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Address: Southend Pier Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, England
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+44 1702 618747
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Southend Pier is the worlds longest pleasure Pier at one and a third miles...

Southend Pier is the worlds longest pleasure Pier at one and a third miles or two point two kilometres. You may walk or take a unique ride on a Pier train. Visit the lifeboat station and gift shop, and stop for refreshments in Salt café.

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Nice walk

Southend pier is the longest pleasure pier in the world. If you want a nice view of southend and some fresh sea air its worth a walk up to the end.You can pay either to walk both... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Southend pier is the longest pleasure pier in the world. If you want a nice view of southend and some fresh sea air its worth a walk up to the end.You can pay either to walk both ways, walk one way train the other or the train both ways.if you walk its best to take a warm coat etc as... More 

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Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Pier. We're glad you enjoyed your visit. Throughout the year we hold many different events for all ages. Our next event is The Southend Pier Wedding Fayre which takes place on the 19th March. More 

Fitzroy Crossing, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Didn't make it very far as it was cold and wet and didn't wish to pay the charge to enter the pier and walk down. only open during daylight hours.

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Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hopefully you will visit us again when the weather improves. More 

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had our friends over from Denmark thought we would take them for a bracing February walk with their family and ours. We had an hour before closing. Although it was misty it still had the desired effect of spending time together and a great catch-up chat! Wrap up well when its cold! Keep your eyes out for the seals! We... More 

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Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us and got to see the Seals!! Hope to see you back here soon. More 

Rochford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For a cheap but lovely day out, what more could you ask for. There are offers available at certain times which reduce the cost of entry, especially in winter. There can be a cold wind blowing so be aware of this but if it's a warm summer day, the walk's lovely. You can either take a picnic and eat it... More 

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Southendpier, General Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Yes you may bring your own food and drinks and make a day of it especially if the weather is nice and we have an event on. More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Blew the winter cobwebs out today with a good walk out on the pier. Have done this lots of times and it never disappoints. All members of staff are always pleasant and helpful. If you do not wish to walk you have the option of the train. A good mix is to walk out especially in the winter get your... More 

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Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Pier. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you return soon. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I love to walk to the end of the pier, have a cup of tea and a toasted tea cake, take in the views, then walk back again... staff are always helpful. There is also the train but we like to walk.

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Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Pier. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting area to stay with friends, said must experience this, great fun, good exercise and fun to be on an iconic pier. Also enjoyed cuppa at end of walk and then super ride on the train back (was pouring with rain - my excuse), saw where they do the filming for the tv show which was fun as well

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Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you return soon. More 

Egham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely pier with stunning views, the cafe at the end was nice too. We had a nice coffee and cake, although seating was hard to come by as so busy. It was nice to be able to get the train back as such a long walk.

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Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Pier. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you return soon. More 

essex
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking along pier..with all the fresh air is great..and that is Free..about the only thing in Southend that is..pier and Beach are great

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Southendpier, General Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Pier. We hope you visit again soon. More 

Wigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called here to visit friends down south and we had watched Jamie and Jimmie on the pier so you've just got to see the cafe! Well despite our friends saying it was just a cafe while the filming taker place we still wanted to see the "cafe". I am soooo glad our friends had primed us beforehand because the... More 

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Southendpier, General Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Southend Pier. Jamie Oliver leases the building and is only here for filming. The weather can be lovely, but unpredictable and the Pier head. More 

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