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DVOW Nominee: Isle of Skye and Highlands

Scottish Highlands

Flying Horizons
Flying Horizons
1.9k VŪZ 22 25
2 months ago

Talented pilot Flying Horizons gives us a 4K aerial tour of both the Isle of Sky and the mainland Scottish Highlands via his DJI Mavic 2 Pro in this film, which is also a DVOW nominee.  It includes epic views of the Isle of Skye and its medieval castles, picturesque fishing villages, and rugged landscapes. The video also features footage of the Highlands on the nearby mainland, a mountainous region that is centered around Loch Ness, home to the mythical water monster “Nessie.” 

Over the Scottish Highlands

A Flight over the Scottish Highlands

saionara
saionara
1.8k VŪZ 23 13
2 months ago

The blend of music, natural sound and narration really pull you in to this short film by cinematographer and aerial pilot, saionara. Or is it the incredible footage from the ground and the air of the Scottish Highlands that pulls you in to this piece? It’s hard to say which. This piece of the mountainous region that encompasses northwest Scotland is intriguing, cinematic, and does an excellent job creating the mysterious vibe the area full of folklore is known for. This video was a DVOW nominee in May 2019.

Scotland by DJI Mavic Pro 2

Aerial Scotland

haussmannvisuals
haussmannvisuals
4.1k VŪZ 19 14
5 months ago

Behold this magnificent drone tour of the Scottish Highlands, compliments of Haussmannvisuals, whose video of Hong Kong was selected as a Finalist for the second annual Drone Video Awards.  Shot with a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone, the video features epic aerial shots of Storr, Eilean Donan Castle, Glennfinan Viaduct, Neist Point and other points both on the mainland and the Isle of Skye.  If you enjoy bird's eye views of stunning cliffs, lochs, glens, moors, this video will satisfy your appetite! 

DVOW Nominated Video of Scotland

Spectacular Scotland - 4K Drone Video

LukeMaximoBell
LukeMaximoBell
3.8k VŪZ 46 20
6 months ago

Silent and still, the Eilean Donan Castle sits upon the reflective waters where three lochs meet, in the opening aerial shot of LukeMaximoBell's drone footage of Scotland.  This travel reel takes us high above all the wonders of the United Kingdom nation that's full of history, mist-filled landscapes, and salty sea air of the coast. See places like Loch Ness, Isle of Skye, Edinburgh, famous spots in the Highlands, and more in this fantastic Drone Video of the Week nominee.

DVOW Nominated Video of Scottish Highlands

Exploring the Highlands

alex lockwood
alex lockwood
3.3k VŪZ 65 54
a year ago

Nominated for Drone Video of the Week, this aerial showcase by contributor Alex Lockwood defines life in the valleys (also known as glens) of the Scottish Highlands, the region occupying the northern and western reaches of Scotland.  Picturesque waterfalls, winding streams, and wildlife mix with mossy forests surrounded by misty, snow-capped mountains that create a pristine and diverse environment to capture with a flying camera aka a drone. 

Scottish Highlands: DJI Phantom 4 Pro

Discovering the Scottish Highlands | Ben Mars

Ben Mars
Ben Mars
3.3k VŪZ 52 31
a year ago

The Scottish Highlands, which cover the northern and western portions of the region, offer some of the most spectacular scenery in the United Kingdom.  In this video, contributor Ben Mars uses his DJI Phantom 4 Professional drone to give us an unforgettable picture of this land, including shots of the mountainous Isle of Skye in the Inner Hebrides islands.  This video was picked as a finalist in for the AirVuz Drone Video of the Week Contest in the Spring of 2018.

Aerial Tour of Scotland

Scotland

pava
pava
7.4k VŪZ 84 44
3 years ago

You’ve never seen Scotland in color like this! Top contributor Pava used a DJI Inspire 1 drone to create this amazing aerial tour of this Celtic land which occupies the northern portion of the island of Great Britain.  Enjoy the bird's eye views of breezy blue lochs, rolling green hills, historic castles, stunning Highland glens (valleys), and coastal cliffs pop in vibrant hyper-lapses. And remember to keep your eye out for the seals and the steam train!

