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Top 10 family-friendly things to do in Brighton

Families flock to the seaside for paddling and surfing, fish and chips and all the fun of the fair. Make your family day out one to remember with this guide to the top 10 family-friendly things to do in Brighton.

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Where to Stay in Brighton – a neighbourhood guide

Brighton is as diverse and vibrant as a major world city, but as laid-back and friendly as a small seaside resort. Most major attractions are within easy walking distance of one another, so there’s really no such thing as a bad location. But there’s great variety to be found within the city’s neighbourhoods, and this is reflected in the choice of accommodation on offer.

Brighton Shopping Guide – where and what to shop and buy

Take a stroll through Brighton's thriving centre, and you’ll find all the big name brands and convenient department stores you might want. What’s more, these are just a stone’s throw away from Brighton's real retail draw: the colourful arrays of independent outlets that give the town its identity. Elegant vintage jewellery shops, eccentric bric-a-brac stalls, ramshackle specialist music stores, and decadent artisan bakeries all vie for your attention in this unique shopper’s paradise.

What to See and Do in Brighton – a guide to notable attractions and landmarks

Colourful, open-minded, eccentric and irrepressibly energetic, Brighton is the UK’s most endlessly surprising coastal city. A chaotic mishmash of brash seaside charm, vibrant countercultural energy and chic bohemian style, it guarantees a thrilling time. The nightlife is legendary, with a world-class local music scene and a reputation as one of the world’s most gay-friendly destinations. Plus, its independent boutiques make for a far more diverse shopping experience than your average British high street.

Where to Eat in Brighton – a food and dining guide

With more restaurants per head than anywhere in the UK outside of London, Brighton ticks the boxes whether you're a seafood fiend, a burger aficionado, or just love a good hearty brunch. Reflecting its fantastically diverse population, the city boasts eateries which take inspiration from pretty much every part of the globe, so you'll never be stuck for something to sink your teeth into.

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