The city of Brighton and Hove is a popular seaside resort with Regency buildings and a Pier. The beach is ¾ mile from the station and mostly pebbles but there are areas of sand too. The Lanes is an area of narrow streets alleyways with unusual and interesting shops.
Brighton has many bus routes passing the Rail Station, including summer 'Breeze up to the Downs' services, operated by Brighton & Hove. Pool Valley Coach Station is 1 mile from Brighton Rail Station. Brighton & Hove PlusBus tickets are valid within an extensive area from Shoreham-by-Sea to Seaford.
Collections of toys from the last 100 years, period antique toys, penny arcade games, dolls, puppets
and construction toys. The collections of model trains include working model railways in O and OO gauges.
Open TWThF 1000-1700, Sat 1100-1700.
The history of Brighton plus art and fashion galleries. Exhibitions programme.
Open TWThFSSu & BH 1000-1700.
An exotic palace built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV. It mixes Regency style with
Indian architecture and interiors inspired by China. Tearoom.
Open Daily 1000-1715.
Bus 12/12A/12X from near station to North Street near Royal Pavilion, about 7 minutes journey, M-S every 5-10 minutes, Sun & BH every 15 minutes. Brighton & Hove PlusBus tickets are valid for this journey. Operated by Brighton & Hove.
The world's oldest operating aquarium dating back to 1872 combining modern displays of many
living marine creatures with Victorian architecture. Underwater tunnel. Coffee Shop. Tel. 01273 604234.
Open Daily 1000-1700 (1600 Sep-Mar).
Bus 12/12A/12X from near station to Marine Parade near Sea Life Centre, about 10 minutes journey, M-S every 5-10 minutes, Sun & BH every 15 minutes. Brighton & Hove PlusBus tickets are valid for this journey. Operated by Brighton & Hove.
A traditional seaside pier with rides and attractions for all ages.
Restaurants, bars and refreshment kiosks.
Open Daily, see website for times.
Bus see Sea Life Centre.
The world's oldest operating electric railway, opened in 1883, running for a mile along the seafront.
Visitor Centre and Café.
Open Easter-Oct, Daily, see website for train times.
Bus see Sea Life Centre.
The history of the local fishing industry and Brighton's seafront life from Regency times. Admission free.
Open Daily 1000-1600 (times may vary).
A futuristic glass viewing pod which takes visitors gently up 138m forn 360° views across Brighton
and the South Downs. On clear days the Isle of Wight can be seen. Bar and kitchen.
Open see website to book tickets.
A natural history museum with many birds displayed in recreated natural settings, butterflies, animal skeletons,
whale bones and dinosaur bones. Exhibitions programme. Admission free.
Open MTS 1000-1700, Sun & BH 1300-1700.
Bus 27 from near station to opposite Booth Museum, about 6 minutes journey, Daily every 15-20 minutes. Brighton & Hove PlusBus tickets are valid for this journey. Operated by Brighton & Hove.