Central Pier is a pleasure pier situated in Blackpool, England. The pier is one of three piers in Blackpool. The pier was opened in 1868, it was built to the designs of Lieutenant-Colonel John Isaac Mawson. The pier is 339 metres long and was built out of cast iron with a wooden decking. The pier has always had an emphasis on fun, it contains bars, restaurants and amusement arcades. Unlike the North Pier in the city, the Central Pier has always been a pier for all of the family.
If travelling by car, the closest car park to the pier is ‘Bonny Street’ car park. The pier is a 10-15 minute walk away from ‘Blackpool North’ train station. The 1, 11, 21, 26 and 68 bus services stop by the pier.
Opening Times and Admission
The pier is open daily to the public and is free to enter. The pier operates on a daily schedule of 11am-10pm except for Fridays and Saturdays when it closes at 11 pm.