Urban Exploration Blog

Ruins found using old maps - 17 Aug 2019
Old maps are a great tool for anyone who is into urban exploring, research or history. They can be great for finding little clues about the past.We discovered some small buildings in an area of what is now farmland on North Ayrshire. We decided to pay the location a visit and see if anything remaine... continue reading

Avro Anson crash memorial Greenock - 17 Aug 2019
On the 26th July 1939 a fleet of 15 aircraft were heading between Belfast in Northern Ireland and the former RAF Abbotsinch airfield (now the site of Glasgow airport) in Scotland.At the time of the flight the weather conditions were poor and viability was limited. Due to this the aircraft were given... continue reading

New video intro - 17 Aug 2019
We recently designed and created a new introduction scene that we will be using for future videos. We will probably change this a little over the coming weeks but for now we would like to show you a simple video of how it was put together.Our main video editing tool that we use is called Kdenli... continue reading

Scott and Sons Shipyard at Bowling - 18 Jul 2019
The history of the Scott and Sons shipyard at bowling can be traced back as far as 1851. The company was involved in shipbuilding and repair.The yard eventually closed down in 1979 and the site has been abandoned ever since. Most of the structures and buildings on land have now been demolished and t... continue reading

Pencil Monument Largs - 17 Jul 2019
The Pencil Monument in Largs (North Ayrshire) is a pencil shaped monument structure that was built to commemorate the battle of Largs.The monument it's self was constructed in 1912 but the battle occurred in 1263.The battle of Largs was a short lived battle between the fleet of Norway and the Scotti... continue reading

Roman Bridge Inverkip - 16 Jul 2019
The Roman Bridge within the village of Inverkip (Inverclyde) is not thought to be from the roman period. It is believed to be of roman design but built much later. It is believed to be early 17th century.The bridge is still refereed to locally as "Roman Bridge" and is even named this on current and ... continue reading

Abandoned Summer House - 16 Jul 2019
Whilst out and about looking for a location we stumbled upon this little gem of a find. It is a tiny little summer house that has become an abandoned ruin. It is believed it was once the folly or summer house for a large mansion house within the local area.When looking at the little structure it is ... continue reading

Drones and Urban Exploration - 16 Jul 2019
Over the past decade drones have become increasingly more advanced. The technology has certainly made them a lot more user friendly and functional than before. When drones first appeared they were very much hit and miss. They were prone to crashing, having fly-away incidents where control was l... continue reading

Steam Train Operating At Dunaskin - 22 Jun 2019
When we visited the Dunaskin Ironworks to make an exploration video we had no idea that it was a running day for the Scottish industrial railway centre. We arrived to late to be able to see much of the running, but were able to capture some drone footage of one of the steam engines heading into... continue reading

How can graffiti vanish? - 22 Jun 2019
When we were planning a trip to explore Balrossie school, as part of our research we watched other exploration videos of the location. This is something we do regularly because it helps us to prepare for the explore and gives us an idea what to look out for. It may also point out interesting par... continue reading

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