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.

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Directions & Map

Reaching far out into the sea at the northern tip of the town, Southwold Pier is easy to find. Wherever you are in Southwold, head east to the beach and turn left to find us!

Southwold Pier is easily accessible from the A12. If you’re travelling north from London, Ipswich or Woodbridge, take the A1095 to Southwold just after Blythburgh.

If you’re heading south from Norwich or Lowestoft, follow the B1127 in from Wrentham.

Once you’re in Southwold, turn left at the mini-roundabout by the Blyth Hotel into the appropriately named Pier Avenue, which will take you to our door.

Using Sat Nav? Then pop in IP18 6BN.

The council provides a large car park to the left of the Pier which is available 24 hours a day and free parking is available from 6pm.

The local service stops just a few metres from the Pier, so you can be off the bus and have a delicious ice-cream in your hand within two minutes. For times and routes please visit

The best train station for Southwold, with bus connections, is Halesworth, a small market town just inland.

There is a regular bus service between the station and Southwold, or book a local taxi, some of whom are listed below.

NK’s Private Hire  07449 145 467

Southwold Taxis  01502 723 400

Halesworth Taxi Service  01986 874 028

RJ’s Private Hire 01986 875 559