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Southend Pier and Train

5 star Rating 5/5 (1 review)

Southend On Sea, Essex, England

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Attraction Information

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Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

The visitor information centre on the pier is the place to start, being the place to book boat trips etc and having information on the immediate amenities.

The Southend Pier Museum boasts an exciting range of vintage train and tram carriages plus pictorial memorabilia and period costumes.

Fishing is permitted on the pier at the Stem or the Pier Head.

Pier Trains leave the shore end of the pier on the hour and half hour on a seasonal timetable. Special seasonal trips also take place throughout the year such as ghost trains and Santa on the Pier.


  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Onsite Shop Onsite Shop
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available

Getting There and Contact Information


Marine Parade, Southend On Sea, Essex, SS1 2EL, England


Click here to visit Southend Pier and Train's website
01702 618747

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

26th March - 21st May
Monday to Friday 08:15 - 18:00
Saturday to Sunday 08:15 - 20:00

22nd May - 3rd September
Monday to Sunday 08:15 - 20:00

3rd September - 4th November
Monday to Friday 08:15 - 18:00
Saturday to Sunday 08:15 - 20:00

5th November - 24th March
Wednesday to Sunday 09:15 - 17:00


General Admission (Return Ticket)
Adults (17+): £5.20
Kids (3-16): £2.60
Family: £13.00


Great Walk, lifeboat Station and famous Cafe

5 star Rating 5 / 5

Written by nikkileese22 . 06.12.17

Lovely walk with a fab lifeboat Station with shop and cafe. The Salt Cafe is on the pier which is the famous Jimmy and Jamie’s Friday night cafe. Traditional punch and Judy and ice creams

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Southend On Sea, Essex, England

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