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Promenade Collection

Background imagePromenade Collection: Barry Island Beach, Wales, 1920s

Barry Island Beach, Wales, 1920s
View of Barry Island beach and Whitmore Bay, Glamorgan, south Wales in summer 1920s. Holidaymakers are enjoying the sunshine while having fun on the beach and lying in deckchairs

Background imagePromenade Collection: The Seafront at Sidmouth, Devon, August 1931

The Seafront at Sidmouth, Devon, August 1931
A GWR publicity view of the seafront at Sidmouth in South Devon, taken in August 1931. This image shows the many groynes going out to sea and holidaymakers on the shingle beach enjoying themselves

Background imagePromenade Collection: Paignton Promenade, Devon, Summer 1950

Paignton Promenade, Devon, Summer 1950
A view looking south along the promenade at Paignton. It is adorned with flags of the World, perhaps celebrating the football World Cup taking place in Brazil during June and July of 1950

Background imagePromenade Collection: The Pavilion at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

The Pavilion at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of holidaymakers outside the Victoria Pavilion at Capstone Parade in Ilfracombe, Devon, in September 1934

Background imagePromenade Collection: Penzance Promenade, 1930s

Penzance Promenade, 1930s
A GWR Publicity view of Penzance Promenade, Cornwall in the 1930s around the time the lido was constructed. Holidaymakers are strolling along the promenade near the buildings on the seafront in

Background imagePromenade Collection: Barry Island Beach, Wales, August 1938

Barry Island Beach, Wales, August 1938
View of Barry Island beach, Glamorgan, south Wales in summer 1938. The beach is very, very crowded and the water is teeming with holidaymakers

Background imagePromenade Collection: Promenade Gardens, Penzance, c. 1948

Promenade Gardens, Penzance, c. 1948
A GWR publicity view of the Promenade Gardens at Penzance, Cornwall in c.1948, showing pristinely kept planted beds and benches with a sea view

Background imagePromenade Collection: Teignmouth Promenade and East Beach, Devon, August 1950

Teignmouth Promenade and East Beach, Devon, August 1950
A GWR publicity view of the promenade and main beach at the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon, August 1950. The seafront houses of the Esplanade hide most of the church tower of St Michael s

Background imagePromenade Collection: Teignmouth Promenade, Devon, August 1950

Teignmouth Promenade, Devon, August 1950
A GWR publicity view of the promenade at the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon, August 1950. Bunting decorates the lamp posts along the front where people are walking in the coastal breeze

Background imagePromenade Collection: Exmouth Promenade, Devon, July 1950

Exmouth Promenade, Devon, July 1950
A GWR publicity view of the Esplanade at the seaside town of Exmouth in Devon, July 1950. Groups of young ladies wearing sunglasses are seen walking along the promenade in the summer sunshine

Background imagePromenade Collection: Exmouth Pavilion, Devon, July 1950

Exmouth Pavilion, Devon, July 1950
A GWR publicity view of the Pavilion along the seafront at Exmouth in Devon, July 1950. This image was taken from the corner of Carlton Hill as it joins the Esplanade or Promenade

Background imagePromenade Collection: The Promenade at Exmouth, Devon, July 1950

The Promenade at Exmouth, Devon, July 1950
A GWR publicity view of the Esplanade or Promenade at the seaside town of Exmouth in Devon, July 1950. The Pavilion can just be seen on the right of the image and Exmouth Beach

Background imagePromenade Collection: Exmouth, Devon, August 1931

Exmouth, Devon, August 1931
A GWR publicity view of the seaside town of Exmouth in Devon seen from the sea, August 1931. This image shows the row of seafront hotels and villas along Morton Crescent and the Esplanade

Background imagePromenade Collection: Clock Tower & Esplanade, Exmouth, Devon, August 1931

Clock Tower & Esplanade, Exmouth, Devon, August 1931
A GWR publicity view of the seaside town of Exmouth in Devon, showing the esplanade and clock tower. Taken in August 1931 from around The Beacon up the hill

Background imagePromenade Collection: Kingsley Statue and Quayside, Bideford, c. 1930s

Kingsley Statue and Quayside, Bideford, c. 1930s
A GWR publicity view of the statue of 19th century social and work reformer, Charles Kingsley and the promenade at Bideford in Devon

