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Paignton Pier

Esplanade Rd, Paignton, England
+44 1803 522139
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just a walk

good day out. the kids love it .slot machines. various games ...good to stay out of the rain .good... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Phil T
via mobile
Lighthearted fun replaced with greed.

I would not visit here unless you want to quite literally chuck money away! While you go into these... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Esplanade Rd, Paignton, England
+44 1803 522139
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

good day out. the kids love it .slot machines. various games ...good to stay out of the rain .good views over the beach .

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I would not visit here unless you want to quite literally chuck money away! While you go into these venues expecting to use more money than you walk way with, you expect some sort of fun in doing it. But with what seems like rigged...More

Thank chels2386
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You cannot appreciate the actual pier, it's just an arcade with noise, lights and wanting your money, money, money. Would have been nice to be able to walk along the pier without having to enter the horrible money grabbing arcade!

Thank holidoddy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

NOT A FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT So my family and I were admiring the view from the bench opposite this lovely “looking” cafe. When to our surprise we get ordered to leave when doing nothing wrong. So we move to a different location on the pier so...More

Thank richmadude
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited with family during a short stay in Paignton,just a amusement arcade on stilts containing rigged,cash draining claw cranes that open and drop any prize in milliseconds and two pence machines containing £5 notes defying the laws of gravity whilst resting on rows of superglued...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are plenty of amusements on the pier and a great kids bouncy castle with helter skelzer at the end. The chip shop was nice although a bit pricey for the portions (small)

Thank frecklesBirmingham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very much an old fashioned pier with lots of amusements/slot machines and some children’s type play things(HeltetSkelter/rides.. it looked like most of the prizes were tickets to collect for toys. It’s something to do to while away an hour or two. A lot of the...More

Thank elwick11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Paignton pier has lots of different amusements for children (and adults!). There are the old-fashioned 2p machines which are great fun and means you don't have to break the bank. My nieces and nephews love this place - really recommend!

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a very cold February day and the pier was a welcome break from the wind, lots of up-to-date machines and usual tickets for prizes. Some good fair rides for the kids as well, and cafés for the grown ups .

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bring plenty of 2p to have some fun, you can get them here as well, but you can have plenty of fun just playing the machines for little money, then stroll to the end, looks great at night.

Thank Alan k
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14 September 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Hi there,yes you can access the pier on a wheelchair.
25 July 2017|
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Response from Doozerdog46 | Reviewed this property |
We visited mid January, it was open then.
Hi Steve, I would just like to reiterate the danger of the seagulls not just on the pier but even in the town of Paignton and surrounding areas. They have become fearless and brazen. We were sat on a bench and my Partner and I were totally shocked at the lightning speed with which a gull swooped and stole the whole of the hot dog he was eating. It happened in a flash; now if they are brave enough to do that to an adult goodness knows what could happen to a child. These are menaces in the sky and it seems wrong that they are protected. We even saw a total waste of resources with two fire engines deployed to rescue a seagull that had become trapped up on Alta Vista road in netting at the top of some flats. I would also like to add that I love Paignton, but people do need to be made aware of this real danger.
14 June 2016|
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Response from steve h | Reviewed this property |
Hi Miss Stiltwalker, thank you for your comments, if you have time type in a search engine, "man attacked by seagulls Fined £80" thats me, i was unaware of the problem there and it cost me a fine, i want to warn others not... More