South Denes Caravan Site

Happy Memories

By Trevor Bradshaw

I spent many happy holidays there in the early 1950's used to hire a caravan from "skippers caravans"  right on the sea front. They were all named  with names like Sunny Morn, Breezy Morn, etc. I can vividly recall the year 1951 when the power station was being built, and they were pile driving for they water outlet into the sea and the chimney was under construction . Many more memories .  

This page was added by Trevor Bradshaw on 05/09/2011.
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Hi guys. I have set up a group all about South Denes on Facebook. Have added some great photos and some videos. Anything you can add to the site would be much appreciated. Come and join.

By Darren Hibbert
On 31/07/2012


I went on a nostalgic journey to Yarmouth yesterday.

Great to see the caravan site that I spent holidays at in the 60's and 70's.

My Father was a cousin of Lilly Litchfield from West Haddon. She rented out lots of them.

She was very kind to my Father and let him have a caravan for a week free of charge.

Anyway I was upset to hear what they might be doing with the site when really the best thing would be to return it to a caravan site.

I have lots of reasons for WHY it was so special to people which I'd be glad to share with you Darren if you think it might make a difference to it's future. if indeed that's not too late.


James Bonsor from Holcot Northamptonshire

By James Bonsor
On 04/02/2018

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