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Paignton Pier

Esplanade Rd, Paignton, England
01803 522 139
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Ranked #11 of 16 attractions in Paignton
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed our trip to the zoo. Even my 17 year old. We walked around it twice to see the good chioce of animals.

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Liked the walk, but views obscured by the arcades and rides. It was the typical English seaside, pleasant enough, the kids would enjoy it.

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

As with all piers great to go on but don't get carried away on the amusements as this makes it a really expensive trip. If you walk to the end of the pier there are some really nice views around the bay. It was clean and tidy when we went, I did think £2,80p for 4 doughnuts was a bit... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Visited Paignton Pier, typical of any seaside pier, arcades with fruit machines grabbers etc. Do agree with all other comments about the grab machines, they are all seem to pick up the toy and then jolt at the top and drop them, why do you think a lot of them have £5.00 notes and coins attached to them? However, on... More

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

The pier was a typical one but had plenty of choice. The only downside was that the rides where you insert a coin did not always work and you couldn't see who to approach to sort this out.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is my fourth year in a row that I have located to Paignton, Devon. The pier is just the same as it always is, full of gambling machines and "amusements". I'm 15 (almost 16) and i don't really find these type of things interesting, even though children younger than me were all engaged in the 2p machines. The only... More

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Kingswear, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Paignton Pier has always been one of my favourite places on the sea front and, they have installed lots of new machines such as arcade versions of Mario Kart and Doodle Jump. These are somewhat easier than the originals, they have also installed new grabber machines which, I must admit are harder to control (I got a Pacman ghost in... More

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Plenty of new machines. Had hours of fun. Won thousands of tickets for the toy stall my 13 year old enjoyed picking her prizes with plenty of choice.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Whenever we visit Paignton we always go on the pier. It has all the facilities and many of the machines are new or as good as new. My three children aged 8,11 and 14 all enjoyed a afternoon of slot machines and fruit mania!

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Kids had great fun here but we spent a fortune and only won tickets for the sweet/toy stall. The grabbing machines with toys in are too frustrating for words! We spent a fortune in 10ps trying to get a toy but the grabbers just won't hold them long enough. It drove us mad! Why can't they make it a bit... More

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