Two Drones over Scotland

Above Scotland // An Aerial Perspective

digitaltriangle
digitaltriangle
9.0k VŪZ 66 40
2 years ago

Scotland’s wide-ranging natural and architectural beauty are on display in this diverse aerial showcase. The digitaltriangle creative agency braved challenging weather conditions to capture historic Scottish castles, bridges, misty hiking trails, snowy mountains, crashing coastlines, and more.  They used two DJI drones - an Inspire 1 and a Mavic Pro - to create this expansive tour of the region, one of the few parts of Great Britain which never came under Roman control.

Buachaille Etive Mor

Buachaille etive mor

Albacross Imaging
Albacross Imaging
1.7k VŪZ 18 11
2 years ago

While the James Bond movie series has always had a Scottish connection, Skyfall (2012, #25in the series) went much further by making Scotland a "co-star".  One of the more iconic scenes in the movie, involving 007 (played by Dan Craig) driving his Aston Martin, was shot near Buachaille Etive Mor, a mountain at the head of the Glen Etive in the Scottish Highlands.  Albacross Imaging brings us this beautiful drone video of the stunning mountain, one of Scotland's more recognizable spots.

Scotland: Braveheart Country

Highlands/ Scotland

nevinxavier
nevinxavier
2.1k VŪZ 46 26
2 years ago

Contributor and drone pilot Ixnevin created this drone video of some of the most spectacular scenery in the Scottish Highlands.  The video opens with footage of Glen Coe, the valley which was the filming site of numerous feature movies, including Braveheart and Skyfall.  The remainder of the video was shot in the Isle of Skye, which has seen its own share of movie filming: TV shows and films shot here have included the Highlander, part of the Arthur series, and many more.  

Edinburgh: Scotland's Capital

Droneland 2018 - Edinburgh

Droneland
Droneland
2.1k VŪZ 68 58
a year ago

The jewel in Scotland’s crown is most certainly its capital city of Edinburgh. Edinburgh was the largest city in the Kingdom of Scotland for centuries, although its population is now exceeded by that of the younger city Glasgow.  In this marvelous aerial video by Droneland, the medieval and neoclassical buildings of Edinburgh nestle cozily into its hilly landscape.  Let your eyes feast on the amazing aerial views of this treasured city on the Firth of Forth, without doubt the epicenter of Scottish culture.

Isle of Skye

Fly in Skye

pepinair
pepinair
2.7k VŪZ 55 34
a year ago

Contributor Pepinair created this memorable drone video of the Isle of Skye in Scotland, part of the Inner Hebrides islands.  With fewer than 10k permanent residents, its coastline is dotted with peninsulas and lakes, with a mountainous interior where you can find some of Scotland's most iconic landscapes.  The Isle has attracted great literary interest, and was the setting for Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse.  Published in 1927, the novel is considered one of the great works of 20th century fiction.

Glasgow: Scotland's Second City

Drone Footage of Glasgow, Scotland

AidanFlood
AidanFlood
1.5k VŪZ 24 25
2 years ago

In this video, contributor AidanFlood captures Scotland’s most populous city from the air, giving us a look at the mix of old and new which is characteristic of Glasgow.  Using his drone he shows us the bridges of the River Clyde, historical landmarks such as the Kelvingrove Museum, modern buildings such as the SSE Hydro Arena and the SSEC, and some  reminders of the city's pivotal role in Great Britain's (and the world's) Industrial Revolution which began in the late 18th century.  

Bridges of the Firth of Forth

Forth Bridges, Scotland.

John Banks
John Banks
2.6k VŪZ 30 34
2 years ago

The Firth of Forth is an estuary where several of Scotland's most important rivers (the Firth, North Sea, and Fife) empty into the North Sea.  It is actually a fjord dating from the last glacial period.  The Firth is crossed by three bridges: Forth Bridge, Forth Road Bridge, and Queensferry Crossing, the last having just opened in 2017.  Contributor John Banks used a drone to give us an aerial look at these three spans across this important waterway, on which sits the great Scottish capital Edinburgh.  

