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Southwold Pier

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A great example of an English Pier

The perfect english pier. The pier at Southwold never takes itself too seriously. From the water... read more

Reviewed yesterday
OldmanPaul
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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
Beautiful pier

Lovely pier, especially in the sunshine. Glorious views and eccentric arcade games. However, this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
K5907OLsaraha
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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
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All reviews water clock amusement arcade fish and chips slot machines shops and cafes colourful beach huts boardwalk restaurant old fashioned worth a visit great fun nice walk tim hunkin zimmer frame visited southwold cake scones lovely place
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Reviewed yesterday

The perfect english pier. The pier at Southwold never takes itself too seriously. From the water clock to the eclectic amusements it provides a fun environment for all ages

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank OldmanPaul
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely pier, especially in the sunshine. Glorious views and eccentric arcade games. However, this time we visited the shop was shut, which was a disappointment.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank K5907OLsaraha
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well-cared for old treasure – Southwold Pier! A traditional old English curiosity, with amusements, shops, a quirky collection of coin-slot machines (walk your own dog, undersea voyage, fortune teller etc.) and wonderful fish & chips. An eccentric water-clock, sheltered seating and a bracing walk to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Baz B
Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Baz B, Thank you for your review. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit to the Pier recently and we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always love coming back to the pier. On our recent visit we had some delicious fruit scones with cream and jam with proper loose leaf tea from the cafe part way along the pier. We then had lots of fun at the under the pier...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AliH8691
Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AliH8691, Thank you for your lovely review following your recent visit to the Pier. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit and found the new 80's Retro arcade! It's proving to be really popular with our visitors. We look forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch in the pier restaurant we were seated overlooking the sea and those beautiful beach huts we both had fish & chips with peas I choose cod whilst my husband choose haddock both were equally delicious and a very generous portion...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lindasargent
Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear lindasargent, Thank you for your review. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal in the Boardwalk Restaurant recently. We do take bookings in the evenings, so do come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

But they have one in Southwold and it’s as you would expect A few old time amusements and sweet shops Coffee shops and a great fish and chip shop If in the area it’s worth a wander Enjoy

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marcusp438
Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear marcusp438, Thank you for your review. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent visit to the Pier. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to have a day in Southwold in between Christmas & new year. Pier was open had a walk along had coffee from one of the cafes had table outside and as was mild took the opportunity of a pleasant rest. Few little shops with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank X8007FGianw
Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear X8007FGianw, Thank you for your review. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit to the Pier recently. Do come back and see us again in the future, Kind regards, Southwold Pier

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always travel to Southwold for a New Year walk and always walk down the pier. Lovely traditional pier free entry and great cafes etc.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Neal192
Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Neal192, Thank you for your review following your recent visit to the Pier. I was really pleased to read that you enjoy coming back year after year and we look forward to seeing you again next year! Kind regards, Southwold Pier

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were tourists in the area and our guide took us to this charming location. There is a water clock that have figurines that pees every 30 minutes.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TL641
Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear TL641, Thank you for your review following your recent visit to the Pier. Do come back and visit next time you are in the area. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good good on the pier with helpful staff when asked about gluten free. No special menu. It lovely food. Plenty of fresh air and plenty to do on the pier. A must visit when in Southwold.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chrispy17
Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Chrispy17, Thank you for your review. So pleased you enjoyed your recent visit to the Pier and we were able to accommodate your dietary requirements. Do come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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sarahlondon313
18 August 2018|
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Response from Ian E |
There is loads of room and the pier are always adding extra spaces. You can call the pier and ask for details. They will be able to assist.
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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
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vanas2017
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.
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