Southend Pier & Railway, Southend-on-Sea

Pier / Boardwalk · Tourist Spot
Southend Pier & Railway 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 & Railway a part of your Southend-on-Sea vacation plans using our Southend-on-Sea road trip tool.
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  • Beautiful pier, me and my partner walked there and back, beautiful scenery and a few lovely cafes on the way! Would recommend a hair band for any women with long hair! 😂 Beautiful walk though...  more »
  • Lovely walk down the pier in a late summer day. Good value and nice bar at the end. Didn’t use the train but it seemed it was easy  more »

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