The Yarmouth Pier is the only pier left in The British Isles that is totally constructed from wood. It is “T” shaped and 609ft long.
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 UK and Ireland 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.
The Grand Pier at Weston-super-Mare in north Somerset has an indoor pleasure park on the pier. Having been twice destroyed by fire, most recently in 2008, the pier underwent a Read more [...]
Weymouth Pier Bandstand originally consisted of a raised deck area with glazed shelters along both sides, leading to a semicircular Bandstand. After the main pier was demolished all you now Read more [...]
Weymouth Pier is approached by a rather long pathway that runs around the edge of the ferry terminal. The pier itself is split into two, a commercial ferry terminal and Read more [...]
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 [...]
Wellington Pier in Great Yarmouth on the Norfolk coast is an entertainment complex with an amusement arcade, bowling alley and casino hall. The 700ft wooden pier was first opened in Read more [...]
The Clarence Pier pavilion, Southsea. Opened in the 1960s and part of a funfair complex, the pavilion contains an amusement arcade, Bingo hall and food outlets.
Designed by the Blackburn engineer R Gale this 1,950ft (591m) pier was intended for the use of passengers traveling to and from the Isle of Wight. In 1904, a serious Read more [...]
Southwold pier was built in 1900 and was 810 feet (250 m) with a T-shaped end. The pier end was practically destroyed by a gale in 1934, with the T-shaped Read more [...]
The pier opened in 1885. Includes restaurants, shops, amusements with children’s cars and rides.
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 [...]
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.