Walton pier was originally built to a length of 530 feet in the 1870s but due to shallow water was extended in 1898 to a length of 2600 feet and is Read more [...]
Nearest Piers UK and Ireland
When we think of a traditional seaside town most of us automatically think of the Victorian pier. Our Piers category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to the traditional seaside pier together, where most now offer family entertainment and places to eat.
Finding the best things to see and do on a day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the piers links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next UK and Ireland activity.
Ramsey Queens pier was built in 1886 and is 2241 feet long. The pier is being restored in sections by the Queen’s Pier Restoration Trust that has a long fight to Read more [...]
The original Swanage Pier was built between 1859 and 1860 for use primarily by the local stone quarrying industry, and included a tramway which ran the length of the pier Read more [...]
Paignton pier opened in June 1879 the pier was financed by Arthur Hyde Dendy, a local Paignton barrister and was designed by George Soudon Bridgman. Nowadays this is a pier Read more [...]
Britannia pier is one of the two piers at Great Yarmouth. Positioned towards the northern end of the resort in the 1850s. The original wooden structure, designed by A W Read more [...]
The pier build started in 1852 and was opened in July 1953 and was originally twice the current size but due to a fire in the later 1920’s half was Read more [...]
Designed by Eugenius Birch and commissioned by the Blackpool Pier Company, work commenced on the first of Blackpool’s piers in 1862. The North Pier was opened on 21st May 1863. Read more [...]
Central Pier is constructed mostly of cast iron with wooden decking and was opened on 30 May 1868. Now Central Pier has ammusements and fairground rides including a ferris wheel. Read more [...]
Work commenced on Teignmouth pier in 1865 and was completed during 1867 and it was placed in the middle of a long stretches of sandy beach.
Bognor Regis Pier sits in the town centre and splits the beach. The pier has a small amusement arcade and is popular for pier fishing.
Worthing Pier is a traditional seaside pier that opened on 12 April 1862 and sits in the middle of the beach front at Worthing The pier today has the Pavilion Read more [...]
Burnham pier in Burnham-On-Sea Pier is Britain’s shortest pier. It is really an Edwardian pavilion on concrete piles. One of the UK’s oldest illuminated seaside piers, built between 1911-1914.