Edinburgh’s Disused Tunnels: Scotland Street, Rodney Street and Trinity

Written by  on July 18, 2014

With the South Bridge Vaults and Mary King’s Close (as well as a few oddities like Gilmerton Cove), Edinburgh has become quite famous for its historic[...]

Shrubhill Tram Depot, June 2013

Written by  on June 3, 2013

Anyone who’s been to Edinburgh in the last 5 years couldn’t have failed to notice the mayhem caused by the new tram “system” being[...]

Borders Railway Tunnels, February 2013

Written by  on February 15, 2013

After helping Laura set up for one of her craft fairs, I found myself at a loose end in the Peebles area for a few hours. Naturally, the first idea that[...]

Glenfarg Railway Tunnels, December 2012

Written by  on December 1, 2012

After Kelvindale, I couldn’t wait to explore more tunnels. On a wet day between Christmas and New Year 2012 I headed up to Glenfarg south of Perth[...]

Manchester and Salford Junction Canal, November 2012

Written by  on November 21, 2012

This one wasn’t exactly your traditional urban explore… it was actually an organised tour that you buy tickets for and everything. But it was[...]

Kelvindale Tunnel, September 2012

Written by  on September 1, 2012

Ever since I first found out about the network of old railway tunnels underneath parts of Glasgow, I’ve wanted to explore them. My first trip underground[...]