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Captioned Wales Drone Tour

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A Trip Trough Wales in 4K | Drone Shots | DJI Phantom 4

Promotion Films

Content creator Promotion Films created this marvelous captioned drone video tour of Wales, the culturally distinct region of western Great Britain.  Here are the locations featured in the video: Ffestiniogg, Gwynedd; Abereiddy Beach, Pembrokeshire; Harlech Castle, Gwynedd; Porteirrionn, Gwynedd; Aberystwyth, Ceredigion; Saint Davids, Pembrokeshire; Abermawr Beach, Pembrokeshire; Cardiff, South Glamorgan.  It also includes footage of Bristol and Southampton in Southwest England.  

Conwy: Mighty Welsh Fortress

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Conwy Castle // Little Escape // Episode 5 // North Wales // Drone 4K

Joshua Paul Gardner

Conwy Castle is one of the most famous fortresses in Wales.  It's situated in a town of the same name, on the north coast in the North Wales region. It was built by King Edward I of England during his conquest of Wales, between 1283 and 1289. The castle was constructed as part of a wider project to create the walled town of Conwy.  Contributor Joshua Paul Gardner used a DJI Mavic Pro drone and a GoPro ground camera to create this video showing this important medieval landmark from a bird's eye view.

South Stack Lighthouse

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South Stack Lighthouse, Anglesey

Joshua Paul Gardner

The South Stack Lighthouse is built on the summit of a small island off the north-west coast of Holy Island, Anglesey, Wales. It was constructed in 1809 to warn ships of the dangerous rocks below.  The lighthouse is located on a small island reached via a descent of 400 steps down the steep mainland cliffs. This video is part of Joshua Paul Gardner's series of drone videos on the iconic landmark, one of the most well known lighthouses in the world and protected under UK conservation statutes.

Drone Tour of Pembrokeshire

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CINEMATIC AERIAL TOUR OF PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES

Nathan Jermy

Top contributor Nathan Jermy created this beautiful drone video of Pembrokeshire in the United Kingdom.  Pembrokeshire is the westernmost of the counties which make up the wesern UK region of Wales.  About a third of the county, and much of its coastline along the Irish Sea, is covered by Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.  The video features footage of the Stockholm Lighthouse on a tiny island, the 19th century Stack Rock Fort on an even smaller island, Carew Castle, the Blue Lagoon of Abereiddy, and more.

Snowdonia: The UK's Third National Park

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Snowdonia

SamMace

Snowdonia National Park in northwestern Wales is known for some of the best hiking trails in the United Kingdom if not the world.  The park, which is the third National Park in the UK, was established in the 1950's.  It's one of the larger tourist attractions in the UK, and its popularity continues to be boosted as it's used for more movie filming locations.  In this video, contributor SamMace used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to aerially film some park travelers enjoying Snowdonia's many hiking trails. 

Carreg Cannen: 12th Century Welsh Castle

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WALES 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Carreg Cennen Castle. A 4K Drone Film

Nathan Jermy

Carreg Cannen is a famous Welsh castle near the town of Trap in the southwestern part of Wales.  Surrounded by massive limestone rock formations, the 12th century castle, which has not been functional since the 15th century, has a daunting appearance.  Contributor Nethan Jermy shot this impressive aerial video of the great ruins using a DJI Phantom drone.  The castle, located in Brecon Beacons National Park, was named by Touropia as one of the top 10 Welsh castles.  It's in Carmarthenshire, one of the counties of southwestern Wales.

North Wales Region

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North Wales by Drone in 4K

Cedric Quillet

North Wales is an semi-official region of the Kingdom of Wales, which in turn is part of the United Kingdom.  It includes Snowdonia National Park, the Island of Angelsey, and the magnificent walled town of Conwy.  In this drone video by contributor and pilot Cedric Quillet, you'll get a mini aerial tour of this storied region.  Among the highlights are some great shots from within the Snowdonia National Park as well as some great views of Aber Waterfalls, located just outside of the park. 

