The quaint British seaside resorts of yesteryear are having a renaissance, as a certain type of discerning holidaymaker shuns the flashy resorts of the Mediterranean for a slower pace closer to home.
To celebrate this, a new book, Seaside Hotels, looks at the homegrown resorts at the height of their popularity.
They came into prominence in the 17th century, when people first believed that bathing in sea water and being close to the fresh air of the coast was therapeutic and had medicinal properties.
By the mid-20th century they …
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