The Lanes, Brighton

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A quaint city neighborhood of narrow alleyways, small boutiques, and cozy restaurants, The Lanes is widely regarded as a shopper’s paradise. This historic district, once the heart of a fishing town, hosts an eclectic mix of shops, tiny cafes, and lively bars. Buskers add a musical note to the scene as visitors from all corners of the globe explore this maze of twisting lanes, which follow the pattern of the old fishing town’s streets. Spend a lazy day here searching for one-of-a-kind gifts. Enjoy a meal and a drink at one of the area’s pubs, always teeming with friendly locals, and hosting regular musical events. Use our Brighton day trip planner to visit The Lanes on your trip to Brighton, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The Brighton lanes are a variety of the best collection of retailers I have experienced a vast collection of inspirational and professional businesses that makes you want you to keep coming back so up...  more »
  • I liked very much shopping there, browsing the boutiques as you can find many unusual things. It gets crowded in some of the more popular shops / cafes, but still totally worth it.  more »
  • The Lanes are a must do on a visit to Brighton. Great, kitschy shops. Really fun. I’ve never seen so many jewellery shops!  more »

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