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Grand Pier Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS23 1AL

General Enquiries

Tel: 01934 620 238



Events Team

Tel: 01934 646 155


Alternatively, please use the form below to contact us.

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Visitor Information

The Grand Pier is open 7 days a week from 10am, 364 days a year - we only close Christmas day!

  • Rides open at 10am on weekends and during North Somerset School Holidays.
  • Rides open at 11am on weekdays.
  • Adventure cove opens at 10.30 daily.

Please note closing times vary throughout the year depending on daylight hours, how busy the pier is and planned events. Final admission is 15 minutes before the Pier closes. For the most up to date information please call us on 01934 620 238.

The Grand Pier had been assessed by the Visit England visitor and Attraction Quality Scheme and awarded the Visit England Quality Rose Marque.

Only £1 entry per person!

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  • All areas of the Main Pavillion and function rooms have lift and escalator access
  • Toilets and disabled access toilets are available on all floors

Please click download to view our full accessibility statement

Closures and Maintenance

The Grand Pier is open 364 days a year - we only close Christmas day! Therefore essential maintenance and upgrades must be carried out whilst the Grand Pier is open. We also hold a range of events that may result in ride and early Pavilion closures. Please note that all closure and maintenance dates are subject to change.

Please note official closing times vary throughout the year depending on daylight hours, how busy the pier is and planned events. Final admission is 15 minutes before the Pier closes.

Planned closures and maintenance -

Sidewinder will be closed until 14 February 2020 for essential maintenance.

All closure and maintenance dates are subject to change, for the most update information please call 01934 620 238.

Travel Directions

By Car Exit M5 at junction 21, take the third exit towards Weston-super-Mare and follow signs to 'seafront' and Grand Pier (approximately three miles).

By Train A7 minute walk from the station, walk west towards the town and sea front, the Grand Pier is half a mile away.

For train timetables, prices and tickets, visit:

By Coach Coaches are welcome to drop off passengers in the bus stop at the entrance to the Grand Pier. Coach parties are welcome to book in advance for reserved seating in our food outlets, just call 01934 646155. Coach parking is provided further south along the seafront or at Locking Road.


Sovereign Shopping Centre

Salisbury Terrace, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1AH

Carlton Street Car Park 12 Carlton St, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UA

Seafront Parking Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1BE

Essential Companions Scheme

The Essential Companion Scheme is offered to individuals who require a companion to assist them in accessing the facilities at the Grand Pier, as well as ensuring their safety, wellbeing and enjoyment.

Essential Companions can access the Grand Pier free of charge when accompanying a paying Cardholder. One companion is permitted per Cardholder. For individuals who do not live in the area and/or do not wish to become a Cardholder, one free Essential Companions Wristband can be issued when purchasing a full price Unlimited Ride Wristband.

To apply for an Essential Companions Card please complete the attached form before you arrive and present this alongside the eligibility evidence, and your companion won’t need to pay an entry fee.

It’s in your name so you can bring whomever you like, but even if you don’t have an Essential Companion card, when you arrive you can collect the paperwork to get started.

An Essential Companion must be over 14 years of age and capable of assisting the guest with the disability. The Essential Companion would be expected to understand the person’s condition and assist them in managing it for the duration of the visit.


You will need to provide evidence that the card holder receives one of the following:

  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Attendance Allowance (AA)
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)
  • Blind Persons Registration
  • Rainbow Resource Card

You will need to bring a copy of the awarding letter from DWP or a statement confirming receipt of the allowance for the person requiring assistance (the card holder).

This should be dated within the last 12 months.

Alternatively, if you are a Registered Blind Person then please bring a photocopy of certification for the person requiring assistance (the card holder). Please note that ESA (Employment and Support Allowance) or the Blue Badge on its own are not accepted as proof of eligibility

For full terms and conditions please visit our terms and conditions page.

Blue Peter Badge Holders

The Grand Pier in conjunction with Blue Peter is offering Kids GO FREE to vaild badge holders.

To gain free entry, simply show your badge at the turnstiles.

If a disabled badge holder is accompanied by a registered carer, both can gain free entry. Carers must bring supporting documents. Please see our Essential Carers terms and conditions.

Terms and conditions:

Children must be accompanied by a full paying adult. One adult can bring a maximum of two children with Blue Peter Badges and cards.

Not valid with any other offer, promotion, discount (including online discount), voucher or annual pass.

Blue Peter Badge and ID Card will be required in order to obtain the discount.

One free child place per badge and ID card.

Any questions or queries can be answered by contacting us direct on: 01934 620 238 or

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