A visit by chance, being local in the area and a quick search for local spots brought this place to our attention. At first, not even noticing the building being near totally covered in ivy.
Being in Oxfordshire out on a work job and this place being local gave the perfect opportunity for a few well over due urbex trips and obligatory McDonalds.
Stumbling across a news article about this Allen Williams Turret that had recently been listed alongside a busy duel carriageway, with the bonus of being local gave the perfect opportunity to get out for fresh air.
An unexpected stop at this place en route back from another nearby location, something different from the usual type of location too. Unfortunately however still battling the rain all day long making photos tricky.
With the typically awful English weather raining down and much debate over heading out to explore, we bit the bullet and head out in the rain to RAF Wytons Photographic Factory.
Having heard about this plane recently and passing by en route home from another nearby failed explore, the sunset and plane combo meant we couldn’t miss our opportunity.
With a handy tip off from a certain newspaper and a quick search on google maps, we were alerted to an old railway line that until now, never knew existed!
While in the area at another location, it made sense to check out Benenden Hospital out before embarking on the long journey home. Another site that had been high on the list for quite some time.
I had an urge to get something I haven’t done ticked off the list and this time was an abandoned train. Through all the years of exploring, this is the first train explore for me.
Exploring out to sea, sort of, a first for myself and with only a weeks planning the best tide times to head out to Grain Tower Battery myself and CapturePhotography found ourselfs at the battery.