Due to technical difficulties we have unfortunately had to close the pier today!

We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused you. Do please still explore our website to plan your next trip to us, and check back here for further updates. We’ll be open again as soon as we can!

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Welcome to Southwold Pier

A Pier-fect Day Out!

Are you looking for a great day out, all year round? At Southwold Pier, you'll find delicious food, excellent shopping, breathtaking sea views and eccentric British seaside fun reaching 623 feet into the North Sea from the Suffolk coast.

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The boards of the Pier host events all year round, from special foodie days to traditional Punch and Judy shows. Choose your favourites below to find out more, and don’t forget to check back regularly for the very latest happenings on Southwold Pier.

Friday 1st March - Sunday 28th April

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bunny Trail – Free

Free Easter Bunny Trail available.

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Saturday 4th May - Monday 6th May

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Face Painting

Award Winning Face Painting with Sarah from Rooblidoo.

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Saturday 25th May - Monday 27th May

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Joshua Pickering Magic Show – Free

Joshua Pickering will be bringing his Magic Show to the Pier this half term.

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The Southwold Pier sign

Saturday 13th July - Sunday 14th July

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Joshua Pickering Magic Show – Free

Joshua Pickering will be bringing his Magic Show to the Pier.

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Monday 15th July - Monday 15th July

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Glitter Tattoos

Sparkles by the sea!

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Monday 15th July - Monday 15th July

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Slime Making

Slime Making at the Pier!

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The Gulldian

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Southwold Beach

Southwold Arts Festival

Saturday 22nd June - Saturday 29th June 2019 The Southwold Arts Festival returns to showcase talent in and around the iconic seaside town.


Suffolk Wildlife Trust Walk – Orchids and Wild Flowers

Hosted by botanist Stephen Massey, enjoy this walk to discover many of the wild flower spreads in Suffolk.


The Suffolk Walking Festival

Saturday 11th May - Sunday 2nd June 2019


Southwold Fine Art and Antiques Fair

Taking place at St Felix School in Southwold, the Southwold Fine Art and Antiques Fair hosts over 50 dealers.

Red Deer at Minsmere

Autumn at RSPB Minsmere

Just a handful of miles along the coast from the Pier is RSPB Minsmere, one of the most important nature reserves in the world.

Collen and Clare Fashion Show

Models hit the runway to raise funds for Air Ambulance

This week, local clothes retailer Collen and Clare are holding their annual Charity Fashion Show to raise funds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.


There's never a dull moment: thanks to the wide range of things you'll find to do at Southwold Pier, our Instagram Gallery gives visitors a taste of the Pier before you arrive, and then a joyous reminder of your day!
Come and enjoy a magic show with Joshua Pickering and much more on this beautiful Easter Sunday. What better way to end the Easter holidays with a 4 day weekend. Come and visit the pier, we have something for everyone πŸ°β˜€ So much to do at the pier this weekend πŸŽ‰ Come and experience a pier-fect day with us.
#suffolk #southwoldpier #southwold #easterholidays #bunnytrail As you stroll along the pier come and visit our Treasure Chest, full of charming treats for the whole family.

#easterholidays #southwold #southwoldpier #treasurechest #schoolholidays Hop to the pier this Easter break and complete our Bunny Trail for a special treat 🐰

#southwold #bunnytrail #easterholidays #suffolk To the Pier! 🀩
So much to do at the Pier during Easter.
Follow the link in our bio ➑️ April is #nationalpetmonth and here at the Pier we are always very excited meeting new four legged friends 🐾
We also have our own Walk the Dog attraction in the Under the Pier Show… Happy Mother’s day!
There is so much to do at the pier, come and celebrate with us. πŸ’ Tomorrow marks the first day of a week long celebration of #EnglishTourismWeek19 
Why not come over to Southwold and explore our history. 
#southwold #suffolk #southwoldpier We have some fabulous gifts for all occasions from @seaweed_and_salt and Treasure Chest. Here are some pier-fect gifts for Mother’s Day.

#southwold #suffolk #southwoldpier #seaweedandsalt #treasurechest  #mothersday No plans for the weekend? Don’t worry, there’s plenty to do at the pier! Have you made plans for Mother’s Day? Come and have a pier-fect day with us.