How often do you just hang out naked? Maybe padding around your flat in the nude is normal to you, a pro in spending time in your own skin. Although Britain might not be the first place you think of for a beach holiday, the UK is actually home to a wealth of sandy dunes and dramatic coastlines that would put the Maldives to shame well, kind of.
There's a resort outside St Albans with a population of just over 50, where everyone is a dedicated naturist. This documentary follows a resort outside St Albans with a population of just over 50, where everyone is a dedicated naturist. However, we discover that the residents of Spielplatz — German for playground — are at a crossroads as the dwindling income from fee-paying visitors has thrown its future into doubt.
S tephen Gough, the Naked Ramblerspends 10 years in prison. There is barely a public building unadorned with a naked sculpture, yet we criminalise the real thing. Punishing people for being as God intended or whomsoever you think made you is itself a perversion — and actually sexualises the naked body in an extraordinarily unhealthy way.
AS THE weather hots up nudists take advantage of their laid-back lifestyle by frolicking completely starkers in the garden. Spielplatz in Hertfordshire looks like any other sleepy little village, but there's something very different about it. And while you don't have to be a naturist to live there, the community might shun you if you decide to wear clothes.
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By Jennifer Smith for MailOnline. Nestled quietly to the side of the M25, it appears to be like any other commuter village. But among the cluster of well-kept houses and community centres lies a group of residents living life a little differently.
Spielplatz in Hertfordshire looks like any other sleepy little village, but there's something VERY different about living here. Splashing in the swimming pool, mowing the lawn, even enjoying a pint in the local, its inhabitants are always stripped for action. Next month it opens its doors for the first time for a no-shorts-and-all TV documentary for More4.
Just outside St Albans is the quiet - yet quirky - corner of England, where time has stood still and the inhabitants retreat from the outside world. A TV crew spent the summer with the residents and management committee of the village as they endeavour to keep the spirit of naturism, and the laid back lifestyle that goes with it, alive whilst ensuring their way of life can continue for future generations. There is a desperate need to attract new, younger visitors and residents, as the average age of the village community is well over
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A secretive town filled with naturists in Hertfordshire is opening up in a new TV documentary in a bid to attract more residents. Spielplatz is a small village in Hertfordshire. The residents rarely allow the media to document their way of life, but now they're starring in a new TV show - because they want to recruit more naturists to live in their naked village. The town is desperately trying to attract more young people, as the average age is well over 60 and the population numbers may soon start dwindling.