This is one of the most iconic buildings in Brighton and one that must be on the list to visit. Initially built as a seaside palace for King George the VI, it was built over 200 years ago and now provides a stunning tourist attraction, along with the option of hiring rooms for corporate event, functions and even weddings. With some truly stunning architecture, artwork and a real blend of the regency grandeur mixed with the visual style of India and China, it bound to take your breath away. With guided tours available along with a virtual tour available on the website, you cannot come to Brighton and not visit this historic landmark.
The pier stands at an incredible 1722 ft long and again provides one of the most recognisable and visited places in Brighton. The pier dates back to November 1881 and was officially opened on the 20thMay 1899. It now provides a real tourist hot spot, and the feel of what Brighton is all about. With plenty of rides and attractions for the whole family, you will find plenty to keep yourself amused! With rides such as Turbo Coaster and Booster, to the more child friendly Mega Slide and the Cup and Saucers, it caters for all needs. There are also ample smaller attractions and side shows like Hook and duck and tin Can Alley, along with loads of other attractions which will keep you amused for hours. With a wide selection of food outlets from fish and chips, burgers, donuts and much more, do not miss out on this must see attraction.
Brighton and Hove’s latest attraction is the stunning I360, which provides incredible views across the city and further afield. Located right on the seafront, this stunning attraction provides a 25 minute ‘flight’ and lets you see Brighton and Hove in a way you not find elsewhere. With a giant glass viewing pod, which will take you 450ft above Brighton, you will be amazed by the 360 degree views on offer. You can enjoy a drink from the Nyetimber Sky bar, with the local tastes of beer, gin and fruit juices being on offer. Sponsored by British Airways, each ‘flight’ takes off every 30 minutes, with you able to book tickets online or directly at the attraction itself. This new landmark will let you see the city from a whole new level, and is a truly breath taking experience.
Again, one of the more historic and well known attractions of Brighton and Hove, for those who love shopping and enjoying the more local feel, this is the place to visit. This area is both popular with the locals and tourists as it provides a wide variety of shops, cafes, bars and entertainment that will truly capture the blend of cultures within the city. At the weekends this area truly comes to life, with many of the roads closed off to cars and street markets being present which adds to the variety and diverse sights and sounds on offer. There are the South and North Laines, both of which are a real hot spot for visitors.
This is the largest Marina in the whole of the UK, and is the perfect destination for all ages and families alike. With a plethora of activities, shops and restaurants, there is again something to cater for all needs. For the family there are activities to enjoy like bowling, glow in the dark golf, Globalls and the more relaxed activity of visiting the 8 screen cinema. With a wide variety of shops in the Waterfront shopping area, there is a selection of clothing outlets, home furnishings, gifts and accessories. If you are looking for a more relaxing afternoon and evening, then you can do this at one of the many restaurants and cafes available. Choose from the selection of well-known national chains to a more local variety, there is something to cater for all tastes and needs.