With a mixture of sea and countryside; culture and creativity, the city of Brighton & Hove has a free-spirited atmosphere you won't find anywhere else. Making it the perfect place for a weekend break.
Getting here is simple and we have a fantastic range of accommodation options making planning & booking a weekend break in Brighton easy:
Brighton & Hove has accommodation options to suit all budgets and tastes. There's large hotels such as the Jurys Inn Waterfront which overlooks the sea and backs on to the famous Lanes for shopping excursions. Gourmet fans will love Hotel du Vin with its fantastic Bistro. For a more quirky stay try Hotel Pelirocco with its themed rooms including Modrophenia or snooze wih its funky vintage vibe. There are stylish large self-catering properties such as Beatnik Breaks for group stays or the YHA Brighton for a hostel with a touch of class.
Voted by Conde Nast readers as the best destination for restaurants and bars you won't be short of food & drink choices in Brighton & Hove. There's vegetarian favourites Food for Friends and Terre a Terre or the zero waste Silo Restaurant. Being by the sea there are lots of delicious seafood restaurants from the classic English's to the contemporary Salt Room. For a laid-back New York diner feel then it has to be a burger at The New Club and drinks range from real ales at The Cricketers to killer cocktails at Shuffle Bar.
Brighton & Hove is truly a shopper's paradise, in addition to all the best-loved brands at Churchill Square there are hundreds of independet shops in The Lanes & North Laine. The arches under the seafront house photographers, furniture sellers and even a beachfront hairdresser.
From must-see attractions such as the i360, Royal Pavilion and Brighton Pier to countryside walks, bike rides and vineyard tours. As the city is by the sea it is the ideal spot for trying some watersports activities or why not take a scenic flight in a plane or helicopter? Culture vultures will love the mixture of museums & galleries from the Brighton Museum to Preston Manor and even a gallery in a converted church.
Nightlife options include a great mix of theatres from the historic Theatre Royal to more intimate venues including The Old Market and Rialto. Brighton Dome is where Abba won Eurovision back in 1974 and today hosts an eclectic programme of dance, comedy and music. All the big name stars of music and comedy play the Brighton Centre and for cabaret it has to be Kemptown's Proud.