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Holiday Makers Collection

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Prestatyn Holiday Camp, for a real seaside holiday

Prestatyn Holiday Camp, for a real seaside holiday
Cover illustration for Prestatyn Holiday Camp, for a real seaside holiday, showing a couple in swimwear, holding hands and gazing at one another

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: England / Margate

England / Margate
The busy beach, promenade and clock tower at Margate, Kent, England

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Le Touquet Paris-Plage

Le Touquet Paris-Plage
Tourism poster from French railway Chemin de Fer du Nord for Le Touquet on the coast of north-western France, the beach of Paris

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Parade at Cleethorpes

Parade at Cleethorpes
The parade at Cleethorpes in Lincolnshire, packed with parked cars and people making the most of a summer stroll along the sea front, perhaps to visit the big wheel or pier Date: 1951

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Eastbourne Pier 1950S

Eastbourne Pier 1950S
Holidaymakers and day trippers on the beach at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, beside Eastbourne Pier

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: The Man who Threw a Snowball at St. Moritz

The Man who Threw a Snowball at St. Moritz
An aghast crowd of skiiers and holidaymakers looking towards a dejected snowball-thrower who is trudging away into the distance. St

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Rhos-On-Sea Lido

Rhos-On-Sea Lido
A lively scene at the lido at Rhos-on-Sea, north Wales, packed with holidaymakers at the height of the summer season

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Beach scene, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Beach scene, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
Scene of holidaymakers on the Albion Beach at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. A long line of bathing machines on wheels can be seen in the background, waiting to be hauled by a horse to the waters edge

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Brighton / Sea Front 1953

Brighton / Sea Front 1953
Holidaymakers enjoy the sunshine on the Promenade, Brighton, West Sussex. Date: 1953

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: View of the beach at Skipsea, near Driffield, Yorkshire

View of the beach at Skipsea, near Driffield, Yorkshire
View of the beach looking north, at Skipsea, near Driffield, East Yorkshire. Date: 1940s

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Le Touquet / Beach 1938

Le Touquet / Beach 1938
On a sandy French plage, a mother drags her reluctant son away from his pleasures

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Holidaymakers watching the Brixham Regatta, 1936

Holidaymakers watching the Brixham Regatta, 1936
Photograph showing a group of holidaymakers watching the Brixham Regatta, from a vantage point on a West Country cliff, 1936

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Saucy Postcard - Lady lovers bemoan (?) bad weather

Saucy Postcard - Lady lovers bemoan (?) bad weather
Saucy Seaside Postcard - Two lady lovers bemoan (?) the bad weather, which opens up new opportunities for fun... Date: 1946

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Holidaymakers in the sea at Margate, Kent

Holidaymakers in the sea at Margate, Kent Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Brighton Promenade 1908

Brighton Promenade 1908
Parasols are carried by many holidaymakers on the Promenade at Brighton

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Plymouth - The Hoe viewed from the Grand Hotel

Plymouth - The Hoe viewed from the Grand Hotel
Plymouth Hoe viewed from the Grand Hotel. The Hoe is adjacent to and above the low limestone cliffs that form the seafront and it commands views of Plymouth Sound, Drakes Island

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Riviera Interlude by Clark Fay

Riviera Interlude by Clark Fay
A relaxed scene showing smart holidaymakers enjoying a drink at an open air cafe underneath striped parasols somewhere on the Cote d Azur, France during the 1930s. Date: 1935

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Nottingham -- Radford Folly

Nottingham -- Radford Folly
Holidaymakers at Radford Folly, on the Trent near Nottingham Date: 1836

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Oxford Canal Motor Boat

Oxford Canal Motor Boat
Holidays afloat! The converted narrow boat Mabel, with its crew of happy holidaymakers, on passage between locks, from Braunston to Oxford, Oxford Canal, Napton, Warwickshire. Date: 1960s

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Tourists on a Thomas Cook Tour

Tourists on a Thomas Cook Tour
Tourists on a Thomas Cook tour, milling around on the verandah and outside the luxurious Shepheards Hotel, Cairo. 1920s

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Hunstanton, Norfolk - The Beach and Pier

Hunstanton, Norfolk - The Beach and Pier

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Richmond, Surrey

Richmond, Surrey
Holidaymakers at Richmond, Surrey (now in the London Borough of Richmond), viewed from the Isleworth Meadows

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Weston-Super-Mare

Weston-Super-Mare
A packed beach full of family holidaymakers, and the splendid Grand Pier, Weston- Super-Mare, Somerset, England

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Salcombe, Devon

Salcombe, Devon
Drinking in a pub garden, or the exterior seating area for a Hotel Bar at Salcombe, Devon. Photograph by Norman Synge Waller Budd

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Seaside Weather Forecasts - Strong smelling Fish

Seaside Weather Forecasts - Strong smelling Fish
Seaside Weather Forecasts - Very Fresh - Strong Wind Blowing Some rather strong-smelling Fish causes a group of beachgoers to be blown-away by the asault of the pungent aroma encountered!

