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Address: West Pier Kings Road, Brighton, England
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A Silhouette

It's just a skeleton of its former self, but there is something beautiful about it on the Brighton skyline. Would not make the trip especially but it helps punctuate Brighton... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my most favourite FREE things to do in Brighton ! Plenty of people watching, great fish and chips, plus the funfair at the end is amazing value if you are visiting for the day. Reason being , you can purchase a wristband and it gives you unlimited rides all day long ! So you can also take advantage... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is sad that this only a collapsing and rusty frame of Brighton's oldest pier and that no one bothered to save this when they could. Not worth a special trip to visit. You can see it from the other pier anyway.

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Epsom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's just a skeleton of its former self, but there is something beautiful about it on the Brighton skyline. Would not make the trip especially but it helps punctuate Brighton seafront. Brighton must be the liveliest beach front in the U.K. With bars, restaurants, museums and art shops.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The picture here of the former West Pier is massively out-of-date as the pier burnt down many years ago and all that is left is an ugly eyesore of a skeleton pier which ought to be dismantled.

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very disappointed when I last visited was very run down toilets on here were dirty and it closed early in evenings , however the deck chair man was very friendly and kindly let us sit in his deckchairs , however the problems it's still worth a walk great views

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

West Pier has burnt down and now the skeleton remains. It makes a dramatic backdrop to many photos, either sunrise & sunsets, or when the famous swallows swarm in the sky. It's been given a new lease of life now the British Airways i360 viewing tower has opened opposite it. One of the iconic Brighton seaside landmarks

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Bexley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best thing about the seaside is the pier walk after a big English breakfast. Every pier is the same but Brighton has some fantastic views. They have the normal souvenir shops, 2 pubs, 1 with live music. There’s a metal walkway so wheel chairs are catered for. They charge £15 for unlimited rides but the roller coaster and another ride... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Personally, I like the idea of the British pier but not the amusements but provides entertainment for many. Just a shame it's original name of Palace Pier was changed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Great for a stroll with a good sized fun fair at the end. Lots of places to get food and drink and even free deck chairs when you want to rest your weary feet.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

I tried to walk along the pier but it had burnt down years ago and so, I fell into the sea. I don't recommend that you try to promenade along the pier without flippers.

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