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Roof rooftop courtyard overgrown when nature takes over tower Hajmaskér Barracks Hungary Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Access 2018 Abandoned decay ruins lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #234: Hajmaskér Barracks, Hungary – September 2018

Explore #3 of the ‘Lightweights & Heavyweights’ Tour After our bucket list explore of Kelenföld Power Station we enjoyed a well-deserved McDonald’s breakfast, and then headed out of Budapest. Our next target was another huge derelict power station, but upon arrival there we found that demolition had started and the place was crawling with workers. So we decided to move on to another site we had pinned on our map – an abandoned military barracks… History (abridged and rewritten from…

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Sunset Aerial Drone from above McDermott's Castle Ruin Shell Lough Key Castle Island Overgrown when nature takes over County Roscommon Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Ireland Access 2017 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #218: McDermott’s Castle, Lough Key, Ireland – September 2017

Explore #3 of the ‘Almost Died Tour’ Next up we have a ruined castle which really captivated me from the moment I first saw a photo of it online… History McDermott’s castle stands on Castle Island in Lough Key, County Roscommon. The Mac Diarmada (McDermott) ruling dynasty first built a castle on the site in the 12th century, and repeatedly came under seige in the 13th century. The McDermotts lost the island in 1586, and the current folly castle was…

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Explore #38: St Peter’s Church, North Burlingham, Norfolk – March 2014

I very much enjoyed this little 20-minute explore on a sunny sunday morning with Urban X. A brief history, abridged from here and here: St Peter’s church dates back to Norman times, with the majority of its current features thought to have been built around the 14th/15th centuries. Kelly’s Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, 1883 records: “The church of St. Peter is a building of flint with stone dressings, and consists of chancel and nave, separated by an oak…

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