Please visit the shop if you wish a copy of any of our photographs or if the image is not for sale please contact us.
logo

Category : News

The End for Polphail Village?

Is it the end for Polphail Village? With it being recently reported on the BBC that the popular abandoned site is now up for sale the answer to the question still remains to be answered. Any prospective buyer of the location, you would expect, will be looking at it as a potential investment with it’s close proximity to the Portavadie Marina, a popular attraction for yachting enthusiasts. So looking from the outside it would seem that the village would more […]

BBC Radio Scotland Interview – April 2012 – Abandoned Scotland

Recently we were asked about our interview with BBC Radio Scotland in April and whether there was somewhere to listen to it. Unfortunately it had been taken down from BBC iPlayer so here is a recording of the interview for those that are interested. Click to subscribe to Abandoned Scotland on YouTube

Dunaskin Steam Train Open Days

There’s some steam train open days at Dunaskin, with one this coming Sunday! You’ll be able to get a ride on some of the renovated steam trains. You can see some of the other trains here that haven’t been renovated as yet from our visit previously to Dunaskin. The open days are listed below and they all fall on a Sunday: June 3rd and 24th July 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, August 5th, 12th, 19th 26th, September 2nd and 23rd […]

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 […]

WW2 Ammunition Factory Edingham April 2012 – Video

Here’s our video of the WW2 Edingham Munitions Factory featuring the music of Adam Lamprell, there were some interesting finds in the place which was recently used for army training… let’s just say we decided not to cross the mine field areas. Click to subscribe to Abandoned Scotland on YouTube

Railway Trains of Dunaskin March 2012 – Video

Following our video last week of the buildings of Dunaskin this week we look at the trains that are kept here by the Ayrshire Railway Preservation Group. Several of the trains have been been kept here for renovation and preservation with some open days planned in the summer, where everyone can go down and get a ride on some of the steam trains. Click to subscribe to Abandoned Scotland on YouTube

Dunaskin Ironworks buildings March 2012 – Video

The Dunaskin Ironworks is a fascinating place, with an A listed building in the middle as well as a railway heritage center on one side of it. Today we look at the buildings of Dunaskin that have been left making up the now derelict Ironworks / Brickworks. Next week we’ll have a video on the trains of Dunaskin. Click to subscribe to Abandoned Scotland on YouTube

1st Anniversary Photo Competition

The 9th April 2012 marks our first anniversary of the creation of the Abandoned Scotland Facebook community. In our first year we have a following of over 7000 people on Facebook, 5000 subscribers on YouTube and thousands of views of our photos on Flickr. As a thank you to our loyal followers we are hosting a competition where you can win a mounted print of a photo from our Flickr collection. You can even chose which photo you want! There […]

St Peter’s Seminary before the ruin

We’ve visited St Peter’s Seminary twice over the last year, it really is such a unique building with an incredible architecture. It’s important I always feel to look at how it was used in it’s heyday to appreciate the place. It’s difficult to find footage from when it was in use but recently there have been some videos that have surfaced. Check them out below: 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