Definition of Pontin's from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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any of a group of British holiday camps, the first of which was opened by Fred Pontin in 1946. These camps, offering cheap family holidays/vacations, were very popular in the years after World War II, but became less so towards the end of the 20th century. The company was sold in 1978 and had had various owners since then, but the Pontin's name has been kept. In 2014 six holiday camps remained open. We used to go to Pontin's every summer when I was young compare Butlin's