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Paignton Pier

Esplanade Rd, Paignton, England
01803 522 139
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Ranked #10 of 15 attractions in Paignton
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I never have much expectation of Piers, however this one managed to disappoint even low expectations. There is just row upon row upon row of 2p slots interspersed with cuddly toy grab machines and adults one armed bandit type things. When you (eventually) emerge from this huge 2p machine room, there is pretty much nothing on the other side. All... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Shops, food sellers and noisy fruit machines/arcade. It is exactly what you expect a pier to be! Our 4 year old loved putting the 2p's in the machines.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Pier a bit disappointing, was early in season, but looked neglected and sad. the coffee shop was good, coffee and a tea cake.

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Stockholm
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Very old children entertainment and a mass of fruit machines you are forced to walk past. Serves no real purpose in my opinion.

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9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This pier us very old and I used to visit it every day when I used to live in Paignton . Lots for kids to play around and some people do their fishing on the pure. Liars of cafe,s and shops but the view us superb like watching the English Riviera, almost to the French Riviera but amazing

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

On our recent visit to Paignton the weather wasn't as good so we decided to visit the pier. We decided to have a go on the 2p coin drop. We found a winning combination, so if you fancy your chances here's how to do it. Find a machine with goodies which are near to the edge, then use both sides... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Unless amusement arcades are your perception of a pier, this one has little to offer. Maybe it's saving grace is its free, but no food to speak of, no quality apparent. Not a Southwold Pier by any stretch of the imagination.

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Aberdare, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

not impressed at all! Too much of the pier taken up with a noisy arcade. Okay for families I suppose

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

it's the usual pier with a battery of amusements which aren't us but of course fun to many, but certainly it's well worth going through them to see Torbay in all it's beauty.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

An interesting place to lose your money playing the 2p machines but of course great fun if a little noisy.

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