With the volcanic ash cloud leading many to holiday at home this summer, we look at Welsh holidays of a time gone by.
St Athan Boys' Village was originally built as a holiday camp for young miners in 1925 and used over the century by boys, and latterly girls, from inner cities and underprivileged areas across the UK.
Mostyn Davies, a former member of the management committee from the 1960s onwards, explains the role of the boys' village and why modern life passed it by.
Archive images courtesy of Clubs for Young People Wales
Slideshow production by Noel Titheradge. Publication date 25 May 2010.
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