Lisburn Thread Mill, Ireland

The History Scotsman John Barbour moved to Lisburn in 1784 to start a thread-making business, which later moved to the current site in 1823, becoming...

The Social Club, Gloucestershire

Unfortunately I wasn't able to find any information about this place other than it was literally a social club/pub.I intend to go back and...

The Unexplained Death House, Worcestershire

Not much is known about the actual property. 7 years ago there was a man living on the property in a caravan, it's unclear...

The Freaky Couples House, Worcestershire

Unfortunately I couldn't find any information on this place.From the outside it looks like your typical detached house in the middle of nowhere. Scattered...

Lick Hill Manor, Worcestershire

The History: It is believed to have been built somewhere between 1662 - 1717 during the period of ownership by Lord Thomas Foliot and his...

Keepers Cottage Stud, Farnham

The explore - After a long old walk through the woods we finally arrived to the back of the farm. We were greeted by the...

What Does Urbex Mean?

Urbex is an abbreviation of ‘Urban Exploring’. The act of urban exploring is going into abandoned and dilapidated buildings that are often fenced off or hidden away from the general public.

Photography and documenting the history of the buildings/areas are the two main reasons why people get into the hobby. There are currently dozens of active online communities where explorers share their photos and let everyone know about the history behind the photos.

You might of heard the quote “Take nothing but photos, leave nothing but footprints” and that is something the vast majority of¬†explorers live by.

Below you can find answers to some of the most common questions explorers get asked.

Urban Exploring Is Dangerous

Is Urban Exploring Dangerous?

Safety should be your number one priority when you're thinking about entering a building. You might not think it but urban exploring is one of the most dangerous hobbies you can have.In this post...

Is Urban Exploring Illegal?

In the UK many people think urbex is highly illegal. When you're on someone else's property it is considered trespass. The majority think trespass is a criminal matter, but in fact it's actually a...

How Do You Find Abandoned Places?

One of the most common questions we get on Instagram is "How can I find abandoned places near me?", in this post we'll show you the most common ways you can find derelict buildings. Firstly,...
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