The aim of The Pier is to document and provide a wealth of resources with regards to the past and present piers around the UK. Whether it be the bright lights of Brighton and Blackpool or the more simple jetty constructions like at Southend The Pier has information on these great institutions of British Seaside history.
Below are a list of the piers around the UK that are still open for visiting. Click on a pier to read more information.
|East Coast||West Coast||South Coast|
|Clacton Pier||Aberystwyth Royal Pier||Bognor Regis Pier|
|Cleethorpes Pier||Bangor Garth Pier||Boscombe Pier|
|Cromer Pier||Beaumaris Pier||Bournemouth Pier|
|Deal Pier||Blackpool Central Pier||Brighton Pier (Palace Pier)|
|Felixstowe Pier||Blackpool North Pier||Dunoon Pier|
|Gravesend Pier||Blackpool South Pier||Eastbourne Pier|
|Great Yarmouth Britannia Pier||Burnham-on-Sea Pier||Falmouth (Prince of Wales) Pier|
|Great Yarmouth Wellington Pier||Clevedon Pier||Hastings Pier|
|Harwich Pier||Colwyn Bay Victoria Pier||Hythe Pier|
|Herne Bay Pier||Llandudno Pier||Paignton Pier|
|Lowestoft Claremont Pier||Mumbles Pier||Rothesay Pier|
|Lowestoft South Pier||Penarth Pier||Southampton Royal Pier|
|Saltburn Pier||Southport Pier||Southsea Clarence Pier|
|Skegness Pier||St. Annes Pier||Southsea South Parade Pier|
|Southend Pier||Weston-Super-Mare Birnbeck Pier||Swanage Pier|
|Southwold Pier||Weston-Super-Mare Grand Pier||Teignmouth Grand Pier|
|Walton-on-the-Naze Pier||Torquay Princess Pier|
|Weymouth Bandstand Pier|
|Weymouth Pleasure Pier|
|Isle of Wight||Isle of Man|
|Ryde Pier||Ramsey Queens Pier|
|Sandown Culver Pier|
|Totland Bay Pier|
We have news, articles, website links, opening times, weather as well as webcams for many of the piers around the UK. We are constantly looking to add new piers and content to the website so be sure to check back regularly for updates. Please use the Contact Us page to feedback your thoughts and ideas on the site. We are always looking for people to contribute to the site or to share links with so please get in touch.
Currently there are 55 piers around the UK including Grade I and Grade II listed structures. Read about the history and the course of events that led to the piers looking the way that they do today.
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Please feel free to look through our various articles or just spend your tea break looking at the webcams around the country. All the latest pier news can be accessed from either the News category or the Recent News links.