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Yorkshire Dales, National Park Area. Vintage BR Travel poster by Ronald Lampitt. 1961

Railway Travel Poster produced for British Railways (BR) to promote rail travel to the Yorkshire Dales. The poster shows a view of a hamlet nestled in a landscape of green pastures and rolling hills. Four lines of verse by the poet A.E. Housman (1859-1936) emphasise the pastoral character of the area. Artwork by Ronald Lampitt.

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‘Essex’ Artist: Walden Circa: 1950’s Origin: United Kingdom Today’s vintage poster is one of a series of posters commissioned in the 1950s by the British Railway used to promote rail travel, and advertise destinations. Essex is a county which was popular with day trippers and older vacationers in the 1950s but is now seen more as a London suburb than a holiday destination.

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Derbyshire, Chee Dale Great Rocks Dale British Railways Travel Poster Print

Vintage British Railways (London Midland Region) travel poster showing ramblers crossing a stream. Artwork by L W Daniels. The poster says on it; Chee Dale, Derbyshire, Great Rocks Dale in the Peak District National Park, British Railways. Book to Millers Dale or Peak Forest.

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