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Seaside Collection (#2)

Background imageSeaside 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 imageSeaside 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 imageSeaside 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 imageSeaside Collection: Teignmouth Beach, Devon, c. 1930s

Teignmouth Beach, Devon, c. 1930s
A view looking south down the beach at Teignmouth. The beach is lined with holidaymakers and beach huts. The mouth of the River Teign can be seen emerging into the sea in the background

Background imageSeaside Collection: Preston Sands, Paignton, August 1950

Preston Sands, Paignton, August 1950
A busy view of Preston Sands, Paignton, during the summer of 1950. Hundreds of families are enjoying the beach and activities it has to offer

Background imageSeaside Collection: Exmouth Beach, Devon, c1950

Exmouth Beach, Devon, c1950
A view looking west up the beach at Exmouth. Several children are playing in the sea, whilst a family disembark from a rowing boat

Background imageSeaside Collection: Clovelly, August 1929

Clovelly, August 1929
A view looking west from the harbour wall at Clovelly, North Devon. The tide is out and boats are left resting on the shoreline. The picturesque village rises up a steep hill at the back of the beach

Background imageSeaside Collection: Penarth, Glamorgan, South Wales, c. 1920s

Penarth, Glamorgan, South Wales, c. 1920s
View to the sea and promenade at the seaside town of Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Holidaymakers are returning from the front in the heat of a summers day

Background imageSeaside 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 imageSeaside Collection: New Quay, August 1936

New Quay, August 1936
A GWR Publicity view of New Quay, Wales in August 1936. Holidaymakers are enjoying the summer sunshine by sitting on the harbour wall, picnicking and sunbathing

Background imageSeaside 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 imageSeaside Collection: Porthcurno Beach, Cornwall, August 1928

Porthcurno Beach, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR Publicity view of Porthcurno Beach, near Lands End in Cornwall, August 1928. A holidaymaker is sitting on the rocks holding a parasol and another is wearing a swimming costume

Background imageSeaside Collection: Praa Sands, Cornwall, Aug 1928

Praa Sands, Cornwall, Aug 1928
A GWR Publicity view of Praa Sands, Cornwall, in August 1928. Praa Sands Beach basks in summer sunshine as it stretches along the coast with rugged Cornish cliffs above

Background imageSeaside Collection: Lyme Regis Harbour, August 1936

Lyme Regis Harbour, August 1936
Holidaymakers gather on the sandy beach at Lyme Regis. Behind them is the small harbour, also known as the Cobb. It was made famous by featuring in Jane Austins novel, Persuasion

Background imageSeaside Collection: Lyme Regis, August 1936

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

Background imageSeaside Collection: Falmouth - Pendennis Head, September 1930

Falmouth - Pendennis Head, September 1930
View of Pendennis Head, Falmouth, Cornwall. Shows Pendennis Castle from Cliff Road, Castle Beach in September 1930. Lush Cornish vegetation lines the road

Background imageSeaside Collection: Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924

Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924
A view of Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924. Taken from Cliff Road by Castle Beach the fortifications are clear to see and unobscured by tree growth

Background imageSeaside Collection: Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924

Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924
A view of the town of Falmouth from Flushing in the sunshine, 1924. Across the harbour and the Penryn River there are a number of small boats, yachts and fishing vessels

Background imageSeaside Collection: Carlyon Bay, Cornwall c. 1930s

Carlyon Bay, Cornwall c. 1930s
A view of Carlyon Bay, Cornwall c.1930s. The Carlyon Bay Hotel is on the top of the cliffs overlooking the bay in the sunshine

Background imageSeaside Collection: Bude town from Summerleaze Crescent, 1923

Bude town from Summerleaze Crescent, 1923
View of Bude town from Summerleaze Crescent in the sunshine in 1923. A lone woman walks down the path past a large building (now Adventure International) on her way into town

Background imageSeaside Collection: Recreation Ground at Bude, August 1930

Recreation Ground at Bude, August 1930
View of the Recreation Ground in Bude in August 1930 with people playing tennis and bowls in the sunshine. Compass Point (the pepper pot ), Bude Castle and St

Background imageSeaside Collection: Summerleaze Bathing Pool, Bude, August 1930

Summerleaze Bathing Pool, Bude, August 1930
A view of Bude sea pool at Summerleaze Beach soon after it opened in 1930. Children are enjoying the paddling pool and main pool whilst adults watch on from the rocks

