Mini explores

Abandoned College Residence

Written by  on January 16, 2022

For my first explore of 2022, I visited this derelict college campus, which stands in the middle of a town. There are a few different buildings there[...]

Craigiehall Grotto

Written by  on August 16, 2020

Craigiehall Grotto from across the river. The channel that would have carried water from the pool is visible to the right of the building. An interesting[...]

Leith Walk Railway Bridge

Written by  on September 26, 2019

Something a bit different today – although I’ve explored a lot of disused railway tunnels and spent time underneath city streets, I’d[...]

Mill lade tunnel

Written by  on September 11, 2018

I hadn’t been planning on an explore at the weekend, but when my wife suggested we visit a certain town I remembered I’d always meant to look[...]

One that got away: Bernat Klein’s Studio

Written by  on September 17, 2016

We first visited Bernat Klein’s Studio almost three years ago, in between exploring various textile mill buildings in the nearby towns. At the time[...]

Pitt Street Bar, November 2013

Written by  on November 1, 2013

This was one of the most pointless “explores” I’ve done so far. I’m still posting about it for completeness, and to give a flavour[...]

Gilmerton Cottage, July 2013

Written by  on July 1, 2013

Another small explore that a lot of people probably wouldn’t bother with, but it was a building I’d been passing nearly daily for several years,[...]