South Parade Pier Seagull
South Parade Pier Seagull

To help reduce the spread of Covid-19 South Parade Pier has been closed. We have now been given the green light to reopen and would like to welcome you back from Saturday 4th July. Following Government Covid-19 guidelines, we have taken all the necessary precautions to keep you safe and measures are in place to maintain cleanliness and social distancing. Your safety is paramount and your patience and cooperation will be greatly appreciated. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support during these difficult times.

Pier of the Year 2018

What's happening on the pier?

Keep up to date with the Pier's latest news and events.


Welcome to South Parade Pier

Southsea's traditional family seaside pier. Fully restored and reopened 2017.
Amusements, Entertainment, Shopping, Fishing and more. Come and enjoy the pier again!

This historic and much loved structure has now been restored to its former glory and is now fully open to the public to enjoy.

As a traditional seaside pier, South Parade has plently for the all family to enjoy including a fabulous new amusement arcade, take away fish and chips, licensed restaurant, ice-cream parlour, The Gaiety Bar / Venue and much, much more.

It is also very popular for fishing and just taking a stroll to admire the unique views the pier has to offer of the Isle of Wight and Southsea & Portsmouth's coastline.

South Parade Pier, Southsea
Snapshots of the Pier

Amusement Arcade

All new amusement arcade! Family favourites and the very latest gaming machines.

Places to Eat

Delicious ice cream, fish and chips, seafood or just a cup of tea and cake! Plenty to satisy any appetite!


Come fish off the pier, one of the best local spots for sea fishing.

The Gaiety Bar

Entertainment Venue and Bar. Live Music, Functions, Boxing Events, Tea Dances and more!

Pier Shopping

Seaside Fun, Souvenir Gift Shops, Local Arts and Crafts, Postcards and more.

Pier History

Discover the colourful history of this famous seaside pier.