British Railway posters and publicity from the 20s and 30s were full of jolly colours and picturesque scenery. I bet they worked a treat at getting Londoners to spend their hols in the Northern parts of England and Scotland.
Not quite sure what this pirate chap is doing in Scotland. The two people in the background don't seem to be overly alarmed however, so he must be OK I guess!
All images from Mikey Ashworth's flickr photostream.