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.
Pier open from 9am to approx 11pm. All attractions and restaurant on the Pier are currently shut.
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!
Fishing permits are available per day or with a season pass to fish from the west landing stage of the Pier. Please contact the Tourist Information Centre or the Pier toll booth for information on obtaining a permit.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|1 x carer with disabled person||Free|
|Adult day / season pass||£1.30 per ticket|
|Family day / season pass (2 adults & 3 children)||£4.20 per ticket|
|Junior day / season pass||£0.90 per ticket|
Pier charges apply until 31 October. Please retain your ticket for free entry throughout the season (excludes Bournemouth Air Festival). Free entry in winter months.
|Opening times (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 23:00|
* *times subject to change due to adverse weather
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good645
- lynngaskinBath, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesWorth the walkMonday, 4th October 2021Small fee which gives access multiple times during the season. Cafe at the end serves lovely cakes breakfasts and lunches Read full review
- L5098XNlorrainerBournemouth pierFriday, 22nd October 2021This pier is okay. There isn't really much to do. Lot's of usual arcade games and other games as well Read full review
- Gaynor91Cardiff, United KingdomA nice experienceSunday, 24th October 2021My husband and myself had a lovely,slow walk along the pier.It was a bit early,so no attractions were open,but just walking up, feeling the sea breeze on your faces was lovely.We stopped and watched... Read full review