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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 #102: Piscine Crachoir, Belgium – September 2014

Explore #1 of the Taking the Piscine Tour The Euro trips kept on coming thick and fast throughout 2014, and next up was a long weekend back to Belgium. We dubbed it “Taking the Piscine” Tour on account of the two swimming pools on our target list. In the end we only managed to get to this one… History This classic swimming pool was built in 1915 during the First World War to keep the local workers from having to…

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Explore #70: Silo D of Millennium Mills & London Pleasure Gardens, London – June 2014

After exploring Rooftop X earlier that night Dan, Peter and I then had a fail whilst scouting out another location, so as dawn was breaking we headed to Millennium Mills. Unfortunately we were unable to gain access to the main mills this time, so instead had a mooch around the Grade II listed grain ‘Silo D’ which formed part of the main mill complex, and what remains of London Pleasure Gardens. History You can find a full history of Millennium…

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