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This is a new category on my website as the number of abandoned places is building up (with lots more photos to add). I've been taking photos from the outside of abandoned things (buildings, cars etc.) for as long as I've been taking photos, but started venturing inside in more recent years.

I love seeing nature take over again, although it's sad to see once-magnificent structures destroyed and decaying, particularly my old school, which I was lucky enough to visit before it was demolished.

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Old anti-midge lotion on shelf in abandoned house

Colourfully Decorated Abandoned House, Plus Anti-Midge Lotion

A brightly decorated house of reds and yellows in northwest Scotland abandoned in the 1980s, with old fireplaces, family letters and more

Lost teddy bear with foam-loss

Lost and Abandoned Teddy Bears

Lost and abandoned teddy bears, on their way to teddy-heaven

Old comfy chairs and TV left in living room

Inside Abandoned Semi-Detached Houses in Cheshire

A pair of houses, one apparently left at Christmas, but don't always believe what you see...

Fire-damaged Waggon & Horses pub on a misty morning

Inside Abandoned Waggon & Horses Pub, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Inside the fire-damaged and abandoned Waggon & Horses Pub near Audley, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Graffiti and paint peeling inside the old St Giles' and St George's school building

Inside the Derelict Old St Giles' and St George's School, Newcastle, Staffs.

Photos inside the (now demolished) old school in Newcastle-under-Lyme, plus history and memories from former pupils

Communist House Monument on Mt. Buzludzha

Highlights of Bulgaria

Weird rocks, a fantasy castle, an incredible abandoned monument and spectacular mountains. Must see places in Bulgaria, with lots of photos!

Duke of Lancaster 'Fun Ship'

Coming Soon: The Duke of Lancaster 'Fun Ship', Wales

A former passenger ship beached on the North Wales Coastal Path since the 1980s

Remains of the Carbosin factory in Copsa Mica

Copşa Mică: Europe's Most Polluted Town

"Dezastru," the only other person on the platform at Copşa Mică's train station said to me...

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