We love photographs of grand, abandoned buildings, where we can see what happens when once-luxurious digs fall into decay. But there’s something special about taking a video tour of a crumbling mansions... something that makes the experience a little creepier.

Chateau de Bois, Belgium, built in 1912, abandoned since 1996, when two Dutch brothers bought it

Eastend House, a 16th century building in Thankerton, Scotland

Dr. Pepito’s 19th century mansion, Belgium

A 19th century mansion in Scotland, with a still equipped kitchen, wonderful stained glass windows and painted walls

Château Miranda or Château de Noisy, Celles, Belgium, , a castle built in 1866 by Edward Milner for the Liedekerke-Beaufort family. After WWII, it was used as an orphanage by the National Railway Company of Belgium, but since 1991 it’s been empty and now is in really bad condition.

The main building of Bennett College, a women’s college in Millbrook, New York named Halcyon Hall, built in 1893 as a luxury hotel, but turned into a campus in 1907, closed in 1978 because of the growing popularity of coeducation.

A Victorian mansion in Missouri, built in 1876

A doctor’s hundred-year-old villa in Germany

Villa Onder Ons, Belgium, uninhabited since the early 1990s