St. Catherine's: Fortress of South Wales

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St.Catherine's Fort, Tenby, South Wales

Vivify Multimedia

While it's common to associate fortresses from the medieval period or earlier, they continued to play a role in warfare until well into the 20th century.  Case in point is the fortress which was built on St. Catherine's Island in Wales, near Tenby.  In this video, Vivify Multimedia gives us a bird's eye view of this fortification, which was conceived in the 1850's due to concerns about the possibility of a French invasion led by Napoleon III.  However, the danger had passed prior to its completion in 1886.

Harlech Castle: Snowdonia National Park

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Harlech Castle: Snowdonia National Park, Wales

AVEA - Alta Vista Epic Aerials

Contributor AVEA - Alta Vistic Epic Aerial created this marvelous drone video of a famous fortress in northern Wales.  Harlech Castle is situated within Snowdonia National Park in Gwynned County.  The great landmark was built by King Edward I during his conquest of Wales in the late 13th century.  During the War of the Roses in the 15th century, Harlech was the site of a famous seige by Yorkist forces which ended in a Lancastrian surrender in 1468.  It's known as the longest seige in British history.

Historical Tenby

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Tenby, Pembrokeshire - Wales

Aerial.Vantage.uk

DroneStuffbyRich had some two year old footage he put to good use in this aerial video of Tenby, one of the most historically rich towns in Wales.  Situated near the western end of Wales's southern coast, it was captured by the Normans in the 12th century and became critical to Norman control of Wales.  Virtually destroyed during the English Civil War in the mid-1600's, its fortunes revived as a destination for wealthy English cut off from Europe's spas by Napoleon's conquests in the early 1800's.  

Glamorgan: The Southern Coast of Wales

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Glamorgan Heritage Coast, Wales, UK

Wilman

Glamorgan is the southernmost of the 13 historical counties of Wales.  Originally more of a fringe county, it was one of the most important areas of Wales during the Industrial Revolution due to its iron smelters and its seaports (principally Cardiff), but above all to the opening of the South Wales Coalfields (the largest in Britain) which covers the northern part of the county.    In this 4K drone video by contributor Wilman, you'll get a good bird's eye view of Gilmorgan's extensive coastline along the Bristol Channel. 

Elan Valley

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Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Elan Valley - 4k Drone Film

Nathan Jermy

The Elan Valley lies in the Powys region of Wales, which runs along the border with England to the east.  It is an area of well recognized natural beauty, and is sometimes referred to as the "Welsh Lake District" by comparison to the Lake District of northern England.  Contributor and pilot Nathan Jermy used a drone to capture the spectacular beauty of this area, which is home to numerous lakes and reservoirs.  Much of the valley is recognized and protected under United Kingdom conservation law.

Tenby: Town of Southeastern Wales

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Tenby, Pembrokeshire - UK

Aerial.Vantage.uk

The town of Tenby lies in Pembrokeshire, a county of southeastern Wales in the United Kingdom.  Tenby played an important role in Welsh history during the centuries-long struggles between Wales and England, although its significance declined after the English Civil War in the 17th century. Contributor Aerial.Vantage.UK used a DJI Phantom 4 drone to create a beautiful aerial video about this seaside town on Carmarthen Bay.  It includes footage of Tenby Castle, a 13th century fortification which sits on a small promontory.

Brickworks on Anglesey Island

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Porth Pen Brickworks, Anglesey

Eye In The Sky Cinematography

Angelsey is a large (by Welsh standards) island off the coast of northern Wales.  It has an area of just over 700 square km (around 275 square mi.) and a population of about 70,000.  It is connected to the mainland of Wales via two suspension bridges.  Contributor Follow the Eye used a DJI Phantom 4 Professional drone to create an aerial video of a derelict brickworks in a small secluded cove on Anglesey, an island which is closely associated with the Druids (a sort of Celtic religious order) in Welsh history.

Point of Ayr: Lighthouse of Northeastern Wales

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Point of Ayr Lighthouse, North Wales - Aerial Cinematic 's (Mavic Pro / 3DR Solo / Sony A6300)

AS Aerial Cinematics

Built in 1776 Point Ayr lighthouse sits at the very northeast corner of Wales at the Dee River estuary.  It is only a few short miles from the port city of Liverpool in Northern England, which lies to its north and west.  Contributor AS Aerial Cinematics used a 3DR Solo drone to provide a beautiful aerial view of this structure, which has been providing navigation for ships plying what were once some of the world's busiest coastal routes for over two centuries.  The landmark is considered one of the country's most well known lighthouses.

