You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

Life on the pier: what is it about these quaint seaside structures that Brits find so enchanting?

Mirrorpix Logo By Mirrorpix of Mirrorpix | Slide 1 of 18: Britain’s heritage of piers dates from the boom in seaside resorts during the Victorian era. The first seaside piers were built in England in the early 19th century. Relatively few remain today.

THE FIRST BRITISH PIER TO BE BUILT WAS IN RYDE ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT IN THE 19TH CENTURY

Britain’s heritage of piers dates from the boom in seaside resorts during the Victorian era. The first seaside piers were built in England in the early 19th century. Relatively few remain today.
© Mirrorpix

More from MirrorPix

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon