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Address: Esplanade Rd, Paignton, England
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Low season visit

I was glad to find that Paignton pier was open for the most part despite it being low season! The arcades are pretty standard though the claw machines seem impossible to... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Didcot, United Kingdom
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Didcot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was glad to find that Paignton pier was open for the most part despite it being low season! The arcades are pretty standard though the claw machines seem impossible to win! Lovely views across Torbay, though keep in mind the only cash machines on the pier charge £1.99 to withdraw money and the next closest one is a 5/10... More 

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Thank DaniDoodle
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The pier is just one long line of amusement arcades. I didn't see how to walk along without walking through the arcades. Would have liked to see a sea view. The arcades are no different from the ones in town, just noisier. You would get better sea views walking along the front or from the harbour.

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Thank Lesley M
Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 446 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The land end of the peer is a large amusement arcade. We went on a fairly dull Sunday with plenty of people choosing to walk up and down the front but few going onto the pier. In summer it must be nice but in fact it was under repair - January is when you do these things I suppose -... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was too cold and wet to visit when I went but the pier is free to visit and offers superb views of the coastline.

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Thank Ethan E
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Childhood memories brought back to life here with the 2p machines, great fun and also a good selection of other machines that were 10p, 50p & £1. Other activities out the far end but we didn't use because of the wet weather. Only down side is it takes a lot of tickets to win prizes that aren't sweets!

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Thank theresahill
Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Paignton Pier on 28 Dec 2016. We were a family of four – 2 children and two adults. Walking on the pier you can see the beautiful beach and the sea. It is very nice to walk there. On the pier are also available washrooms which were very clean, bright and accessible. The Paignton Pier has everything you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very fun!! Lots of coin tipping machines, and arcade games. A lot of fun if you want to try your luck at winning a toy from the grabber machines or a few pennies from the tipping coins one. Beautiful location too.

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Thank Victoria H
Ruardean, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped off in Paignton to watch the sea come in over the beach and landed by the Pier. Its a lovely area it was new year day and the weather was british winter coming out of the east so it was a wee bit cold. Never been here before was a lovely place, will have to visit in warmer... More 

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Thank John F
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Paignton pier several times over Christmas as we were staying locally at Goodrington sands and walked into Paignton several times. Found the pier great ( inside) and Very Clean arcades etc but outside rides etc we thought overpriced but inside area very well maintained etc with hundreds of modern arcade games etc. Was very disappointed to see that... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was only a short visit to the Pier was packed and too busy for comfort. But was clean and had plenty of equipment and machines for all age groups.

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