Holland On Sea, The Beach Huts c.1955

Memories of Holland-on-Sea


As a young lad, I enjoyed many happy holidays at Brook Farm Caravan Site in Nansen Road, Holland-on Sea, where my parents owned a caravan.  This site was very quiet and superbly unspoilt with nothing but a small shop and a toilet block on-site.  The site consisted of just two fields with caravans placed around (...Read full memory)

I first remember Holland-on-Sea when I worked my first 'season' as solo organist at Valley Farm Camping Ground (as it was then called) way back in 1969. I used to regularly have lunch with a work colleague at the little 'Peter Pan restaurant' at the top end of Sladbury's lane where it joins (...Read full memory)

I am Duncan Burrett, a twin whoes brother was Paul. We had a little sister Barbara. My dad bought the Naze Park Laundry when we were 4 years of age. There are many memories of the time we spent at the laundry but I think the one that sticks in my mind is when my sister fell down a deep well in the garden. Or should (...Read full memory)

I have just read an amusing story about the Walls ices girls and how pretty they were - I was one of those girls - I can't quite believe someone has written about us! What fun we had. We all worked in the school holidays in the beach cafes, hard work sometimes but such good times.The beaches were packed and we (...Read full memory)

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