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 [...]
Nearest Piers United Kingdom
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 United Kingdom activity.
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.
Mumbles Pier is a Victorian pier first built in 1898. At 835ft long, it is an iconic landmark for south Wales, located near the village of Mumbles in the south-eastern Read more [...]
Hastings Pier, opened in 1872 but then closed and a large fire in 2010 destroyed the original buildings. In 2016 it was opened after major re-work and now stretches out 272 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 [...]
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 [...]
The Brighton West Pier, opened in 1866. Now derelict and neglected for many years, the future hangs in the balance, its only chance of survival depending upon English Heritage’s alternative 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 [...]
Ryde Pier was a group of three separate piers: – a promenade pier (now a listed building) – an electric tramway pier (now gone) – and a steam railway pier Read more [...]
Brighton Palace Pier features in films like Sweeney Todd, Dr Who and Carry on at your convenience and is as much fun in real life as it is in the Read more [...]
Clevedon Pier is a seaside pier on the English side of the Severn Estuary. The landing stage at the end of the pier is occasionally used by ships and is Read more [...]
The third Deal Pier, construction on it began in 1954 and it was opened by the Duke of Edinburgh on 19 November 1957. The previous pier was destroyed in January Read more [...]