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Eastbourne Pier, Eastbourne

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Pier / Boardwalk Tourist Spot
Enjoy a cup of cream tea at Eastbourne Pier, an old-fashioned seaside wharf that has long been a favorite hangout for both local families and passing tourists. The site once included several traditional pier theaters, the last one of which was destroyed by fire in 1970. Today, on the landward half of the pier stand a bar, nightclub, fish and chip kiosk, amusement arcade, and a fast food outlet. Farther out are a small cafe, restaurant, clothing shop, and a tattoo parlor. The tower at the end of the pier is often used as a convenient viewing point during the annual air show. Drop by on a quiet evening to soak up the atmosphere and mingle with the locals. See Eastbourne Pier and all Eastbourne has to offer by arranging your trip with our Eastbourne travel itinerary maker.
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  • Huge shopping centre loadsa bargains. Lovely days spent on beach. A bit grim in places (quite a few immigrants looking for easy money) but as it goes WE had a lovely time and would happily visit again...  more »
  • I'm really disappointed. ! I was there with my family (3 children's ) We went to the bar one young men was standing at the computer . He didn't want to serve us . Then one girl came out of the kitchen...  more »
  • This is a lovely pier. Two couples were here but it was later in the day so everything was closed and we couldn't go up to the top of the building to look out. It is beautiful here.  more »
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  • There is no better place in Eastbourne to get a taste of the town life and sample what it has to offer. Lots to see and do on the pier itself from hand made glass gifts, arcade, night club, bar and assorted gifts to remember your visit with. The nearby promenade has a truly spectacular flower display, and plenty of seating throughout to enjoy the views and some fish and chips.
  • What a lovely place, Very friendly people. Went on a random day out with my wife and baby. The fish and chips ( on the pier) was yummy but don't sit inside, instead walk up the pier where benches are provided. Parking was cheap £4 for the whole day. Lots of places along the beach to stop for something to eat or drink. I would definitely go again 100%.
  • I have always loved Eastbourne pier. That said the lighting needs sorting out. Looks very dark and bare at night.
  • For a seaside town this place is amazing it's clean tidy great atmosphere lots of things to do. Quiet alot of choice for food. Would definitely go here again
  • Awesome boardwalk with nice views of the beach line. Tons of food and seagulls for entertainment. Don't pass it up when you visit Eastbourne!