Welcome to Brighton
Oh we do like to be beside the seaside, and where better than Brighton?
Situated on England's south east coast, Brighton is a thriving bohemian city that is home to miles of pebble beaches, the world-famous pier and amazing places to eat, drink and shop.
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Things to do in Brighton
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Hit the beach
Brighton's blue-flag pebble beach is a great place to unwind on a hot summer's day, with beautiful clean water for swimming and quality local facilities.
Enjoy the scenery
There are a whopping 98 parks and gardens in Brighton and Hove, making it easy to find somewhere to sit back and relax.
Art and culture
Brighton Museum is a state-of-the art attraction with dynamic exhibitions from the worlds of fashion, art and design. The Booth Museum of Natural History is also a great family attraction, with over half a million specimens on display.
Walk the coast
The Undercliff Walk from Brighton Marina to Saltdean is a hugely popular trail, offering stunning scenery complete with fossils and sights of historical interest.
The Royal Pavilion is a sight to behold, but it is not the only building of interest in Brighton and Hove. Free architectural tours give you an insight into some of the stunning buildings in the area.
Unwind and explore the bohemian city of Brighton
This area of the south east is hugely popular with tourists - and for good reason. Brighton is a vibrant and exciting city, boasting plenty of attractions and a fantastic beach. The city itself sits in the picturesque Brighton and Hove district, surrounded by the rolling hills of Sussex and the South Downs National Park.
Coastal walks offer a stunning view of the area at any time of the year, and if you're planning an extended stay London is just an hour away by train, allowing you to mix a relaxing coastal break with the sights and sounds of the capital.
Take a journey back in time, this heritage steam railway runs through the glorious Sussex countryside - a great day out. Visit the Bluebell Railway website
Soak up the history and culture of this vibrant city by pedalling between Brighton's iconic landmarks. We now sell tours at reception for groups of two or more people. Suitable for ages 13 and up.
Join Julian for his unique take on the "Brighton Story" with a guided tour around the historic town.
Set at the heart of Brighton's cultural quarter (in the garden of the Royal Pavilion!) this museum and gallery is home to a huge collection of amazing objects.
Packed full of video games, thrill rides and shops - if you're looking for the very best of English seaside entertainment, you'll find it here!
Revisit your childhood at one of the finest toy museums in the world! Families and the young at heart will gaze in wonder at over 10,000 toys and models.
Cycling is the best way to see the city of Brighton as it has been selected as one of the UK's Cycling Towns.
Want a REALLY good time? Head to one of the best comedy, cabaret and music venues in the south!
Wild Park is situated just to the north east of Brighton city centre and is home to a selection of short, well crafted trails for both downhill riders and freeriders.
Once a slum area, now Brighton's hippest bohemian and cultural quarter - don't miss out on over 400 indie shops, cafes and vibrant entertainment venues!
This extraordinary building was designed for George IV and has an unforgettable style of architecture!
The world's oldest operating aquarium is right on the sea-front!