Some time ago, I met up with Charles Walker, a paranormal investigator, to find out what exactly has been going on in the strange and mysterious woods out at Clapham, a small village to the north east of Worthing in West Sussex. There have been many stories of devil worship and strange meetings in these […]
Back in 1900 the town of Hastings was rapidly running out of water. It had grown quickly towards the end of the Victorian era and all the traditional sources of water had been developed. The Borough Engineer was tasked with finding a reliable and an additional 1,000,000 gallons of water per day. He found it […]
In this video I am off in search of probably the most elegant viaduct in Britain, the Ouse Valley Viaduct. Built to span the valley close to the village of Balcombe in Sussex as part of the London to Brighton railway in 1842, it is a splendid example of Victorian civil engineering. Stretching across the […]
Thank you for your continued support for the Bald Explorer. It’s been very much appreciated. Now that we are in fast coming into winter, the days are shorter, the temperatures are cold, the scenery bleak and the weather unpredictable. I have decided to suspend filming activities until the spring when everything is nicer and the […]
The Long Man of Wilmington has long been a mystery. The strange figure, cut into the north slopes of the South Downs above the rural village of Wilmington with his two staves, has baffled experts for years. Who is he? What is he doing there? I’m Richard Vobes, TVs Bald Explorer and I am in […]
Cowdray House in Midhurst, West Sussex, was a Tudor nobleman’s grand mansion, built around 1520 and 1542. Henry VIII and Elizabeth I visited and stayed there, no doubt hunting in the local hazel wood forest. The house was a near copy of Hampton Court, although not quite as big. No one was permitted to have […]
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