Latest Update

Following the government announcement, we have now made the hard decision to close our doors from the end of the 23rd December.

We are really sad in having to do this again and rest assured, we will be back with a simile in our face, and we cant wait to see you again at the pier.

1 /
Fishing equipment on a old wooden table.
1 /
Southwold fishing is best at Southwold Pier.
< Attractions

Fishing

There’s plenty of fish in the Southwold sea.

Keen fisher or novice, you’re welcome to spend your day sea angling from the end of the Pier. You can pick up a Day Fishing Permit from The Boardwalk Restaurant for just £6.50 which will allow you to enjoy a full day’s fishing.

Cast your line at Southwold’s most easterly point and see what takes the bait. Regular catches include Whiting in the autumn and Codling in the winter, while Dover Sole and Bass are plucked from the water in the summer months.

It’s a wonderful place to see the sunrise and a great place to enjoy true peace and quiet. And if you need any tips or local knowledge, there’s usually a member of the Southwold Pier Angling Club nearby who will be happy to share their experience.

We also offer an annual fishing permit for the cost of £160 – please email admin@southwoldpier.co.uk for further information and details of how to obtain a permit.