A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

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Hopton on Sea, Norfolk

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Hopton on Sea, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Hopton on Sea

Historic Maps of Hopton on Sea and the local area.

My memory was triggered by the person writing about the Constitutional Camp's hall/ballroom building being burnt down. At the time I was attending the Primary School in the village and we could see the smoke and flames from our classroom. Our lovely Head teacher Mr Etheridge allowed us all to go onto the playing field and watch as the fire engines rushed through the village to attend the fire. I think he ...see more

I worked at the Golden Sands Holiday Camp, 1961. Had the most fun. One evening, one of the workers had an invite to join a party at the Constitutional Holiday Camp. We ran across the cornfield behind our girls chalets -and back later that evening. The following day, we all were called in front of Manager, Mr. Petty, and an irate farmer. We could not deny going through the waist high corn - there was the pathway, to and from our chalet block. Ah but we had fun. Bonny Cother