Palaces, Castles & Mansions

exterior outside railings Curved walkway balcony windows courtyard Adria Palace Budapest Hungary Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Access 2018 Blade Runner 2049 Abandoned decay ruins lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie security ornate grand neo baroque

Explore #236: Adria Palace, Budapest, Hungary – September 2018

Explore #5 of the ‘Lightweights & Heavyweights’ Tour The final explore of our long weekend in and around Budapest was a gorgeous neo-baroque ‘palace’… History (abridged and rewritten from here and here) Built between 1900 and 1902, the Adria Palace was designed by Artúr Meinig as the headquarters of the Adria Royal Hungarian Sea Navigation Company. It has a twin building in the Croatian port of Rijeka which still retains it original function, being the headquarters of the Jadrolinija shipping…

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Drone Mavic from above aerial view Dalquharran Castle Ayrshire Scotland Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Access 2018 Abandoned decay ruins lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #226: Dalquharran Castle, South Ayrshire, Scotland – September 2018

Explore #4 of the ‘North of The Wall’ Tour Mid afternoon on day one of our trip North of the border, we continued on through the beautiful countryside… …and stopped off at a photogenic shell of a former castle. History (abridged and rewritten from Wiki) Dalquharran Castle is a category A listed building in South Ayrshire, Scotland, designed by Robert Adam. The house lies in ruins after the roof was removed to avoid local taxation in the 1960s. The old…

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Long corridor peeling paint overgrown ivy Nocton Hall RAF Hospital Lincolnshire Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Access 2018 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #222: RAF Hospital Nocton Hall, Lincolnshire, UK – May 2018

The second stop on our day trip to Lincolnshire was another ‘classic’ urbex spot which I’d been meaning to visit for years – a derelict former stately home and RAF hospital… History (abridged and rewritten from source material on wiki) Nocton Hall is a historic Grade II listed country house. Amongst the prominent former residents was the 1st Earl of Ripon Frederick John Robinson, who was briefly Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between August 1827 and January 1828. Nocton…

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