Pendine Sands, South Wales, September 1924
A GWR Publicity view of Ragwen Point on the western end of Pendine Sands on the Carmarthenshire border with Glamorgan, South Wales in September 1924. This 7 mile long beach was the home of historic land speed records and motor racing in the early 1900s.
© STEAM Museum of the GWR
1920s, 1924, Autumn, Beach, Carmarthenshire, Glamorgan, Pendine, Pendine Sands, September, South Wales, Wales
Lyme Regis, August 1936
Hundreds of holidaymakers are enjoying the shingle beach at Lyme Regis. The beach is lined full of huts. In the distance a stretch of coastline known as the Spittle can be seen. It is part of the Jurassic Coast and rich in fossils. The famous fossil hunter, Mary Anning, found an ichthyosaur in the Spittles in the early 1800s.
Barry Island, Glamorgan, Wales, August 1927
View of Barry Island beach and Whitmore Bay, Vale of Glamorgan, south Wales, summer 1927. The beach is filled with holidaymakers enjoying the sunshine and lounging in deckchairs. A group of boys are sitting on a wooden wheeled boarding ramp for small boats which is laying up on the upper part of the beach. There is a Punch and Judy stand in the distance and donkey rides.