Founded in 1929 by Charles Macaskie and his wife Dorothy, Spielplatz (German for playground) is the longest-operating naturist resort in the United Kingdom. Consisting of 12 acres (4.9 ha) of peaceful woodland and lawns, Spielplatz is situated in the sleepy village of Bricket Wood, in the English county of Hertfordshire.
In 1957 the documentary series Out of Step on ITV, the investigative reporter Dan Farson visited Spielplatz Naturist Club in Bricket Wood and interviewed Charles Macaskie, Mrs. Macaskie, and their daughter Iseult. It is claimed the programme was the first showing of a naked woman on British television.
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