The Grand Pier shortlisted for "Favourite Seaside Places and Experience in the UK" award. VOTE NOW!

The Grand Pier shortlisted for "Favourite Seaside Places and Experience in the UK" award. VOTE NOW!
The Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare

By Jill Dando News

Award-winning family attraction, The Grand Pier, is excited to announce its nomination for yet another award. This time, the business needs your help to secure a win!

 The Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare has been shortlisted for the "Favourite Seaside Places and Experience in the UK" award by the Seaside Heritage Network's Bucket and Spade list. 

The vote opens on Monday 1st July and the public are urged to join in on celebrating #NationalSeasideDay across social media channels.


“We are incredibly pleased to be nominated for this award, which aligns so well with our seaside heritage. Winning would be a fantastic achievement and shows our commitment to providing a mix of nostalgic and modern attractions for all ages” said Katie Robertson, PR & Marketing Manager at The Grand Pier. “We hope our loyal visitors will support us by voting for us as their favourite seaside destination!”

 The shortlist for the award includes a diverse range of experiences, from historic lidos and amusement parks to classic seaside tastes like Blackpool rock and Whitby fish and chips.

 Here are the 20 nominations you can choose from:


  • Punch and Judy on Swanage Beach (Dorset)
  • Cleethorpes Lakeside Area (Lincolnshire)
  • St Annes Beach Huts (Lancashire)
  • Paignton Picture House (Devon)
  • Leas Lift, Folkestone (Kent)
  • Dolphin Derby, Brighton Palace Pier (Sussex)
  • Llandudno Great Orme Tramway and Goats (Conwy)
  • Blackpool Rock
  • The Spanish City, Whitley Bay (Tyne and Wear)
  • Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare (Somerset)
  • New Palace, New Brighton (Merseyside)
  • Saltdean Lido (East Sussex)
  • Showtown Museum, Blackpool (Lancashire)
  • The Grand Hotel, Scarborough (North Yorkshire)
  • Ventnor Paddling Pool (Isle of Wight)
  • Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth (Norfolk)
  • Fish and Chips at the Magpie Café, Whitby (North Yorkshire)
  • Cruden Bay Golf Club (Aberdeenshire)
  • Eastbourne Bandstand (East Sussex)
  • The Saucy Seaside Postcard

 Dr. Kathryn Ferry, a founder member of the Seaside Heritage Network, said, “It’s an eclectic list that highlights the rich variety and geographical spread of Britain’s wonderful seaside heritage. We’re asking everyone to support their favourite nomination to help preserve the unique charm of our seaside destinations.”

 For more details on how to vote, visit Vote for 2024 Winners - Seaside Heritage Network.


Follow the Seaside Heritage Network on Instagram @seaside_network and The Grand Pier @thegrandpier and share your favourite seaside places and experiences using #NationalSeasideDay.

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