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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 – 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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PHOTOGRAPHY – Landscape photography

Broken-Bridge

Some landscape photography! These were taken while en route / around Ushaw College field. Was some fantastic scenery on the drive through. Had to stop a fair few times to make sure we didn’t miss them. The bridge alone rocks. […]

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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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