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Eastbourne Pier, Eastbourne

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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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  • Eastbourne pier is a great way to get a good view of the seafront and takes you back to your childhood, there's a good ice cream parlour at the start of the pier and as you go further on there is amus...  more »
  • Visited with two children under 5. All enjoyed walking along it, playing in arcades, having a pic nic on the tables while taking in the views. Nice & relaxed atmosphere. Down sides: Poor baby changing...  more »
  • Walked the length of the pier on a lovely day. Everything you'd expect is there for a traditional pier but I could not find any real ale served at the bar at the sea end of the pier... What a disappoi...  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!