Urban Explorations

Cardross Battery
Cardross battery was a WWII anti-aircraft battery located near Cardross on the west coast of Scotland. The battery is in poor condition and has become very overgrown with some well established trees in or around the gun placements. The command post still remains on the site, although it is also ve...

Govan Docks
This is a short video showing an area of ship building and docklands in Glasgow. Ship building was one of the key industries along the River Clyde. Ship building has all but left the upper Clyde and all that is left are the ruins of a once booming industry. The dry docks at this location were s...

Western Harbor Lighthouse
Western harbor light house located near to Leith in Edinburgh is an abandoned and disused light house close to the docks at Leith The light house is fairly small with very very few original features remaining. There is a 2 stroke engine that was once used to drive the compressor that would ha...

Skelmorlie ROC Post
Royal Observer Corps (ROC) posts where located all across the United Kingdom during the cold war. They were designed to provide critical information in the event that the country was hit by a nuclear weapon. The monitoring posts were equipped with instruments that could determine the direction, po...

Toward Battery
Toward battery is located near the town of Dunoon in Scotland. It is located overlooking the River Clyde and was used during both world wars to oversee the boom defence that was in use between Gourock and Dunoon. The location is fairly remote and as a result remains mostly free of vandalism and graf...

WWII Decoy Site Mystery
Decoys were used all across the UK in an attempt to deceive the enemy into dropping their deadly bombs in the wrong area. These decoys (sometimes called starfish sites) were generally either fire decoys or lighting decoys. Fire decoys were designed to make it look like a target had been successful...

Caldwell House & Estate
Caldwell Estate is located in Lugton East Renfrewshire. It contains the ruins of several buildings including Caldwell House. Many of the buildings are in a dangerous condition. Caldwell House was laterally used as a childrens home prior to being formally closed in the 90's. The building is now a...

Loudoun Castle Theme Park
Loudoun Castle theme park was located within the grounds of the former Loudoun Castle in Galston, North Ayrshire, Scotland. The park shared it's name with the castle that dated back to the 19th cent The theme park opened in 1995 but closed at the end of the 2010 season. The reason given by the ...

Duchal Castle Kilmacolm
Duchal castle is located near the village of Kimacolm in Scotland. It dates back to the 13th century. Very little remains today Whilst Duchal castle is a ruin, it is still interesting to look around. There is also a fair amount of history involving the castle. In 1489 there was a siege at the c...

Cloch Point Battery
The battery at Cloch Point was used during both wars for defending the boom over the River Clyde between the towns of Gourock and Dunoon. The boom was used to prevent enemy u-boats being able to travel upriver. Cloch battery had watch points and gun positions ready to engage the enemy should the bo...

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