H M Prison Dartmoor

Located in Princetown, high on Dartmoor Devon, with its high granite walls dominating the moors. The Prison was built in 1809 to hold prisoners of the Napoleonic war. In 1851 the prison became a civillian prison for men.  On the 12 December 1966 The Mad Axeman Known as Frank Mitchell escaped, 100 Royal Marines, helicopter, 200 Police searching the moors. Mitchell was never found, The Kray Brothers sidekick Freddie Foreman confessed of killing Mitchell and dumping Mitchell body in the English Channel. To day the Prison is a category C.

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The ruin of Slains Castle

Cruden Bay near Peterhead Aberdeenshire Scotland, Slains Castle was built in 1597 for Francis Hay 9 Earl of Erroll. In 1836 more building were added to the castle, which stands overlooking the North sea. Bram Stoke also came to Slains Castle where he got his inspiration for the Evil Vampire Count Dracula. The day I took this photograph the sea mist was coming in off the sea.