Jedburgh Abbey, Scottish Borders

Jedburgh Abbey - Scottish Borders UK

AvariceUK
AvariceUK
1.6k VŪZ 27 16
2 years ago

The Scottish Borders is a region of eastern Scotland, just north of the border with England and south of the Scottish capital Edinburgh.  One of the cultural highlights of this area is Jedburgh Abbey, a 12th century Augustine Abbey.  Contributor AvariceUK made a beautiful drone video of this important cultural landmark.  The video includes excellent aerial views of the abbey from virtually all angles, including some direct overhead shots.  

Ten Days in Scotland

The Silence of Scotland (Drone 4K)

steffendeback
steffendeback
1.7k VŪZ 37 18
10 months ago

This drone video by contributor Steffendeback does an outstanding job of capturing what must have been a memorable 10 day trip around Scotland.  Using a DJI Mavic drone, he is able to capture the essence of this kingdom which has done so much to inspire travelers and movie makers alike.  You'll be treated to some amazing views of the country's famous moors (wetlands), its waterfalls, its tallest mountains, ruined castles and fortresses, snow-covered Highlands hills, and so much more.   

Scotland's Eileen Donan Castle

From Dusk to Dark at Eileen Donan Castle - Dji Mavic Pro - Skydronauts.uk

SKYDRONAUTS
SKYDRONAUTS
2.8k VŪZ 39 36
2 years ago

Skydronauts used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this aerial tour of one of the most famous castles in Scotland.  Eilean Donan Castle is in the western Highlands, on a small tidal island near the intersection of three lochs (lakes).  Built in the 13th century, the castle has captured the imagination of movie producers looking for iconic castle backdrops for their work.  It first appeared in the 1986 film Highlander, followed by the 21st James Bond film The World is Not Enough in 1999 and Made of Honor in 2008.    

Dunnotar: Scottish Fortress

Dunnottar Castle (Stonehaven, Scotland) - DJI Mavic Air Drone Flight

Thecastlehunter
Thecastlehunter
1.0k VŪZ 13 11
a year ago

Thecastlehunter created this magnificent drone video of one of the great Scottish fortresses.  Dunnotar Castle is a ruined medieval fortification in Aberdeenshire, dating to the seventh century AD and possibly earlier. Dunnotar has been extremely important throughout Scottish history, notably being the place where the Scottish Crown Jewels were placed for safekeeping during the English Civil War.  More recently, it was used as a filming location for the 1996 movie Hamlet.  

Landmarks of Central Scotland

Stirling Castle & Wallace Monument

AidanFlood
AidanFlood
1.7k VŪZ 38 34
2 years ago

Contributor AidanFlood created this magnificent drone video of two of the most important sites in Central Scotland.  Built in the 15th century, Stirling Castle is one of the most historically significant castles in the country.  It was a principal residence of Scottish royalty for many years, and was the coronation site for Mary Queen of Scots.  Near the great castle is Wallace Monument, a tower built in the 19th century to commemorate the 13th century Scottish hero William Wallace.  

Glencoe: James Bond Country

Glencoe

newcastlemale
newcastlemale
1.4k VŪZ 17 24
6 months ago

Newcastlemale used a Phantom 4 Profesional drone to create this marvelous aerial tour of Glen Coe, one of the most famous glens (valleys) of the Scottish Highlands.  It's named after the Coe River, which flows through the valley.  The video captures the area during the autumn, when a mist covers hangs over the trees, as well as in the dead of winter, when the area is blanketed in white.  Whatever the season, you'll see why this is one of the most popular sights of the Highlands and indeed in all of Scotland.

Aerial Tour of the Highlands

Scotland from the sky, 4K (DJI Mavic Air, Osmo Mobile)

adi_photograf
adi_photograf
1.1k VŪZ 11 13
9 months ago

Contributor Adi_photograf used a DJI Mavic Air Drone and ground footage stabilized with a DJI Osmo gimbal to create this awesome mini-tour of the Highlands of Scotland.  Locations on the Isle of Skye include Old Man of Storr, a rocky hill; the Quiraing, a landslide on the Meall na Suiramach; and Fairy Pools; a waterfall in Glen Brittle.  Mainland locations include the Highlands informal capital Inverness and John o'Groats, a small town in the far north of the mainland.  

