A short history of the British seaside

Ladies having fun on the beach in the 1920s

The British seaside has always been a place to get away from it all and rejuvenate — a place of escape from normal life, to experience new things and enjoy oneself.

Although in its earliest incarnations, the coastal holiday did place upon its visitors’ expectations of proper codes of behaviour, as time went on and more and more people from differing backgrounds enjoyed the attractions of the…