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Address: West Pier Kings Road, Brighton, England
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Brilliant such a great time

Go on the Dolphin Derby on The Pier well worth the money for the laughs you get. If you are lucky to have the sun grab a deckchair and take in the rays, simply beautiful with the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go on the Dolphin Derby on The Pier well worth the money for the laughs you get. If you are lucky to have the sun grab a deckchair and take in the rays, simply beautiful with the sea breeze and blue waters below.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good rides but disappointing that only open until 4pm. Friendly staff, usual pier food - toilets could be cleaner and hot water to wash hands

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Thank RuthNorwich
London
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clearly people are confusing this sad skeleton of what was a pier with Brighton's Palace Pier further along the seafront - this is the West Pier and there is virtually nothing left of it and what is left is just an eyesore. Please rebuild or remove!

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Closed since 1975, this pier fell into disrepair, collapsed at the start of the century and suffered two major fires in 2003 leaving very little to see above the water. The ruins of the pier are still visable however, but there is nothing else to see or do. Not to be confused with Brighton Pleasure Pier, which is still very... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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544 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see and do on this beautiful free pier. Looks great at night all lit up. Nice food outlets and places to relax.

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

A few people do just this and even some of the reviews here back this up This is the ruins of the once elegant pier that stood here and the tragic loss to Brighton of this pier that should have been saved for prosperity Great photographs can still be taken if it's frame whilst it is still standing

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York, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

The pier is not even a pleasant stroll as the smell of fast food is everywhere. However I accept that when I was say 14/15 I would have loved the machines in the arcade. Perhaps there should be an age limit, no one over 20 unless in the company of a child.!

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Thank alanathot
West Sussex
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

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 November 20, 2016

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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238 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 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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