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Southwold Pier

Pier Pavilion North Parade, Southwold IP18 6BN, England
+44 1502 722105
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Southwold Pier is one of the best little piers I have visited, loads for kids and adults: great... read more

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Paul B
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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This pier is a ‘must visit’ attraction in Southwold. There are amusements, shops... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Aljen
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East Sussex, 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 something for everyone to enjoy! There's so much to do a whole day can drift by while you walk the planks and explore this historic icon. Please note: Our opening times are weather permitting and therefore can change.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“water clock” (233 reviews)
“amusement arcade” (121 reviews)
“fish and chips” (112 reviews)
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Pier Pavilion North Parade, Southwold IP18 6BN, England
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+44 1502 722105
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Reviewed today via mobile

Southwold Pier is one of the best little piers I have visited, loads for kids and adults: great views, quirky arcade, really interesting installations and gift shops galore. Excellent and a real centre point of Southwold life.

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This pier is a ‘must visit’ attraction in Southwold. There are amusements, shops, cafe/restaurants, ice creams, crazy mirrors, fishing, etc. Recommended.

Thank Aljen
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Aljen, Thank you taking the time to review us following your recent visit to the Pier. Do come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Strolled on the sea front, lots of beach huts and a few places to eat and get fresh fish and chips. Lots of families enjoying the beach the sea and sun

Thank Linda H
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Linda H, Thank you for your comments. Do come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely weather for a stroll along the pier. The shops were interesting and the amusements quirky and humorous. Cheap family fun

Thank Mp2773
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Mp2773, Thank you for your review following your recent visit. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future, Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Compared to lots of seaside piers then Southwold Pier probably wouldn't win many glamour contests. It is actually quite plain. However, what it might lack in beauty, it certainly makes up in quality, content and style. When I was ten years old I probably loved...More

1  Thank Andrew C
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Andrew C, Thank you for taking the time to write your extensive and lovely review. I'm so pleased you had such a good time on your visit and we couldn't agree with your words more. The team work incredibly hard to ensure our guests...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Southwold and decided to walk along the pier. Free entry. Interesting mechanical water clock on the pier, exhibit of coin machines and a couple of tasteful shops. Photon Telescope is on display at the end of the pier. Worth a stroll if visiting the...More

1  Thank BagsyA
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear BagsyA, Thank you for your review following your recent visit. I was pleased to read that you had a good time and found the Pier to be an interesting place to visit. Do come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well maintained with great little independent high quality shops, tea shop & cafe. Loved the fun water clock & there is an old fashioned hall of fun with the traditional end of the pier amusements. A fine credit to southwold.

Thank lovetheunexpected
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear lovetheunexpected, Thank you for your review. So pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 1 week ago

To get away from the hustle and bustle of the world take a stroll along this pier and have seat to unwind and watch the sea gently brush up the beach as people stroll along the seafront.

Thank Normantrip
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Normantrip, Thank you for your review of your recent visit and do come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to see a lovely town retain old values on the pier. Good pier shops and bar with vintage memorabilia.

Thank stephen m
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear stephen m, Thank you for your review following your recent visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best scenery in all of the NE coast. Plenty of photo pops, places too eat and or have a sandwich, with moderate pricing. Easy trip,going by bus or a car.

Thank Kl B
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kl B, Thank you for your comments and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Nicky E
19 March 2018|
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Response from Manager_GoughGroup | Property representative |
Hi Nicky, Yes, we allow dogs on the Pier, they do have to be on a lead however at all times. Thanks
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kevinhale33
16 February 2017|
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Response from Southwold_Pier | Property representative |
Hi Kevin Apologies for the late response. All plaques that are placed on the pier stay up indefinitely so it will certainly still be there. We look forward to seeing you on your trip this Summer. Kind regards Peter
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