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Historic Butlins Footage

I am always honored to see photos, postcards, and memories from so many people about Butlin's. It shows you the true magic of the name Butlin's and its value to the many that come for their holidays. To add to this magic, I have found videos online showing you even more history of this great name and it's wonderful to see. How to use this page: Look at the descripion and screen shot of the video to see if you're interested in what is being offered. If you want to view this video, simply click on the screen shot. A new page will now load leaving this page in place for you to choose another if you wish.

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Keep fit and exercise at Butlins

Back to business in Butlin's as the war is over, let's start with them keep fit exercises.

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Staff Wanted 1963 Advert

The adverts back then was slightly different to what you see today however they do play a part in the history of the name Butlins.

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1960 Bring your baby to Butlins

If you had a baby and wanted a break, Butlin's had the solution for you. 

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Butlin's Continental Holidays

Sir Billy had plans to make his business expand as this advert from 1965 shows you alternative holidays.

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"Go Gay at Butlin's" advert in 1962

Even today you can have a lot of fun at Butlin's as we watch a 1962 Butlin's advert offering a lot of fun for all the family.

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Butlin's has something for everyone

Advert showing from 1965 of pay one price for all.

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Butlins Campaign

An advert from 1960 showing you the campaign for a family holiday with Butlins.

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1959  Butlin's advert

Showing you what is on offer at Butlin's and it was a going to be a treat to all!

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Mining Review 6th Year


This videos recorded in 1952 shows miners enjoying a Butlin's Holiday and other areas.

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Around the camps in 1950

Great footage showing you around the camps of Butlins. It gives you an excellent view of what was on offer during the early days of Butlin's.

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