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A Prince's Pleasure Palace

A Prince's Pleasure Palace

Photo of the Royal Pavilion taken by Adam Bronkhorst

Discover Edwardian manor life

Discover Edwardian manor life

Photo of children in Edwardian dress running towards Preston Manor

Home of the Bloomsbury Set

Home of the Bloomsbury Set

Photo of Charleston

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  1. West Blatchington Windmill

    Type:

    Windmill

    Hove

    A hexagonal smock mill on top of flint tower and barns dating from the 1820's with the original workings in place. Visitors can discover how grain is made into flour.

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    Foredown Tower

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    Tower

    Brighton

    Perched on the edge of the Sussex Downs, Foredown Tower is a beautifully converted Edwardian water tower. Housing the largest operational camera obscura in the South East - a unique optical device that is used to observe the surrounding landscape.

  3. Chapel Royal

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Brighton

    The Chapel Royal was founded in 1794 to cater for the rich and famous, drawn by the circle of the Prince Regent (later George IV). He laid its foundation stone, and attended the opening in 1795. The church hosts a coffee shop on Saturdays.

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    St Bartholomew's Church

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    Church / Chapel

    Brighton

    Church of England Service Times: Sunday: Family Mass 9.30am.High Mass 11am. Sat: Low Mass 9.30am. Thurs:School Mass 9.15am (term time only). The Church is famous for its musical tradition. A different Mass setting is sung at the High Mass each Sunday

  5. Lancing College Chapel

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Lancing

    Magnificent Gothic Chapel set on the South downs founded in 1868 and consecrated in 1911.
    Lancing College Chapel is the largest school chapel in the world - the height of the nave is 27.5m to the apex of the vault.

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    Charleston

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    Historic House / Palace

    Near Lewes

    From 1916 the home of Bloomsbury artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. The house was transformed by the artists who painted walls and furniture, and filled rooms with textiles, ceramics, and works of art from their collection.

  7. Grange Museum Art Gallery & Tea Garden

    Type:

    Museum

    Rottingdean

    The Grange Museum & Art Gallery is housed in a charming Georgian building in Rottingdean, and is managed on a voluntary basis by The Rottingdean Preservation Society. There are displays with a local connection which change regularly.

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    Brighton Dome

    Type:

    Event Venue

    Brighton

    Planning on visiting the amazing Brighton Dome?...If so, click here to get the latest Brighton Dome information direct from the official Brighton tourist information site!

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    Hove Museum & Art Gallery

    Type:

    Museum

    Hove

    Hove Museum is one of the most family friendly and accessible museums in the south east. It also houses one of the finest craft collections in the country.

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    Booth Museum of Natural History

    Type:

    Museum

    Brighton

    This fascinating museum houses exhibits that include hundreds of British birds displayed in recreated natural settings, insects from butterflies to beetles, a killer whale skeleton and dinosaur bones

  11. Palmeira Mansions

    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Hove

    Take a glimpse back at Victorian life in a house tour which reveals the opulence, taste and lifestyle of a nouveau riche gentleman. This 5-story corner terraced house with its impressive Grade II* listed interior, has miraculously survived.

  12. Brighton Open Air Theatre

    Type:

    Theatre

    Hove

    BOAT is a new dedicated open-air theatre space for magical events under the stars. This 425 capacity venue nestles in one of the city’s most beautiful parks and is open from May to September each year.

  13. Saltdean Lido

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Brighton

    The Saltdean Lido was opened in 1938 and is a Grade ll*listed building. It was open and used by the local community for many years.

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    Komedia

    Type:

    Event Venue

    Brighton

    Based in the heart of the North Laine, the Komedia has an exciting all-year programme of theatre, comedy, cabaret, kids and music plus great bars and food, Komedia offers a unique mix of dining & live entertainment.

  15. British Airways i360

    Type:

    Tower

    Brighton

    Take a voyage to the skies and see Sussex as you have never seen it before. Glide up slowly to 450 feet high to enjoy breath-taking 360 degree views of up to 26 miles from the world’s first vertical cable car.

  16. Brighton Fishing Museum

    Type:

    Museum

    Brighton

    Brighton Fishing Museum has exhibitions including boats and fishing artefacts. There are also visual images including archive and contemporary film and a slide show. There is also an audio presentation of fishing folk talking and singing.

  17. Jeremy Sanders

    Type:

    Gallery

    Brighton

    Exhibiting at any one time is a wide variety of his own work painted in situ, from his Cuba Cars and Mediterranean scenes to more specific Brighton originals .

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    Brighton Palace Pier

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    Pier

    Brighton

    Planning on visiting the amazing Brighton Pier?...If so, click here to get the latest Brighton Pier information direct from the official Brighton tourist information site!

  19. Brighton Little Theatre

    Type:

    Event Venue

    Brighton

    Brighton Little Theatre is a thriving, leading not-for-profit theatre company who stage at least 10 plays a year in our very own little theatre in Brighton, East Sussex.

  20. Old Police Cells Museum

    Type:

    Museum

    Brighton

    The Old Police Cells Museum is a fascinating glimpse into the past. Come and see where the first Brighton Chief Constable was murdered and the graffiti of the mods and rockers era and so much more. Pre booking essential.