Take your fishing to the end of one of our historic piers. Both Boscombe and Bournemouth piers offer great fishing locations year round.
From June through to September expect to find Bass, Smoothhoung, Mullet, Mackerel, Garfish, Gurnard, Bream, Scad, Ray, Dogfish, Soles and Flounders. In the Winter you will see Place, Codling and Whiting. Due to the popularity of the pier during Summer, it is reccomended to fish early in the morning or late in the evening prefferably on an incoming tide. Fishing permits can be bought from Bounrnemouth Pier Toll kiosk.
Entry prices can be found on the Bournemouth Pier page.
Boscombe Pier is a typical pier fishing mark. Shorter than Bournemouth Pier and on a sandy bottom, It offers lots of species. You can catch Bass, Bream, Mackeral, Scad, Soles, Smoothounds, Garfish and Gurnard during the summer and Whiting, Flatties, and sometimes Codling during the Winter. Best results come in the evening.
there is no price for entry to Boscombe Pier.
The beaches themselves offer the perfect spot to catch a variety of fish and local tackle and bait shops can be found dotted along the coast.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult Ticket||£8.50 per ticket|
|Junior/Senior Citizen||£6.00 per ticket|
|Season Pass (Boscombe Pier & Bournemouth Pier)||£60.00 per ticket|
Season Pass valid from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024. Please note there is no pier fishing during Bournemouth Air Festival.
|Season (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 23:00*|
* *times subject to change due to adverse weatherDates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change