Mt. Snowden: Highest Peak in Wales

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Snowdon Summit via Crib Goch // Aerial Adventure // Episode 2 // Snowdonia // Drone 4K

Joshua Paul Gardner

Snowdonia is a UK national park in the northwest corner of Wales.  The first of the three national parks to be estabished in Wales, it is one of the most well known destinations in the region and indeed in all of the United Kingdom.  The area contains Mt. Snowden, the highest mountain peak in Wales which reaches an altitude of 1.1k meters (3.6k ft) above sea level. Using a DJI Phantom 4 drone, contributor Joshua Paul Gardner has created a series of drone videos based on this area, of which this is the second installment.

The Lagoon of Abereiddy Beach

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The Blue Lagoon at Abereiddy

momofoto

Abereiddy is a small town on the coast of Pembrokeshire, the westernmost of the counties of the Wales region of the United Kingdom.  Its main landmark is the Blue Lagoon, a 25m deep (just over 80 ft.) old slate quarry which has filled in with seawater.  The lagoon was the filming location for a music video by Sarah McLachlan in 2000, and beginning in 2012 it's hosted three Red Bull Diving Championships. Check out this beauiful Welsh landmark from above in this drone video by content creator and pilot momofoto.  

Llandudno: Conway County, Wales

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Llandudno Landscape by Drone

Thephotographyman

Conwy County in northern Wales may be the most beautiful in the land.  While it's perhaps best known for the magnificent Conwy Castle, a sometimes overlooked treasure is the area around the seaside town of Llandudno, which sits on the end of the Creuddyn Peninsula on the Irish Sea.  In this drone video by contributor Photographyman, you'll get an amazing bird's eye view of this gorgeous stretch of Welsh coastline, which was listed as one of the top 12 attractions in Wales by Planetware.

Criccieth: Famous Welsh Castle

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Criccieth Castle: Bird's Eye Panorama in 4K

AVEA - Alta Vista Epic Aerials

Here's an amazing drone's eye view of Criccieth, one of the most well known castles in Wales.  It was built in the 13th century by a Welsh king and then became an English fortress after the English-Welsh wars which began later that century.  It's set beautifully on a peninsula of an inlet of Cardigan Bay in North Wales.  Contributor and drone pilot AVEA - Alta Vista Epic Aerials took some amazing aerial footage around the castle, which was recently named by Touropia as one of the top 10 castles of Wales.

Tryfan Summit: Snowdonia National Park

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Tryfan Summit | Mountain Sunset | Snowdonia National Park | DJI Mavic

Joshua Paul Gardner

Top content creator Joshua Paul Gardner used a drone to create this video of one of the most well known mountain peaks in the United Kingdom.  Tryfan Summit is a mountain peak in the Snowdonia region of northwestern Wales.  With a peak elevation of about 920 meters (just over 3k ft.), it isn't the tallest mountain in the UK (or even in Wales), but it does have one of the most distinctive peaks.  It forms the backdrop for the 2017 movie Legend of the Sword about King Arthur, whose final resting place is thought to possibly be in Snowdonia.  

Western Wales: Marloes Sands

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Marloes Sands, Pembrokeshire

momofoto

Check out this gorgeous drone video of a beautiful beach near the western tip of Wales.  Marloes Sands is located near a town of the same name in Pembrokeshire, the county which occupies the westernmost portion of this region of the UK.  It's on the southern shore of St. Brides Bay, which forms a nearly perfectly shaped half-moon opening to the Irish Sea.  While the Marloes Sands is not easily accessible (it can only be reached on foot), it is considered one of the finest beaches in the United Kingdom.  