Rannoch Moor: Scottish Wetlands

Rannoch Moor, December 2018

LKDWN
LKDWN
431 VŪZ 14 9
6 months ago

Moors are a type of wetland which can occur both in upland and lowland areas.  In this video by LKDWN, you'll get a drone's eye view of Rannoch Moor, a famous moorland in Scotland.  It is situated to the west of Loch Rannoch in Perth & Kinross, one of the Scottish council areas in the central part of the country.  Like many wetlands, the area is prized in part for its wildlife.  Famously, the moor is the sole natural habitat for the Rannoch-rush flowering plant.

Sports Cars in Scotland

Driving 15 Supercars in Scotland!

JW Media
JW Media
3.9k VŪZ 50 49
2 years ago

In this video, you'll be able to take a ride along with contributor and drone pilot JW Media as he films 15 high performance sports cars winding their way through the twisty roads of Scotland.  The Lamborghini's, Ferrari's and other speedsters race past stately castles and spectacular glens of the Scottish Highlands.  One can only imagination the exhiliration these drivers must feel driving some of the world's finest automobiles through some of its most spectacular natural scenery! 

Tantallon: 14th Century Scottish Fortress

Tantallon Castle & The Bass Rock

Albacross Imaging
Albacross Imaging
1.6k VŪZ 27 22
2 years ago

Albacross Imaging created this amazing drone video of two of the more well known sights in East Lothian county of southeastern Scotland.  Tantallon Castle is a 14th century fortress in a semi-ruined state.  It overlooks the Firth of Forth, the great river estuary on which Edinburgh sits.  You'll also see the Bass Rock, which sits just off the coast from the castle.  The rock is home to a castle which became a notorious prison after the English Civil War and is referred to as the Alcatraz of Scotland.

The Lochs of Scotland

Loch Landscapes - Scotland By Sky Ep 2

Airspace_media
Airspace_media
3.4k VŪZ 30 22
3 years ago

Airspace_Media created this drone tour of some of Scotland's famous lochs (lakes).  The video includes footage of Loch Lomond, which sits in central Scotland on the divide between the Highlands and Lowlands; Loch Ness, home of the famous Loch Ness Monster, which extends southwest of Inverness; Carrick Golf Course on Loch Lomond; Ben Lomond, a mountain on the shores of Loch Lomond; and the Trossachs National Park, an area of wooded glens (valleys) near Loch Lomond.  

Scotland's Stalker Castle

Castle Stalker

LKDWN
LKDWN
376 VŪZ 10 9
a year ago

Contributor LKDWN used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to capture this aerial video of Castle Stalker on Loch Laich in Scotland.  It's in County Argyll, in the western part of the country.  Castle Stalker earned a spot in popular culture with an appearance in the 1975 comedy film Monty Python and the Holy Grail.  While most of the movie was filmed at Doune Castle (which lies well to the north), Castle Stalker was shown in the final scene as "The Castle of Aaaaarrrrrrggghhh".

St. Andrews, Scotland

Castles & Cathedrals - Scotland By Sky Ep 1

Airspace_media
Airspace_media
1.6k VŪZ 18 13
3 years ago

In this video, Airspace_Media treats us to an aerial montage of drone footage taken from around the seaside town of St Andrews in Scotland.  Situated on the east coast in County Fife, it's a town famed for its involvement in the history of the game of golf also contains some highly historic sites such as the St Andrews Cathedral and Castle. The video includes shots of the town of St Andrews, the ruined St. Andrews Cathedral, and the St. Andrews Cathedral overlooking the North Sea. 

Western Scotland, from Above

The Last Light - Scotland By Sky Ep 3

Airspace_media
Airspace_media
108 VŪZ 10 10
3 years ago

In the third installment of a series by Airspace_media, we get a montage of day and night drone videos taken from the Sound of Kerrera and Oban in Scotland. Oban is a seaside tourism town within the Argyl and Bute council area of western Scotland.  The Sound of Kerrera sits between Oban and the island of Kerrera, one of the Inner Hebrides islands.  The sound is about a half a kilometer (a quarter mile) wide, and ferries provide regular service between the island and the mainland.

