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|
The pier is free in winter months and not in the summer.
|Opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)|
|Summer Openings (21 Apr 2019 - 1 Nov 2019)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 23:00|
|Bank Holiday||09:00||- 23:00|
|Winter Openings (1 Nov 2019 - 2 Apr 2020)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 16:00|
|Bank Holiday||09:00||- 16:00|
* *times subject to change due to adverse weather
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good614
- Hazel ELeeds, United KingdomWell worth the strollThursday, 3rd October 2019Even on a windy day, we found the stroll along the Pier relaxing and bracing (cost £1.50 with might put some people off). Nice welcome cafe at the end of the pier where you can admire the scenery... Read full review
- SlimmingworldmomIlfracombe, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesWorth a visitSunday, 6th October 2019Well worth a visit Beautiful place lovely long pier and nice views at the bottom Take a slow walk down and get an icecream Read full review
- ElAlastairLiverpool, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesWhat are people complaining about?Thursday, 10th October 2019Why people are complaining about spending £1.30 per adult to go along the pier is beyond me. I honestly don’t know what people are expecting. It’s a historic and iconic pier offering great views for... Read full review