On those rare occasions when both school and the sun are out, there’s nowhere better to head than Brighton beach. The shingle shoreline is fringed with family-friendly things to do, from the wallet-busting coasters and carousels at Brighton Pier, to the free parks, playgrounds and paddling pools along the seafront. Step away from the beach and you’ve got indie shops and restaurants in The Lanes, and big open spaces like The Level for kids to run wild in. And when the weather’s not playing ball, the seaside city lines up a long list of keep-them-dry activities. As far as family days out go, Brighton rocks!
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