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Southend Pier

Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, England
+44 1702 215620
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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.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“both ways” (117 reviews)
“lifeboat station” (106 reviews)
“train ride” (126 reviews)
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Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, England
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+44 1702 215620

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely walk even on a cold blustery day. Lovely veiws. Nice coffee and tea cakes in the cafe at the end.

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved going down the pier - walked down and came back on the little train. Longest leisure pier in the world so it says, 1.33 miles, so a must-do when in Southend. Nice cafe at the end too, and great to find they had...More

Thank MandyMooBag
Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We hope you visit us again soon.

Reviewed 2 days ago

We decided to walk to the end of the pier and back again so didn't travel on the train that runs along side. It's a nice walk and we especially enjoyed watching the fish swimming below. It would be nice if there was a bit...More

Thank Polly L
Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely walk along the pier, lovely scenery and a nice afternoon walk, Had a nice icecream while strolling along.

Thank Charlou21
Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We hope you visit us again soon.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Considering it is such a long walk, which you now have to pay for! or pay for the train, it would be nice to have more to do when you get to the end like amusements etc and not just the tea room. Hot chocolate...More

Thank Barbara L
Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Pier entry has applied since the Pier opened this helps towards with the maintenance costs of the iconic structure. We do hold many events throughout the year including The Zombie Walk, Halloween Ghost Train, Santa on the Pier , Puppet...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed returning to Southend this weekend and walking the pier. Interesting lifeboat station at the end. I like the new 'beach huts' at the end.

Thank nitnit25
Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The train ride was quite pricey I thought, it was still nice to go on though especially as it was well over a mile to walk to the end of the pier. Once at the end of the pier there wasn't much to do, there...More

Thank Ashleigh A
Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your comments. Throughout the year we have various events including the Puppet Festival, Halloween ghost train and Sunday showcase.

Reviewed 1 week ago

the longest pleasure pier in the world, she's had her troubles but she's still there, walk or take the train

Thank guygrimwade
Southendpier, Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comment, we hope the Pier will be standing for many more years.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Southend on business for a night, so decided to take a walk on the pier....which is apparently the longest in the world at 2.16 km into the Thames Estuary. Is that France asked my wife pointing towards All Hallows. Bless. Anyway it's...More

1  Thank Johnny_vegan
Southendpier, General Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We're are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When your married to a sea fisherman you can get bored with sitting on a beach so going to Southend pier made a welcome change. The guys who operate the train to the end are so helpful as we were about to miss it as...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Southendpier, General Manager at Southend Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We're are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again

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Michael E
29 May 2017|
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Response from skrem | Reviewed this property |
Part of the pier is gone but it's spirit hasn't.
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Victoria B
4 March 2017|
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Response from Southendpier | Property representative |
Hi Vicky, Jamie Oliver only uses the café as a film set for a few weeks during the year. We use the building as a take away for ice cream, drinks and snacks during the height of the season. His family own 'Olivers On The... More
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danae363
29 January 2017|
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Response from Southendpier | Property representative |
There is indeed a train that takes you to the far end. If you would like more information nearer the time please call us on 01702 215620.
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