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Welcome to Butlins Memories, the web's biggest resource for Butlins nostalgia and information. You may have happy memories of Butlins as a camper, as a staff member or even as a member of the forces serving at one of the camps during the Second World War, you may have never even have been to Butlins and simply be looking to find out more, either way you've come to the right place!

Amongst these pages you'll find a wealth of information, photographs & memories. Why not click the links above to go straight to your camp or hotel, follow any of the ones below to visit the other sections of the site or visit our busy & friendly forum. We also have a brief history of UK holiday camps aswell as pages on Pontins & Warners.

Established in 2001, there are now countless images and other information online. Thanks for visiting!

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Can You Help?
If you are able to assist with any of the following member requests, please contact us on contact@butlins-memories.com and we will connect people as appropriate.

* Do you have a copy of the entertainment guide for Bognor Regis for 9th October 2023 (Family break)(Posted 29/01/24)?
* Do you have a copy of the entertainment guide for Skegness for 20th Novemember 2023 (Family break)(Posted 29/01/24)?
* Do you have a copy of the entertainment guide for Bognor Regis for 2nd to 5th December 2022?
* Do you have a copy of the entertainment guide for Skegness for 28th November to 2nd December 2022?
* Do you have a copy of the entertainment guide for Minehead (Cream Weekender) for the weekend of 2nd to 5th December 2022? (Posted 08/04/23)
* Do you have any memories or photos of Marie Devere dancers in the early 1960s? (Posted 08/04/23)
* Do you have any knowledge of guest registration archvies from 1964 or 1965? (Posted 08/04/23)
* Do you have any knowledge or evidence of the Nickelodeon UK appearances a tthe butlins reports? (Posted 08/04/23)
* Do you have any information related to a live version of "Run the risk" that was held at a butlins resort, possibly skegness in early 2000's? (Posted 08/04/23)
* Do you have any relics or items related to the monorails or objects which may have been sold in 1988 as part of a contents sale? (Posted 08/04/23)
* Do you have any photos of the first offices at the skegness resort when it first opened? (posted 08/04/23)
* Do you have any photos of the Butlin Girls keep fit team? (posted 08/04/23)

Recent Site Updates

  • June 2024
  • 17/06/24 - 19 guides added to the family breaks entertainment guides section
  • 17/06/24 - 8 Big Weekends guides added to the Big Weekends entertainment guides section
  • 12/06/24 - 9 Photos added to the Ocean Hotel 1977 photo section
  • 12/06/24 - 1 Photo added to the Ocean Hotel April 1977 photo section
  • 12/06/24 - 1 Photo added to the Ocean Hotel October 1977 photo section
  • 12/06/24 - 3 Photos added to the Ocean Hotel June 1977 photo section
  • 12/06/24 - 2 Postcards added to the Cliftonville Hotel postcard photo sedction
  • 12/06/24 - Rock Garden photo added to Pwllheli assorted photos section
  • 12/06/24 - 3 photos added to the Pwllheli photos from 1990\1991 photo section
  • 12/06/24 - 20 photos added to the Pwllheli staff photos from 1990\1991 photo section
  • 12/06/24 - Photo added to the Pwllheli 1976 photo section
  • 12/06/24 - 65 photos added to the Pwllheli 1978-1996 photo section
  • 12/06/24 - 2 Photos of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II added to the Pwllheli 1963 photos section
  • 12/06/24 - 2 photos of Princess Margret and Lord Snowdon added to the Minehead May 1965 photos section
  • 11/06/24 - 35 photos added to the Minehead October 2023 photos section
  • 11/06/24 - 11 photos added to the Minehead 1989 staff photos section
  • 11/06/24 - 11 photos added to the Minehead June 2024 photos section
  • 11/06/24 - 5 photos added to the Skegness June 2024 photos section
  • 11/06/24 - Moved sunset picture for Skengess from May 2024 to January 2024 photos section
  • 11/06/24 - Entertainment guide for 26th March 2024 at Minehead added to the entertainment guides section
  • 11/06/24 - Entertainment guide for 1st April at Minehead added to the entertainment guides section
  • 11/06/24 - Day visitors entertainment guide for 12th February 2023 at Minehead added to the entertainment guides section
