These new stamps are designed to make you feel proud about the seaside

Thursday 18 September 2014 10:20

Ten new stamps celebrating the variety and originality of the UK’s seaside architecture have been launched by the Royal Mail.

Among six special stamps are Eastbourne’s blue-domed seafront bandstand, along with a modern shelter further east in Bexhill-on-Sea. Images of the art deco Tinside Lido in Plymouth, Bangor Pier in north Wales, Southwold Lighthouse and Blackpool pleasure beach make up the six.

A miniature sheet of four stamps pays tribute to the piers of Llandudno, Dunoon, Brighton and Worthing, with Southend in the background.

Royal Mail said all the newly-photographed attractions mark the “resurgence of interest in the British seaside” in the past two decades.

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