North Pier is one of three coastal piers in Blackpool, England. The pier was built in the early 1860s with its grand opening in May 1863, it gets its name from being the most northerly of the three Blackpool Piers. The pier includes theatres, cafes and bars, it has always been seen as trying to attract the ‘Better classes’ unlike its two neighbouring piers. The pier was designed by Eugenius Birch and is a Grade II listed building because it is the oldest standing pier designed by Birch.
If you are travelling by car, the closest car park is at ‘West Street’; there is a fee to park there. The pier is a 5-minute walk away from ‘Blackpool North’ train station. The 1 and 21 buses stop outside of the pier.
Opening Times and Admission
The buildings on the pier are open on different time schedules depending on what their purpose is. You can visit the pier on any day of the year, it is free to enter the pier.