news source: Daily Mail: News
news section: Latest News
published: 06/03/2014 10:47:45
The ghost of seaside holidays past: Inside abandoned hotel that was a hit in the 1930s but forced to close due to falling visitor numbers
Built in 1812, the deserted Royal York Hotel in Ryde, Isle of Wight was once a popular destination for high-society holiday-makers in the 1930s but was forced to close in 2006 due to dwindling guest numbers. Today the hotel stands ruined and abandoned, bu ...