Fun, faith and fellowship: British Methodism and tourism in the twentieth century

@article{Field2015FunFA,
  title={Fun, faith and fellowship: British Methodism and tourism in the twentieth century},
  author={Clive D. Field},
  journal={Journal of Tourism History},
  year={2015},
  volume={7},
  pages={75 - 99}
}
  • C. Field
  • Published 30 April 2015
  • History
  • Journal of Tourism History
The interaction between religion and tourism has been little studied in the British historical context. A case study is offered of the contribution made by Methodism, the largest of the British Free Churches, to the development of holidays during the twentieth century. The provision of resort hotels in Britain by Methodist-affiliated agencies is reviewed, including the history of Methodist Guild Holidays (MGH) and Methodist Holiday Hotels (MHH). The organisation of continental holidays for… 

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