Pwllheli – Butlins – North Wales – 1947

Pwllheli Butlins Swimming Pool - image

Pwllheli Butlins Swimming Pool. The typical design of all Mr Butlins Pools.

Pwllheli – Butlins – North Wales – 1947Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh has a tour of Butlins 1963

Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh has a tour of Butlins 1963 see Bygone Butlins Click image to enlarge

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh visited in 1963 The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme was very popular here.

We thank Sir Billy Butlin for the opportunities and blissfulness of family fun, togetherness and achievement.

Anne diving from the Top Board in the weekly Swimming Gala

Anne diving from the Top Board in the weekly Swimming Gala Click to enlarge

Diving from the top board was idyllic with the back drop of Snowdonia. 

 “Wanted! for DARE DEVIL PEGGY

Young talented divers
Please apply to Butlins Camp – Pwhelli (1947)”

First ever National Welsh Swimming Championships

First ever National Welsh Swimming Championships

The first ever Welsh Centralised Swimming and Diving National Championships were held here 1949

OUTCOME: The original Butlins has gone…

Pwllheli Butlins Swimming Pool

Pwllheli Butlins Swimming Pool. Now covered with caravans.  Click image to enlarge (Butlins Photographic Services Ltd)

 

Hafan y Mor Holiday Park

Hafan y Mor Holiday Park Click image to enlarge

Hafan y Mor. The Camp of today.

Hafan y Mor. The Camp of today.

Dedicated site on Butlins – “Bygone Butlins”

 

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