Brighton, Sussex

Brighton Postcard

Brighton is known for its charm, fun, style and eccentricity. It really does have something for everyone. The pebble beach is dotted with Cafes and bars, boat rentals and parks. The famous pier has amusements, rides, coconut shies and the fresh donuts are delicious. In the town, don't miss a stroll through the lanes with its fascinating shops and cafes.

Brighton also has a traditional seaside pier.

Brighton's Local Attractions

Fully restored in 2009, Brighton Bandstand hosts a variety of bands on Sundays during the summer months of June, July and August. Events generally start around 2pm depending on weather conditions, contact the Brighton & Hove City Council events office for more information.

This free admission museum located in one of the many arches under the promenade show photos, films and exhibits from the fishing era in Brighton.

Visit the Brighton Wheel for stunning, panoramic views of the city's famous landmarks and coastline - and fascinating commentary of Brighton and Hove's heritage.

With a few public track days a year you may be lucky enough to see the enthusiastic group running trains of all shapes and sizes on the miniature track.

The Brighton SeaLife centre has a walkthrough tunnel where you can see everything from shrimps to sharks. The Ray touch pool is popular with all the children who at various times of the day have the opportunity to hand-feed the rays.

A beautifully restored working Victorian pumping station and museum of mechanical antiquities. Check Public Open Days which may vary during the current restoration.

A truly extraordinary building set admist the hustle and bustle of Brighton's famous seaside you'll find inspiring Chinese interiors within the Indian architecture. Guided tours are available twice a day (see web site for current timings).

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