United Kingdom Flying Tips

From gorgeous views of the Scottish Highlands to the River Thames, the United Kingdom has countless amazing locations for shooting aerial photos and videos.

To help you fly your drone safely and responsibly, we've listed some important drone flight regulations and battery transportation policies below.

British authorities allow tourists to fly drones under Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) regulations. The CAA has issued a series of regulations for drone flight operations, and some highlights of these regulations are listed below.

Fly Below the CAA’s Altitude Limit (120 m/400 ft)

Always Fly Within Line of Sight

Check the Local Aviation Authority's Website

Don’t Fly in Dangerous Areas

Don’t Fly Over Crowds and Urban Areas

Stay Away from Aircraft, Airports, and Airfields