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Abandoned Scotland Summary Volume 8 – Apocalypse

This weeks video is the Abandoned Scotland Summary Volume 8 video. Featuring the videos from Merchiston Hospital, Birkwood Hospital and Cults Lime Mine. Click to subscribe to Abandoned Scotland on YouTube

The Bowling Club – Lawn Bowls – Abandoned Scotland

Sometimes the smallest place can hold the dearest memories, this is an old lawn bowls club that has been sitting derelict in a quiet spot where most people would walk past without ever knowing what lies up the stairs. Click to subscribe to Abandoned Scotland on YouTube

Buchanan Castle Video – Abandoned Scotland

Buchanan Castle is a large house in Stirlingshire, Scotland, and serves today as the seat of the Clan Graham. Located west of the village of Drymen, the house was built by the 4th Duke of Montrose in 1854. The original structure, the ancestral seat of the Clan Buchanan, had burned down in 1852, and Montrose commissioned William Burn to replace it. Burn designed an extravagant manor in the Scottish baronial style, enclosing an L-plan tower in a clutch of turrets, […]

The Island of Inchkeith

We’ve had our eye on Inchkeith for quite some time and we finally managed to organise a trip out to the island before Winter properly set in. Inchkeith sits in the Firth of Forth between Edinburgh and Pettycur and its believed to have been used by people for several hundred years. Its most recent use was during the World Wars when the island would act as a defence against any ships wishing to sail up the Firth of Forth. Most […]

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

Urban Exploration Summary Volume 6 – Abandoned Scotland

Urban Exploration Summary Video Volume 6 is now online, showing clips from our explores of Balrossie School in Kilmacolm, St. Peter’s Seminary and the derelict Dunaskin Ironworks. Click to subscribe to Abandoned Scotland on YouTube

Cumberland St Train Station

Cumberland Street Train Station serviced the Gorbals area of Glasgow until 1966 when it was closed. It was originally called Eglinton St however had its named change to avoid confusion with another near by station. Many passers-by won’t even take a second glance at the former station as they commute to the city centre from the south side, as I used to do the same until I found out about it. The day we visited we had a few unsuccessful […]

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 […]

Drone Summary Video – AR Drone 2.0

With some brand new videos of some new places to come over the next few weeks, I thought it was the ideal opportunity to put up a summary video of our AR Drone 2.0 flights up until now. The drone really has added a new perspective to exploring and allows us to see places that we wouldn’t have been able to without having the AR Drone 2.0. This videos shows the old St. Peter’s Seminary in Cardross, The Abandoned Chapel […]

Garthland House & Chapel – August 2012

Garthland House is situated on the outskirts of Lochwinnoch and was originally built in 1796. It was once known as Garpel House and then Barr House before becoming Garthland House. It was once a majestic house however no lies in a state of ruin and decay. Its most recent use was that of a care home with little remaining to show of it. (Click for larger image)   As you can see from this photo of one of the bedrooms […]