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Coastal Town Collection

Discover the picturesque charm of coastal towns in England and beyond

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Salcombe, Devon, England

Salcombe, Devon, England

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Seaton, Devon, poster advertising Southern Railway (colour litho)

Seaton, Devon, poster advertising Southern Railway (colour litho)
STC398728 Seaton, Devon, poster advertising Southern Railway (colour litho) by Shoesmith, Kenneth (1890-1939); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; American, out of copyright

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Weymouth, Dorset, England

Weymouth, Dorset, England

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Headland Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Headland Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A general view of the south side of the Headland Hotel Newquay. The Headland Hotel is a Grade II listed building. It was opened in June 1900

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Marina Grande, Sorrento, Campania, Italy

Marina Grande, Sorrento, Campania, Italy ITALY-Campania-(Sorrento Peninsula)-SORRENTO: Evening View of Marina Grande Area © Walter Bibikow 2005

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Portbradden, Antrim Coast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe, PublicGround

Portbradden, Antrim Coast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe, PublicGround

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Mousehole, Cornwall, England, UK

Mousehole, Cornwall, England, UK

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Sunset overlooking Positano on the Amalfi Coast, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Campania

Sunset overlooking Positano on the Amalfi Coast, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Campania, Italy, Europe

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: England, Dorset, Swanage. The timber remains of the Old Pier at Swanage

England, Dorset, Swanage. The timber remains of the Old Pier at Swanage, and the Wellington Clock Tower in the background, which originally stood at the southern end of London Bridge

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy

Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy ITALY-Campania-(Amalfi Coast)-POSITANO: Town View from Amalfi Coast Road / Morning © Walter Bibikow 2005

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Salcombe Harbour and the Kingsbridge Estuary at sunrise, Devon, England

Salcombe Harbour and the Kingsbridge Estuary at sunrise, Devon, England

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Victoria Hotel, East Street, Newquay, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Victoria Hotel, East Street, Newquay, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A general view of the Victoria Hotel from across the road. A group of children with an adult are standing in the foreground. The hotel was opened in 1899. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Pentire Hotel, East Pentire, Newquay Cornwall. Around 1928

Pentire Hotel, East Pentire, Newquay Cornwall. Around 1928
A view of the Pentire Hotel being built and nearing completion but still with scaffolding. A mother with her children, one in a pram, are in the foreground. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Kizil Kule, Red Tower, with the ramparts and the harbour, Alanya, Turkish Riviera

Kizil Kule, Red Tower, with the ramparts and the harbour, Alanya, Turkish Riviera, Province of Antalya, Mediterranean Region, Turkey

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Aerial view, high-rise buildings, holiday resort on the beach, Roses, Golf de Roses, Catalonia

Aerial view, high-rise buildings, holiday resort on the beach, Roses, Golf de Roses, Catalonia, Spain

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Penthouse Hotel, Cliff Road, Newquay, Cornwall. 1987

Penthouse Hotel, Cliff Road, Newquay, Cornwall. 1987
A view of the Penthouse Hotel from across the road. Holiday makers are walking along the street. Photographer: Joyce Greenham

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Lerwick, from the sea, waterfront sandstone buildings and golden early morning, Shetland Islands

Lerwick, from the sea, waterfront sandstone buildings and golden early morning, Shetland Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: View of Polignano a Mare in the morning, Puglia region, also known as Apulia, Southern Italy

View of Polignano a Mare in the morning, Puglia region, also known as Apulia, Southern Italy, Italy, Europe

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Beach promenade, harbour of Portixol, Es Molinar Playa de Palma, Palma, Sa Creu Vermella, Majorca

Beach promenade, harbour of Portixol, Es Molinar Playa de Palma, Palma, Sa Creu Vermella, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Monaco, Cote d Azur, Montecarlo at dusk

Monaco, Cote d Azur, Montecarlo at dusk

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Lyme Regis MCF01_02_0862

Lyme Regis MCF01_02_0862
BROAD STREET, LYME REGIS, WEST DORSET, DORSET. Looking up Broad Street from the bottom of the hill with the Royal Lion Hotel on the right of the foreground

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Perast at twilight, Bay of Kotor, Montenegro, Europe

Perast at twilight, Bay of Kotor, Montenegro, Europe

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Porto Moinz, Lanceiros, Porto Moniz, Madeira, Portugal

Porto Moinz, Lanceiros, Porto Moniz, Madeira, Portugal

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: View from the Town Walls, Kotor, Bay of Kotor, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Montenegro

View from the Town Walls, Kotor, Bay of Kotor, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Montenegro, Europe

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: By the Sea

By the Sea
Jukyong Park

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre
Michael Eßig

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Newquay Harbour, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s

Newquay Harbour, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
A view of the north side of Newquay harbour with the houses above. In the foreground is a sailing boat with adults and children hanging their feet over the side

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Atlantic Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Atlantic Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view of the Atlantic Hotel Newquay. The hotel was erected in 1892. The architect was Silvanus Trevail. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Anstruther harbour, East Neuk, Fife, Scotland, uk

Anstruther harbour, East Neuk, Fife, Scotland, uk

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Red wooden houses by the fjord in Hamnoey, Lofoten, Norway

