Kemptown

King's Cliff

Historically frequented by artists and actors, Kemptown is Brighton's LGBTQ quarter, brimming with gay bars, clubs, shops, restaurants and guesthouses, particularly...

  • Neighborhood

Royal Pavilion

City Center

The Royal Pavilion was built as a pleasure palace and seaside retreat for King George IV, then Prince of Wales. Its dazzling Indo-Saracenic architecture of domes and...

  • Architecture
  • Museum

The Lanes

City Center

Brighton's historic quarter is a huge maze of narrow alleyways, filled with independent shops, cafés and restaurants. Once the heart of the old fishing town, the...

  • Walking
  • Neighborhood

Brighton Palace Pier

City Center

Pleasure piers on English seaside towns are common sights, and Brighton has had several, but perhaps none as grand as the Brighton Palace Pier, the "queen of all...

  • Fun & games
  • Amusement Park
  • 5
  • 1

North Laine

North Laine

With graffitied walls, street markets and countless bikes, North Laine is Brighton's vibrant hipster quarter. Independent coffee shops, bookstores, arts and crafts...

  • Neighborhood
  • City Tour
  • 5
  • 1

Brighton Naturist Beach (Black Rock)

Marina Village

Behind tall banks of pebbles on the far east of Brighton is the Black Rock naturist beach. Created in 1980, it was the first of its kind in the UK and today is very...

  • Nude beach

AIDS Memorial Sculpture

City Centre

Unveiled in October of 2009, the Aids Memorial Sculpture in the New Steine is a cast bronze of intertwined figures, one male and one genderless, forming a shadow in

  • Art

Arundel Castle

Arundel

Dating back to 1067, this beautiful English medieval castle in the picturesque and historic town of Arundel houses a stunning collection of furniture, stained glass,...

  • Architecture
  • Cultural & Historical

Bison Beer Crafthouse

City Center

Just off the beach near the pier and The Lanes, Bison Beer sells a wide selection of beers from around the world as well as home-brew supplies. Local and...

  • Local Food & Drink
  • Food & drink

Bluebell Vineyard Estates

Furner's Green

A leading producer of sparkling wine in England and family-run business since 2005, Bluebell Vineyard uses the Champagne method of production and the same grape...

  • Food & drink

Booth Museum of Natural History

Hove

Opened as a private museum in 1874 by naturalist Edward Booth, the Booth Museum of Natural History is a remarkable showcase of Victorian taxidermy with over 300...

  • Museum

Boy Parker

North Laine

The independent Boy Park specializes in illustrated T-shirts, priding itself on its cult-classic designs. Forget cheesy Hard Rock Café Brighton tees, and welcome to...

  • Specialty Shop

Brighton Bandstand

City Center

First opened in 1884 and fully restored in 2009, Brighton's Bandstand on the seafront is one of a kind. Considered one of the finest examples of Victorian...

  • Performing arts
  • Architecture
  • Food & drink

Brighton Bike Tours

City Center

A 2.5-hour guided bike tour takes cyclists through Brighton and its landmarks including the Royal Pavilion, Brighton beach, Preston Park, the North Laine area and...

  • Sports
  • City Tour

Brighton Clock Tower

City Center

Completed in 1888 in commemoration of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee the previous year, the Brighton Clock Tower is a city landmark and popular meeting place at the...

  • Architecture
  • Cultural & Historical

Brighton Dome

The Lanes

As the city's multi-arts venue in the Lanes area, Brighton Dome presents over 600 events every year, from music, dance and theatre to digital, film and visual arts....

  • Performing arts

Brighton Marina

Brighton Marina

Officially opened by Queen Elisabeth II in 1979, Brighton Marina is a harbor, residential, commercial and leisure hub housing over 1,600 boats, shops, restaurants,...

  • Food & drink
  • Neighborhood

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

City Center

Located in the Royal Pavilion gardens, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery is a smallish yet interesting space with exhibitions about 20th century decorative art and...

  • Art
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Museum

Brighton Open Market

City Center

Despite its name, the recently redeveloped Brighton Open Market is fully covered and filled with over 50 market stalls from produce and prepared foods to locally...

  • Market
  • Art
  • Food & drink

Brighton Racecourse

Manor Hill

The first official race was held at Brighton's racecourse in 1783, which rose in popularity as the then Prince of Wales (later King George IV) attended the races...

  • Sports

British Airways i360

West Pier

Designed by the creators of the iconic London Eye, the i360 is the world's tallest moving viewing platform and first vertical cable car. Opposite the skeleton of...

  • Architecture
  • Food & drink

Charleston Farmhouse

Firle

The one-time East Sussex home of artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, the Charleston Farmhouse was the center of the Bloomsbury artist movement for over 50 years...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art

Choccywokkydoodah

The Lanes

An eccentric chocolate shop selling the most strange creations, Choccywokkydoodah is a Brighton's original and must stop for all visitors. Life sized angels,...

  • Specialty Shop

City Books

Hove

Titles are carefully selected and stocked at City Books, crowded with fiction, poetry, cooking, art, travel and children's books. It also holds literary events...

  • Store

Devil's Dyke

South Downs

Calm down girls, Devil's Dyke is not Brighton's best lesbian venue. It is a beautiful valley on the South Downs, the rolling countryside surrounding Brighton,...

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Mountain biking
  • Hiking
  • Eco Tourism
  • Walking

Drusillas Zoo Park

Alfriston

Targeted to kids form 2 to 10 years old, Drusillas Zoo is home to smaller species like monkeys, gibbons, bats, otters, llamas, penguins, parrots and flamingos. As...

  • Fun & games
  • Zoo

Embassy Court

City Center

Completed in 1935 and restored in 2005, Embassy Court is a striking 11-storey building of luxurious apartments and one of the best examples of pre-war Modernist...

  • Architecture

Escape Game Brighton

City Center

Escape Game Brighton is part of an exit game phenomenon taking part around the world where participants are trapped in a room and given a mystery to solve within one

  • Fun & games

Fabrica

City Center

Housed in a former Regency church, Fabrica is a contemporary art gallery in the heart of Brighton, with talks, screenings, workshops and drawing events.

  • Art

Gresham Blake

North Laine

Specialized in custom-made suits for men and women, Gresham Blake is a designer-tailor in the North Laine area. The retro-styled shop matches the style of its...

  • Boutique