April 2021: It’s been extremely sad to see Brighton quiet and shuttered for the last year. But, now lockdown restrictions are easing it should be back to its old self again. The reopening of the coastal city is already underway with non-essential shops and outdoor dining at restaurants, bars, and pubs already underway. If all goes to plan most restrictions will be lifted by June 21, meaning nightlife and other cultural venues like theatres and galleries will be open again by this date. It’s time to get planning your next trip to the seaside.
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.
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