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Located in Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, East of England, England

The original Walton Pier was built in 1830 and was one of the earliest piers in the country. It was used for landing goods and passengers for sixty years until it was damaged in a storm. The new 800 ft. replacement opene...

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Falmouth Prince of Wales Pier, Cornwall

Located in Falmouth, Cornwall, South West England, England

If you want to take a boat trip/ferry in the Fal Estuary area then Falmouth's Prince of Wales Pier should be your first port of call. For example, boats leave here for Flushing, St Mawes, Trelissick and Truro. In additio...

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Swanage Pier

Located in Swanage, Dorset, South West England, England

Pushes out into Swanage Bay, south Dorset. Original pier built by 1860 and used for stone quarrying business. This was replaced by a second which was built by 1897. Today, the pier is open to the public and is visited by...

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Southend Pier, Essex

Located in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, East of England, England

Southend Pier is Southend's most famous landmark and is the longest pleasure pier in the world (1.34 miles (2.16 km)). The original opening was in 1830 and in 1890 the first electric trains ran the length of the Pier. In...

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Fleetwood Pier

Located in Fleetwood, Lancashire, North West England, England

Fleetwood Pier, or the Victoria Pier, was built in 1910 at the end of the golden age of pier building but was ravaged by fire in 2008. A short distance north of Blackpool and south of Morecambe Bay. At 492 ft in length,...

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Teignmouth Pier, Devon

Located in Teignmouth, Devon, South West England, England

Teignmouth Pier was opened in 1867. Despite a plan to move the pier a little further south to Paignton, the pier was extended in the late nineteenth century. Today, the pier is popular with tourists who enjoy its amuseme...

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Weston-super-Mare Pier

Located in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, South West England, England

The 'Grand Pier' is over a hundred years old and juts out from the large, sandy beach at Weston-super-Mare. In July 2008, the pier was destroyed by a fire. It is being rebuilt...

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Porthleven Pier

Located in Porthleven, Cornwall, South West England, England

Wonderful stone pier providing excellent views of both Porthleven and the south Cornwall coastline. To the east are Porthleven Sands and, in the distance, Mullion Cove...

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Looe Pier, Cornwall

Located in Looe, Cornwall, South West England, England

Visit for views and people watching. It's also fun to see boats coming in and out of the harbour. Looe Pier, or Banjo Pier as it's known locally, juts out into Looe Bay. The pier runs down the western edge of East Looe B...

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Brighton Pier

Located in Brighton, East Sussex, South East England, England

The UK's most famous pier. Opened in 1899. 1760 feet in length. Designed as an amusement and pleasure emporium...

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Brighton West Pier

Located in Brighton, East Sussex, South East England, England

Once hosted around two million visitors a year. Opened in 1866. Partly destroyed during a storm in 2002. Burnt down in arson attacks in 2003 and now a ruin...

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Saltburn Pleasure Pier

Located in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

The first iron pier to be built on the North East Coast. The most northerly surviving British Pier and the only remaining pleasure pier on the North East coast...

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Penzance Dock, Cornwall

Located in Penzance, Cornwall, South West England, England

If you're travelling to the Isles of Scilly by boat, it's likely that you'll be using the Scillonian III*. This boat leaves from Lighthouse Pier that juts out into the sea by Penzance Dock. Lighthouse Pier is also called...

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St Ives Pier (West), Cornwall

Located in St. Ives, Cornwall, South West England, England

St Ives is probably the UK's most famous harbour town. It has three chunky piers situated around St Ives Harbour & Beach. St Ives Smeaton's Pier is the largest and most prominent. St Ives Pier (East) pretty much meets th...

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Beaumaris Pier

Located in Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey, North Wales, Wales

Once a landing place for passengers from great steamers such as 'Snowdon'. Opened in 1846. Beaumaris Pier is a busy base for yachts and pleasure vessels of all kinds. The pier was nearly demolished in the 1960s but a loc...

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Hastings Pier

Located in Hastings, East Sussex, South East England, England

Hastings Pier was opened in 1862. On the south coast of England in East Sussex. The pier is 910ft (275m) long. The Rolling Stones, The Who, Pink Floyd played here in the 1960s and 1970s...

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Blackpool Piers

Located in Blackpool, Lancashire, North West England, England

North Pier, Central Pier and South Pier make up the three Blackpool Piers. The oldest is the North Pier, the youngest the South Pier. All three piers have theatres, restaurants, shops, arcades and bars...

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