Title ID 7306Collection ID946
Title[Holiday in Wales]
Date[ca. 1972]
CollectionDavid R. Durant Films
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily life Transport
KeywordsBridges Children Dance Family Games Men Nature Reserves Play Roads Rural Areas Shops Urban Areas Swimming
LocalAmesbury Chepstow St David's
RegionalMonmouthshire Pembrokeshire Wiltshire
NationalWales United Kingdom
ProductionDavid R. Durant
CameraDavid R. Durant
FormatColour Silent
Duration25min. 14sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This home movie features a family holiday to Wales. The film includes scenes of the journey from England into Wales, a hot air balloon display (G-AZJI), and a stop on the A303 to look at Stonehenge. The family drive over the Severn Bridge, pass the Tintern Abbey ruins at Chepstow, the "Talocher Farmhouse Hotel", "St David's Precinct Wall" (Bishop's Palace), have a picnic next to a boating lake and watch a group of Morris dancers perform. The final scenes show the family in an indoor pool.


A Still from [Holiday in Wales] (ca. 1972)

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