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  1. M

    Saying hi

    Hi Hesitated for a long time to join a forum again on urban exploration so here I am. Started exploring at the age of 15, joining my dad. Soon I came in touch with the underground world that has many treasures for the eye to offer as well as a lot more dangers to keep an eye out for. Now 14...
  2. K

    Report - Former Basset Mining Co locations - Carn Brea, Cornwall - March 2022

    I made the most of the fantastic weather this weekend and decided to get out for my first explore of 2022, while a fairly pedestrian explore by my standards still absolutely fascinating to see the workings of the Basset family mines. First stop of the day was South Wheal Frances mine, mining...
  3. J

    Question - Cults mine whereabouts

    I was wondering if anyone could help with the limestone mines in cults Scotland, we have been in multiple times but can't seem to find the mines anywhere, Can someone tell us of its there or where it is?
  4. RustyJohn

    Report - The Coal Valley (Power plant, mines & more) - Spain (January 2022)

    PART 1: Intro & Power Plant Me and my exploring partner were thinking something along the lines of ''Shit man, if we wanna see some epic places we're gonna have to travel to France or Belgium or something...'' but as the saying goes: as above so below! It seems that Catalonia had its own little...
  5. Slippin_Jimm

    Report - Kingsdown Quarry | Swan Mine - June 2020

    History. Kingsdown Quarry is commonly referred to as Swan Mine. This is a small bath stone quarry lying under the hillside along the road from Bathford to Kingsdown. The Explore. Visited with a non-member. Making our way to the Swan Inn having parked up relatively close. We set up to the...
  6. Ferret

    Cave Rescue - Important Announcement

    Hello everyone I hope you're all keeping well. It should go without saying, but after seeing a couple of people are still venturing underground at the moment, I thought it may be worth mentioning all Cave Rescue Organisations in the UK have asked that we stop exploring underground during the...
  7. B

    Question - Mines & Quarries in SW England

    Hi everyone, I’ve just recently joined on here and recently visited Browns Folly mine twice in the past week, I’m new to exploring but loved Browns mine, in our group we entered through Muddy Hole and explored for about 4 hours, we managed to find the well and the generator room with the stone...
  8. Abandoned-Sheffield

    Report - Silica Bricks Ganister Mine Sheffield, November 2019

    A ganister (or sometimes gannister) is hard, fine-grained quartzose sandstone, or orthoquartzite, used in the manufacture of silica brick typically used to line furnaces. Ganisters are cemented with secondary silica and typically have a characteristic splintery fracture. You can check out all...
  9. Hvdes

    Report - Wheal Trewavas Mine Buildings, Cornwall - August 2019

    This was quite a nice find that I found whilst I was looking for some of the costal pillboxes that used to line the coast of Cornwall to fend off enemy ships and planes during the war. I don't have much history to this however they are located in between Praa Sands and Porthleven and that...
  10. novice_strength

    General - Factory next to cults mine

    So I went for a little explore inside a building across from the cults mine a couple of weeks ago. I'm not sure what it was used for but assume it's there for the mines lol
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