June 2021: It’s been extremely sad to see Brighton quiet and shuttered for the last year. But, now lockdown restrictions are easing, it will soon be back to its old self. The reopening of the coastal city is already underway with non-essential shops, restaurants, bars and pubs all open for business. 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. It’s time to start planning your next trip to the seaside.
Whether you love rummaging for cool vintage clothes, sipping on single-origin coffee or heading to the seaside for a family adventure, Brighton is the place to be. Sometimes known as London by the sea, it’s just an hour by train from the capital, but has a vibe all of its own, from the kitsch, old-school cafés and shops found between its two piers to its globally renowned LGBTQ+ scene. Want to marvel at glorious Regency architecture? Explore some excellent museums? Eat at some fantastic restaurants? Our pick of the best things to do in Brighton has got you covered.
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