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Rosslynlee Hospital – October 2011

In October 2011 we paid a visit to Rosslynlee Hospital near Edinburgh, which closed completely in 2010. The main building was erected in 1874 with a number of new ‘wings’ and other buildings added over the years since. (Click for larger image)   The hospital has since been subject to a number of explorers, metal theives and other such people with it beginning to show signs of their visits. (Click for larger image)   A few of the newer outbuildings […]

Abandoned Nestlé Purina Factory Video – December 2011

Our last video of 2011 was from our visit to the Abandoned Nestlé Purina Factory. The Nestlé Purina factory in Barrhead, near Glasgow, made pet food – with a brief break to make baby food. The 200 employees were laid off in 2004, when Nestlé decided that the factory was uneconomic. Since being left abandoned several fires have taken place here destroying several areas of the factory, much of the factory has been stripped but several small details of what […]

Abandoned Balrossie School Video – January 2012

We actually had intended to go inside the Gray Dunn factory again to capture some of the fantastic views over the city but unfortunately on our return the place was sealed up tight with our previous entrance closed. Unfortunately with exploring it doesn’t always go to plan, so we left and looked at Balrossie School. The buildings from pictures we had seen from other pictures had wood boarding up and a few clear entrances, on arrival unfortunately all entrances had […]

Rosslynlee Hospital Video – October 2011

Some places like Rosslynlee Hospital, you spend ages walking around trying to find an entrance when it was under your nose the whole time. After looking at loads of different ways, we were in. There were some amazing items and details still there from when the hospital had closed. Rosslynlee Hospital was founded in 1874 under its original name of Midlothian and Peebles Asylum (1874 – 1948) then changed its name to Rosslynlee Mental Hospital (1948-60). Set in 64 acres […]

Roscigno Vecchia – Ghost Town – Guest Article

We have another guest article written by our friends over at Ghost Town from their visit to an amazing abandoned town Roscigno Vecchia in Italy. You can visit the Ghost Town website and like their facebook page if you want to see more. Many Italian ghost towns are in Southern Italy, where a hostile nature and a lacking territory maintenance often cause disastrous rockslides, landslides, floods and earthquakes. One of areas most affected is the Salerno province, where the beautiful […]

Top 10 things to remember when going exploring

When going out exploring it’s important to prepare, so we decided to make a list of the top 10 things to remember when going exploring. 10. Local Laws It’s important to remember that all around the world the laws regarding trespass are different, make sure that you are aware of any local laws and try not to breach of them. Also never take any items from places you visit as this will in most cases be the property of the […]

Cults Limestone Mine – February 2012

WARNING MINES SHOULD NOT BE VISITED BY THE INEXPERIENCED WITHOUT APPROPRIATE PLANNING AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT. Last year we visited Cults Limestone & Brick Works near Cupar in Fife where we saw what remained of the buildings used above ground. We certainly didn’t go equipped to venture into the mine itself so we decided on a re-visit at some point. This month saw us return to Cults ready to venture underground into Cults Limestone Mine. The mine has various entrances and […]

Gray Dunn & Co Biscuit Factory Video – January 2012

Travelling down the M8 Motorway it would be hard to miss the Gray Dunn & Co building, frequently we’ve drove past it always wondering what the interior holds. Unfortunately much of the inside was gutted but there were still several small details left relating to the previous occupants. Watch the video below to see our findings: Click to subscribe to Abandoned Scotland on YouTube The pictures from our trip can be seen here: http://www.abandonedscotland.com/blog/gray-dunn-co-january-2011/

Air Raid Shelter Urbex Inverclyde – Guest Article

Urbex Inverclyde e-mailed us with an explore of an Air Raid Shelter, the Shelter itself was built by the Birkmyre family in preperation for WW2 (they owned the nearby gourock ropeworks factory which has now been developed into flats) it was built for the employees and their family memebers and could hold more than 1000 people, on the 2 nights of bombing there was thousands of local people trying to get into the shelters for protection, this caused scenes of […]

Abandoned Hospital Bangour Exterior Video – October 2011

We actually visited the Abandoned Hospital in Bangour the same day as visiting Hartwood Hospital in our previous video but after seeing the actve security guards pass us in a car for the hundredth time we decided to leave and visit elsewhere. It was only after a few weeks that we decided to make it when people wanted to see what we captured from the trip (I was planning to leave it until we visited again…). Bangour Village Hospital was […]