Lakeside Hotel Windermere requested a shoot to show what great views they have from the front of their hotel. The Lakeside Hotel wanted a drone to fly away from bedroom on the front over Windermere. Skylark Aerial Photography suggested it would be good to film within the bedroom using hand held 3 axis gimbal, then to fly through the bedroom window. A scientific approach was used whereby height measurements were taken to ascertain the exact position of the camera in relation to the window. When the drone took over from the outside the exact same position could be used. All the filming was shot flat so both the internal view of the outside could be colour matched with the drone filming.

As you can image it was not as simple as you think, even though the location heights and position of drone to fly from were known, it took at least 10 shoots before we were happy. A lot of pilot skill was required to return back to the same point at the bedroom window. This is where flying in excess of 300 hours a year helps.

A little information about Lakeside Hotel Windermere

From the moment you arrive at our luxurious Four-star Superior hideaway in the heart of the English Lake District it feels like home. With restful bedrooms, delicious fine dining inspired by fresh local produce and indulgent treatments in our luxury spa and pool, Lakeside is the perfect place to escape.

Our seamless blend of country-house character and contemporary four star luxury will make you feel completely at home – whether taking tea in the conservatory, relaxing in the pool or enjoying a glass of Champagne on the lake terrace.For getaways, get-togethers and all kinds of celebrations, our professional service and relaxed warmth make every occasion special.


Aerial Filming Lake District
Skylark Aerial Photography provides aerial filming of the Lake District