This compilation features a set of films that show climbing around Britain and skiing at as resort in the Austrian mountains.
A film that shows a family on holidays they ski, canoe, and go camping. Locations include Aysgarth Falls.
Taken by members of a rock climbing group in Sheffield, this amateur film was filmed during a climbing trip around Scotland.
This film was taken during a Sheffield climbing group’s trip to Zermat, Switzerland. It includes scenic footage of the mountains as well as those taking part in the climb.
This film is part of the Tony Jackson and contains footage of a camping trip made by members of the Morley Cycling Club to various places around Yorkshire. There is a running commentary throughout the entire film (except the film after the closing title) and the voiceover talks about the various locations seen within the film as well as the people.
Afilm from the Tony Jackson collection, this film contains footage of a trip taken by Eileen and Tony Jackson around Scotland.
This film documents the excursions of the Morley Cycle Club in 1964. It includes footage of different club members during the ride and in their down time as well as different Yorkshire landmarks including Bolton Abbey.
An amateur film from the Jackson collection, this film shows some members of the Morley Cycling Club on a cycling trip around Scotland.
This film shows Susan's school trips to the Lake District, London attractions and Windsor. In the Lakes the children visit many National Trust sights. Susan does not appear in the footage although the sights that she takes in are captured along with a boat ride on the River Thames.
This amateur holiday film shows a family travelling by canal boats from Beeston to Shropshire and passing Marbury. They travel through locks, under bridges and over aqueducts. The family travel through the countryside that surrounds the canals and view many breath taking sunsets.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage taken from a trip to Bolton Abbey in 1960 and a Sports Day at Harrogate Training College in June, 1948.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage from a school trip to a variety of places in Yorkshire taken during the 1950s including Goole Docks, Hull Docks, Beverley, York, The Ouse, Driffield Station, Bridlington Harbour, back to school at Old Hilderthorpe.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this film documents a family holiday in Switzerland.
Made by students at Norfolk School, Sheffield, this film documents a school trip to Scotland in May, 1978. The film includes travel to locations such as Lock Lomond and Glencoe.
The Lyke Wake Walk was started by a local farmer, Bill Cowley, in the North Riding of Yorkshire in 1955. He pointed out that one could walk 40 miles (64 km) over the high moors of north-east Yorkshire from east to west (or vice-versa) on heather all the way (except for crossing one or two roads). He issued a challenge that walkers took up with great enthusiasm, challenging them to walk it in less than 24 hours from Scarth Wood Moor, near Osmotherley at the western extremity of the moors, to Ravenscar on the coast.
BBC Nation on Film: Youth Hostelling the first 100 years. This is the story of how one of the most influential youth movements of all time used film to open up the countryside to the masses. For generations the promotional films of the Youth Hostel Association have encouraged millions of people to expand their horizons and see the world through fresh eyes. Now after years of lying unseen the films are being broadcast together for the first time. The follow a journey through decades of what it means to be young and as youth hostelling celebrates its first hundred years show how our relationship with the British countryside has changed forever.
This film consists of both black and white and colour images of the family enjoying different events. The family attend a race day and go on outings to the countryside. Also included is their stay at the Clovenfords Hotel located in Scotland. The family take part in sailing, swimming, golf and boat trips.
The film shows a family spending time together during the winter and spring months at home and at a hotel. The family spend time with their animals, and take day trips into the countryside together including to a sheep dog event. The family enjoy many activities whilst staying at the hotel including swimming, tennis and croquet.
This film shows a variety of activities that the family enjoys during 1954 and 1955. The family goes on fishing trips to the weir at Easter 1955, tennis matches, visit the Bramham Moor Point to Point races in 1955 and trials at Harewood House in 1954.
This film documents a family trip to Italy and the children's school sports day. Also included in this film is a day trip to the countryside where the children fish in the river with the dogs and visit religious buildings.
Made by Robert Freeman, this is a film of a family trip to Wales and includes footage of steam trains and Swallow Falls.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film includes footage taken in Scotland, a day out in Scarborough, and some of London's famous sites including Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace.
Part of the Freeman Collection, this film contains footage taken at the family home in Bridlington, days out in the countryside, and a trip to Chatsworth House.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this film documents a club trip to Bowness and includes a cruise across Lake Windermere.
This film contains footage of Hunslet Boys Club on a trip to Whit Camp in Great Yarmouth in 1973. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT. This footage includes shots of Wellington and Britannia Pier in Great Yarmouth.