Background imageSeaside Collection: Penarth Pier, Glamorgan, Wales, c. 1920s

Penarth Pier, Glamorgan, Wales, c. 1920s
View to the sea and promenade at the seaside town of Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Holidaymakers are returning from the front in the heat of the day

Background imageSeaside Collection: St Michaels Mount, Marazion, August 1935

St Michaels Mount, Marazion, August 1935
View across to St Michaels Mount, with a man in the foreground playing a banjo. The causeway is seen here at low tide

Background imageSeaside 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 imageSeaside Collection: Weymouth beach, c1930

Weymouth beach, c1930
A GWR publicity view of Weymouth beach from the Esplanade. Just above the man by the railings is a building on stilts. It was known as the Skee Ball

Background imageSeaside Collection: Looe Beach from Banjo Quay, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe Beach from Banjo Quay, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of the coastal town of Looe and East Looe Beach in Cornwall. Taken in August 1951 from the banjo pier this image shows holidaymakers taking a stroll along the pier

Background imageSeaside Collection: Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of East Looe Beach and the coastal town of Looe in Cornwall, August 1951. This image was probably taken from a boat on the water looking back to the shore

Background imageSeaside Collection: East Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1951

East Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of East Looe Beach in Cornwall, August 1951, showing holidaymakers covering the sand. Couples and families are lounging in deckchairs enjoying the sunshine

Background imageSeaside Collection: Looe Bay, Cornwall, August 1936

Looe Bay, Cornwall, August 1936
A GWR publicity view of the coastal town of Looe and Looe Bay, Cornwall, August 1936. This image shows the Banjo Pier at the Looe Estuary

Background imageSeaside Collection: Overview of Teignmouth, Devon, August 1950

Overview of Teignmouth, Devon, August 1950
A GWR publicity view of Teignmouth in Devon, taken from the golf course in August 1950 and showing the fields surrounding the seaside town as well as the south Devon coastline

Background imageSeaside Collection: Teignmouth to Shaldon Ferry, Devon, August 1937

Teignmouth to Shaldon Ferry, Devon, August 1937
A GWR publicity view of passengers disembarking the Shaldon Ferry in Devon in August 1937. The seaside town of Teignmouth can be seen on the opposite side of the estuary

Background imageSeaside Collection: Boats on Shaldon Beach, Devon, August 1937

Boats on Shaldon Beach, Devon, August 1937
A GWR publicity view of several small boats on the beach at Shaldon, at the mouth of the River Teign in Devon, August 1937

Background imageSeaside Collection: View to Shaldon at Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933

View to Shaldon at Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of Teignmouth in Devon, showing the view to the village of Shaldon across the mouth of the river. Taken in September 1933 this image features a family preparing for a trip on a

Background imageSeaside Collection: East Beach at Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933

East Beach at Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of the seaside at Teignmouth, September 1933. This image shows the east or Town Beach and was probably taken from the Grand Pier

Background imageSeaside Collection: Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933

Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of East or Town Beach at the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon, September 1933. This image was probably taken from the Grand Pier

Background imageSeaside Collection: Boats at Exmouth Beach, Devon, August 1931

Boats at Exmouth Beach, Devon, August 1931
A GWR publicity view of several small boats at Exmouth Beach in Devon, August 1931. One of the boats is called the Fairy Queen and another is called Rose

Background imageSeaside Collection: Exmouth Beach, Devon, August 1931

Exmouth Beach, Devon, August 1931
A GWR publicity view of Exmouth Beach, looking towards the Queens Drive end of the seaside town of Exmouth in Devon, August 1931

Background imageSeaside Collection: Wildersmouth Cove, Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934

Wildersmouth Cove, Ilfracombe, Devon, September 1934
A GWR publicity view of Wildersmouth Cove at Ilfracombe in Devon. Taken in September 1934 this image shows holidaymakers having fun on the beach and lounging in deckchairs with a pavilion

Background imageSeaside Collection: The Golf Course - Lelant, Cornwall, February 1924

The Golf Course - Lelant, Cornwall, February 1924
A view of two gentlemen and their caddies putting on the 15th green at the Golf Course at Lelant, Cornwall in February 1924. The dunes at Hayle Sands can be seen on the right

Background imageSeaside Collection: Bather, August 1931

Bather, August 1931
GWR publicity image of a woman wearing a diamond patterned swimming costume and cap leaning over a wall at the seaside in August 1931

Background imageSeaside Collection: North Beach, Tenby, 1936

North Beach, Tenby, 1936
A view looking north with Goskar Rock towering over this long expanse of beach. The tide is low and several families are playing in rock pools



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