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 22nd July - Monday 22nd July

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Slime Making

Slime Making at the Pier!

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Monday 22nd July - Monday 22nd July

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Face Painting

Award Winning Face Painting with Sarah from Rooblidoo.

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Monday 22nd July - Monday 22nd July

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Glitter Tattoos

Sparkles by the sea!

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Saturday 27th July - Sunday 28th 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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Monday 29th July - Monday 29th July

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Face Painting

Award Winning Face Painting with Sarah from Rooblidoo.

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Summer Time @ The Pier

So much to do at the Pier this summer


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


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!
We are kicking off the summer holidays with face painting, slime making and glitter tattoos on Mondays and pirates and birds on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Come and see for yourself! ⠀
#glittertattoos #facepainting #slime #piratesandbirds #suffolk #southwoldpier #southwold July is #NationalIceCreamMonth and we are very happy about it at the Pier!⠀
#suffolk #southwoldpier #southwold Our newest addition @pier_view is open daily from 12pm and 11pm. Come and enjoy a drink with the best view in Southwold. 🍸 This weather is perfect for relaxing at the Pier, just like one of our recent visitors…⠀
#sealife #suffolk #southwoldpier #southwold #seal Happy #SuffolkDay! Come and explore Southwold and the Pier for a real taste of what Suffolk has to offer. 🛥 🌊 🍦

#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 😎🍸👍🏻⠀
#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! 🐠 🐳 🐙 🐢

#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