West Beach, Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of Back Beach at Teignmouth in Devon, September 1933. The beach is lined with holidaymakers in deckchairs sunning themselves in the summer sunshine. In the distance is the mouth of the River Teign and the village of Shaldon with the distinctive headland round from Ness Cove
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1930s, 1933, Back Beach, Beach, Coast, Coastline, Deckchairs, Devon, Holidaymakers, River Teign, September, Shaldon, Summer, Teignmouth, West Beach
Barry Island, Wales, August 1938
View of Barry Island beach, Glamorgan, south Wales, summer 1938. The beach is very, very busy with holidaymakers enjoying the sunshine and lounging in deckchairs. Pony rides are taking place on the sands and the paddling pool in the distance is filled with people. Gwalia Tea Rooms and Dinkie Cafe can be seen to be doing a roaring trade!