Your ultimate guide to Brighton
Coffee shop fiend? Into your vintage? Got the kids in tow? Whatever your priorities, you’ll be amply satisfied in Brighton. Sometimes known as London by the sea, this beautiful seaside town may feel slightly kitsch in parts, especially down the harbourfront, but it’s also home to all manner of excellent independent boutiques, a wide array of fantastic restaurants and a LGBTQ+ party scene that’s famous the world over. Not to mention a whole load of photo-worthy architecture harking back to the city’s regal heyday. So what are you waiting for? From first-rate museums and some frankly magnificent architecture to a handful of more offbeat sights and attractions, here’s our pick of the best things to do in Brighton right now. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. You can also find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.
Looking for something fancier than fish and chips? Read our guide to the best restaurants in Brighton and book in for a seaside supper you won't want to share with the seagulls
Sun, sea and Sussex. Here’s how to have a jam-packed family-friendly day out in Brighton
Fun-seekers, sun-seekers, nature-lovers and bargain-hunters have been flocking to Brighton for decades. The town offers sea air and the chance to party, and with a growing and sophisticated food scene it has more to offer than ever with heaps of hotel options: from quirky and racy to stylish and stately. If you’re ready to enjoy the best Brighton has to offer, such as shopping in the Lanes, North Laine and the centre of town, then grabbing great food and drink in Kemptown and Hove, before finishing off a top weekend at a banging club or stylish bar, you’ll want to do it at your leisure with an overnight stay, rather than a day trip. Check out – and check in – to one of the best hotels in Brighton...