Bacton, Eastward Ho Holiday Centre c.1960

Memories of Bacton


I was a boarder at St Peter's Court from the age of 6 to 10. My father worked on the oil fields in Iraq and because of my age we got special permission for me to board during the civil war there. My two eldest brothers, Chris (deceased) and Wally also attended. Just after I arrived, Humphrey Fenn's mother (...Read full memory)

I can remember many happy holidays at Bacon, staying at a caravan site (I can't remember which one). At the site shop there was an Alsatian dog called Elva, I suppose she was the guard dog. I loved climbing down the steps etched out of the cliffs, to the wonderful sandy beach below. I would fish for shrimps, (...Read full memory)

I am an artist from Belgrade, Serbia and I loved Bacton at the first sight. The most wonderful Christmas of my life was in Bacton! I will never forget it! My friend has lived in Bacton, so I had to see that magic place, Bacton. I spent a few months there...walking on the sea shore... in such a fantastic atmosphere that I will (...Read full memory)

I played football for Bacton Primary School against St Peter's Court, a window was broken! The headmaster was always walking to Walcott (where I lived) and wore plimsoles.

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