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The North Norfolk Coast

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The North Norfolk Coast

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Top contributor Joshua Paul Gardner brings us this fantastic captioned drone video from England's North Norfolk Coast.  The video opens with a great shot of the Happisburgh Lighthouse, the oldest working lighthouse in East Anglia and the only independently owned lighthouse on the island of Great Britain.  Overstrand, Cromer Pier, Beeston Bump, Sheringham, the Poppy Line Railroad, Weybourne, Salthouse, Cley-Next-to-the-Sea, Blakeney, Stiffkey, Wells-Next-to-the-Sea, the Holkham Estate, Burnham Overy Staithe, and Old Hunstanton.

Suffolk and East Essex

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Compilation 2017 Suffolk and Essex UK - DJI Phantom 4 PRO + Sony AX53

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Here's an aerial dronelapse tour of two counties in the UK's East England region, which is (for these purposes) considered part of the greater Midlands region.  Suffolk and East Essex sit to the northeast of London, south of Norfolk, in a large piece of land north of the Thames River which protrudes into the North Sea.  Suffolk is the northern of the two counties.  Together with Norfolk, they made up the historical Kingdom of East Anglia, which merged with Wessex to form the Kingdom of England.   

Wells-Next-to-the-Sea

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Little Escape, Episode 7: Wells-Next-to-the-Sea

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A beautiful port on England's Norfolk Coast is the subject of this beautiful drone video by content creator and pilot Joshua Paul Gardner.  Wells-next-the-sea is now not quite appropriately named, as extensive silting which has occurred in the harbor means that the town is now a mile from the North Sea.  It is situated on the northern part of the great Norfolk coastline in the East Anglia (East of England) region.  This is the seventh of a multi-part series by this contributor on England's Norfolk County.

Marshes of Tollesbury, Blackwater Estuary

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Tollesbury Marsh

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Check out this magnificent drone video of a well-known wetland area in eastern England, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot Creative Drone.  It's the area around Tollesbury on the coast of Essex, about a two hours' drive east of London.  It's part of the Blackwater Estuary, at the mouth of the Blackwater River, between Maldon and Mersea Island.  The extensive wetlands and marshes here are one of the United Kingdom's great national treasures, and are critical to supporting the country's bird life. 

Happisburgh Lighthouse

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Happisburgh Lighthouse // Little Escape // Episode 14 // Norfolk // Drone 4K

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England's Norfolk coastline bulges into the North Sea, creating significant navigational challenges for ships in these perenially busy waters.  Since 1790, the Happisburgh Light House, which sits near the northeastern apex of the coast, has been critical to protecting ships in the area.  With a focal height of 41 meters (about 135 ft.), it's the oldest working lighthouse in the East Anglia.  In this drone video from Joshua Paul Gardner, you can see this famous landmark from a bird's eye perspective.  

Castle Acre

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North Norfolk Adventure, Episode 6: Castle Acre

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Joshua Paul Gardner created this amazing drone video of one of the most important cultural sites in Norfolk County in England's East Anglia region.  Castle Acre is a town in the interior of the county, away from the North Norfolk coast.  The two sites of interest are the castle and the priory, both of which were established by the Normans following their conquest of England in the 11th century.  The two landmarks are regarded as some of the most important surviving examples of Norman architecture.    

Famous Abbey in Norfolk

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Wymondham Abbey Norfolk - An Aerial Perspective

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Check out this drone video of a well-known religious site in England's County Norfolk, compliments of content creator and pilot Graeme Taplin. It's called the Wymondham Abbey, and it's located in a town of the same name near the middle of the county.  Now the parish church, it was originally founded as a Benedictine abbey in the early 12th century.  A church was soon added to the monastery, which proved fortuitous four centuries later when monasteries were dissolved during the English Reformation.   

Peterborough Cathedral, Cambridgeshire

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Mavic Air Peterborough Cathedral

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Contributor Mikołaj Dolata used a DJI Mavic Air drone to create this aerial video of Peterborough Cathedral, one of the more well known churches in the greater English Midlands.  It's in the county of Cambridgeshire, part of the East Anglia region. The original structure dates to the pre-Norman period, but it was substantially rebuilt to its current state in the 12th century.  The seat of the Anglican Bishop of Peterborough, it's considered one of the best-preserved buildings of its period in the UK.  

Manor in Hertfordshire

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Harfield House and Garden

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Check out this drone video of a well-known manor in southern England, compliments of contributor oszibusz.  Hatfield House was built early in the 17th century.  It's near the town of the same name in Hertfordshire, a county which is considered part of the East of England region. The castle was built by Lord Cecil, the Early of Salisbury, who was the chief advisor to King James I in the first part of the 17th century.  It continues to be owned by members of the Cecil family, although it is now open to the public.  

Hadleigh Castle, Essex

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Hadleigh Castle

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Thecastlehunter brings us this aerial video of a well known castle ruins near London, England.  It's called Hadleigh Castle, and it's located on the Thames Estuary in County Essex just east of the United Kingdom's capital city.  The castle was built for King Henry III in the early 13th century and later significantly expanded and remodeled by King Edward III.  The propery fell into disuse after that, coming under ownership of the Ministry of Works after World War II.  Today, it's an English Heritage site.   

North Norfolk's Poppy Line Railroad

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North Norfolk Aerial Adventure, Episode 8: Poppy Line

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Check out this this epic drone video of the Poppy Line railroad, a historical steam railway line in Norfolk, England.  The 8 km (5 mi) track connects the towns of Sheringham and Holt, through a beautiful stretch of the countryside of the East Anglia region.  The railway is accessible via a roughly two hour drive from London.  Content creator and pilot Joshua Paul Gardner does an excellent job of aerially filming the locomotive and six cars along the length of the track, once part of a larger railroad system that served the region.

