WATCH: Drone footage reveals Hilbre Island as you’ve never seen it before

This stunning drone footage shows Hilbre Island in a way that we hardly get to see.

The video was posted to youtube by Stephen C and shows the scale and loneliness of the island when it has been cut off by the tide.

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Hilbre Island is one of 43 (unbridged) tidal islands that can be reached on foot from the mainland of Great Britain.

The islands are thought to have been occupied on and off since the Stone Age: several finds of Stone and Bronze Age items and Roman pottery items were discovered in 1926.

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