The Isle of Skye

Scotland in Motion: The Isle of Skye

L.A. Media
L.A. Media
651 VŪZ 14 9
2 years ago

L.A. Media created this mini tour by drone of Scotland's Isle of Skye.  The opening shot is of one of the most iconic landmarks on this famous isle in the Scottish Highlands.  Neist Point Lighthouse is located on a point of the same name, in the northeastern part of Skye.  It was built in 1909.  The lighthouse is important to protecting shipping traffic in the dangerous waters between the Inner and Outer Hebrides.  It is not a manned lighthouse; since 1990 it's been controlled remotely.  

Finnich Glen

The Devil's Pulpit, Finnich Glen

LKDWN
LKDWN
363 VŪZ 14 8
2 years ago

LKDWN created this beautiful drone video of a once-obscure shallow valley in Scotland.  Finnich Glen is located on the outskirts of Glasgow.  It's about 35 meters (100 ft.) deep, with walls covered in moss.  Glen Fiddich has recently seen greater attention for having joind the long list of Scottish locations which have been used to film TV shows and movies.  Glennich Finn was a primary location for the 2011 film Eagle starring Donald Sutherland and has also been used in the Outlander TV series.  

James Bond's Scotland

Skyfall / Glencoe [Scottish Highlands]

theperspectiveexperiment
theperspectiveexperiment
1.6k VŪZ 26 15
2 years ago

Theperspectiveexperiment created this beautiful aerial view of a famous glen (or valley) in the Scottish Highlands.  Glen Coe is in the western Highlands, just north of Argyll.  Glen Coe's profile has increased considerably since it became the ancestral home of MI6 Agent 007 in Skyfall, the 2012 installment of the James Bond series, the 25th in the series.  The video even shows the exact spot where Bond (played by Dan Craig) and M (played by Judy Dench) stand and look out over the valley.

Scotland in the Summer

Scottish lovelyness!

John Banks
John Banks
952 VŪZ 19 23
2 years ago

Scotland in the summer may be the closest thing to heaven one can find in the United Kingdom and indeed the entire world.  In this video, contributor John Banks treats us to an amazing bird's eye view of this land which forms the northern portion of the island of Great Britain and has been part of the UK since the early 18th century.  The video includes drone footage of the Isle of Skye, Glen Etive, Malaig, Forth Bridge, North Berwick and more great spots around beautiful Scotland.

Glenfinnan Viaduct

Glenfinnan Viaduct | Scotland

Play North
Play North
2.1k VŪZ 36 25
3 years ago

Ear Trumpet Media used a drone to create this stunning aerial view of Glenfinnan Viaduct, an important train bridge in Scotland.  It's located on the West Highland Line, which runs through the Shire of Inverness in west central Scotland.  Completed in 1899, its iconic appearance has made it a shooting location for multiple movie productions.  The most well known of these is the Harry Potter series; the viaduct has appeared in all four films in the series thus far and is often referred to as Harry Potter Bridge.  

Scotland Demo Reel

Scotland - An Aerial Showreel

perfectview
perfectview
1.0k VŪZ 15 23
10 months ago

Contributor Perfectview created this amazing drone reel highlighting his professional work across the great land of Scotland.  The video begins with shots around Cairngorms, a mountain range in the central Scottish Highlands.  The next clips are of a historical steam train which is based in Aviemore, also near the mountains.  From there the video will take you to the Hebrides Islands off Scotland's western coast, back to the mainland, including a stop in Aberdeen for some work that appeared on a TV show.

The Cairingorm Mountains

Cairngorms - Mavic 2 Pro

Ian Appleton
Ian Appleton
88 VŪZ 5 4
2 months ago

Contributor Ian appleton used a DJI Mavic Pro 2 to create this beautiful drone video from a mountainous area of Scotland.  The Cairingorms are a mountain range in the Eastern Highlands area.  Covering several counties of northeastern Scotland, the peaks of the Cairingorms run up to about 1.3k meters (around 4.2k ft.).  Much (but not all) of the area covered by the mountains is part of Cairingorms National Park.  In 2003, the park became the second of two national parks designated as such by the Scottish Parliament.  

