FOUR Sussex Piers have been named the best places to soak up the last of the summer sun.
A list compiled by the i newspaper includes Hastings Pier, Worthing Pier, Eastbourne Pier and Palace Pier in Brighton.
The newspaper examined Britain’s best seaside entertainment with amusement parks, fun beaches and traditional piers “packed with arcade games, fairground rides and fish and chips” to while away the last days of summer.
Eastbourne Pier has been hailed as “one of the finest examples of a Victorian pier in Britain” with a variety of shops, tea rooms, fishing spots and a classic British Chippy.
Hastings Pier is said to have been “loved by locals and tourists alike” for its Pavilion restaurant and beach hut-style food and drink kiosks.
Less crowded than others, ‘beautifully preserved’ Worthing Pier also made the list for its modest arcade and Perch on the Pier restaurant.
Brighton’s Palace Pier, which recently posted record earnings in its recovery from the pandemic, was hailed by the newspaper as a “thriving tourist attraction with arcade games, fish and chip stands, fairground rides and an overwater restaurant”.
Two Sussex mini-golf courses were also on the list, with Hastings Adventure Golf and Buccaneer Bay Adventure Golf in Littlehampton cited as focal points for the rest of the summer with family and friends.
The Hastings attraction, home of the World Crazy Golf Championships, has three 18-hole courses including mini-golf, with the pirate-themed Buccaneer Bay, featuring a nine-hole course with gunpowder kegs, considered “great for all ages and abilities”. , treasure chests and cannons.
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/20683069.sussex-seaside-attractions-among-best-uk-summer/?ref=rss Sussex’s seaside attractions are among the best in Britain in the summer