Red wooden houses by the fjord in Hamnoey, Lofoten, Norway
building, buildings, coastal city, coastal town, coastal village, countryside, deserted, estuaries, europe's, fiord, fiord landscape, fiords, fishing town, fjord landscape, fylkes nordland

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Plockton on Loch Carron inlet, Kyle, Highlands, Scotland, Great Britain

Plockton on Loch Carron inlet, Kyle, Highlands, Scotland, Great Britain

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: The village of Duirinish on the River Allt Dhiuirrinis, Kyle, Highlands, Scotland

The village of Duirinish on the River Allt Dhiuirrinis, Kyle, Highlands, Scotland, Great Britain

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Italy. Apulia (Puglia). Itria Valley, Monopoli

Italy. Apulia (Puglia). Itria Valley, Monopoli

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Cagdwith Harbor, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, England

Cagdwith Harbor, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, England

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Panteli, Leros, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Panteli, Leros, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Map of the Roman Empire. The map is signed in the lower right corner by I. Laurus

Map of the Roman Empire. The map is signed in the lower right corner by I. Laurus
17th-century, antica, attraction, attractions, black, black-and-white, black-white, central italy, coastal city, coastal town, coastal village, contemporary, corners, depiction, depictions, deserted

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Mules on a Spanish pass, illustration from Helpers Without Hands by Gladys Davidson

Mules on a Spanish pass, illustration from Helpers Without Hands by Gladys Davidson, published in 1919 (colour litho)
IL370496 Mules on a Spanish pass, illustration from Helpers Without Hands by Gladys Davidson, published in 1919 (colour litho) by Noble, John Edwin (1876-1941); Private Collection

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Farsund, 1874

Farsund, 1874
6365248 Farsund, 1874 by Gude, Hans (1825-1903); 56x80 cm; Private Collection; Photo © O. Vaering

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Portugal, Aveiro, Old doorways in the city

Portugal, Aveiro, Old doorways in the city

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Portugal, Aveiro. Colorful building in the town

Portugal, Aveiro. Colorful building in the town

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: St. Tropez (watercolour on paper)

St. Tropez (watercolour on paper)
CHT177015 St. Tropez (watercolour on paper) by French School, (19th century); Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France; eArchives Charmet; French, out of copyright

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Battle of Nauplia, plate 14 from Pictorial History of the Greek War of

Battle of Nauplia, plate 14 from Pictorial History of the Greek War of
STC221868 Battle of Nauplia, plate 14 from Pictorial History of the Greek War of Independence by General Makryjannis (colour litho) by Greek School

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: St. Thomas, c. 1832 (w / c on paper)

St. Thomas, c. 1832 (w / c on paper)
MGS172111 St. Thomas, c.1832 (w/c on paper) by English School, (19th century); 26.7x37.6 cm; Private Collection; eMichael Graham-Stewart; English, out of copyright

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: St. Jean d Acre, April 24th 1839, plate 65 from Volume II of The Holy Land

St. Jean d Acre, April 24th 1839, plate 65 from Volume II of The Holy Land
STC87262 St. Jean d Acre, April 24th 1839, plate 65 from Volume II of The Holy Land, engraved by Louis Haghe (1806-85) pub

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: Folkestone (w / c on paper)

Folkestone (w / c on paper)
AGN355038 Folkestone (w/c on paper) by Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851); Private Collection; Photo eAgnew s, London; English, out of copyright

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: St Andrews (w / c)

St Andrews (w / c)
6198760 St Andrews (w/c) by Lockhart, William Ewart (1844-1900); 61x76.2 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; (add.info.: William Ewart Lockhart (1846-1900)); Dundee Art Galleries and Museums; Scottish

Background imageCoastal Town Collection: The Roofs of Dartmouth, 1922 (oil on canvas)

The Roofs of Dartmouth, 1922 (oil on canvas)
BSA101155 The Roofs of Dartmouth, 1922 (oil on canvas) by Pissarro, Lucien (1863-1944); 43.1x53.3 cm; Private Collection; eThe British Sporting Art Trust; French, out of copyright




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Discover the picturesque charm of coastal towns in England and beyond. 🌊✨ From the idyllic Salcombe in Devon, with its stunning beaches and charming harbor, to the historic Lyme Regis in Dorset, known for its fossil-rich cliffs and beautiful seafront promenade. Explore Weymouth's golden sandy beaches and vibrant seaside atmosphere or take a trip back in time at Seaton, as depicted in a vintage poster by Southern Railway. Venture further afield to Marina Grande in Sorrento, Italy, where colorful houses cascade down the cliffside towards crystal-clear waters. Experience the rugged beauty of Portbradden on Northern Ireland's Antrim Coast or soak up the sun-drenched streets of Positano on Italy's Amalfi Coast – both offering breathtaking views that will leave you speechless. Immerse yourself in Mousehole's quaint fishing village ambiance along Cornwall's coast or witness an unforgettable sunset overlooking Positano – a UNESCO World Heritage Site that exudes romance and elegance. Swanage boasts remnants of its Old Pier, reminding visitors of its rich maritime history. For those seeking enchantment beyond Europe, Perast at twilight offers a mesmerizing sight within Montenegro’s Bay of Kotor. Whether it’s exploring hidden coves or strolling along scenic waterfronts, these coastal towns promise unforgettable experiences that will captivate your heart.