Brecon Beacon: Mountains of South Wales

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Brecon Beacons Hike at Sunrise

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Part of what makes the United Kingdom region of Wales so attractive to outdoors-seekers is that it's accessible.  Virtually all of the Kingdom's many mountains can be reached by hiking, often in just a few hours.  Case in point is Brecon Beacons, a range in South Wales, whose peaks are at an altitude of less than 1k meters (about 2.9k ft) above sea level.  In this video, contributor Jjay51 hiked to the top of one of the peaks with his DJI Mavic Pro drone, creating an epic sunrise view of this stunning corner of the UK. 

Lake Vyrnwy and Dam, Pows

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Lake Vyrnwy // Aerial Adventure // Episode 3 // Wales // Drone 4K

Joshua Paul Gardner

Lake Vyrnwy is one of the main attractions of the region known as Mid-Wales, in the western United Kingdom.  It's located in Pows, one of the region's 22 official counties.  It's an artificial lake created by a dam completed in 1888 and whose purpose was to supply drinking water to the city of Liverpool.  It's part of the Severn River tributary system.  Joshua Paul Gardner created this beautiful drone video of the site, which  includes a village called Llanwddyn which was partially submerged by the project.  

Penmon and Puffin Island, Anglesey

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Penmon Point, Anglesey, North Wales

tudnofilms

Here's a beautiful drone video from a little-known corner of Wales, compliments of content creator and pilot tudnofilms.  It was filmed in the area around Penmon, on the Isle of Anglesey (the largest island of Wales).  The town lies at the tip of an arrow-shaped landform which juts off the southeastern corner of the island.  The video also features footage of the tiny Puffin Island and the iconic Trwyn Du Lighthouse, which lies on a tiny islet just off the tip of the "mainland".  Completed in 1838, it's one of the most famous in Wales.

Castell Dinas Brân, Denbighshire

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Castell Dinas Bran

fotosfromsky

Dinas Brân is one of the most famous fortifications in the northern part of Wales, United Kingdom.  It sits over the town of Llangollen in Denbighshire, believed to be the longest-settled part of the region.  Built on the site of an Iron Age hilltop fort, the current structure dates to the 13th century.  The castle was essentially abandoned and left in a semi-ruined state following the conquest of Wales by England later that century.   The castle features prominently in numerous stories of Welsh mythology.  

Anglesey's Parys Mountain

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Parys Mountain, Anglesey

simon whittaker

The Welsh island of Anglesey is forever associated with copper mining because of the ore extracted from Parys Mountain, which you'll see in this fascinating drone video by Simon Whittaker.  Parys had been a source of the red metal as long as 4,000 years ago but was essentially dormant for several milennia before being "rediscovered" in the late 1700's.  With the more advanced extraction and refining techniques that were available by then, Parys became (for a time) the world's largest copper mine.  

Caernarfon Castle by FPV

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F o r t r e s S

Droneruk

Check out this amazing first person view (FPV) video of one of the most famous Welsh fortresses, compliments of contributor and FPV pilot Droneruk.  Caernarfon Castle situated in County Gwynedd in the northwestern part of Wales.  The current structure dates to the late 13th century, and was part of a system of fortresses built by England's King Edward I as part of his campaign to pacify Wales.  The castle later played an important role in the English Civil War which raged in the mid-17th century.  

Yurts Campsite in Mid-Wales

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The Secret Yurts - Our Little Secret In The Heart Of Mid-Wales

Joshua Paul Gardner

Contributor and drone pilot Joshua Paul Gardner created this beautiful promotional video for a getaway in the middle of Wales.  Its accommodations are an updated form of a "yurt" which is a collapsible tent derived from the nomadic tribes of Central Asia.  Much of the video is aerial footage of some of the surrounding attractions in Powsys (one of the counties of Mid-Wales) such as Lake Vyrnwy and the famous waterfall of Pistyll Rhaeadr, both of which are within a 45 minute drive from  the camp near Welshpool.

Solva on St. Bride's Bay

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Solva at Dawn

momofoto

Solva is a town on the northern side of St. Brides Bay, a body of water which resembles a backwards "C" off of the Irish Sea in Wales.  It's in Pembrokeshire, one of the 13 counties which make up the Wales region of the United Kingdom.  Solva's harbor, while small, forms one of the best natural ports in western Wales.  The harbor sits at the mouth of the Solva River, a small waterway which regularly floods the area.  In this drone video by contributor and pilot Momofoto, you'll get a beautiful bird's eye view of Solva.  

