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Address: Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3AA, England
Phone Number: +44 23 9282 1455
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Fri 18:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Traditional seaside attraction a bit run down

This pier and surrounding area contains an arcade and other traditional seaside entertainments. It's a bit run down but that is part of its appeal.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pier and surrounding area contains an arcade and other traditional seaside entertainments. It's a bit run down but that is part of its appeal.

Thank Wilcoxm51
Cobham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only went to the amusements for a bit of fun but only stayed 20 minutes.I haven't been here years but forgot how noisy it is. All the machines and flashing lights made me realise I'm too old for it now.

Thank Michelle B
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clarence pier and amusement park is a shadow of what it used to be. Not many rides and attractions, and there is an order of fast food outlets.

1 Thank Andrew A
England, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

All the best arcades (take cash out before you go as their machines charge), fresh doughnuts and sweets, a fairground and fish & chips, all on the seafront.. Common behind it. Perfec!

Thank cupofteague
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Perfect location, we were on a long walk along the coast and this was a great stop off, right on the water's edge

Thank ianhamilt0n
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

One reason we came here was so the kids and my Mrs can have a go on the slots. It was loud as you would expect but not too busy as it was mid afternoon. There are plenty of those tubs that you can use to put your coppers in to save having a horrid smell on your hands afterwards.... More 

Thank Theo S
Fareham, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in here during a walk along Southsea sea front. Numerous "fairground" rides on the pier, mainly geared towards kids. Tokens are 50p each and each ride charges a number of tokens per ride. For example, the balloon ride was 3 tokens. Plenty of classic 2p slot machines as well as many others. Mini golf and gift / fairground shops... More 

Thank Andy C
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I didn't "visit" it I walked through it to get to Portsmouth Old Town. It was dirty, and tacky in the same way these sort of places were in the 70/80's. They were fine in their day but society has moved on places like this should do the same.

Thank Stephen F
Alton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Clarence pier a great place to have fun both inside and outside ,a large choice of rides.Also the terminal for the hovercraft over to the Isle of Wight

Thank 71morris
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Nice place lots of things to do and see very good for kids and holiday makers very good dog walking place

Thank Tammy M

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