Derbyshire Landmarks - Riber Castle

One of Derbyshire's icon and most recognisable landmarks Riber Castle sits some 853 feet above sea level, high above the Derwent Valley overlooking the town Matlock.

This aerial film was shot by Matthew Jones using a Mavic drone in 4k, it is best viewed in full screen

Riber Castle high above the Derwent Valley

The mock gothic castle forms a dramatic silhouette comprising 90 feet high towers and over 145 feet of battlement walls. Building began 1862 as both a family home and a symbol of his success by John Smedley, the Victorian mill owner.

Riber Castle was one of several Derbyshire locations used during filming of Dead Man's Shoes. A film by Shane Meadows featuring Paddy Considine.

This short aerial film is ons of a series of films featuring Derbyshire iconic landmarks.

Crich stand can be seen in the background while not quite visible are the Senvion Wind Turbines near Harborough rocks further to the west in lead mining country of the White Peak

Drone view looking from the wind turibines over Carsington Water towards Derby. Early evening shot with warm hue
Looking from the wind turbines south over Carsington Water towards Derby.

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