Great Britain from a bird's eye view

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

Categories: Aerophoto | Europe

Almost any photos taken from a height, fascinate and captivate. Especially if the terrain has something to show. And the UK is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with lots of greenery, beautiful gardens and parks, and amazing nighttime urban landscapes. Recently, Dorling Kindersley published the book "Great Britain from a bird's eye view: month after month".

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

The Longleat Maze has almost 3 km of paths and is the largest in the UK. From a height, it looks like a jigsaw puzzle. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

The ruins of Fountain Abbey are the largest religious ruins in England. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

Old Sarum was once an Iron Age fortress built 5,000 years ago. It was here that the first cathedral of Salisbury was located. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

Eilean Donan Castle on the west coast of Scotland, at the point where three lakes merge. In the "golden hour", the castle is flooded with the rays of the setting sun. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

The needles of the Isle of Wight. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

The world-famous 5,000-year-old Stonehenge Stone Circle is even more magnificent from a bird's-eye view. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

Palm House in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This Victorian structure of glass and iron has a fantastic shape, especially from this angle of view. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

St. Michael's Hill is the birthplace of myths and legends, and possibly the resting place of King Arthur. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

Two bridges over the Forth River, although the railway is more striking. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

One of London's most famous landmarks is Trafalgar Square. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

Manchester Central Library, built under the inspiration of the Roman Pantheon. Built in the 1930s. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

The main point on the British sports calendar is the Center Court during the Wimbledon tournament. And on TV, it doesn't look that big at all. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

Bass Rock Island is located just 1.5 km from the shore in the Firth of Forth. On its high cliffs, at an altitude of more than 100 m, there is a colony of 150,000 gannets. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

The flooded banks of Ouse in Yorkshire. And only the overgrown green banks give out the current of the river. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

The ever-changing landscape of London with Canary Wharf, the Olympic Stadium and the new Westfield Shopping Centre. (Jason Hawkes)

Great Britain from a bird's eye view

The connection of the M23-M25 highway from the ground looks very different. Behind the wheel, you don't notice its curves and the greenery around it. And here you can see how picturesque ordinary roads can be. (Jason Hawkes)

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