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Coastline Collection

Background imageCoastline Collection: The Golden Sands of Wales, 1924

The Golden Sands of Wales, 1924
This illustration of The Golden Sands of Wales comes from a souvenir booklet produced by the GWR to coincide with the 1924 British Empire Exhibition

Background imageCoastline Collection: Sennen Cove, Cornwall, c. 1910

Sennen Cove, Cornwall, c. 1910
A GWR Publicity view of Sennen Cove (Porth Senan), near Lands End, Cornwall, c.1910. The pale sand of Sennen Beach stretches into the distance as the coastline curves round to form a quiet Cornish

Background imageCoastline Collection: Osmington Mills, Dorset, c. 1930

Osmington Mills, Dorset, c. 1930
Three young walkers sit on a stile overlooking the coastal hamlet of Osmington Mills. The cliffs form part of the Jurassic Coast and are popular with fossil hunters

Background imageCoastline Collection: Newquay, Cornwall, 1933

Newquay, Cornwall, 1933
A GWR publicity view of the seaside town of Newquay in Cornwall, taken from the Towan Headland area in 1933. The image shows the cliffs and beaches of Newquay from between two gateway posts

Background imageCoastline Collection: East Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1936

East Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1936
A GWR publicity view of East Looe Beach on the Cornish coast, August 1936. This image was taken from the cliff overlooking the beach

Background imageCoastline Collection: Kynance Cove, Cornwall, July 1924

Kynance Cove, Cornwall, July 1924
A GWR publicity view of the coast at Kynance Cove in Cornwall, July 1924. The stretch of sand seen here is Pentreath Beach

Background imageCoastline Collection: Sennen Cove near Lands End, Cornwall, c. 1950

Sennen Cove near Lands End, Cornwall, c. 1950
A GWR publicity view of Sennen Cove near Lands End in Cornwall, c.1950, showing the village in the foreground with the Porth Senan harbour wall stretching out into the dark water of the bay

Background imageCoastline Collection: Challaborough Cove, Devon, August 1928

Challaborough Cove, Devon, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of Challaborough Cove near Bigbury-on-Sea in Devon, August 1928. Challisborough Beach is seen here on a quiet day in summer with a couple of small boats beached on the sand at

Background imageCoastline Collection: Challaborough Cove, near Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon, September 1935

Challaborough Cove, near Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon, September 1935
A GWR publicity view of Challaborough Cove in Devon, taken from the Bigbury-on-Sea direction in September 1935. Challisborough Beach is seen here on very quiet sunny day in late summer

Background imageCoastline Collection: Burgh Island, Devon, September 1935

Burgh Island, Devon, September 1935
A GWR publicity view of Burgh Island on the southern coast of Devon. Taken from Bigbury or Bantham Sands, opposite Bigbury-on-Sea in September 1935

Background imageCoastline Collection: Bigbury-on-Sea & Burgh Island, Devon, August 1928

Bigbury-on-Sea & Burgh Island, Devon, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of Bigbury-on-Sea & Burgh Island on the southern coast of Devon, August 1928. Burgh Island is a small tidal island connected to the mainland at low tide via Bigbury Beach

Background imageCoastline Collection: Burgh Island, Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon, September 1935

Burgh Island, Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon, September 1935
A GWR publicity image taken from Burgh Island near Bigbury-on-Sea in Devon, September 1935, showing a beached small pleasure yacht

Background imageCoastline Collection: Sidmouth from Salcombe Hill, Devon, October 1925

Sidmouth from Salcombe Hill, Devon, October 1925
A GWR publicity view of Sidmouth taken from Salcombe Hill in Devon in October 1925. The view shows Sidmouth surrounded by fields and cliffs to the east and west

Background imageCoastline Collection: Cliffs at Ilfracombe, Devon

Cliffs at Ilfracombe, Devon
A GWR publicity view of the cliffs near Ilfracombe in Devon in c.1920s-1930s. The Chapel of St Nicholas can be seen on the top of the cliff towards the right of the image

Background imageCoastline Collection: Dixcart Bay, Sark, 1925

Dixcart Bay, Sark, 1925
A GWR publicity view of Dixcart Bay on southern coast of Sark in the Channel Islands, taken in 1925. This image shows the sand and pebble beach at low tide

