Set in the middle of ten miles of golden sand, Bournemouth Pier is the destination of choice for thousands of families every year.
As well as stunning views across the bay, framed by the Isle of Wight on one side and the Purbeck hills on the other, Bournemouth Pier also boasts a wide and varied selection of attractions, entertainments and retail outlets to make any visit to Bournemouth memorable.
At the entrance of the pier is the Pier Amusements Family Entertainment Centre. Here you will find a wide range of entertainment machines and all of the most up-to-date videos and prizes.
RockReef presents the first pier to shore zip wire! Located at the very end of the Bournemouth Pier and the first of its kind in the world, the PierZip is an experience not to be missed. The RockReef Adventure Activity Centre is also located on the pier and features a wide variety of fun climbing challenges using the Clip ‘n Climb concept, the Pier Cave adventure that includes 3 different levels of challenge and the HighLine aerial obstacle course.
Key West bar and grill, with its wide and varied menu is open all year round serving hot food. Aruba Bar and Restaurant is located above the pier providing beautiful sea views. There are a number of shops where you can buy ice creams, pasties and souvenirs!
If you do visit for a beach walk, why not use the opportunity to explore other parts of the seafront – there’s plenty to choose from. The BCP Beach Check app – free to download for any Apple or Android device, was originally created to monitor the busy beaches but for the winter time it’s the perfect app for finding another beauty spot.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|1 x carer with disabled person||Free|
|Adult||£1.50 per ticket|
|Child||£1.20 per ticket|
|Season pass for one (valid until 29 October)||£5.00 per ticket|
Pier charges apply from 1 April until 29 October. Free entry in winter months.
|Opening times (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 23:00|
* *times subject to change due to adverse weather
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good660
- Jonathan WBexley, United KingdomPaying to go on Bournemouth Pier!!!Tuesday, 3rd October 2023Paying to go on a pier??? Ridiculous - Don’t waste your money as it’s really not worth it! Dated don’t bother. Plenty of other free things to do in Bournemouth or try Boscombe Pier a little further... Read full review
- Pitch PBournemouth arcade SCAM!Monday, 23rd October 2023The pier is a nice place to go and the beach is well maintained. However I would advise everyone to stay away from the arcade, it's a big SCAM and winners are frown upon. For example: The rope... Read full review
- CHRISTOPHER WHessle, United KingdomA pleasant strollMonday, 13th November 2023Good place for a winter stroll on a mild November day with Christmas trees already up along the pier. Nice views, and watching people promenarding and indulging in water sports and xip-wireing down... Read full review