Pier Amusements

Girl plays a batman themed game in the amusements on Bournemouth Pier


The Family Entertainment Centre is located at the entrance of Bournemouth Pier. Here you will find a wide range of entertainment machines and amusements, and all the most up-to-date videos and prizes.

Pier Amusements is a modern amusement arcade which concentrates on being a family entertainment centre. We pride ourselves in having a lovely family atmosphere and friendly, helpful staff. We have a wide range of family orientated games and prizes from the current film licences, appealling to gamers with our groundbreaking, up to date video games, with franchises such as The Walking Dead, Tomb Raider and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. We also pride ourselves on our pinball area, with well kept tables from both the modern and classic games.

Keeping you safe

Our top priority is making sure our Pier Amusements is a safe environment for both our customers and our staff.

To make sure that’s the case, please comply with the measures we’ve introduced.

Before you enter

The numbers of players in the amusements at any time will be limited, please bear with us and queue appropriately.

In the event of a queue, please use the queue system outside outside Pier Amusements whilst waiting to enter.  Alternatively, please come back later or on another day.

For your and our safety, staff inside Pier Amusements will be on hand to help or answer queries and wearing PPE.

Inside Pier Amusements

When using Pier Amusements, every customer (over the age of 16) must provide their name and contact details to be allowed into the premises or use the NHS Track and Trace App

Face coverings must be worn at all times inside the amusements.

Keep to your family group or bubble and keep your distance from others.  

Groups must be no more than six people.

Please be aware that some machines will be closed to enable social distancing.

Where this is not possible, clear screens have been erected between machines.

Use hand sanitiser, placed around the venue before and after using each machine.

Staff will be cleaning machines throughout the day.

Contactless payment is available on video games and some children's rides.

No food can be eaten in Pier Amusements.

To minimise contact prizes cannot be exchanged unless faulty and cash cannot be exchanged into higher value coins or notes.

On site music volume has been lowered.

Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council is licenced and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission under account number 2214


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Opening Times

Opening Dates (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 22:00*

* Opening hours may vary due to levels of trade. Closed Christmas Day

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
Pier Approach
Undercliff Drive
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Tel01202 126089



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