Background imageCoastline Collection: Havre Gosselin, Sark, 1925

Havre Gosselin, Sark, 1925
A GWR publicity view of Havre Gosselin on the western coast of Sark in the Channel Islands, taken in 1925. A number of small boats are using this natural harbour to moor up safely

Background imageCoastline Collection: Les Autelets, Sark, 1925

Les Autelets, Sark, 1925
A GWR publicity view of Les Autelets on Sark in the Channel Islands, taken in 1925. These rocks have been painted and photographed for well over 100 years

Background imageCoastline Collection: Porthleven Beach, Cornwall, July 1923

Porthleven Beach, Cornwall, July 1923
A GWR Publicity view of Porthleven Beach, near Helston in Cornwall, July 1923. Holidaymakers are playing on the beach and in the sea. The rugged Cornish coastline stretches into the distance

Background imageCoastline Collection: Zennor, Cornwall, August 1928

Zennor, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR Publicity view of Zennor Cove, near St. Ives, Cornwall in August 1928. The rugged Cornish coastline stretches into the distance

Background imageCoastline Collection: Sennen Cove, near Lands End, Cornwall

Sennen Cove, near Lands End, Cornwall
A GWR Publicity view of the Penwith Heritage Coastline at Sennen Cove, near Lands End, Cornwall in the early 20th century

Background imageCoastline Collection: Sennen Cove and Whitesand Bay, Cornwall

Sennen Cove and Whitesand Bay, Cornwall
A GWR Publicity view of Sennen Cove, near Lands End in Cornwall in the early 20th century. This picturesque Cornish village clings to the coastline while Sennen Beach is quiet in the sunshine

Background imageCoastline Collection: The Beach and Cliffs at Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1928

The Beach and Cliffs at Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1928
A view of the beach and rocky coastline at Porthcurno on the southern tip of Cornwall, taken in August 1928

Background imageCoastline Collection: Porthcurno Beach and Rocks, Cornwall, 1928

Porthcurno Beach and Rocks, Cornwall, 1928
A view of the beach and rocky coastline at Porthcurno on the southern tip of Cornwall, taken in August 1928

Background imageCoastline Collection: Treen Castle Rocks near Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1924

Treen Castle Rocks near Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1924
A view of Logan's Rock otherwise known as Treen Castle Rocks near Porthcurno at the south western tip of Cornwall, taken in 1924

Background imageCoastline Collection: St Agnes, Cornwall, 1928

St Agnes, Cornwall, 1928
A view of the coastline at St Agnes on the northern coast of Cornwall, taken in September 1928. Trevellas Cove can be seen on the right side of the image

Background imageCoastline Collection: Porthgwarra Beach, Cornwall

Porthgwarra Beach, Cornwall
A photograph of Porthgwarra Beach at the tip of Cornwall, taken in 1924. This view shows a man by a small boat on the beach through one of the coastal rock formations common at Porthgwarra Cove

Background imageCoastline Collection: Treveal Cove, St Ives, June 1946

Treveal Cove, St Ives, June 1946
A GWR publicity of Treveal Cove at St Ives in Cornwall, taken in June 1946 to publicise rambling using the GWR network along the Cornish Riviera

Background imageCoastline Collection: Clodgy Point, St Ives, Cornwall, June 1946

Clodgy Point, St Ives, Cornwall, June 1946
A GWR publicity view of Clodgy Point at St Ives in Cornwall, taken in June 1946 to publicise rambling using the GWR network along the Cornish Riviera

Background imageCoastline Collection: Clodgy Point, St Ives, June 1946

Clodgy Point, St Ives, June 1946
A GWR publicity view of Clodgy Point at St Ives in Cornwall, taken in June 1946 to publicise rambling using the GWR network along the Cornish Riviera

Background imageCoastline Collection: Mousehole, Cornwall, c. 1938

Mousehole, Cornwall, c. 1938
A GWR publicity view of the fishing village, Mousehole in Cornwall, c.1938, showing the harbour in the centre of the image

Background imageCoastline Collection: Tintagel Castle Beach, August 1927

Tintagel Castle Beach, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks down into the valley and the beach between the medieval castle and the mainland

Background imageCoastline Collection: Tintagel Castle, August 1927

Tintagel Castle, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks across the valley between the medieval castle and the mainland

