The social history of the British seaside
Sun worship was considered healthy in the 1920s and 1930s.
Find who went on holiday in Britain and where they stayed, from the 1920s to the 1990s. See UK holiday statistics
Roads to the coast
The only way to go on holiday was by car in the 1960s.
Camping and caravanning
Camping and caravanning boomed in the 1960s & 1970s.
The British seaside holiday