Brighton Palace Pier, Brighton

3.9
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Spend a sunny day at Brighton Palace Pier, home to numerous rides, attractions, food stalls, and bars. The historic pier combines entertainment, shopping, and dining to attract millions of visitors each year. This pier originally opened in 1899 and went through a number of expansions and redevelopments. Most recently, in 2006, two famous thrill rides were shipped to the pier from Italy. The Booster, arguably the site’s most popular ride, allows visitors to experience nearly 3 G's in less than 3 seconds, rotating 360 degrees before plunging back down. You can choose from a wide range of food options at the pier, including hot dogs, fish and chips, and seafood. Check online for special offers. Work out when and for how long to visit Brighton Palace Pier and other Brighton and Hove attractions using our handy Brighton and Hove trip maker tool .
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  • Bigger smiles from my children than I have ever seen at Disneyland or Harry Potter. A good old fashioned rustic fun fair, with food stalls and of course the fruit machines (which I avoided). The...  more »
  • Nice little pier, we come here alot during summer and spring, child friendly, very fun rides. If you plan on going on more than 2 or 3 rides, I'd recommend buying a wristband, it's good value.  more »
  • Lovely as part of a walk from beginning to end of pier. Nice to see all the pier things you would expect. Food, amusements, theme park rides and lfun! Wrist band looks a good option for the rides...  more »
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  • This is one of the better seaside piers. A lot of things going on. By far it's best attribute is the fish & chip shop at the entrance to the pier. It was the best fish dinner I've had at any seaside chippy anywhere. Served fresh and hot. Top quality fish and served in a strong bag so that seagulls can't see what you are eating. It was also a very competitive price. I would strongly recommend that you try it.
  • It's definitely a great tourist attraction, in a very beautiful location, just by the sea. Perfect spot for taking nice pictures and having a good time, there is also a variety of games and themed carousels available, for both children and adults. You can find lots of shops to buy either food or souvenirs. Beware of the seagulls! They're quite cheeky and can steal your food right from your hands
  • Great way to amuse and refresh yourself and the family for a few hours with coin operated amusement machines, rides, snacks & restaurants (with some vegetarian options). No entrance fee to pay but costs can add up quickly if you are not careful. Good parking nearby but you will need to use the app or the website to pay as there are no longer any pay and display machines. We could not get the app to work but the website allowed a smooth payment.
  • It was such an amazing place! With restaurants, bars, places to get ice cream, donuts and all the things kids love (and adults too). It also has lot of games and fair rides, which you can get on for a fee (all day ride of £25, not bad). It is also free to enter (big plus) considering the views are amazing!! Will definitely visit again
  • Great Attraction for families. Has lots of food cabins with many kinds of foods. The atmosphere is fantastic with seagulls and the sea waves. The fair with the betting machines is very unique and dazzling. A Great place to hang and It's close to the city center and the British 360 degrees amusement action and you can see pretty much the entire city and the sea shore.
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