Southend Pier
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Due to National Lockdown Restrictions, Southend Pier will be closed

from Thursday 5th November – Wednesday 2nd December 2020.

​Those with bookings for our Santa on the Pier event due to take place during this period will be contacted shortly. Please bear with us as we are working on reduced staffing resources. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time.

Updates will be available on our website and on our social media channels.

Until Thursday 5th November 2020, Southend Pier is open daily, with a number of social distancing and cleaning measures in place to keep visitors safe during the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. 

 

 

Southend Pier is the town's historical icon as well as being the longest pleasure pier in the world. It stretches for 1.33 miles, putting Southend on the map as well as into the record books.

There's plenty to do for the whole family on Southend Pier....

Fancy a round of crazy golf at the end of the world's longest pleasure pier? Then make your way to Southend Pier Crazy Golf where you can take on Olga the Octopus on this fantastic 18 hole course 1.33 miles from shore.

Prices

1 player | £4
Group of 4 | £12

 

On Southend Pier you can fish from either the Pier Stem or Pier Head and catch a variety of species including mackerel, plaice or flounder.

​Day fishing from the Pier is available to anyone, and tickets can be purchased on the day. Simply bring along your rod and bait and enjoy the views from the end of the Pier! 

 

There are a number of Food Outlets on Southend Pier for all to enjoy....from hot food, tea and cake, ice cream to fish & chips. There's something for everyone. 

 

Guide Prices

Train Return
The less strenuous option!
Adult £5.50
Child/OAP/Student/Disabilities/Carers £2.70
Family (2 adults & 2 kids) £13.80

Walk & Ride
Walk one way, train the other.
Adult £5.00
Child/OAP/Student/Disabilities/Carers £2.50
Family (2 adults & 2 kids) £12.30

Winter Walk
Be brave and walk both ways!
Adult £1.00
Child £1.00
OAP/Student/Disabilities/Carers £1.00

Events

Saturday, 5th December 2020 - Thursday, 24th December 2020

Visit Santa on the PierSanta on the Pier - SOLD OUT
more info

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • Currently closed
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Outside seating
  • Queuing system

Groups

  • Facilities for groups

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Special Offers

  • Winter Loyalty Card.
    Pick up your Winter Loyalty from Southend Pier.
    Make five visits to Southend Pier and get your sixth visit free!

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    • Loyalty Card

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    Accessible by Public Transport: Southend Central station is 0.5 miles away & Southend Victoria 0.5 miles.

    Southend Pier & Railway

    Type:Pier

    Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1EE

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    Awards

    • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018

    Opening Times

    * 5th October - 8th November open daily 10:15am - 6pm
    9th November - 28th March 2021 open Wednesday-Sunday 10:15am-6pm

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