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Butlin's Resorts

former names: Butlin's Holiday Camps, Butlin's Holiday Worlds, Butlin's Family Entertainment Resorts

Butlins Spirit, creating memories

1936  and remains today. 

Butlin's is more than a name, it's a place that has created so many memories and smiles. Continuing today, it continues to represent Butlins in three remaining resorts, Minehead, Bognor Regis, and Skegness. When Sir Billy Butlin started, he had expanded his legacy to ten camps, located at AYR, Pwllheli, Mosney, Barry Island, Minehead, Bognor Regis, Clacton, Filey, Skegness, and the Caribbean. Only one camp had closed under Sir Billy Butlin and that was the Caribbean and that was because of timing as the camp continued to be a success.

Butlin's name was also represented in hotels, located at AYR, Blackpool, Cliftonville, Llandudno, Saltdean, Scarborough, and Skegness. When Rank purchased Butlins, they continued to expand the hotel division to Torremolinos and London. The first hotel to open should have been Borehamwood, however, this was closed down for the use of the war.

However, there was to be another change as in 1998, the current owners of that time, the Rank organisation, had made a bold move to change Butlins. Three remaining resorts were to remain as Butlins as Pwllheli and AYR were transferred to the sister company Haven, which they remain to this date. Minehead, Bognor Regis, and Skegness had pavilions installed and the transformation had changed a great deal. All the hotels were closed, as Rank took Butlins in a new direction with a new name "New Butlins Family Entertainment Resorts".

In late 2000, Bourne Leisure limited had made a deal to buy the Rank holiday division, which included Butlins, Havens, Oasis, and Warners. As time has continued to pass by, Bourne has brought back the hotel division into the resort of Bognor Regis. The three hotels are named "Wave, Ocean, and Shoreline". The redcoat uniform was changed back to a more traditional look with the logo looking near to the original. Millions of pounds have now been invested back into the three resorts with a new pool at Bognor Regis costing £40 million pounds. It was announced that a new stakeholder has joined the Butlins adventure, named Blackstone. From here, history continues to be created with a positive look ahead of the name we all love. 



Here are the postcards that I have uploaded so far.

If you wish to find out why they are watermarked, click here

Memories from the campers and guests of Butlins

Memories of the Guest and Campers of Butlins

Come and view the memories of those who went to Butlins as they show you how happy they are at being in the location with all love...Butlins.

Sir Billy Butlin and Butlins timeline

Here is the time line that I made from all the research found. It will, in time be updated.

Butlins Games

Here are the games related items that I have collected so far

Butlin's Vouchers

Here is my items that I have uploaded that are voucher related

Program and Guides

Here is the program and guides that I have uploaded.

Butlins anniversary items

Here is the items related to Butlins  anniversary 

Newspaper Clippings

These are the newspaper clippings that I collected for some time, showing another view of Butlins time line.

Newspaper Clippings

These are the items that have been shared online that show you Butlins in the news.

Chalet Related

These are all the items that I purchased/donated over years for chalet related.

Butlin's Uniform

Here are the items that I have uploaded so far that are related to Butlins uniforms

Book related items

These are all the items that I have that are book related. 

Matches, Lighters and Smoking Related items

These are the items that I have that are related lighters, matches and smoking


Other Butlins Postcards

Showing you the other areas of Butlins that is not camp, hotel or resort related.

Remember Butlins with Photos

Photos of Butlins and Staff Members

Here are all the photos that I have within my collection that show Butlins and the staff from any department



Here is my collection of Butlins badges, these are those who are showing a selection of areas, such as 2nd week badges and logos. 

Takeaway items

Takeaway and Food Related items

These are the items that I have uploaded showing you the takeaway related items.

Memo's and Letters

Letters, Memos and Envelops

Here is my memos, letters and envelopes that I have uploaded from my collection.


Butlin's Card Items

Some of the items that I own that are card related and show the lovely Butlins or related.

Coming Soon

More Coming Soon

More to come, just finding the time to do it that is hard task. Check my group to see more

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