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Paignton Pier

Esplanade Rd, Paignton, England
+44 1803 522139
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Great pier, a step back in time.

It's great to see a pier still in good condition and still being used. This one has lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Heathfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good fun

Fun afternoon when the weather was rubbish, big inside area that caters for all ages including the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Esplanade Rd, Paignton, England
+44 1803 522139
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's great to see a pier still in good condition and still being used. This one has lots of amusement arcades. It's great to see that they keep the price low for most of the machines 2p. The fun you can have with a few...More

Thank BorntocruiseUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun afternoon when the weather was rubbish, big inside area that caters for all ages including the adults

Thank Toffi206
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pier itself is mostly a big long arcade mostly full of ticket machines which seemed to take alot of money to then exchange for pretty poor quality stuff. I didn't waste my money but it is difficult when you have a 5 year old....More

Thank bodders01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A trip to visit family in Paignton is not complete without a walk down to the seafront and some fun on the pier. Armed with only a few pounds my kids and their cousins had a great time on the low cost arcade games Great...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views of the boats with seating outside and a nice walk along the pier and front Old time amusements are scattered along the walk with not many winners on the grab machines but enjoyed watching the excitement Some 2p machines are good fun Nice...More

Thank Top D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The 2 p machines at the front of the pier doesn't push anything off. Played with £3 & won 4p the whole time. Been to much better places where the prizes are cheaper but come out easier

Thank 156gem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place to be and i will certainly return when i am.back , its exciting and great value.

Thank Joanbesty
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for a first date. Great place to visit after a long walk on Paignton beach. We played mainly on the zombie game which is quite pricey but worth every penny as it is so much fun and completely addictive.

Thank TeamDawkins
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Such a great pier.. The first part of the pier was open with the arcade but the end of the pier was closed for winter I think.. We had a good couple of hours in the arcade won a few key rings out of the...More

Thank joanne a
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I know what the tuppenny falls and 10p falls should be like and unfortunately some of theirs appeared to be "rigged" in my personal opinion. Very disappointed after putting £15 of 10p's in and the items at the front and middle stayed where they were,...More

2  Thank EmmaHB-field
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Charlene M
14 September 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Hi there,yes you can access the pier on a wheelchair.
25 July 2017|
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Response from Doozerdog46 | Reviewed this property |
We visited mid January, it was open then.
Hi Steve, I would just like to reiterate the danger of the seagulls not just on the pier but even in the town of Paignton and surrounding areas. They have become fearless and brazen. We were sat on a bench and my Partner and I were totally shocked at the lightning speed with which a gull swooped and stole the whole of the hot dog he was eating. It happened in a flash; now if they are brave enough to do that to an adult goodness knows what could happen to a child. These are menaces in the sky and it seems wrong that they are protected. We even saw a total waste of resources with two fire engines deployed to rescue a seagull that had become trapped up on Alta Vista road in netting at the top of some flats. I would also like to add that I love Paignton, but people do need to be made aware of this real danger.
14 June 2016|
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Response from steve h | Reviewed this property |
Hi Miss Stiltwalker, thank you for your comments, if you have time type in a search engine, "man attacked by seagulls Fined £80" thats me, i was unaware of the problem there and it cost me a fine, i want to warn others not... More