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Leisure Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 122 pictures in our Leisure collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery. We are proud to offer this selection in partnership with Historic England.


Sandown Pier EPW043023 Featured Leisure Print

Sandown Pier EPW043023

SANDOWN, Isle of Wight. The Paddle Steamer Sandown arriving at Sandown Pier in August 1939. Sandown Pier was originally much shorter, but was extended in 1895 with a new pavilion and steamer landing stage. It was intended to attract tourism to Sandown and entertainments included a band and a ballroom. Southern Railways PS Sandown operated the Portsmouth-Ryde service across the Solent between 1934 and 1964 when she was finally broken up. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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Thames pleasure craft CC73_00991 Featured Leisure Print

Thames pleasure craft CC73_00991

Cleeve Lock, Goring, Oxfordshire. A group of people enjoying a pleasure ride on the steam-powered boat 'The Fashion', circa 1900. The party is waiting in the lock, with the lock keepers cottage in the background. By this time lock receipts for pleasure boats had become a major source of income for the river authorities

Holiday Park EAW226932 Featured Leisure Print

Holiday Park EAW226932

Pontins Holiday Park, Clifton Drive, Blackpool. Popular family holiday resort known as Squire's Gate Holiday Camp before Pontins took it over in 1961. The site was closed in 2009 and is being redeveloped. Photographed by Aerofilms in 1972

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Aerial, Afl03 Aerofilms Ac226932, Leisure, Recreation