  • 11/06/24 - Entertainment guide for 27th May at Bognor Regis added to the entertainment guides section
  • 11/06/24 - Entertainment guide for 24th May at Bognor Regis added to the entertainment guides section
  • 11/06/24 - Entertainment guide for 29th April at Skegness added to the entertainment guides section
  • 11/06/24 - Day visitors entertainment guide for 1st April at Minehead added to the entertainment guides section
  • 11/06/24 - Day visitors entertainment guide for 24th May at Minehead added to the entertainment guides section
  • 11/06/24 - Entertainment guide the "Tiger Challenge" event added for 3rd May at Minehead to the entertainment guides section
  • 11/06/24 - Day visitors entertainment guide for 12th February 2023 at Minehead added to the entertainment guides section
  • 11/06/24 - Day visitors entertainment guide for 24th January 2023 at Bognor Regis added to the entertainment guides section
  • 11/06/24 - Day visitors entertainment guide for 12th May 2023 at Bognor Regis added to the entertainment guides section
  • 10/06/24 - Big Weekender Entertainment Guide for Ultimate 80s at Bognor Regis for 1st March 2024 Uploaded to entertainment guides
  • 10/06/24 - Big Weekender Entertainment Guide for Replay at Skegness for 1st March 2024 Uploaded to entertainment guides
  • 10/06/24 - Big Weekender Entertainment Guide for Soul Weekender at Bognor Regis for 8th March 2024 Uploaded to entertainment guides
  • 10/06/24 - Big Weekender Entertainment Guide for We Love The 70s at Skegness for 8th March 2024 Uploaded to entertainment guides
  • 10/06/24 - Big Weekender Entertainment Guide for We Love Ibiza at Minehead for 8th March 2024 Uploaded to entertainment guides
  • 10/06/24 - Big Weekender Entertainment Guide for Back To The 2000s at Skegness for 15th March 2024 Uploaded to entertainment guides
  • 10/06/24 - Big Weekender Entertainment Guide for Ultimate 80s at Skegness for 26th April 2024 Uploaded to entertainment guides
  • 10/06/24 - Big Weekender Entertainment Guide for Back To The 2000s at Bognor Regis for 26th April 2024 Uploaded to entertainment guides
  • 10/06/24 - Big Weekender Entertainment Guide for Back To The 2000s at Minehead for 26th April 2024 Uploaded to entertainment guides
  • 10/06/24 - Big Weekender Entertainment Guide for 90s Reloaded at Minehead for 10th May 2024 Uploaded to entertainment guides
  • 10/06/24 - Big Weekender Entertainment Guide for DJ Spoony Presents A House Full Of Garage at Bognor for 17th May 2024 Uploaded to entertainment guides
  • 10/06/24 - Big Weekender Entertainment Guide for Replay at Minehead for 17th May 2024 Uploaded to entertainment guides
  • 09/06/24 - Family breaks entertainment guides for 10th July 2023 for Minehead uploaded to the entertainment guides
  • 09/06/24 - Family breaks entertainment guides for 18th September 2023 for Bognor Regis uploaded to the entertainment guides
  • 09/06/24 - Big Weekend entertainment guide for Bognor Soul Weekener September 2024 uploaded to the entertainment guides
  • 09/06/24 - 25 Family Breaks entertainment guides from 25th March to 19th July 2024 for Bognor Regis uploaded to the entertainment guides section
  • 09/06/24 - 31 Family Breaks entertainment guides from 25th March to 19th July 2024 for Skegness uploaded to the entertainment guides section
  • 09/06/24 - 27 Family Breaks entertainment guides from 25th March to 19th July 2024 for Minehead uploaded to the entertainment guides section
  • 09/06/24 - 4 Big Weekend entertainment guides from March to June 2024 for Bognor Regis uploaded to the entertainment guides section
  • 09/06/24 - 4 Big Weekend entertainment guides from March to June 2024 for Skegness uploaded to the entertainment guides section
  • 09/06/24 - 4 Big Weekend entertainment guides from March to June 2024 for Minehead uploaded to the entertainment guides section
  • 09/06/24 - Accomodation map from September 2022 uploaded to the Minehead Maps Section
  • 09/06/24 - Resort map from January 2023 uploaded to the Minehead Maps Section
  • 09/06/24 - Family Break Resort Map and Accomodation Map March 2024 uploaded to the skegness Maps Section
  • 09/06/24 - Big WeekendsResort Map and Accomodation Map March 2024 uploaded to the skegness Maps Section
  • 02/06/24 - Photo added to the Minehead October 2023 photos section
  • 02/06/24 - 39 photos added to the Skegness May 2024 photos section
  • 02/06/24 - 2 photos added to the Skegness June 2024 photos section
