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British Pleasure Piers


  1. What is the name of the longest pleasure pier in the world? And this pier jets out into which body of water?
  2. Where in the UK is the Palace Pier?
  3. Clevedon Pier, which was named Pier of the Year 2021, is in which English county?
  4. North Pier is the most northerly of the three coastal piers in which seaside town?

  5. The Wellington Pier and Britannia Pier are in which seaside resort?
  6. The Grade II listed Mumbles Pier is located within which city?
  7. Which pier on Merseyside is Britain's second longest pier?
  8. Boscombe Pier is located in which well-known seaside resort?
  9. Which East Sussex pier rebuilt in 2016, won the 2017 Stirling Prize for architecture?
  10. The Grand Pier which has been destroyed by fire on two occasions, in 1930 and 2008, is in which seaside town?
  11. Pier 39 is a tourist attraction built on a pier at the edge of the Fisherman's Wharf district of which American city?
  12. As of 2023, name the last remaining pier in Yorkshire?
  13. The world's oldest seaside pleasure pier is on the Isle of Wight. Can you name it?
  14. Name the longest pier in Wales? It was rebuilt in concrete and steel in 1969, enabling the largest Isle of Man steamboats to dock.
  15. In which seaside resort could you walk the 'Agatha Christie Mile' including a stroll down Princess Pier?
  16. Roker Pier, over 600-metres long with a distinctive red and grey granite lighthouse at its end, opened in 1903 on the coast of which English city?


  1. Southend Pier. Into the Thames Estuary.
  2. Brighton
  3. Somerset
  4. Blackpool
  5. Great Yarmouth
  6. Swansea
  7. Southport Pier
  8. Bournemouth
  9. Hastings Pier
  10. Weston-super-Mare
  11. San Francisco
  12. Saltburn Pier
  13. Ryde Pier
  14. Llandudno Pier
  15. Torquay
  16. Sunderland