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:

    • Yamhar6
      Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Worth a visit.
      5 of 5 stars
      12th Sept 2021
      A lovely old pier, plenty to do .And good views over the beach and out to sea.Plenty of seats to sit down if you want. Read full review
    • helenmurr6
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      4 of 5 stars
      16th Sept 2021
      Great sized pier, lots of stuff for the kids, brought back a lot of my childhood memories :) Will definitely be returning Read full review
    • Katie A
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Fun for kids and families
      4 of 5 stars
      17th Sept 2021
      I wish opening times were clear on kiosks. I skipped desert hoping for hot donuts but it was closed! 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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    Company number 10237792.
    Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
    Telephone 01803 211211

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