Mersea: Tidal Island of Essex

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Mersea island aerial video

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Mersea is one of the UK's larger tidal islands, as well as its easternmost.  It's located just off the coast of Essex, about an hour's drive east and north of London.  Once a seaside retreat for Britain's Roman overlords and later a hiding spot for pirates, the island was heavily fortified during the World Wars for fear of it being used as an invasion route.  Its population has grown considerably since then as it's become somewhat of a bedroom suburb to London.  You can check it out from above in this drone video by binesh. 

Stamford and Burghley House

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Stamford, England

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Stamford, UK (after which the city of Stamford, Connecticut is named) is a river town in Lincolnshire, northeast of London in the East Anglia region.  It's best known landmark is what you'll see in this drone video of Stamford by Thomas92: the 16th century manor built for Queen Elizabeth I's great treasurer-advisor Lord Burghley.  The house has played a starring role in numerous movies (most famously, the 2006 blockbuster the Da Vinci Code) as well as in multiple high-profile TV shows broadcast by the BBC.  

Thetford: UK's Largest Pine Forest

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A Walk In The Woods | Thetford Forest | Mavic Air

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The Thetford Forest is one of the legendary woods of England.  It's located in the East Anglia region, covering portions of Counties Norfolk and Suffolk.  The forest covers about 200 square km (around 75 square mi.) and is the largest pine forest in the UK.  The area was set aside for preservation after (the timber-devouring) World War I.  The forest has held a number of legendary concerts, and it was used as a filming location for the wildly popular Dad's Army TV series in the late 1960's and 1970's.  

Rye House Tower, Hertfordshire

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Rye House Gatehouse UK

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Rye House was a substantial manor in the countryside near the town of Rye in Hertfordshire, England.  The house dated to before the Hundred Years War and had undergone numerous modifications.  In 1683, it became forever associated with a plot to murder King Charles II of England and his brother James.  Discovered before the plans could come to fruition, over a dozen of the plotters were executed and many more imprisoned.  You can check out this historic location from above in this drone video by oszibusz.

North Fambridge and the River Crouch

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North Fambridge, Essex - HD Drone Footage - DJI Mavic 2 Pro

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Contributor and pilot JohnLivesey created this beautiful drone video of the area around the town of North Fambridge in Essex, one of the counties of the United Kingdom's East of England region.  Much of the video was shot along the River Crouch, a short waterway which flows eastward into the North Sea and which forms the southern boundary of a landform known as the Dengie Peninsula.  The town of North Fambridge is very old, having earned mention in the 11th century Domesday Book survey as Fanbruge.  

Dunwich Beach, Suffolk

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Dunwich Beach, Suffolk - HD Drone Footage - DJI Mavic Air

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Check out this drone video of a beautiful beach in eastern England, compliments of John Livesey.  Dunwich Beach is located in County Suffolk.  It's part of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB (Aera of Outstanding Natural Beauty).  The beach's namesake village was actually the capital of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of East Anglia in the early Middle Ages.  Its port was comparable to London's as late as the 13th century, until the area was devastated by a storm surge in 1286 and a larger flood the following year.  

Town on the Dengie Peninsula

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Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex - HD Drone Footage - DJI Mavic Air

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Bradwell-on-Sea is a village in Essex, an English county northeast of London.  It lies on a landform known as the Dengie Peninsula, which is bounded by the Rivers Crouch and Blackwater.  In this drone video by JohnLiversey, you'll get an aerial view of the area, which has been settled since Roman times.  Filmed using a DJI Mavic Air drone, the video includes footage of the nearby St Peter's Church and the Maldon Salt Flats, including numerous wooden ships which are permanently beached there.  

Drone Views of Mersea Island

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West Mersea Beach and Marine - HD Drone Footage - DJI Mavic 2 Pro

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England's Mersea Island lies in the estuary of the Blackwater and Colne Rivers in Essex, northeast of London.  A tourist destination going back to Roman times, it's long been associated with fishing, particularly oysters.  In this drone video by AirVuz contributor and pilot John Livesey, you'll get an aerial view of the island's western side, known (appropriately enough) as West Mersea.  The video features footage of the West Mersea beaches, its West Mersea Yacht Club, and the mainland beyond which is connected by causeway.  

Guy Fawkes Night in Norfolk

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Remember Remember The Fifth Of November

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Contributor Joshua Paul Gardner put together this amazing compilation of drone video footage of fireworks displays across England's County Norfolk.  The fireworks are integral to the Guy Fawkes Night celebration which occurs on November 5th each year.  The holiday commemorates the arrest of Guy Fawkes in 1605 in connection with the Gunpowder Plot, a foiled attempt to blow up the House of Lords with explosives.  The drone filming was undertaken in collaboration with the event organizers.

The Cliffs of Hunstanton, Norfolk

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The cliffs at Old Hunstanton, Norfolk, UK

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Hunstanton is a town in County Norfolk of eastern England.  It sits on the eastern side of a small North Sea inlet known as the Wash, facing east (unusually for the UK's east coast).  The town is located about 165 km (around 100 km) northeast of London, and a bit less than half as far to the northwest of the city of Norwich.  The town is perhaps best known for its coastal cliffs, which are part of the Hunstanton Formation.  Seen in this drone video, the formation is distuinguished by its reddish limestone layer topped by a white chalk layer.  

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