Woman and two children stand on Southend Pier, waving at the Pier Train

Come and explore the world's longest pleasure pier! From end to end, Southend Pier is packed with great things to see and do all year round!

Man fishing off Southend Pier

 Fishing from the Pier 

Did you know you can fish from the end of Southend Pier? It's the perfect place to while away the afternoon, and you're sure to catch a wide variety of fish. 

Displays at Southend Pier Museum

 Pier Museum 

If you fancy exploring the history of Southend Pier, then a visit to the Pier Museum is a must! Here you can learn all about the turbulent history of Southend's iconic attraction. 

The pier train making it's way along Southend Pier

 Pier Railway 

If you're not brave enough to make the 1.33 mile walk to the Pier Head, then why not hop on the Pier Railway? It'll have you from shore to end in ten leisurely minutes!

Lifeboat being dispatched from the end of Southend Pier

 RNLI Station 

Southend is home to two of the busiest RNLI Stations in Essex, one of which is at the Pier Head. Why not come and discover the action behind the scenes of this life-saving charity. 

Children standing at the railings of Southend Pier pointing out to sea.

 Wildlife Watch 

Southend Pier is in the heart of the Foreshore Nature Reserve, which stretches more than eight miles from Leigh-on-Sea to Shoeburyness. 


Things to Do