Explore #17b (second revisit): Santa Severalls! Severalls Asylum, Colchester, Essex – December 2013

“So what are you up to this weekend Adam?” “Well, I’ll be getting up in the middle of the night to meet about 30 other urban explorers to all dress up as Santa at an abandoned asylum of course…” The premise was simple: everyone get on site under cover of darkness, meet at the agreed location, and wait for daylight for a few quick group shots before splitting off into smaller groups to explore before security started their first rounds.…

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Explore #21 and #21a (revisit): Theme Park, Suffolk – November and December 2013

And now for something a bit different – a theme park! A group of intrepid explorers recently met up for a covert visit to this amazing location on a dark and cold winter’s night. Some of us, myself included, had not been here since summer holidays back in our childhoods! The site is still operational, but currently closed for the winter. It was so much fun that I also paid a pre-dawn revisit with Unexposed Exploration. Both visits were fairly…

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Explore #20: Bridge Farmhouse, Mettingham, Suffolk – November 2013

Just a very quick report this one, as there was not much remaining of interest. This 16th Century farmhouse was Grade II listed in 1986, but was noted as being “semi-derelict” when it was surveyed in June 1985. It’s clearly continued its slow decline to oblivion ever since… You know you’re scraping the barrel when you resort to including a black and white shot of a knackered old bicycle… Thanks for looking… the next report will be more exciting I…

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