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Dover District’s latest COVID-19 figures

Number of cases for the seven days to

Rolling rate for the seven days to . England average is

Total cases (up to )

Total deaths within 28 days of a positive test (up to )

7-day rolling case rate compared to England average

Status: Below average (OR Above average if to the right of the dividing line)

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Fishing On Deal Pier

Diamond Pier - Celebrating 60 years of deal pier banner


Fishing is permitted on sections of the pier stem and lower deck. Tickets can be purchased on arrival at the pier entrance.

Opening times

  • Monday-Thursday 08.00-10.00
  • Friday 08.00-00.00
  • Saturday 08.00-00.00
  • Sunday 08.00-22.00

Fishing charges


 summer charges
8am - 5pm   £6.20 per rod £3.10 per rod
5pm - 10pm (midnight on Fridays) £4.70 per rod £2.40 per rod
10pm - 6am  £8.70 per rod £5.10 per rod
Combined day / night ticket  £11.20 per rod £7.20 per rod
Club Hire of Pier (Per Night) £200.00  



 winter charges
8am - 1pm   £6.20 per rod £3.10 per rod
1pm - 6pm (midnight Friday and Saturday) £4.70 per rod £2.40 per rod
Combined day / night ticket  £11.20 per rod £7.20 per rod
Club Hire of Pier (Per Night) £200.00


* Concession charges include juniors under 16, unemployed, senior citizens, disabled and students. Identification / proof for concession rate is required.

Saturday midnight fishing (midnight to 8am)

  • dates for 2021 to be confirmed

Fish of the month competition

We run a fish of the month competition for which the winner receives two complementary combined day/night tickets!

How do I enter?

Simply purchase a fishing ticket from the pier entrance on the day of your visit for your chance to win this prize.

How and when is the competition judged?

Should you feel you have a prize winning catch, please contact the pier attendant on duty who will weigh and record your prized catch. Should you have the largest fish at the end of the month the pier staff will contact you.

When can I use the complementary tickets?

Each ticket can be used for one full day of fishing on the pier and are valid for three months from the date the tickets were issued. Proof of identification will be required to use each ticket.


For more information, please contact the pier office on 01304 363815 or email dealpier@dover.gov.uk

Group fishing on Deal Pier