Hunstanton has markets on Wednesdays and Sundays selling fresh fish and fresh fruit and vegetables. Hunstanton has a fairground, aquarium and seal sanctuary, leisure pool, theatre, large caravan parks with amenities (Searle's Holiday Park opened in 1936), some amusement arcades, and a long promenade. Films are screened in the week. This was a typical, if exceptionally long Victorian pleasure pier, with a miniature steam railway running up and down to the pavilion. The Laws of England and Wales shall govern and the Courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over, The East Anglian Film Archive is owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, © 2011 The East Anglian Film Archive of the University of East Anglia. The venue also has a six-week summer season and an annual Christmas pantomime. Hunstanton railway station offered services to King's Lynn until 1969, when the line was closed as uneconomic. Hunstanton pier was washed away in the high tides of January, 1978. Our Liability to you shall in no circumstances include any loss of profit or revenue or any other indirect losses you may incur whether foreseen or not. It has also been argued that the name originated from "Honeystone", referring to the local red carr stone. British Transport Films provided a camera crew for this part of the film on the condition that they could have a copy for their archive. In 1846, Henry Styleman Le Strange (1815–1862),[8] decided to develop the area south of Old Hunstanton as a bathing resort. The elegant resort of Hunstanton is the ideal base to enjoy Norfolk’s superb coastline. In 1861, Le Strange, as principal landowner, became a director of the railway company and by 1862 the line had been built. Boarding the next train, Betjeman continues to Snettisham, (which he pronounces 'Snettsham') in unadulterated North Norfolk. Documentary; Television; Travel / Travelogue. The people have changed, the pier has disappeared, but the spirit of the seaside at Hunstanton remains, as new generations continue to enjoy this very special seaside town. 本站的所有资料包括但不限于文字、图片等全部转载于维基百科(wikipedia.org),遵循 维基百科:CC BY-SA 3.0协议, 万维百科为维基百科爱好者建立的公益网站,旨在为中国大陆网民提供优质内容,因此对部分内容进行改编以符合中国大陆政策,如果您不接受,可以直接访问维基百科官方网站。. A bowling alley and amusement arcade now stand on the spot where the pier once began. In this period, Hunstanton's reputation grew apace, even becoming a favoured retreat for writers such as H. G. Wells and P. G. Wodehouse. Visitors on the promenade watch the sunset over Hunstanton pier in the early 1970's. The Lynn and Hunstanton Railway became one of the most consistently profitable in the country. Any unauthorised use you make of the University of East Anglia or East Anglian Film Archive copyright and/or trademarks will constitute an infringement of the University of East Anglia’s Intellectual Property and may lead to legal action and other such remedies in accordance with the governing law. John Betjeman boarding a train at Kings Lynn Station. Unfortunately, the pier has not survived today, suffering fire damage in the 1930s and 1950s, before almost being washed away entirely in the storm of 1978.


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