May 2008: Deal wins "10 top spots to lay your beach towel" nomination by the Daily Telegraph
March 2011: Deal featured in the Times' "where to cycle by the sea" guide
January 2014: Deal wins the Daily Telegraph's inaugural "high street of the year" award
February 2014: Deal featured in "spotlight on Deal" by Kent Life
March 2014: Deal named "one of top 30 weekend retreats" by The Times
November 2014: Deal voted "Britain's best coastal town" in Daily Telegraph poll
March 2015: Deal nominated "one of top 30 places to live by the sea" by The Times
June 2015: Deal featured in "How the East Kent coast became the new Shoreditch" by the Daily Telegraph
July 2015: Deal named "best hipster holiday destination for Londoners" by the London Evening Standard
August 2015: Deal listed as "one of 20 unspoilt seaside gems you must visit" by the Daily Mail
March 2016: Deal dubbed "the charming seaside town" by Kent Life
October 2016: finalist Deal wins silver gilt award in "Britain in Bloom" RHS campaign
November 2016: Deal and its Pier scouted as location for filming of ITV romantic thriller "Liar"
November 2016: bathing water quality at Deal assessed 'excellent' by the Environment Agency
This community website is regularly updated so click to refresh the page to see the latest content
Pleasure Angling(opposite the Royal Hotel)
95 Beach Street
Deal CT14 6JE
(t) 01304 239191 (w) Pleasureangling (e) firstname.lastname@example.org Open daily from 7am to 5:30pm
(early closing at 1:30 pm on Tuesdays and Sundays)
(satnav) 51.2255, 1.4041
… click Archive to view old stuff …
Channel AnglingNorth Toll House
Deal CT14 6HZ
(t) 01304 373104 Open daily from 7am to 6pm (satnav) 51.223707, 1.404842
Dean Curry's daily weather webcast for Deal:
Deal Pier Christmas & New Year Opening Times Thursday, 22nd December 8am to 6pm Friday, 23rd December 8am to 6pm Saturday, 24th December (Christmas Eve) 8am to 6pm Sunday, 25th December (Christmas Day) Closed Monday, 26th December (Boxing Day) 10am to 4pm Tuesday, 27th December 8am to 6pm Wednesday, 28th December 8am to 6pm Thursday, 29th December 8am to 6pm Friday, 30th December 8am to 6pm Saturday, 31st December (New Year's Eve) 8am to 6pm Sunday, 1st January (New Year's Day) 10am to 4pm The winter Pier opening times (see below) resume on Monday, 2nd January 2017
Pier Opening Hours: 1st December 2016 to 31st March 2017 Daily 8am to 6pm Weekend Saturday 8am through to Sunday 6pm All night group bookings Sunday to Thursday 10pm to 6am Pier Telephone 01304 363815
Fishing Charges: 1st December 2016 to 31st March 2017 Adults Concessions  8am - 1pm £6.00 per rod £3.00 per rod 1pm - 6pm (10pm Saturday) £4.30 per rod £2.20 per rod Combined day/night ticket £10.75 per rod £7.05 per rod Club hire of pier (per night) £192.50 Book Online Drop nets & handlines £1.45  Concessions include juniors under 16, unemployed, senior citizens, disabled and students
Deal Pier Website Pages
site search by freefind advanced
Links to articles published on this website from 2013 to date can be located on, and viewed from, the Archive page. Be patient while the archived pages load in your browser as each page contains a large amount of data and numerous images.
Fish of the Month Competition
Deal's two bait and tackle dealers - Pleasure Angling and Channel Angling - together sponsor a monthly prize of £20 in vouchers (i.e. £10 each), redeemable in their shops to buy tackle, to the angler landing the biggest pier-caught fish as decided by the Pier Superintendant. If you are the winner just take proof of your identity to each of the two shops to receive your £10 vouchers. Details of current and past winners are published on the FOTM page.
Deal Pier & Beach Catch Reports
Regular and frequent catch reports for Deal Pier and the 15 mile stretch of beach from Pegwell Bay south to St. Margaret's Bay are published on the Flog page. The catch reports from 2012 and 2103 can be found on the Catch Report Archive page.
Photographs & Postcards
If you would like to see your photographs of (or from) Deal Pier on this website please email them to email@example.com and they will be published on the Photos page. Images from 2012 and 2103 can be found on the Photo Archive page. Old postcards of Deal Pier can be found on the Postcards page.
If you have news concerning Deal Pier which you would like to see published on this website please email details to firstname.lastname@example.org. News reports from 2012 and 2103 can be found on the News Archive page.
Reviews of recent and historical sources relating to pier fishing in general - and Deal Pier fishing in particular - are published on the Fishing page.
An excellent history of Deal Pier authored by local historian Gregory Holyoake in 1981 is reproduced on the History page.
Results of all Deal & Walmer Angling Association competitions reported by David Chamberlain are published on the DWAA page.
Deal & Walmer Angling Association competition statistics and leader-board are published on this page.
Solunar Predictions for 2016
Deal Pier solunar prediction tables for the current month are published on the Solunar page.
Links & Resources
Links to relevant external websites and useful resources (EFSA, SAMF & NFSA competition rules, NFSA size limits and the Deal Pier Byelaws 1976) are published on the Links page.
Deal Location & Parking
Parking and location details for Deal Pier are published on the Parking page.