  • 01/06/24 - Wonderwest World Sign added to the Ayr assorted images section
  • 01/06/24 - 27 photos added to the Skegness March 2024 photos section
  • 01/06/24 - 53 photos added to the Skegness April 2024 photos section
  • 01/06/24 - 1 photo added to the Skegness June 2024 photos section
  • May 2024
  • 31/05/24 - 2 photos added to the Minehead May 2024 photos section
  • April 2024
  • 28/04/24 - Looping Star photo added to the Ayr 1990's Photos section
  • 28/04/24 - Beachcomber Bar photo added to the Ayr 1985 Photos section
  • February 2024
  • 18/02/24 - All That Entertainment for 50p picture added to the Barry Island assorted photos section
  • 18/02/24 - Photo from entertainment guide for 29th July 1962 added to Clacton 1962 photos section
  • 18/02/24 - 4 photos added to the Clacton assorted photos section
  • 18/02/24 - 4 x family entertainment guides for 2023 uploaded
  • 18/02/24 - 2 photos added to the Skegness February 2024 photos section
  • 18/02/24 - 11 photos added to the Filey 1945 photos section
  • 18/02/24 - 2 black and white contests photos added to the Minehead assorted photos section
  • 18/02/24 - 2 staff photos added to the Minehead staff from 1999 photos section
  • 18/02/24 - 1988 photo of the Ocean Hotel Saltdean added to the Saltdean assorted photos section
  • 18/02/24 - 2 postcards added to the Clacton postcards section
  • 18/02/24 - Staff photo added to the minehead assorted people photos section
  • 18/02/24 - Tea Towel pictur eadded to the general assorted images under the brochures and images section photo section
  • 18/02/24 - 3 x family entertainment guides uploaded
  • 18/02/24 - 3 x 2024 Big Weekenders entertainment guides uploaded
  • 18/02/24 - Big weekender entertainment guide for Septemember 2023 uploaded
  • 18/02/24 - 14 photos added to the Minehead Late 80s Early 90s photos section
  • 18/02/24 - Photo added to the Minehead 1992 photos section
  • 18/02/24 - 3 photos added to the Filey photos from 1988/1989 photo section
  • 18/02/24 - 6 photos added to the Minehead photos from 1970s and 1980s photo section
  • 18/02/24 - 4 photos added to the Skegness February 2024 photos section
  • 18/02/24 - 6 photos added to the Clacton Early 80s photos section
  • 18/02/24 - Minehead map added for the year 2001
  • 18/02/24 - 4 photos added to the Clacton 1950s photos section
  • 18/02/24 - 6 photos added to the Clacton early 1960s photo section
  • 17/02/24 - 3 photos added to the Skegness February 2024 photos section
  • 14/02/24 - February 2024 map view from the air added to Mosney assorted photos section
  • 14/02/24 - Family break entertainment guide uploaded
  • 14/02/24 - Minehead January 2024 map uploaded
  • 14/02/24 - 6 photos added to the Minehead February 2024 photo section
  • 14/02/24 - 12 photos added to the Skegness February 2024 photo section
  • 14/02/24 - 1 photo added to the Bognor Regis February 2023 photo section
  • 14/02/24 - 1 photo added to the Bognor Regis February 2024 photo section
  • 14/02/24 - 2 photos added to the Clacton 1974 photo section
  • 14/02/24 - 1 postcard added to the Clacton postcard section
  • 14/02/24 - 1 photo added to the Bognor 1976 photo section
  • 14/02/24 - 1 photo added to the Bognor 1980s photo section
  • 14/02/24 - 1 photo added to the Bognor August 2023 photo section
  • 12/02/24 - Photo added to the Bognor Regis December 2023 photos section
  • 12/02/24 - Photo added to the Filey 1960s photos section
  • 12/02/24 - 2 photos added to the Filey 1963 photos section
  • 12/02/24 - 5 photos added to the Filey assorted photos section
  • 12/02/24 - 5 postcards added to the Filey postcard section
  • 12/02/24 - Photo added to the Clacton assorted images section
  • 12/02/24 - 2 photos added to the Bognor pre 1990 photos section
  • 12/02/24 - Vintage funfair picture added to the Minehead assorted photos section
  • 12/02/24 - 3 Funfair photos added to the Minehead Photos from the Early 1990's photo section
  • 12/02/24 - 7 Postcards added to the Clacton postcards section
  • 12/02/24 - 7 photos added to the Minehead September 1974 photo section
  • 12/02/24 - 1990 Breakaway entertainment guide added to the Minehead entertainment gudies section
  • 12/02/24 - 1991 Festive Breakaway entertainment guide added to the Minehead entertainment gudies section
  • 12/02/24 - 14 photos added to the Minehead September 2011 photo section
