Historic seaside hotels

The Palace Court Hotel, Bournemouth

1920s and 1930s hotels

The age of Art Deco produced some staggering modern hotels.

20s & 30s hotels

70s style lounge bar

1960s and 1970s hotels

Standards at seaside hotels had to improve in the 1960s to compete with holidays abroad. Check out some fab 1970s bars.

60s & 70s hotels

The Gleneagles Hotel, Torquay in 1970

Fawlty Towers

The Gleneagles Hotel, Torquay was the inspiration for "Fawlty Towers".

 
 

Seaside history

The British seaside holiday