Skylark Aerial Photography - Lake District Licensed Commercial Drone Service       

Your First Stop When You Require an Experienced Drone Operator in the Lakes

Welcome to Skylark Aerial Photography, a service specialising in aerial filming, aerial inspection, aerial photography & edits

Video & Photography using the latest drone technology in the Lake District, Cumbria, Lancashire, North East & West, Scotland


-Based in the Lake District, can liaise with organisations and local attractions such as Windermere Lakes Cruises

-Can assist and advise with locations

-Regularly film over water for extended periods of time

-Aerial Inspections & Surveys makes up 40% of Skylarks operations

-Skylark uses multiple drones, DJI Inspires 1v2 & Pro, Olympus Lenses for outstanding image capture

-Dual operator systems available when required

-Drone pilot services for hire & flight training

-12 years experience flying drones, fixed wing and quadcopters

-140 hrs within 10 months flying & filming with DJI Inspires in the Lake District for film crews, local and national businesses

-Licensed to communicate with other air traffic and therefore operate safely near and at airports.

-Very competitive rates

-Booking Skylark cannot be simpler, just call or email via the contacts page 


 New Skylark PPT  Using Drones For Aerial Imagery

Please try out the new video index for easy access for viewing on Video Page

Skylark has been busy Click to see who we have provided aerial filming for over the last 9 months

For the latest information do please look at Skylark's facebook page, lots of useful information and updatesfacebook1


Skylark Latest December News


-Skylark was with ITV News at Glenridding, Lake District providing aerial coverage for News at 10

Its nearly a year since the flooding caused such a large amount of damage in Cumbria



-Skylark will be at the Drone Show NEC this coming Saturday 3rd December

Skylark is looking to add to its offering with a medium lift Hexacopter, Panosonic GH4, Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal


 Videos Released This Autumn

-The Great SwimRun promotion for June 2017 with Skylark Aerials have just released the Autumn video featuring Skylark aerials 


-TV Filming of contestants abseiling down Cautley Spout Waterfall Cumbria

Want to see more of Cautley Spout then click here


Autumn is here in The Lake District


-Pictures below show what a difference there is between NW Cumbria and SW Cumbria with regards to Autumn colours.  

Autumn Colours in SW Cumbria (still from a video shoot for a client)

Autumn Colours 

Autumn Colours in NW Cumbria near St Bees (still from property video shoot)

St Bees Cumbria



Video Samples Below

For many more videos produced please visit our video page

Property Shoot for Purple Diamond Estate Agents, Cockermouth. Property located near St Bees NW Cumbria  

Action Video for an Activity Centre

Drive or Fly.

Drone using automated camera control and tracking software. No pilot control involved in the filming

Skylark Aerial Photography Showreel

  Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield, Bowness, Lake District



Skylark providing aerial photography & video for:-

Eden Valley District Council Tourism Development Department, Howe Foot Holiday Cottages Ulverston, Carlisle Airport, BendriggTrust, Davis & Bowring Estate Agents Kirby Lonsdale, Michael C.L. Hodgson Estate Agents Kendal, iShootuk, WK Design Architects, Lakeland Trails, Windermere Lakes Cruises, Low Wood Bay Hotel, North of England Civic Trust, The Lakeland Village, The Black Horses Ltd, Asset Management, Tin Can Island Productions, 2Beards Productions, KWC Construction, BBC 4, Yourfilm, EHR Productions, Wiggle.Com, BBC 1 Breakfast, Lakeland Motor Museum, Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel, SIG PLC, Laura Ashley The Belsfield, Windermere Marina, France TV 2, ITN News at 10, Tactic Films, Windermere Jetty, National Film and Television School, The Great Run Company, Piranha Advertising & Marketing Solutions, Purple Diamond Properties, Amcor, Hougun Manor Estate                                              

Aerial Filming

Skylark Aerial Photography is a well established and innovative business located in South Cumbria.

We cater for all aspects of aerial filming, aerial photography, building inspection and aerial survey.

We operate in the Lake District, North West Lancashire, North Yorkshire and the Scottish Borders.

We pride ourselves on professionalism and client commitment.

We provide an affordable service, without compromising safety and quality.

Fully Approved

We are approved by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to operate small unmanned aerial aircraft commercially in the UK.

We hold a valid CAA Flight Radio Telephony Operators Licence, allowing us to operate at or near airports/aerodromes. 

Our pilots are fully qualified to the industry standard and have gained the CAA Permission for Aerial Work (PFAW) certificate 1770.

Our pilots have been trained by CAA approved Rheinmetall Unmanned Systems Training Academy (RUSTA).


Peace of Mind

Skylark Aerial Photography operations are fully covered with public liability insurance and comply with all statutory requirements relating to the industry.

Please have a look around our site and find out how we can help you.

Don't hesitate to contact us with any further queries.


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Skylark Aerial Photography
Ewebank High Barn
Old Hutton, Kendal, LA8 0NS

Tel:   01539 727707

Mob: 07548 023409

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