Hastings Pier, East Sussex
Pier of the Year in 2017 and the coveted Stirling Prize for architecture that same year, Hastings Pier offers an incredible success story as well as a wonderful place to visit.
Originally built during Victorian times, it was damaged by storms in the 1990s and fire in 2010. A huge redevelopment took place and it re-opened in 2016. Visit today and you can explore the visitors’ centre, enjoy amazing views, food and drink, events and more.
Llandudno Pier, Wales
The longest pier in Wales and the fifth longest in the UK, a promenade in Llandudno is perfect for stretching the legs! Its Edwardian elegance also makes enjoying a stroll almost like taking a trip through time.
There are loads of events taking place in and around the pier during summer season, and with arcades, traditional seaside fare and entertainment it’s perfect for a little nostalgia.
Southend Pier, Essex
If you fancy a really long wander then pay a visit to Southend. The longest pleasure pier in the world offers a striking modern design and a host of activities and attractions.
Play mini golf, catch a show in the Pavilion or a train to the pier head; enjoy food and drink and much more.
Ryde Pier, Isle of Wight
The world’s oldest seaside pleasure pier is also the country’s second longest. Accessible to cars and trains as well as walkers, there are numerous ways to enjoy an exploration, but a long walk has to be the best.
Enjoy beautiful views in the sunshine and a cup of tea at the pier head, there are few better ways to experience the Isle of Wight’s beauty.
Dunoon Pier, Argyll and Bute
The lovely Highland town’s iconic pier was renovated in recent years to bring it back to its former glory. Admire the red-tiled roof of the pier’s striking building and spot the large statue to Robert Burns’ love Highland Mary.
Move inland and you have the beauty of the Highlands to enjoy too! There really is something for everyone in and around this beautiful pier.
Cromer Pier, Norfolk
For traditional seaside trappings there are few better piers than Cromer. Take a stroll out over the water, enjoy entertainment at the end of pier show, food and drink from the refreshment stalls or try your hand at crabbing.
Grade II listed, winner of Pier of the Year in 2015, and one of only a few piers with a fully-functioning theatre, there are few better places to enjoy being beside the seaside!
Brighton Pier, Sussex
One of Britain’s most vibrant piers in one of its most vibrant cities, the pier at Brighton boasts a beautiful seaside setting and loads to see and do.
There’s a funfair, an amazing promenade, arcade entertainment, trampolines, shows and plenty more to enjoy before you visit the beach
Blackpool Pier, Lancashire
There’s a pier for every occasion in Blackpool, with three separate promenades offering different attractions and experiences.
The North Pier is the town’s oldest and longest, boasting well-preserved Victorian architecture. The Central Pier is where the fun begins, with rides, refreshments and arcades and the South Pier amplifies the fun even further with bigger and better amusements.