Paignton Pier


The Esplanade, Paignton, DEVON, TQ4 6BW

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Paignton Pier, Paignton, Devon

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About Us

Paignton Pier first opened to the public in 1879 and has seen many changes over the years. Set at the centre of one of The English Riviera's best beaches, within an easy level walk to the town centre, station and buses, the Pier has plenty of parking nearby. The pier is great to look out across the bay or to partake in one of the many amusements on offer.

Paignton Pier offers fun for all the family every day of the year with amusements, trampolines, mega slides, ten pin bowling, rides, orbiter dodgems, cafe, ice creams, shops and much more. Dogs are also welcome on a lead.


Opening Times

2021 Opening (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)



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    Recent Reviews:

    • stephenbB9604OH
      Trip Type:
      Paignton puer
      3 of 5 stars
      9th Nov 2020
      Pier was very busy little to no social distancing was more like a cattle market fish and chips were good if a little on the steep side Read full review
    • sarahhN5345OG
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Very clean
      4 of 5 stars
      10th Nov 2020
      Hand sanitizer everywhere which was fantastic. Staff cleaning alot. Plenty of 2p machines which is a bonus if you spend more than aday at paignton. Read full review
    • Bismarck1941
      Southampton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Standard but safe
      4 of 5 stars
      28th Nov 2020
      A typical visit to a pier, plenty of amusements, ideal for families. Effective Covid 19 precautions in place. Read full review


    Road Directions

    Nearest major road is A380. Follow signs for Paignton.

    Public Transport Directions

    Train - Paignton Train Station is a short walk away.Bus - Stagecoach No. 12 serves the area of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham. Paignton Pier is a short walk away from the bus station.



    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Ramp/Level Access
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

    Attraction Facilities

    • Shop


    • On-Site café/restaurant - Pier cafe, serving hot and cold snacks, beverages and ice cream.
    • Picnic Site

    Establishment Features

    • Open All Year
    • Tea / Coffee Shop
    • Toilets

    Key Features

    • Indoor Attraction
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Parking & Transport

    • Parking (charge)

    Payment Methods

    • Euros accepted

    Specialist Features

    • Family Fun
    • Marketed towards children
    • Marketed towards families

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted

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    This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
    Company number 10237792.
    Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
    Telephone 01803 211211

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