Brighton: A Beautiful Small town in England

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When hearing about Great Britain, most of us think about the majestic London or the famous Manchester. We have never wondered about the small, picturesque cities with an absolutely British character, which deserve the attention of travel lovers everywhere and have many surprises in store that will make their trip unforgettable! In fact, the permanent residents of the busiest urban centres in England, at every opportunity, find the chance to discover them and enjoy the tranquillity that they generously offer.

So one of them is Brighton, a coastal city in England, with 441 thousand inhabitants, just an hour away from the capital. If you are thinking of making a different trip there, the following guide was made for you!

Browse Through the Most Impressive Places

Start your tour, visit the unique Royal Pavilion, the official royal residence in Brighton and stay in the area, as you should definitely visit the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, a small art paradise, which hosts excellent and exciting exhibitions. If you are an art lover, it is worth finding the Art Republic, a must-visit shop, where you discover, buy paintings and other works of art at excellent prices. Continue onto Pool Valley Street, climb the Brighton Pier Bridge and walk it. You have the option to try the local street food there, but also to take photos overlooking the ocean.

If you are lucky and it does not blow, go to the coastal road, admire the colourful houses that adorn the coast and relax on the beach. Then head to The Lane’s centre and area, where you will find small shops selling a variety of vintage and second-hand items. You will discover small treasures! It will also impress you that the whole area is painted with a lot of graffiti since Brighton has a tradition in street art. It is the right area to take perfect photos for social media! Listen to the music of the many street artists and travel to the ’80s with tunes by the Beatles and the Queen. Here, every weekend the locals take walks and relax. 

Of course, it is recommended that you discover every inch of Brighton city, using a car and crossing all these wonderful city streets. This way, you will not miss all your essential destinations throughout the trip, while you will save significant money for all your necessary travels. Trust Enjoy Travel to rent a modern car at the best possible market prices and get around the city of Brighton with ease.

Royal Pavilion

For accommodation, choose The Lanes area, which covers much of the historic city centre, or the promenade that will allow you to enjoy a unique view of the ocean. The Grand Brighton is perfect, where you will enjoy the spa’s luxurious facilities. Every afternoon, you can try their afternoon tea and, of course, the rich breakfast that is served every morning in the restaurant’s unique space. Also, a good idea is the Drakes Hotel, where all its rooms have a breathtaking sea view, yet its excellent bar allows you to try wonderful cocktails.

For lovers of art and the most modern decoration, an excellent choice is the Artist Residence Brighton, which has the peculiarity that each of its rooms is unique since various local artists have painted them. And in this option, guests have the opportunity to taste a delicious traditional breakfast every morning. Of course, the most famous hotel in the city is the Hotel Du Vin, where you will taste shocking dishes in its excellent restaurant!

The Grand Brighton

As far as restaurants and bars are concerned, the options are countless. You can choose between typical British cuisine, European cuisine such as Italian and French, and even trendy bars and authentic English pubs. Starting with the pub restaurants is the amazing The Lion and the Lobster, where you will enjoy traditional recipes and nice beers in a unique atmosphere. Also, a good choice is La Choza, which has a delicious menu of Mexican cuisine. The favourite hangout of Instagrammers is Pike and Pine, which has a fantastic decor, where you will taste an incredible brunch and dinner, combining your dishes with signature cocktails! If you want to try the local cuisine, I would recommend the excellent The Basketmakers, which will try British recipes in a special environment, all hours of the day. If you are a fan of Italian cuisine, great choices are Fatto A Mano and Cin Cin.

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