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Southend Pier, Southend-on-Sea

Southend Pier is the longest pleasure pier in the world. Stretching 2.16 km (1.34 mi) into the Thames Estuary, the pier makes for a relaxing way to spend an afternoon. Pass local fishermen as you stroll to the end of the pier, or take the small train journey, which is handy for children and the elderly. Enjoy a coffee at the end of the pier in the cafe at the Royal Pavilion. Visit the RNLI lifeboat station and museum while you are there. Throughout the year, the pier hosts a number of special events. Make Southend Pier a part of your Southend-on-Sea vacation plans using our Southend-on-Sea road trip tool.
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  • We got the train down to the pier, our first time in all the years of going or you can pay to walk down I think it’s about a mile At the end is a restaurant / coffee stop some stools and a lifeboat.....  more »
  • Second visit to this attraction in Southend. This visit was during some bad weather so I took the train out and back Visibility was down but it was still a worthwhile trip. If the weather is fine I.....  more »

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