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Brighton Beach, Brighton

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Only an hour's train ride from London, Brighton Beach has been a popular attraction since the early 20th century. Stroll the promenade and choose from a selection of restaurants, amusement arcades, nightclubs, and bars. Relax on the shingle beach at high tide or on the soft sands that emerge at low tide. Avoid getting wet by using the Monarch's Way footpath, which runs along the seafront above the beach. Plan to see Brighton Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Brighton itinerary maker.
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Where to stay in Brighton

During the height of the tourist season and on most weekends Brighton is a very congested city, where driving is difficult and parking is limited in the central areas most frequented by tourists. Avoid getting stressed out by staying at a self-catering apartment or a private B&B farther away from this part of town. Brighton's famous nightlife may be a bit far from there, but you can still enjoy seafront walks, good restaurants, and excellent shopping. Private seafront lodgings allow you to enjoy your stay quietly in comfort, while remaining within walking distance of Brighton's best beaches. 
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  • I expected a beach with sand, but this beach is stones! Very difficult for walking on bare feet. Shoes or sandals are absolutely essential. Great pavements and promenade at the back of the beach which...  more »
  • Brighton sea front has to be the best coastal line throughout the UK. Such a diverse and intereting spot and I cant get enough of it on each visit.  more »
  • First visited Brighton for a mods and rockers weekend in 1965. Although times have changed Brighton beach has retained its charm, with lots of atmospheric cafes and bars. There really is something for...  more »
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  • A fun family place to be in on a sunny day. The fact that it's a pebble beach makes it more interesting. There is easy access to good food and attractive souvenirs from the shops around the beach. Be wary of the sea-gulls which are daring enough to snatch your food away!
  • The most peaceful a cosmopolitan beach can get. The view of the burned pier and the still functioning one; seagulls floating on the air; myriad colourful stones and shells; jet skiers and water sports fans doing their thing, all on a view of the sea. A lot happens down on the beach and come festival time, you'll have some memorable moments if you're open to the odd dog, kid, overly entwined couple, and well-dined individual. One year we had a bonfire on there. Who knows if it was legal, but nothing came of it, so the police may have turned a blind eye in the spirit of Brighton.
  • It is a beautiful beach. And it only takes one hour from central London by train, that's amazing. It is great to visit in sunny summer days. The skies are blue. It is hot but wind comes from sea makes cooler.
  • If going with kids near the Carousel is a good place to stop, find the food nice fish&chip £6.50. A good walk from the town for dinner/lunch lovely restaurants, really nice American candy shop. The only inconvenience is that everywhere toilets is locked, using digital coding which is found on receipt this is quite tricky with kids as you'll end up spending a lot of money. Parking also is very expensive 4hrs-£20
  • Brighton beach is a great place to come with your friends. Visit a few bars, stroll along the promenade or chill on the stony beach. Don't wonder too far towards the nudest section or you might get a fright lol. Brighton council need to hurry up with the regenerations along Madeira Drive