a small tidal island off the coast of Northumberland. The current castle dates to the mid-16th century, although the island had been settled 1,000 years earlier. The castle was used as a filming location for two Romani Polanski-directed movies: Cul-de-Sac (1966) and the Tragedy of MacBeth (1971).
Lakes District: Cats Bells
Theperspectiveexperiment created this beautiful drone video of one of the most beautiful parts of the Lakes District in Northern England. The video was shot in the Catbells, a series of hills overlooking Derwentwater, one of the main lakes in the region. The stunning and unusual natural scenery has caught the attention of filmmakers, most notably those producing the Star Wars series: Derwentwater features prominently as a filming scene for Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015).
Liverpool: Port of the Industrial Revolution
Marco Don created this drone video of Liverpool, the great port city in Northern England. Located in the Mersey River estuary a bit to the southwest of Manchester, Liverpool played a key role in Britain's (and the world's) Industrial Revolution as the primary port by which cotton from the United States reached England's textile mills. At the zenith of its arc, Liverpool was one of the wealthiest cities in the world. More recently, Liverpool gave birth to a pop music sensation known as the Beatles.
Hadrian's Wall: Ancient Roman Fortification
Hadrian's Wall is probably the single most important relic of Roman rule of England, as well as the largest intact set of Roman ruins anywhere. It was built in the second century AD as a defensive fortification "protecting" England from attacks from the land now known as Scotland. It extends from the Irish Sea in the west to the North Sea in the east. In this drone video by Newcastlemale, you'll get a bird's eye view of this magnificent structure, which runs just to the south of the present-day Scottish border.
Yorkshire Dales: Malham Cove
Yorkshire Dales National Park is one of the biggest attractions in Northern England; the North Yorkshire Park will see about 8 million visitors in a typical year. Within the park, one of the most beautiful spots is Malham Cove, a giant rock formation which runs about a kilometer (.6 mi.) through the park. It's appeared in numerous movies, the most famous of which is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010). You can see it from above in this drone video by ckeo99.
North Yorkshire: Flamborough Head
Here's an epic bird's eye view of one of the most well known lighthouses in Northern England, compliments of contributor jonathanrichards. Flamborough Head is a peninsula in the North Sea in Yorkshire County. Given the spot's importance to important coastal shipping lanes, there has been a lighthouse here since 1674. The current structure, which was built in 1806, was the world's first to use color in its signal. The lighthouse was automated in 1996.