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URBEX – Kind of.

High contrast car park

Yo! Long time no update. This one is going to be short. P and I had our first failed Urbex experience! Plenty of photos of the surrounding areas including same bad-ass pigeons made it completely worthwhile, though. And Burger King. […]

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URBEX – Wheelbirks Tuberculosis Sanatorium

Lots of cows coming out to play

Fresh from our adventure at Hexham Hospital, we still had the urge to explore. We cured this by visiting a nice little shack known as Wheelbirks Tuberculosis Sanatorium. I was reading the history for Wheelbirks Tuberculosis Sanatorium and damn, I […]

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URBEX – Abandoned Hexham Hospital

Ladder leading to the roof full of pigeons

┬áSo this time we decided to visit the Abandoned Hexham Hospital was on the table. Up at 9am sharp, straight to McDonalds to catch the last of those deliciously calorific breakfast offers, stock up on petrol, grab a Starbucks for […]

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URBEX – Grove Rake Mines

Control-tower-bw

During the Ushaw trip we also thought it would be a wicked idea to go to Grove Rake Mines (Bishop Auckland) as there is some abandoned mines (history below). Got there and the scenery was phenomenal – it was perfectly […]

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URBEX – White Scar Caves

Caves-Waterfall

Had an interesting little trip through to Ingleston (Inglesbury? Inglesdondonon? It was in the middle of nowhere) to come and see the White Scar Caves caves. Still have my kits lens which seriously didn’t like the low lighting inside. Could […]

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URBEX – Ushaw College & Surrounding Area

Ushaw-College-Angular

  So with my new playtoy, my D90, I just had to test it out at the abandoned Ushaw College. Unfortunately still stuck on the kit lens, but I made up for this with post-editing (I think?). Unfortunately didn’t get […]

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