All posts by Paul Price

Denbigh Asylum

Surrounded by scenic Welsh countryside lies a derelict, sprawling Victorian estate; North Wales Hospital, known locally as Denbigh Asylum The hospital was built in 1848 and is Grade II listed.  It once housed around 1500 psychiatric patients and staff and had its own farm and gasworks. It was planned for closure in the 1960’s and….


“The Fun Ship”

The Duke Of Lancaster, AKA, “The Fun Ship” was a passenger ship that operated from 1956 to 1979.  It now lies dormant in a dock on the River Dee in North Wales. On arriving it was clear that there was no easy way to climb aboard for a glimpse inside, not least because of the….