Background imageCoastline Collection: Tintagel Castle, view across the creek, August 1927

Tintagel Castle, view across the creek, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks across the creek between the medieval castle and the mainland

Background imageCoastline Collection: St Michaels Mount at Low Tide, August 1935

St Michaels Mount at Low Tide, August 1935
A GWR publicity image of the Cornish landmark St Michaels Mount at low tide, August 1935. Some people are walking along the causeway between the castle and Marazion Beach

Background imageCoastline Collection: St Michaels Mount at High Tide, August 1928

St Michaels Mount at High Tide, August 1928
A GWR publicity image of the Cornish landmark St Michaels Mount at high tide, August 1928. The causeway linking Marazion to the castle is nowhere to be seen

Background imageCoastline Collection: St Michaels Mount at Low Tide, August 1928

St Michaels Mount at Low Tide, August 1928
A GWR publicity image of the Cornish landmark St Michaels Mount at low tide, August 1928. A ribbon of people are walking along the causeway between the castle and Marazion

Background imageCoastline Collection: St Mawes from the Castle, Cornwall, August 1928

St Mawes from the Castle, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of the coastal village of St Mawes in Cornwall, taken in August 1928 from St Mawes Castle

Background imageCoastline Collection: St Mawes Harbour, Cornwall, August 1928

St Mawes Harbour, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of the village of St Mawes in Cornwall in August 1928, showing a number of small boats moored up in the harbour

Background imageCoastline Collection: St Mawes, Cornwall, August 1928

St Mawes, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of Summers Beach at the village of St Mawes in Cornwall in August 1928. The image shows several small boats moored up in the harbour

Background imageCoastline Collection: St Mawes Castle, Cornwall, 1924

St Mawes Castle, Cornwall, 1924
A GWR publicity view of a cove near the village of St Mawes in Cornwall, 1924. Henry VIIIs artillery fort St Mawes Castle can be seen behind a line of trees

Background imageCoastline Collection: The Coastline Between Lizard and Kynance Cove, Cornwall, July 1924

The Coastline Between Lizard and Kynance Cove, Cornwall, July 1924
A GWR publicity view of the coast between Lizard and Kynance Cove in Cornwall, July 1924, showing the dramatic cliffs and rolling waves crashing onto rocks

Background imageCoastline Collection: Between Lizard and Kynance Cove, Cornwall, July 1923

Between Lizard and Kynance Cove, Cornwall, July 1923
A GWR publicity view of the coastline between Lizard & Kynance Cove in Cornwall, July 1923, showing the dramatic cliffs, rock formations and crashing waves

Background imageCoastline Collection: The Coast Between Lizard & Kynance Cove, Cornwall, July 1923

The Coast Between Lizard & Kynance Cove, Cornwall, July 1923
A GWR publicity view of the coastline between Lizard & Kynance Cove in Cornwall, July 1923, showing the dramatic cliffs and crashing waves

Background imageCoastline Collection: Lizard Point, Cornwall, July 1923

Lizard Point, Cornwall, July 1923
A GWR publicity view of Lizard Point in Cornwall, July 1923, showing the most southerly part of the UK and the old lifeboat station and its slipway

Background imageCoastline Collection: Lands End & The First and Last House, Cornwall, c. 1950

Lands End & The First and Last House, Cornwall, c. 1950
A GWR publicity view of Lands End in Cornwall, taken from the south side near the First and Last House at the top of the cliff, c.1950

Background imageCoastline Collection: Lands End and Longships Lighthouse, Cornwall, c. 1950

Lands End and Longships Lighthouse, Cornwall, c. 1950
A GWR publicity view of Lands End and Longships Lighthouse, Cornwall. Taken on a sunny day c.1950 the lighthouse is clearly visible beyond the rugged rocks below the cliffs

Background imageCoastline Collection: Lands End, Cornwall, c. 1950

Lands End, Cornwall, c. 1950
A GWR publicity view of the southern side of Lands End in Cornwall, c.1950, showing the First and Last House and the rugged rocks below

Background imageCoastline Collection: Lands End and Longships Lighthouse, Cornwall, c. 1928

Lands End and Longships Lighthouse, Cornwall, c. 1928
A GWR publicity view of the northern side of Lands End, Cornwall, c.1928, showing Longships Lighthouse in the distance



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