Category : Leisure Sites

Chatterley Whitfield Underground Mining Experience, Staffordshire

Chatterley Whitfield Underground Mining Experience, Staffordshire

The “Chatterley Whitfield Experience” was a part of the former coal mining museum, set underground in shallow workings and drifts.

Ritz Cinema, Nuneaton

Ritz Cinema, Nuneaton

Opening in 1937, the Ritz cinema in Nuneaton features some excellent Grade II listed plasterwork interiors.

Grand Hotel Straubinger, Bad Gastein, Austria

Grand Hotel Straubinger, Bad Gastein, Austria

The Grand Hotel Straubinger was the largest hotel in Bad Gastein until its closure in 1999. The hotel has been disused ever since.

The Royal Hotel, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

The Royal Hotel, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

An historic hotel in Ashby that became a popular wedding venue. The hotel closed in 2018.

Terme Tommasini, Italy

Terme Tommasini Hotel and Health Spa, Italy

Constructed in the 1920s, Terme Tommasini is a huge hotel in Italy that features a grand hall with marble columns and numerous health spa facilities and treatment rooms.

Station Hotel, Ayr

Station Hotel, Ayr, Scotland

The Station Hotel is a grand Victorian building, attached the railway station in Ayr town centre. The hotel has retained almost all of its original features inside and out.

The Abandoned Hunters Hotel, Germany

The Hunters Hotel, Germany

A grand old hotel in the German mountains that has been disused for quite some time.

Pleasure Island Theme Park, Cleethorpes

Pleasure Island Theme Park, Cleethorpes

A theme park in Cleethorpes that closed at the end of its 2016 season. Rides included roller coasters, a few other thrill rides, a sea lion show and family attractions.

Wellington Rooms and Irish Centre, Liverpool

Wellington Rooms / Irish Centre, Liverpool

Opening in 1816 the Wellington Rooms was a subscription assembly room. Later becoming the Irish Centre before its closure in the 1990s.

Scartho Baths Swimming Pool, Grimsby

Scartho Baths Swimming Pool, Grimsby

A behind-the-scenes look at a swimming pool in Grimsby that opened in 1962 and was popular until its closure in 2015.