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East Fortune Hospital Revisit

Written by  on July 5, 2016

I don’t very often return to places a second time after I’ve explored them. To tell the truth, I’m quite an anxious person, and taking[...]

Abandoned Limestone Mine

Written by  on November 14, 2015

This was my second mine explore, after exploring a small limestone mine last year. But I knew of a much bigger, more interesting mine and had been intending[...]

Hillhead Tunnel

Written by  on August 11, 2015

My first non-Scottish explore (apart from the Manchester underground tour). We ventured just over the border into England for this one, though it was still[...]

Princes Pier Line

Written by  on July 31, 2015

Being Scotland’s biggest city as well as the most industrial, it’s not surprising that Glasgow has more disused railway tunnels running under[...]

Kilknockiebank Farm

Written by  on May 31, 2015

Calling this outing “urban exploration” is really stretching the definition of the term, since the site was in the middle of nowhere and consisted[...]

Dunmore Park House

Written by  on January 31, 2015

I’ve been meaning to write this for ages… it’s nearly two months since we did this explore, but the last few weeks have been unexpectedly[...]

Glasgow Tunnel Adventure Part 3: Kelvingrove Tunnel

Written by  on December 1, 2014

(And St Vincent Crescent Tunnel). In part 2, I followed the route of the disused Glasgow Central Railway on its mostly underground journey from Kelvinbridge[...]

Glasgow Tunnel Adventure Part 2: Botanic Gardens Station

Written by  on November 5, 2014

Update: I’ve now created an online 3D model of the station so you can “explore” it from the comfort of your browser. Click here to see[...]

Glasgow Tunnel Adventure Part 1: Kelvinside Station and the Balgray Tunnel

Written by  on November 4, 2014

(Chronologically, this was actually the second part of the day, but it’s also by far the less interesting part, so I’m going to write about[...]

Abandoned Limestone Mine, Fife

Written by  on August 29, 2014

For this explore, I ventured into a disused mine for the first time – specifically, a limestone mine. In fact, there were several features of interest[...]