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Royal Alexandra Infirmary

Our first explore of 2014 saw us visit Paisley’s Royal Alexandra Infirmary in Renfrewshire. The Royal Alexandra Infirmary, or as it was more commonly known the RAI, has existed in some shape or form since the 1700s. It originally provided out-patient and pharmacy services and later became a full infirmary around 1850. In 1900 the site of the infirmary was moved and a new building was erected, which is what remains today. Part of the current site was redeveloped into […]

Inside Birkwood Hospital Video – Haunted Halloween

As it’s the weekend before Halloween we decided to show the inside of the former Birkwood Hospital. A series of videos of celebrities staying in the hospital will start from halloween on YouTube recorded by Haunted Planet TV so here is a preview of some of the interior. Make sure to like us on facebook or follow on twitter to keep up to date with these being released. Click to subscribe to Abandoned Scotland on YouTube

Drone Flight Birkwood Castle Hospital – AR Drone 2.0 – Abandoned Scotland

A short video this week as we were heading out on an early explore, it was formerly a lodge to Birkwood Castle, built for the McKirdy family, which was purchased in 1920 by Lanarkshire Council for use as institution for juvenile mentally handicapped patients. The site remained in use as a hospital until 2005. This was a permission visit to Birkwood Castle Hospital, currently in the process of renovation. http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/228265/details/birkwood+house+south+lodge/ If you would like to visit please contact lee@birkwoodcastle.com to […]

Hartwood Hospital – September 2011

Hartwood Hospital is set in a spectacular location with a stunning building commanding a fantastic view of the surrounding area. The 19th century¬†psychiatric hospital’s main feature is the twin clock towers, one of which has sadly been the victim of a rather bad fire. (Click for larger image)   The fire pretty much gutted a large part of the main building which has now been fenced off in an attempt to prevent people from doing the same again. (Click for […]

Broomhill Hospital May 2012 – Video

Sometimes the death of a building can just be around the corner, Broomhill Hospital really feels like it’s on it’s last legs. Click to subscribe to Abandoned Scotland on YouTube

Abandoned Merchiston Hospital May 2012 – Video

Here’s our latest video of the abandoned Merchiston hospital. Merchiston Hospital was a hospital for mental health descended from Broadfield Hospital which was opened in 1925 and catered for mentally deficient men. Broadstone House was purchased by Paisley Burgh in 1929 to accommodate mentally deficient females and juveniles. Broadfield and Broadstone were administered as a single hospital. In 1946, Broadfield was sold to the Port Glasgow Town Council, who cleared the site. Paisley Burgh bought Merchiston House as a replacement […]

Urban Exploration Summary Volume 3 – Video

Here’s our latest urban exploration summary video of the abandoned Polphail Village, Loudoun Castle Theme Park and Bangour Village Hospital. All three were up there as some of our favourite explores of last year each being special in their own way. Scotland has a variety of places that have been forgotten and abandoned and we’ll be adding to our pictures and videos so don’t forget to give us a like on facebook, follow us on twitter and watch us on […]

Top 10 Abandoned Places – World

Here’s a video I stumbled upon on YouTube, it is the top 10 abandoned places video on YouTube. I’m sure some folk would like to disagree with these, what would be in your top 10? Click to subscribe to Abandoned Scotland on YouTube

Post Apocalyptic Scotland – Explores Volume 2 – Abandoned Scotland

So here is our Post Apocalyptic second summary video featuring our visits to Arrochar Torpedo Testing Station, Firs Park Football Stadium, Glenfarg Railway Tunnels and Hartwood Hospital. Click to subscribe to Abandoned Scotland on YouTube

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 […]