These photos have been unseen for years and the ones from Pwllheli were taken as part of a pictorial in 1959.
Capturing a tub race at the Butlins site on August 20 that year, you can see everything from crowds cheering to competitors having fun in the water.
As you can see from the photos in Barry, which were taken at various points through the ’60s to the ’90s, they show the immense fun that was to be had at the camp.
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Up until the late 1990s, a holiday in Wales at a Butlin’s holiday camp had provided a lifetime of fantastic memories for generations.
The first Butlin’s holiday camp opened in Skegness in 1936, before the first Welsh Butlin’s opened in Pwllheli in 1947, followed by Barry Island in 1966.
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By 1996 the Barry site had closed and, by 1998, the Pwllheli site had also shut, but people still have fond memories of it today. And these stunning photos offer a glimpse into the site’s life
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