Arthurs Seat: Volcano of Edinburgh

BEAUTIFUL SCOTLAND - ARTHURS SEAT - 4K DRONE

Tom Durnford
Tom Durnford
1.4k VŪZ 20 22
a month ago

If you thought Scotland was all about castles, lochs, and moors, think again.  Here is an amazing drone video from Arthur's Seat, an extinct volcano in the region's capital city of Edinburgh.  It's part of Holyrood Park, which lies just to the east of Edinburgh Castle.  The volcano is a popular hiking spot, rising to a peak elevation of about 250 meters (just over 820 ft.).  The video, which shows Arthurs Seat as well as some of the surrounding parts of the city, was created using a DJI Mavic Pro Zoom drone.  

Rannoch Moor

Rannoch Moor

newcastlemale
newcastlemale
1.2k VŪZ 12 18
3 months ago

The roughly 50-square-miles of boggy moorland, known as Rannoch Moor, is something to behold from above. Shot in the winter on the Mavic 2 Pro by newcastlemale, it is easy to see why it is described as both desolate and beautiful. West of Loch Rannoch in Scotland, the area is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area of Conservation that is notable for its wildlife.  Among other distinctions, Rannoch Moor is the home of the Rannoch Rush, a rare flower species.  

Scotland's Far North

Scotland

newcastlemale
newcastlemale
946 VŪZ 9 12
a month ago

Top contributor Newcastlemale brings the beauty of northern Scotland to life in this magnificent video, shot with a DJI Mavic Pro 2.  The areas featured are as follows: Dunrobin Castle on  Dornoch Firth; John O'Groats in County Caithness, which has the distinction of being the northernmost town in Scotland; Duncansby Head, the northernmost point of the island of Great Britain; and three spots in the Northwest Highlands: Durness, Shieldaig, and Torridon.

Glenfinnan Viaduct: Harry Potter Land

Glenfinnan Viaduct - no trains to Hogwarts today - Dji Mavic Pro - Skydronauts.uk

SKYDRONAUTS
SKYDRONAUTS
338 VŪZ 5 4
2 years ago

For nearly 20 years, Scotland's Glenfinnan Viaduct has been indelibly associated with the Harry Potter movie series, the most successful in the history of cinema.  The bridge which carried the Hogwarts Express has turned this small town in the Scottish Highlands into a major tourist destination.  Skydronauts used a drone to give us a beautiful look at this landmark, which was constructed at the turn of the 20th century and was considered a major infrastructure investment in the Highlands.  

Hutton's Unconformity on Siccar Point

Siccar Point | Hutton’s Unconformity | Scotland

Play North
Play North
106 VŪZ 10 6
a month ago

Contributor Play North created this fascinating drone video of one of the world's most studied geological formations.  It's called Siccar Point, a mini-peninsula off the North Sea coast of Scotland, just south of the Firth of Forth.  In the late 1700's a Scotish geologist named James Hutton used the highly unusual rock formation junction here to advance a theory of basic geological processes that has largely proven out; the rocks of Siccar Point have since been referred to as Hutton's Unconformity.  

Trump Turnberry Golf Course

Trump Turnberry Golf Course - Scotland

Baldo81
Baldo81
130 VŪZ 6 3
2 years ago

Baldo81 created this beautiful drone video of Scotland's Turnberry Golf Course, now named Trump Turnberry following its purchase by the Trump Organization in 2014.  The course is situated in southwestern Scotland, on the coast of the Firth of Clyde.  First built in 1906, it was more or less re-done after World War II.  The course hosted one of the more memorable rounds in golf history, the British Open championship in 1977 when Tom Watson beat Jack Nicklaus.

Shipwreck in the Firth of Clyde

MV Captayannis Shipwreck Mavic

Highlandroner
Highlandroner
285 VŪZ 8 8
a month ago

Prepare to be amazed by this amazing drone video of a well known modern-era shipwreck in Scotland's Firth of Clyde, the great estuary on Scotland's western coast.  The ship is the  MV Captayannis, a 120 meter (just under 400 ft.) Greek-flagged ship which was carrying sugar to the port of Greenock.  She sank in a storm in January, 1974, and was never removed.  In this drone video by contributor Highlandroner, you can get a bird's eye view of this wreck, which has since become an unofficial bird sanctuary.  

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