Background imagePromenade Collection: Sidmouth Beach, Devon, August 1931

Sidmouth Beach, Devon, August 1931
A GWR publicity view of the beach and promenade at Sidmouth in South Devon taken in August 1931. People are strolling along the front while holidaymakers are relaxing in deckchairs on the beach

Background imagePromenade Collection: Overview of The Promenade at Sidmouth, Devon, August 1931

Overview of The Promenade at Sidmouth, Devon, August 1931
A GWR publicity image taken in August 1931 of the Promenade at Sidmouth in South Devon. Seen at high tide, waves are crashing on to the Esplanade along the front

Background imagePromenade Collection: Bowling Green & Pavilion at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

Bowling Green & Pavilion at Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of the Bowling Green & Pavilion at Ilfracombe in Devon, September 1934. The Victoria Pavilion opened at the Capstone Parade in 1888

Background imagePromenade Collection: La Collette, St Helier, Jersey, August 1934

La Collette, St Helier, Jersey, August 1934
A GWR publicity view of St Helier from the promenade at La Collette on Jersey in the Channel Islands. Taken in August 1934 the havre des pas bathing pool

Background imagePromenade Collection: Penzance Promenade, August 1928

Penzance Promenade, August 1928
A GWR Publicity view of Penzance Promenade, August 1928. A group of holidaymakers are in a rowboat enjoying the sunshine near the quay. A smart row of houses line the background

Background imagePromenade Collection: Penzance Promenade, 1924

Penzance Promenade, 1924
A GWR Publicity view of the promenade at Penzance, Cornwall in 1924 before the lido was built. A few small boats are moored up in the bay. St Marys Church can be seen in the distance

Background imagePromenade Collection: Burnham-on-Sea beach and esplanade, August 1933

Burnham-on-Sea beach and esplanade, August 1933
A view north along the esplanade. The Queens Hotel is to the right and is now a Wetherspoons pub. The pier to the left of the image is Britains shortest pier. It was built between 1911-1914

Background imagePromenade Collection: Cold Knap Beach, Barry Island, Wales, August 1927

Cold Knap Beach, Barry Island, Wales, August 1927
View of Cold Knap Beach, Barry Island, south Wales in summer in 1927. Holidaymakers are strolling along the promenade and sitting on the beach. Luens Corner House & Tea Room is in the background

Background imagePromenade Collection: The Sea Front at Penzance, c. 1934

The Sea Front at Penzance, c. 1934
A GWR publicity view of the sea front at Penzance in Cornwall, c.1934, showing the subtropical palm trees of the Alexandra Park grounds and the western promenade

Background imagePromenade Collection: The Promenade at St Mawes, Cornwall, September 1937

The Promenade at St Mawes, Cornwall, September 1937
A GWR publicity view of people walking along the promenade in the sunshine at St Mawes in Cornwall, September 1937

Background imagePromenade Collection: Sidmouth from Salcombe Hill, August 1931

Sidmouth from Salcombe Hill, August 1931
A GWR publicity view of Sidmouth in Devon, taken from Salcombe Hill in August 1931. People are strolling along the promenade while there is a high tide

Background imagePromenade Collection: Sidmouth from Salcombe Hill, Devon, August 1931

Sidmouth from Salcombe Hill, Devon, August 1931
A GWR publicity view of Sidmouth in Devon, taken from Salcombe Hill in August 1931. People are strolling along the promenade in the distance while men in the foreground are standing near small

Background imagePromenade Collection: Sidmouth from Connaught Gardens, Devon, August 1936

Sidmouth from Connaught Gardens, Devon, August 1936
A GWR publicity view of Sidmouth in Devon seen from Connaught Gardens to the west of the town. Taken in August 1936 the image shows the shingle beach at low tide with many holidaymakers enjoying

Background imagePromenade Collection: Capstone Hill, Ilfracombe, Devon, 1929

Capstone Hill, Ilfracombe, Devon, 1929
A GWR publicity view of Capstone Hill and Wildersmouth Cove at Ilfracombe in Devon, August 1929. The Promenade and the Capstone Parade can be seen hugging the shoreline in this image

Background imagePromenade Collection: View of Penzance Station from the Eastern Promenade, c. 1910

View of Penzance Station from the Eastern Promenade, c. 1910
A view of Penzance Station in Cornwall from the Eastern Promenade, c.1910. There is a hive of activity on the platforms and on the promenade, with passengers


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