"Great Western Railway 'Holiday Haunts' brochure, 1947. "
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
"Holiday Haunts was produced by the GWR's publicity department and advertised holidays in the West Country, Wales, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, regions which were served by the company's railway lines and ferry services. First published in 1906, over 200,000 copies were printed each year. The brochure was nearly 700 pages long and sold for sixpence (2.5p). Artwork by Frank Soar."