  • 12/02/24 - 1 Photo added to the Bognor Regis October 1987 photo section
  • 12/02/24 - 1 Photo added to the Minehead February 2024 photo section
  • 12/02/24 - 1 Photo added to the Skegness February 2024 photo section
  • 12/02/24 - Photo of Sir Billy at the "Top Of The Tower" 1963 added to the general assorted images under the brochures and images section photo section
  • 11/02/24 - 2 staff photos added to the Clacton staff from the 1960's photo section
  • 11/02/24 - 3 staff photos added to the Clacton staff from 1964 photo section
  • 11/02/24 - Chalet curtain picture added to the general assorted images under the brochures and images section photo section
  • 11/02/24 - 2 Postcards (Beachcomber Bar + Pig and Whistle Bar) added to the Minehead Postcards section
  • 11/02/24 - Photo added to the Ayr photos from the 60's photos section
  • 11/02/24 - 31 photos added to the Skegness December 2023 photos section
  • 11/02/24 - 21 photos added to the Minehead staff photos from 1986 photo section
  • 11/02/24 - 4 Pictures of the launderette added to the Skegness February 2024 photos section
  • 11/02/24 - Old black and white indoor pool with hanging plantation picture added to the Minehead assorted pictures section
  • 11/02/24 - Picture of the church added to the Minehead pictures from February 2024 section
  • 11/02/24 - Photo of Crackerjacks added to the Minehead 1993 photos section
  • 11/02/24 - 7 photos added to the Minehead October 2023 photo section
  • 11/02/24 - 1983 entertainment guide uploaded to Clacton entertainment guides section
  • 11/02/24 - 3 photos from the 1970s and 1980s added to the Ayr assorted images section
  • 11/02/24 - 7 photos added to the Skegness September 1988 photos section
  • 11/02/24 - 10 photos added to the Skegness late 1970s photo section
  • 10/02/24 - Photo of Sir Billy looking at the Radio Butlin console added to the Filey assorted images section
  • 10/02/24 - Late 70s photo added to Filey assorted images section
  • 10/02/24 - "Over The Years" video uploaded to the Skegness assorted images section
  • 10/02/24 - Pages from an entertainment guide from 1978 or 1979 added to Minehead entertainment guides section
  • 10/02/24 - Late 90s staff photo added to Minehead Assorted people photos section
  • 10/02/24 - 15 photos added to Skegness Maple Walk Lodges February 2024 photos section
  • 10/02/24 - 2 photos added to Ayr photos from 1973 photo section
  • 10/02/24 - Photo added to Skegness February 2024 photo section
  • 10/02/24 - Performed slight layout adjustment to home page
  • 10/02/24 - 3 staff photos added to Minehead staff photos from 1977 section
  • 10/02/24 - 3 staff photos added to Minehead Barnums staff photos from 1997/1998 section
  • 10/02/24 - 6 photos added to the Minehead photos from 70s and 80s section
  • 10/02/24 - 2 Filey by air photos added to Filey assorted images sections
  • 10/02/24 - End of war photo from Clacton added to Clacton assorted images section
  • 10/02/24 - 1996 staff photo added to Minehead 1996 staff photos section
  • 10/02/24 - Modern picture of Metropole Hotel added to the Blackpool hotel photos section
  • 10/02/24 - 7 vintage photos added to Minehead assorted camp images photos section
  • 10/02/24 - 18 Coast restaurant photos added to Skegness Coast Restaurant July 2023 photos section
  • 10/02/24 - 4 Skypark photos added to Skegness January 2024 photos section
  • 10/02/24 - Various family break entertainment guides uploaded
  • 10/02/24 - 3 Minehead February 2024 maps uploaded
  • 09/02/24 - 4 pictures of rainbows over Minehead added to the 9th February 2024 Minehead photos section
  • 09/02/24 - Photo of Sam Skinner in the Blinking Owl bar uploaded to the assorted Clacton images photo section
  • 09/02/24 - 1 Photo added to the February 2024 Skegness photos section
  • 06/02/24 - NeilR Greatest Adventures Youtuber park tour added to Skegness photos section
  • 06/02/24 - 3 Photos added to Skegness 1991 photos section
  • 06/02/24 - Funfair construction photo added to Skegness February 2024 photos section
  • 06/02/24 - 11 Photos added to Skegness July 1988 photos section
  • 06/02/24 - Photo of commedian Mike Reid performing in Showboat 1988 or 1989 added to Skegness photos from late 80's / earth 90's section
  • 06/02/24 - Soul weekender entertainment guide uploaded for Skegness for 19th January 2024
  • 06/02/24 - 3 Photos of new Maple Walk Lodges added to Skegness January 2024 photos section