Seaside Retreat in South Wales

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Porthcawl 2.7K Film Edit - South Wales, UK

Hughes1208

Check out this drone video of an area of the southern coast of Wales in the UK.  Porthcawl is located in the historic county of Glamorgan, the southernmost of the traditional Welsh counties.  It is situated roughly halfway between the Welsh capital city Cardiff and the larger port city of Swansea.  Porthcawl became a favored seaside retreat for the thousands of coalminers who worked the South Wales coalfields and their families.  With the closing of many coal mines, its visitors now come from further afield.  

Gwynned: Aber Falls

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Beauty Of Aber Falls || Eye In The Sky || DJI Phantom 4 || HD

Eye In The Sky Cinematography

Eye in the Sky Cinematography used a DJI Phantom 4 to create this beautiful aerial view of Aber Falls, a well-known waterfall in the Wales region of the UK.  The falls are located near the village of Abergwyngregyn in Gwynedd, the northwesternmost county of mainland Wales.  The falls have a total drop of about 37 meters (around 120 feet).  The area is part of the foothills of Snowdonia, a mountain range which covers much of northwestern Wales.  Visitors to the falls can also see a nearby settlement which dates to the Bronze Age.  

Snowdonia and Anglesey

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The North Wales Coastline

Kasuku Aerial Productions

Check out these stunning aerial views of northern Wales, compliments of contributor Kasuku Aerial Productions.  The video features footage from Anglesey, the largest island of Wales, which sits off the northern coast in the Irish Sea.  It also will give you some bird's eye views of the Snowdonia mountain range which covers much of the northwestern part of mainland Wales.  The range contains the highest peak in Wales (Mt. Snowdon), which is also the highest peak in the UK outside of Scotland. 

Tanygrisiau: Mining Village in Gwynedd,

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[4K] Tanygrisiau - Wales - Snowdonia

alexukexplorer

Check out this aerial of a beautiful spot in northwestern Wales, compliments of alexukexplorer.  It's the area around the village of Tanygrisiau, which lies within the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog in County Gwynedd.  The village was once a mining town famous for its slate; however, the mines closed in the 1970's.  The villages lies along the southern slopes of the Moelwynion Mountains.  The entire area is part of Snowdonia National Park, one of three national parks in Wales, which covers much of the northwestern corner of the region.

Southerndown: Dunraven Bay

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Dunraven Bay - Wales - DJI Drone

alexukexplorer

Contributor Alexukexplorer created this beautiful aerial video of a well-known beach area in Wales.  It's called Dunraven Bay, and it lies near the southernmost extent of the region, close to the town of Southerndown.  The westward-facing beach is part of the Southerndown Coast Site of Special Interest as well as of the larger Glamorgan Heritage Coast protected area.  The beach has been used as a filming location for a number of TV shows, including multiple episodes of the hit BBC series Dr. Who.   

Welsh Coastline by FPV

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When in Wales, Go Epic (Part 2)

UrbanFPV

When in Wales, you take advantage of a deserted, rugged coastline and rip. At least that's what UrbanFPV does in this edit of footage captured with his 5 inch Aramattan Chameleon as well as his DJI Mavic aerial cinematography drone. The flight moves from shredding the beach and zipping through ancient ruins, to scenic shots of an old lighthouse, gorgeous sunsets, and sunlight poking holes through the clouds in the countryside's rocky hills.  It will make you appreciate the beauty of this land from a brand new perspective! 

Aerial Shots of Wales

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Wales Aerials

nevinxavier

Few regions have captured the imaginations of the world's travelers than Wales, the region of western Great Britain.  Unlike Scotland, this Celtic land did come under Roman control, and it came under English control earlier than the lands to the north.  Even so, it retained many unique cultural elements, some of which are a function of its spectacularly beautiful geography.  In this video, contributor Ixnevin gives us a bird's eye look at some of the fantastic natural scenery for which Wales is famous.  

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