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Brighton

Having visited Brighton only once before – and that was years ago – I enjoyed arriving with my family free of any preconceived views and opinions on what to expect or what we could achieve during our short break. Our excursion to this Sussex resort, granted city status by the Queen in 2000, was a [...]

By | March 19th, 2013|Destinations|0 Comments

Sea Life – Brighton

Located on Marine Parade, across the road from Brighton Pier, Sea Life should be on everyone’s itinerary when visiting the town. One of 35 centres located around the world, Brighton’s Sea Life boasts over 1,500 creatures and captivates its visitors by taking them on a journey from the water’s edge to the ocean’s depths. It [...]

By | March 15th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments

Brighton Toy & Model Museum

Hidden away underneath the forecourt of Brighton’s railway station is a gem of a museum which will bring memories flooding back for adults and provide a snapshot of the past for younger visitors. It may not be the biggest museum around (it occupies four of the Victorian arches holding up the station’s forecourt), but what [...]

By | March 15th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments

Royal Pavilion – Brighton

This stunning building, which took 35 years to make, is among Brighton’s premier tourist attractions – and it’s easy to see why. Classed as a “pleasure palace”, it was built for King George IV and possesses an exotic oriental style, inside and out. It’s long been part of the city’s fabric and tourists from around [...]

By | March 15th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments

Hotel Seattle – Brighton

On the hotel’s website the general manager makes two bold statements: the Seattle is all about “great hospitality wrapped up in a little piece of Brighton” and that the staff are a “big part of what makes the Seattle experience so unique”. They’re brave statements because all too often staff-visitor relations are where hotels let [...]

By | March 15th, 2013|Accommodation, Hotels/B&Bs|0 Comments

Brighton Wheel

Sitting in your air-conditioned capsule, 50 metres above sea level and listening to an informative commentary by comedian Steve Coogan, a ride on the magnificent Brighton Wheel is the ultimate way to admire Brighton, Hove and the splendid Sussex coastline stretching far into the distance. Situated next to Brighton Pier’s entrance, the wheel has 36 [...]

By | March 14th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments