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    Report - Cornish Shipwreck: RMS Mulheim

    The history On the 22nd of March 2003 the RMS Mulheim cargo ship ran aground in Cornwall England close to Lands End. The crew were all winched to safety and no one was seriously hurt. Most of the cargo was removed but it was not possible to save the ship. It was abandoned and a few months later...
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    Report - Gligga Head mine Cornwall: Giant stope & middle level

    The history Cligga head is a well known mine in Cornwall close to Perranporth. What makes it so special is that it starts (finishes?) on a cliff face so the multiple adits / holes have a great visual impact before you even get inside. The area had been mined for hundreds of years though the main...
  3. COLDSNXPS

    Hi from Cornwall!

    Hey everyone, Just a quick hello to introduce myself to you fine people. Long time lurker of 28DL but finally got round to making an account, hopefully I will be able to contribute to this fine community in the near future. Born and raised in Cornwall, always enjoyed exploring off the beaten...
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    Report - Abandoned carehome

    Just outside Falmouth is a Abandoned carehome, closed down in 2014. A very difficult place to find but have to be careful as there is houses next to it. It didn’t look much on the outside but it definitely delivered. After a 10 minuets of going around the building a way In was very unlikely. But...
  5. eddsup

    Report - Woollen Mill, North Tawton, Devon - June 2019

    Woollen Mill in North Tawton, Devon. Been posted in the past but nice to see updates. It has been tidied up and site cleared to make way for building works. They have knocked down the site nearest the Gregory Distribution yard and now started building houses. Soon to build more houses and...
  6. kernow84

    Report - spirit of the west theme park cornwall march 25th update, now demolished

    popped up to winnards perch to see the abandoned wild west theme park, looks like i came a bit late as the whole site has been flattened, new houses being built on the site to extend the holiday resort next door, bit of a shame really , was looking forward to seeing it
  7. eddsup

    Report - House in the Woods, Launceston, Cornwall Feb 2019

    Just outside Launceston hidden from google view is an abandoned house. Newspapers and comics from the 80’s. Due to the old nature of belongings and books signed/gifted in 1892 and 1912 being abandoned from 80’s sounds right. The owners themselves would of been into 80/90’s old themselves. A lot...
  8. eddsup

    Report - Radon Bungalow, Near Tavistock Devon, Feb 2019

    Sorry no history on this. The bungalow has been cleared of any paperwork. Some family photos but no dates. There was a newspaper from 2002. A neighbour said the person now associated with the place is in prison, wether true or not I don’t know.
  9. eddsup

    Report - Headland Hotel, Port Issac, Cornwall - Feb 2019

    Headlands Hotel @ Port Gaverne, Port Issac. Closed 2010. After 22 years the owners decided to retire and sell up. Even when it was open it was a very outdated hotel. Approx 2013 an application was submitted to knock down and build new hotel. As with all these types applications they seem to...
  10. eddsup

    Report - Fort Austin, Plymouth, Devon, Oct 2018

    I visited in October 2018 but only now been able to post. While looking around I bumped into the police as I was coming out. They where nice and let me finish looking around. The tunnels are regularly used by drug users so the police walk through most of the time. 3 main areas to this site...
  11. eddsup

    Report - Bridge Cottage, Launceston, Cornwall, 2018

    I visited in September 2018 and never got round to uploading these pictures. It has been posted since then by others. Each time more damaged. I think most the tankards have gone as well. Small cottage. Just a two up two down. A Rover car buried outside under brambles. Large garage with another...
  12. eddsup

    Report - Safari House, Totnes, Devon, Jan 2019

    Safari House, also known as Artists House and Glitterball House. Hard to find, hidden off an old road, impassable by car and invisible to Google’s aerial view. I have never seen so many squirrels. There must of been 20 just on each tree. All looking at me, squealing like the sound of a dog...
  13. kernow84

    Report - fistral bay hotel cornwall 5th december 2018

    Been here a few times now, probably my favourite explore n the area, was opened in 1912, has been shut for years, the current owners have recently been granted permission to turn it into flats but when they got it they immediately put it back up for sale with the planning permission included...
  14. miss_kernow

    Question - Information on Aliester Crowley Cornwall?

    So today I was browsing through Facebook and found a article about a house in Cornwall that Aliester Crowley used to live in... very haunted apparently. I’m not interested in that. The reason for this post is to find out if anyone has been near it or in it recently? I can’t find any reports on...
  15. Provingdemons

    Report - Kids Kingdom, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall, 2018

    Currently touring the country with exploring with josh and exploring with Cody from youtube, and I took them to this neat little resort. The owners live on site and own a restuarant next to it, so we went inside and bought some food and chatted them up. After getting on their good side they...
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    Question - Cornwall locations

    Hey - I’m pretty new to urban exploring and I’ve found passion in it, I’ve been looking through the threads and some of you have found some incredible places! I’ve been to a few locations (mostly Devon) but finding it extremely hard to find things that still exist (Ilford polish camp, wall park...
  17. Terminal Decline

    Report - The China Clay Industry in Cornwall and Devon

    The history of china clay in Cornwall and Devon China clay is decomposed granite where the feldspar had changed into a fine, white powder known as kaolin. Certain parts of the granite uplands, both in Cornwall and Devon process this substance. Today china clay is only mined in the Hensbarrow...
  18. Provingdemons

    Report - Torbay Berkeley Hotel, Paignton, Devon, Sept 2018

    Just driving by my gf spotted it, so I went by to take some snap shots. There's a couple ways in, i just had a quick wander around the 5 buildings, though this is all I had time to snap as I was omw somewhere.
  19. eddsup

    Report - Aalen House, Okehampton, Devon, August 2018

    Aalen House in Okehampton, Devon. It was a residential home, privately owned. From what I found online catered for 32 people. Found some info in the Okehampton Times newspaper in 2008 saying they will be investing £7million to redevelop the nursing home by PSP Healthcare who owns the building...
  20. eddsup

    Report - Injustice House, Whitstone, Cornwall, September 2018

    Injustice House in Whitstone, Cornwall. It is basically a garage/outbuilding which the old man lived in. He lived a simple life, there is no electricity here and went toilet outside. No kitchen. He lived here for many years into his 90’s. He still owns the building. He is now 103 years old and...