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Clevedon Pier

The Toll House, The Beach, Clevedon, BS21 7QU

Tel: +44 (0) 1275978846

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Clevedon Pier at Sunset

About

A unique and unspoilt Grade One listed Victorian Pier

Clevedon Pier was opened in 1869 to receive paddle steamer passengers from Devon and Wales. Today it is a focal point for events, visits  and educational programmes in the beautiful Victorian coastal town of Clevedon.  Following a partial collapse in 1970, the Pier was rescued by the local community and lovingly restored over several decades.The ​Pier celebrated its 150th Birthday in 2019. Described by Sir John Betjeman as ‘the most beautiful pier in England,’  it is the only Grade 1 listed pier you can visit in the United Kingdom and features a range of attractions – including:

●  Unrivalled views of Clevedon’s historic seafront, Wales & The Severn Estuary - watch the rise and fall of the 2nd highest tidal range in the world. The pier has 8 spans - each 100 feet long. 

●  With an orientation to the south west, Clevedon Pier experiences very special sunsets - a photographers mecca!

●  Discover @ The Pier​ – An interactive hands on exhibition about Clevedon, The Pier and the Severn Estuary, which will entertain all ages.

●  Tiffin @ The Pier – award winning  food, drinks and ice cream - in two unique locations - the original Victorian Pagoda at the end of the pier and a modern fish restaurant opened as part of a new visitor centre at the landward end of the Pier in 2016.

●  Shop @ The Pier – You’ll find bespoke gifts for all those special occasions, from handmade jewellery and items made from recycled planks from the pier to an exciting ange of locally designed cards.

●  The Porthole Room – A  new function room with amazing views under the Pier for parties, meetings and events.

●  The best ​fishing​ for miles around.

●  Over 14,000 plaques, which celebrate visits, events, loved ones or just a great day out. Read some of the inscriptions - ranging from those in memory of people who have cared for the pier to the one marking the day spent here by One Direction.

●  A unique wedding location - we can cater for both small weddings or larger bespoke events

Opening Times

Dates: (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* 10 - 5 in winter, every day, except Christmas Day
10 - Sunset on Summer Weekends

The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2020
  • Excellent
    444
  • Very Good
    262
  • Average
    80
  • Poor
    20
  • Terrible
    14

Recent Reviews:

  • sarahmI7997WI
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great spot
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 1st August 2020
    Came with my three young children to visit the pier. The entrance fee is reasonable and worth it to keep this gem going. Very well kept. Lovely museum with some interesting facts about the pier... Read full review
  • Sarahgid_
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A Real Seaside Experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 5th August 2020
    Took the children on a visit to the pier. Greeted by lovely ladies and instructed of the one way system to the end and back. Cafe open for light snacks and hot and cold drinks and ice creams... Read full review
  • Carolwardtim
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    So well managed and organised
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 7th August 2020
    Visited the pier on Thursday . It was delightful and beautiful . I was so impressed with how well everything was organised to make you feel safe and welcome . Full marks to all involved .You should... Read full review

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