Brighton is a vibrant and diverse city with many places to visit, such as museums, theatres and historical buildings, and has lots leisure attractions and facilities and a lively and popular coast. Entertainment in the city is varied and can include a visit to the Theatre Royal for a large range of performances including musicals, ballet, drama, comedy and children’s shows. At the Komedia there’s lots of comedy and music, and for a film you can go to the Odeon or Cineworld Cinemas. If you’re having a meal out, there’s a large choice of restaurants and which offer many different international cuisines for different tastes and budgets, and the city has a vibrant nightlife with a great choice of pubs, clubs and live music venues to enjoy.
There are many places for shopping in the city and include Churchill Square Shopping Centre which has a big selections of stores. For business, there are a range of conference venues, such as the Waterfront Hotel and the University of Brighton, and Gatwick Airport is the nearest airport for international air travel.
Brighton Car Hire
Wherever you are in Brighton, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Brighton car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Some of the places you could visit while in Brighton might include the following:
The Royal Pavilion
You could visit this palace built by George IV which blends Regency, Indian and Chinese styles together, and is a distinctive landmark in Brighton. Exploring this building you can see features which include the Banqueting Room with its dome, Chinese decor, stunning chandelier and huge dining table. The Music Room’s chandeliers are shaped like lotuses and has rich drapery, and other features in the Palace are grand four poster beds and an abundance of dragon ornamentation.
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
Visiting this Museum and Gallery you can see fascinating and varied collections, including displays about the social history of the city, fine art, ancient Egyptian artefacts such as jewellery, coffins, animal mummies and tools and a performance gallery with masks, costumes and puppets.
Another prominent landmark of Brighton is the famous pier, where you can come and enjoy the attractions and rides such as roller coasters, carousel, dodgems, waltzer, helter skelter and bouncy castle. There’s also arcades, a restaurant, kiosks and bars and you can enjoy the lively atmosphere and the great views across the coast.
Brighton Toy and Model Museum
Here you’ll find a huge collection of toys and models which include model trains and railways, Steiff bears, Dinky toys, Meccano sets, Corgi cars, puppets and penny arcade games, making an fascinating and enjoyable visit for all ages.
You can have a ride on the Brighton Wheel and enjoy amazing view across much of Brighton and its coast, and during your ride you’ll be able to hear about the history of the city with a commentary recorded by comedian, Steve Coogan.
You can visit this Aquarium and see many fascinating creatures up close such as sharks, sting rays, octopuses, clownfish, turtles and seahorses. There’s a Rain Forest section which has mangrove roots that you can walk through and the creatures include piranhas, water dragons and an anaconda, and there’s also a Jurassic Seas section with fun interactive displays.
Here you can enjoy the scenery of this park with woodlands, open space and a variety of wildlife with many flowers, plants and trees, and you can relax in the peaceful surroundings. In the park is situated Stanmer House along with Stanmer Church, and you’ll also find Earthship Brighton which is made from recycled products.
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