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Water Shute and Maxim Flying Machine

Water Shute and Maxim Flying Machine
The Water Shute and Maxim Flying Machine, Southport

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Blackpool Log Flume

Blackpool Log Flume
These holidaymakers are getting wetter than they bargained for on the Log Flume at the famous Pleasure Beach funfair, Blackpool, Lancashire, England! Date: late 1960s

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Tourists on camels - Egypt

Tourists on camels - Egypt
Four male Tourists on a Thomas Cook tour, all about to take a trip by camel, with the help of a guide. circa 1910

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Two seaside donkeys chat between rides

Two seaside donkeys chat between rides
Two chummy donkeys share a quiet word between giving holidaymakers a ride up and down the beach at the seaside

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Blackpool Hotels

Blackpool Hotels
A busy scene showing holidaymakers entering and leaving typical Victorian boarding houses at Blackpool, Lancashire, England

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Beach scene, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Beach scene, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
Scene of holidaymakers on the Albion Beach at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, some of them in deckchairs. circa 1950

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Piano Player - Brighton Beach, England

Piano Player - Brighton Beach, England
Piano Player on Brighton Beach, England. A lady singer stands in front of an upright piano piano (perched rather precariously on some boards on the shingle), belting out a popular hit of the day

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Holidaymakers and a Redcoat at Butlins holiday camp

Holidaymakers and a Redcoat at Butlins holiday camp
A group of adults sitting in a row, with one little girl in the middle, and a male Redcoat sitting on the grass in the foreground, at Butlins holiday camp, Filey, North Yorkshire

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Children and Redcoats at Butlins holiday camp

Children and Redcoats at Butlins holiday camp
A group of smiling children, with Redcoats and a few parents in the background, at Butlins holiday camp in Filey, North Yorkshire. The camp clown bares his chest for the benefit of the camera

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Children build a fantastic sandcastle on summer beach holiday

Children build a fantastic sandcastle on summer beach holiday
Children build a fantastic sandcastle on a beach on the Welsh coast. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Camera Shop, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Camera Shop, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
Putmans Camera Shop at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, with holidaymakers walking by. 1962

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Bournemouth Beach 1950S

Bournemouth Beach 1950S
Holidaymakers on the beach at Bournemouth, Dorset, England, at the height of the holiday season

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Southend Beach 1950S

Southend Beach 1950S
Holidaymakers on the beach at Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England. A sign offers boat trips for adults at 1s (shilling) each and children at 6d (sixpence) each

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Punch & Judy 1950S

Punch & Judy 1950S
Rows of holidaymakers, mostly seated in deckchairs, watch the Punch and Judy show on the beach at Paignton, Devon, England

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Amusement Arcade

Amusement Arcade
Scene at a Blackpool amusement arcade, with a rather tawdry set of holidaymakers trying their luck on the One-Armed Bandits (slot machines) there

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: The Clacton Belle - family enjoying a rather choppy sail

The Clacton Belle - family enjoying a rather choppy sail off the Essex coast - a large paddlesteamer appears to be bearing down on the jolly boat at some speed.... Date: 1905

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Holidaymakers enjoy a group photograph on the beach

Holidaymakers enjoy a group photograph on the beach Date: c. 1910

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Holidaymakers on Hampstead Heath, London

Holidaymakers on Hampstead Heath, London
Holidaymakers making merry on Hampstead Heath, north west London. Date: 1871

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Blackpool Pleasure Beach - South Shore

Blackpool Pleasure Beach - South Shore Date: circa 1920s

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: The Bathing Plage at Nice by Howard K. Elcock

The Bathing Plage at Nice by Howard K. Elcock
A November study in the sunshine at Nice where blue skies, warm sun and gleaming water attract smart society away from the drab British weather for a holiday

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Under the pier at Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1903

Under the pier at Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1903
Crowds lounging on and around the pier at Atlantic City, New Jersey, favoured resort of Philadelphians, in 1903. Date: 1903

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Great Yarmouth - The Beach from Britannia Pier

Great Yarmouth - The Beach from Britannia Pier Date: 1903

Background imageHoliday Makers Collection: Holidaymakers at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Holidaymakers at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
This large crowd of regular August visitors to Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, gathered together for a group photo. They organised beach games and various events each year



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