The charming city of Brighton is located on the picturesque southern English coast. It is a particularly popular seaside holiday destination which features modern bars, upmarket restaurants, and boutique shops. Some travel experts have claimed that Brighton is a relatively small, coastal version of London. However, the locals understand that Brighton has a character all of its own. There's something for everybody in this city of social and cultural contrasts.
Brighton is famous for being the long-time residence of the Prince Regent. He was responsible for the development of architecturally impressive buildings, parks and ornate churches which may still be explored today. You can gain a real appreciation for his bohemian influence while touring the characterful side streets and drinking in the local pubs. It's possible to learn more about the historical development of the local area while touring the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery.
Those of you who make the sensible decision of taking summer holidays in Brighton can look forward to pleasurable walks along the beach. You could treat your kids to games at the amusement arcades and traditional fairground rides at Brighton pier. Then have a go at water sports such as yachting, sailing and power boating under the expert guidance of the local instructors. You can always stop off for a rest at one of the popular beach front cafés.
You may continue your Brighton holidays with a tour of the North Laine shopping area. Here you'll discover retro music shops, bustling markets, stylish designer boutiques and fine dining establishments. You might even spot a famous face or two among the youthful crowd of retail enthusiasts. Noel Gallagher, Nick Cave and Steve Coogan all have homes in the local area.
You'll undoubtedly be ready for some locally sourced food after visiting Brighton's tourist attractions. Thankfully there are a good range of restaurants serving everything from fresh seafood to South Downs lamb. You might even enjoy some evening entertainment at the local music venues and nightclubs.
Brighton has a long history as a popular tourist resort and retains many of these traditional features including its famous Victorian Pier. Our wide choice of popular serviced apartments make for an affordable alternative when visiting London by the sea.
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