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Southwold Pier

Pier Pavilion North Parade, Southwold IP18 6BN, England
+44 1502 722105
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Clean and free with interesting shops

Visited on a Sunday and Thursday in June I am amazed how clean the pier is kept despite so many... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Helen S
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Nice stroll

Nice stroll, nice cafe midway and crazy amusement place in the middle. Couple of nice gift shops... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
dan20rhino
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Cambridge, 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%
  • Terrible1%
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“water clock” (223 reviews)
“fish and chips” (111 reviews)
“amusement arcade” (118 reviews)
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Pier Pavilion North Parade, Southwold IP18 6BN, England
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"water clock"
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"slot machines"
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"shops and cafes"
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"brass plaques"
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"worth a visit"
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"colourful beach huts"
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"boardwalk restaurant"
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"old fashioned"
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"eating places"
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"great fun"
in 73 reviews
"nice walk"
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"visited southwold"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday and Thursday in June I am amazed how clean the pier is kept despite so many visitors. The Water Clock is an interesting piece of working art but it's the views of Southwold which will make you smile. Add in a...More

Thank Helen S
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Helen S, Thank you for your review and kind comments. The water clock is really fascinating so I'm pleased you enjoyed that, as well as the Food and Drink offering we provide. Come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice stroll, nice cafe midway and crazy amusement place in the middle. Couple of nice gift shops too. Good spot for photos of the beach huts

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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear dan20rhino, Thank you for your review and I'm pleased you enjoyed your visit. Do come back and see us again. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the pier but the best part was the tearooms. Quick and friendly service.and the scones which were really light and tasty

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

Dear johnndZ62CG, Thank you for your review. The Boardwalk Restaurant offers some really great menu options including freshly made scones. Come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely stroll in the sun, with a sea breeze, along the pier. Play games, shop, eat and have fun, all in one place.

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

Dear CLIVE P, Thank you for your kind comments and review. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent the whole afternoon enjoying the entertainment on the pier which kept the children amused for a relatively small amount of money.

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

Dear markpM9934SU, Thank you for your comments and do come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great old pier with home interiors and gifts shops & cafe’s, as well as a hall of mirrors! Had fresh savoury and sweet scones & a lovely pot of tea.

Thank Deb R
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Deb R, Thank you for your review and we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just like Southwold town this pier, although small is very exciting. Lots of fun games to play in the one of a kind arcade and the mater feature is really cool. The pier is a lovely town staple!

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

Dear Issemm, Many thanks for your review. Do come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We accessed the pier via the annoying Punch and Judy show but when we got onto the pier we were very pleased with what we saw. It was well maintained and looked good. The plaques on the handrails were a good touch and we enjoyed...More

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

Dear stanslot, Thank you for your review. The Punch and Judy show is really popular with both adults and children alike. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed the Under the Pier show however, as this is a really unique experience and good fun....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this lovely coastal village/town. The pier was llike it was many years ago, many many plaques around the pier from people past and present that had visited this beautiful pier. Little shops along the pier were very traditional, many people there but it...More

Thank Karen N
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Karen N, Thank you for your review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your recent visit, please do come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Southwold Pier

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous quirky pier that is packed with fun. If you visit, don’t miss the under the pier show. we went on every machine, all offered superb British humour, couldn’t choose a favourite but we will return. The water clock and mirror walk also kept...More

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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Southwold Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear wdixie, Thank you for your lovely comments following your recent visit. There is lots to do on the Pier so I was pleased to read that you experienced a lot of it! 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
15 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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Carol T
4 December 2015|
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Response from vicki j |
Gluten free fish and chips are served on the first Saturday of every month.
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