Sights by The Sea
The BA i360
Enjoy a unique and impressive experience with a flight 450ft above the city to take in panoramic views across Brighton and the beautiful South Downs national park.
Brighton Palace Pier
There’s plenty to do on Brighton’s famous Palace Pier, from the rides and arcades to unique bars and restaurants, all with panoramic views over the coastline.
The West Pier
The old pier, situated just outside The Grand, has come to be one of Brighton’s most iconic sights. This is a great spot to watch the sunset from the beach.
A lovely landmark along the seafront that often hosts concerts and even the odd salsa lesson! The bandstand is minutes from The Grand hotel and makes for the perfect photo.
Flour Pot Bakery
Our favourite bakery in the city, home of tasty sourdough, rye, focaccia and some lovely cakes too. Their newest location is now open in the King’s Road arches just opposite The Grand.
Experience some delicious craft beers at this Brighton based brewery, bottleshop and bar. Try some great local craft creations or explore the extensive collection of world beers.
North Laine shopping
We have so many favourite independent shops in the North Laine! From unique fashion designers like Gresham Blake to cute little stationary shops like Pen To Paper.
A beautiful, small and welcoming wine bar in the lanes with a great menu which focuses on natural and sustainable wines. A great place to meet, drink and nibble.
The Royal Pavilion
A stunning and iconic palace in central Brighton built for King George IV over 200 years ago. The Royal Pavillion is an exotic place with a colourful history, and frequently holds additional exhibitions.
The Brighton Museum
As well as seasonal exhibitions and displays, this interesting museum in the Pavilion gardens is home to some amazing old photos and memorabilia from bygone eras in Brighton & Hove.
The Theatre Royal
This theatre first opened in 1807 and is housed in impressive grade II listed building in the heart of the cultural hub of the city. A lovely place to see a touring play or musical.
The Brighton Fringe
Throughout May every year Brighton & Hove comes alive with street performances, pop-up bars, and some amazing shows from comedy to caberet at at variety of venues across the city.
Brighton and Hove Pride
Widely acknowledged as one of the UK’s most popular pride events, it promotes equality and diversity in the city as well as celebrating the LGBTQ+ community every year in August.
Paddle Round The Pier
Spreading along the beach and across Hove Lawns in early July you’ll find the largest free beach festival in Europe, featuring family fun as well as the best in water, street and urban sports.
Volk’s Electric Railway
Visit the oldest electric railway in the world and take a ride along the promenade from the Palace Pier down to Black Rock. This heritage railway opened in 1883.
The Sea Life Centre
A great day out for animal lovers and curious little minds! Enjoy fascinating exhibitions, interactive activities and their glass bottom boat while learning about some wonderful sea creatures.
Brighton Open Air Theatre
Throughout the summer you can visit the open-air theatre for an array of fantastic shows. The BOAT was recently nominated as the “Best Family Venue” by the Fantastic for Families campaign.