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Southwold Pier

Open Now: 09:00 - 21:00
Open today: 09:00 - 21:00
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Great pier

So many fun attractions (beware of the dog!) and some nice shops too. Always love visiting the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
The best place in the World ! ! !

Let me tell you this now for damn sure, I love this place like nowhere else on the planet. I jest... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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“water clock”(237 reviews)
“fish and chips”(114 reviews)
“amusement arcade”(123 reviews)
If one picture on a postcard could sum up an idyllic English Seaside destination it would have to be Southwold Pier. Decked out across the sea in the picturesque coastal town of Southwold, this pillared walkway has a magnetic attraction and...more
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Pier Pavilion North Parade, Southwold IP18 6BN, England
+44 1502 722105
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Reviewed yesterday

So many fun attractions (beware of the dog!) and some nice shops too. Always love visiting the pier!

Thank sl140
Reviewed yesterday

Let me tell you this now for damn sure, I love this place like nowhere else on the planet. I jest nor joke not my friends, nor do I pull your plonker ! Its serene, relaxed, classy and uber cool. Nice places to eat. Lovely...More

Thank kevbutnobacon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Southwold and we found the pier to be a charming old fashioned attraction with quirky amusements and pleasant shops and cafes. The pier is flanked by colorful beach huts overlooking the beach and there is a car park close...More

Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having been to Southwold before, the pier was not a surprise to us. However, the weather was pretty decent and we had a lovely walk along the pier, taking in the water clock (which had the wrong time) and taking a quick look at the...More

Thank V8496QVsaraha
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely old pier, well maintained and good variety of shops and eateries. Hydraulic clock is worth looking at. Not huge, but a nice wander.

Thank Paleflier
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The water clock was probably what interested us most. We spent easily 15 minutes with the children finding new things to look at on the clock. We didn’t eat on the pier but there are plenty of places to do so if you want to.

Thank Jeannie2207
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walked from our hotel (the Swan) to the seafront and then along past the traditional beach huts to the Pier on a sunny and windy day. Quite a short Pier but several Cafe options nearby or on the Pier. A quirky arcade with lots of...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Along with the rest of this picturesque resort, Southwold Pier is a nice way to spend an hour or two. Admittedly, it's not the longest in the UK but what there is very presented. The tea room is clean and tidy and produces good fare....More

Thank Norman L
Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Suffolk I'd recommend visiting the lovely seaside pier in Southwold. It was my first time visiting Southwold and although the town itself is a little quiet and conservative the pier is totally unique and so much fun!!! Games arcade and fun mirrors, clock...More

Thank DollyD318
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a lovely holiday with my friend and we were handed a leaflet about pizza on the pier being served to take away on Wednesdays. However when we arrived at 4pm they told us that they were no longer doing hot food and only...More

Thank Lauren B
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17 August 2018|
Response from mbeale2014 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea
Hayley C
29 July 2018|
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Response from Manager_GoughGrp | Property representative |
Hi, You are more than welcome to bring a dog as long as its on a lead. We also don't allow dogs into the Boardwalk Restaurant, but everywhere else is fine. Thanks, Southwold Pier
Vana S
22 July 2018|
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Response from BagsyA | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see deck chairs, but there is a nice prom behind the beach.