  • 06/02/24 - 7 Photos added to Skegness July 1989 photos section
  • 06/02/24 - 5 Photos including one of snooker player Slyvino Francisco added to Skegness July 1990 photos section
  • 06/02/24 - 6 Photos added to Skegness July 1987 photos section
  • 06/02/24 - 3 Photos added to Minehead February 2024 photos section
  • 06/02/24 - Redcoat end of season party for 1964 added to Clacton assorted photos section
  • 06/02/24 - Photo of Paul the padre and his wife for Ayr 1973 added to the Ayr assorted photos section
  • 05/02/24 - Changed the layout of the Minehead\Skegness and Bognor Regis over the years pages to accomodate the new Harris Family purchase
  • 04/02/24 - 4 photos uploaded to Skegness January 2023 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - October 2023 photo uploaded to Skegness October 2023 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - 5 photos uploaded to Skegness July 2022 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - 21 stills from a video uploaded to the Skegness monorail after Butlins photos section
  • 04/02/24 - 2 Photos added to the Minehead February 2024 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - 2 Photos added to the Skegness January 2024 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - Clacton By Air photo uploaded to assorted Clacton photos section
  • 04/02/24 - Holiday maker photo uploaded to assorted Clacton photos section
  • 04/02/24 - 90s Reloaded Adult Entertainment guide uploaded for Bognor for 2nd - 5th February 2022
  • 04/02/24 - Picture from 1956 uploaded to site assorted images photos section
  • 04/02/24 - 2 x Uncle Boko photos uploaded to site assorted images photo section
  • 04/02/24 - 3 Indoor Pool pictures added to Skegness July 1988 photo section
  • 04/02/24 - 3 Outdoor Pool pictures added to Skegness July 1989 photo section
  • 04/02/24 - View Of Butlins photo added to Skegness July 2022 Photos section
  • 04/02/24 - Funfair under construction photo added to Skegness February 2023 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - 5 pictures added to Skegness July 2023 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - 2 Skypark cafe construction photos added to Skegness March 2023 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - Location of Skypark photo added to Skegness October 2022 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - 12 Photos of Butlins by air added to the Skegness August 2023 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - Fixed various photo albums missing photo titles
  • 04/02/24 - Fixed various resort map icons showing wrong graphic sizes
  • 04/02/24 - 4 Skegness monorail after Butlins pictures added to Skegness photos section
  • 04/02/24 - Skegness Jaks added to Skegness 2017 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - 3 illuminations pictures added to Skegness September 2023 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - Skegness cafe construction picture added to Skegness November 2022 photos section
  • 04/02/24 - 2 christmas trees pictures added to Skegness November 2023 photos section
  • 03/02/24 - January 2024 view from Wave Hotel uploaded to Bognor Photos section
  • 03/02/24 - Monorail Post Butlins picture added to Skegness Photos section
  • 03/02/24 - Studio 36 May 2023 Skegness added to Skegness Photos section
  • 03/02/24 - Skegness Location Comparison pictures from Xmas 2021 and January 2024 added to Skegness photo section
  • 03/02/24 - Bognor Regis Accomodation and Resort Maps from October 2023 added to Bognor Regis maps section
  • 03/02/24 - Skegness resort map of November 2023 added to Sekgness maps section
  • 03/02/24 - Skegness Big Weekends resort map of November 2023 and January 2024 added to Skegness maps section
  • 03/02/24 - Skegness Big Weekends accomodation map of October 2023 and January 2024 added to Skegness maps section
  • 03/02/24 - Resort and accomodation maps for September 2023 and January 2024 added to Minehead maps section
  • 03/02/24 - Skegness staff photos from 1970 uploaded to Skegness photos section
  • 03/02/24 - Skegness photos from September 2023 uploaded to Skegness photos section
  • 03/02/04 - Various family break entertainment guides uploaded for the year of 2024

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Sir William E Butlin MBE
1899 - 1980
"Our true intent is all for your delight"

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