Drone captures wonderful images of North Norfolk festival

The Sheringham Viking Festival (Image: aerovisuals/christaylorphoto.co.uk)

The Sheringham Viking Festival (Image: aerovisuals/christaylorphoto.co.uk) - Credit: Archant

These spectacular aerial photographs show Sheringham Viking Festival as many will have never seen it before.

The Sheringham Viking Festival (Image: aerovisuals/christaylorphoto.co.uk)

The Sheringham Viking Festival (Image: aerovisuals/christaylorphoto.co.uk) - Credit: Archant

Photographer Chris Taylor managed to take these wonderful photographs of the festival from above using his drone.

The Sheringham Viking Festival (Image: aerovisuals/christaylorphoto.co.uk)

The Sheringham Viking Festival (Image: aerovisuals/christaylorphoto.co.uk) - Credit: Archant

The popular Sheringham Viking Festival attracted thousands of visitors.

The Sheringham Viking Festival (Image: aerovisuals/christaylorphoto.co.uk)

The Sheringham Viking Festival (Image: aerovisuals/christaylorphoto.co.uk) - Credit: Archant

A torchlit parade marched through the town followed by the burning of a longboat on the seashore.

The Sheringham Viking Festival (Image: aerovisuals/christaylorphoto.co.uk)

The Sheringham Viking Festival (Image: aerovisuals/christaylorphoto.co.uk) - Credit: Archant

Here, the beautiful north Norfolk coast provides a truly stunning backdrop to the spectacular action of the festival,

The Sheringham Viking Festival (Image: aerovisuals/christaylorphoto.co.uk

The Sheringham Viking Festival (Image: aerovisuals/christaylorphoto.co.uk - Credit: Archant


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The striking images bring to life the event from a unique view point rarely seen before, with flames and smoke billowing out towards the North Sea - it was a real sight to behold.

Another shot shows bodies scattered across Sheringham beach after a bloody battle for supremacy.

MORE: Can you spot yourself in our photos from Sheringham Viking Festival?

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