Councils in Brighton
A sparkling mix of sea and city, Brighton is perfect for a short break at any time of year.
Don’t miss the Royal Pavilion, King George IV’s seaside fantasy palace of Indian domes and oriental interiors. Stroll along the Beachfront with its lively cafés and bars, artists’ studios and traditional seaside fun on Brighton Pier.
Explore the 17th century Lanes, the historic heart of the city with its maze of smart shops selling antiques, jewellery and designer clothes, and the bohemian North Laine, full of unusual and eccentric shops selling everything from bonsai trees to bongos. Find all your favourite high street names under one roof in Churchill Square shopping mall or discover the designer discount outlets at Brighton Marina.
The city’s museums are treasure houses of inspiring objects from all eras and cultures. Brighton Museum has undergone a £10 million development and has dynamic new galleries appealing to all ages. Discover Brighton’s origins at the Fishing Museum and the city’s development at the 1820’s Regency Town House. A visit to Preston Manor gives a glimpse into the lives of an Edwardian family upstairs and down.
Home to England’s largest arts festival every May Brighton has a lively arts scene all year round. Enjoy pre-West End productions at the beautiful red-and-gold Theatre Royal, concerts at the magnificent Brighton Dome, international artists at the Brighton Centre and renowned theatre and international dance at the Gardner Arts Centre.
Brighton’s nightlife is relaxed and filled with stylish bars, traditional pubs and over 400 restaurants serving worldwide cuisine. There’s live music nearly every night of the week and the club scene is legendary.
There’s a wide range of places to stay, from 5 star luxury to friendly family-run guesthouses, plus a number of individually designed hip hotels .and trendy townhouses.
Fashionable, funky and loaded with style, Brighton & Hove is the perfect city break by the sea.
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