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.

Thursday 16th May - Monday 30th September

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sea Life Trail- Free

Free Sea Life Trail available.

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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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Monday 15th July - Monday 15th July

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Face Painting

Award Winning Face Painting with Sarah from Rooblidoo.

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Tuesday 16th July - Wednesday 17th July

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pirate Bird Show – Free

Come and see our brand new Pirate Bird Show.

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Saturday 20th July - Sunday 21st July

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Joshua Pickering Magic Show – Free

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

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Theatre on the Coast: THE END OF THE LINE

Tuesday 9th July until Saturday 20th July Set on a promenade at the end of a line of beach huts, - a hilarious examination of the modern relationship, warts and all.

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.


Fathers Day @ The Pier

Celebrate Fathers Day at the Pier and to help, we'll give every dad a free drink to kick start the celebrations


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.


Half Term Activities at The Pier

Entertain the children this half term at the Pier


The Suffolk Walking Festival

Saturday 11th May - Sunday 2nd June 2019


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!
Happy #SuffolkDay! Come and explore Southwold and the Pier for a real taste of what Suffolk has to offer. πŸ›₯ 🌊 🍦

#suffolk #southwoldpier #southwold Happy Father’s day! Come and celebrate at the Pier… 😊

#retrogaming #80sarcade #fathersday #southwold #southwoldpier #suffolk Need an excuse to kick start the weekend?? Come see us at Pier View #pierview #southwold #friyay #drinkswithaview #sunsout Father’s day is just around the corner! Bring dad to the pier for a great day out 😊

#southwold #southwoldpier #suffolk #fathersday Have you visited the new Pier View Bar yet? Open everyday for #cocktails and all your favourite drinks. See you soon πŸ˜ŽπŸΈπŸ‘πŸ»β €
#pierview #southwold #suffolk #drinkswithaview Come and find our sea creatures in our new trail during half term and your little ones get a treat at the end! 🐠 🐳 πŸ™ 🐒

#halfterm #southwold #southwoldpier #daysoutwithkids #seacreaturetrail #kidstrail 2 days to go – we can’t wait 😊 🍸 #pierview We have a brand new Sea Life trail available for your little ones to complete when you visit the Pier… and it’s free of charge! 
#sealifetrail #southwold #southwoldpier #dayoutwiththekids #halfterm Mega Arcade Madness is on from the 14th to 24th May in our Family Entertainment Centre! 
All winning tickets are worth an extra 20%. 😊

#arcade #southwold #southwoldpier #suffolk #familydayout Tea & Cake by the sea! Perfect Sunday pick-me-up β˜• 🍰
πŸ“Έ Thank you @mugwumpclarke for a beautiful shot

#teaandcake #yum #suffolk #southwoldpier #clockhouse #forkyeah Perfect setting for a relaxing day out. 🌊
#southwold #suffolk #southwoldpier #seaside The Clockhouse is open every weekday until 4pm and until 5pm on weekends. Perfect for a light bite or just tea and cake β˜• 🍰