Brighton things to do in Brighton

Top 10 things to do in Brighton – Time Out for Vacation

Fun things to do in Brighton UK

If you can’t relax, you always work worse. That’s why take time out and – immediately – go for vacation. There’s no summer without the sea – so visit Brighton, one of the most popular resort places in the world.

London by the Sea – Brighton

Local citizens call Brighton “London by the sea”. It is situated only 80 km from London, but when you get there, it seems that you were brought to another planet. If London looks noble and solid and even its weather – cool and cloudy most time of the year – tells you about its majority, Brighton looks absent minded and sunny. By the way, weather is much better there. It is located in the south coast of England, so it is really warm and sunny in Brighton from May till late September.

Sunny weather in Brighton from May till September

If you came here, whether single or with your family, you can find a lot of fun things to do in Brighton. Everyone can find the activity to his interest and state of mind. You can enjoy noisy beaches of Brighton, try different kinds of water sports and visit various pubs and cafes if you are active and full of energy. For the lovers of reading and science there are many museums. If you like to admire the scenery, bike riding will suit you the best.

As you see, every guest of Brighton can find the activity to his taste here. But there are at least 10 things that you must do in Brighton, if you have come here. And I don’t want to hear that you are too old or too secretive. Extroverts and introverts are invited for time out!

10 Things to do in Brighton – Niceties for Tourists

The list of ten best things to do in Brighton – I am sure, you will always smile, when you will look at your photos in Brighton that you have made in one of these places!

  1. Royal Pavilion

Royal Pavilion Brighton UK

Probably it is the most beautiful building in Brighton, its heart and its gem. If you look at this extravagant building with its numerous domes, you will be impressed by its exotic beauty. This building used to be the residence of George IV. He used to be the Prince of Wales, when he visited this building for the first time. So Royal Pavilion is the place, where the English king lived.

Brighton Banqueting Room at the Royal Pavilion

Being the favorite place of the Englishman, this building looks like most of Indian ancient temples. No wonder, because it was built in an Indian style. Visit it and feel the atmosphere of the royal residence – noble, calm and full of dignity.

Address of Royal Pavilion: 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1EE, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0) 300 029 0900

Royal Pavilion opening times:

October to March:

10:00 – 17:15 (last tickets at 16:30)

April to September:

09:30 – 17:45 (last tickets at 17:00)

  1. Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach Huts

Brighton is famous by its beaches. Find some time to visit the beach – and you probably will meet some celebrities there. There’s even one nudist beach in Brighton.

Brighton Beach UK

Mild climate, many sunny days, comfortable chairs and fish an’ chips in the café – everything you like, you can get there!

  1. Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

If overcrowded beaches are too much for you, then you should see Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. It is the part of Royal Pavilion and at first it was just a tennis court. Later the building of the museum was turned into cavalry barracks. And since 1851 it became the exhibition hall.

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery inside

Now a lot of exhibits are present there. Different art collections (like Natural Science collection and many others) are admired by the guests from different cities and countries.

    In case you didn`t know, Brighton Museums are:

List of Brighton museums

  1. Little Jasmine Therapies and Spa

Little Jasmine Therapies and Spa in Brighton

Know, that when we appear far from the office, the only thing we can dream about is some relax and peace. That’s why visiting SPA sounds really pleasant for any of us! Make a luxurious gift for yourself and visit Little Jasmine Therapies and SPA.

Little Jasmine Therapies and Spa Couples massage in Brighton

Both, men and women, can enjoy various kinds of massage and facial care procedures that guarantee you deep relax and pleasure all year round. The best things you can do in Brighton is to relax at SPA center.

Jasmine Therapies and SPA offers also a romantic spa for couples.

Address of Little Jasmine Therapies and SPA: 14 New Rd, Brighton BN1 1UF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 911500

Little Jasmine Therapies and SPA opening times:

Monday – Sunday

08:00 – 20:00

  1. Brighton Wheel

Brighton Wheel at night

Do you want to see Brighton at night? It is the first in the list of fun things to do in Brighton. Do you want to make a better impression about the town, enjoying its panoramic view? So, Brighton Wheel is the thing you have looked for! Watch Brighton from the extreme height and enjoy funny stories from the guide (it is possible to hire a guide, who will tell you about the historical places of the town. You will see them from the height. And entertain you with funny jokes!)

Address of Brighton Wheel: Daltons Bastion, Madeira Drive, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 1TB, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 722822

Brighton Wheel opening times:

Monday – Thrsuday

10:00 – 21:00

Friday – Saturday

10:00 – 23:00


10:00 – 21:00

      1. Theatre Royal Brighton

Theatre Royal Brighton

Do you want to feel like a king? Theatre Royal Brighton is the place, where you can meet that famous English nobility and glory. This theatre was built in 1807 by the special order of the king of England.

Theatre Royal Brighton inside

The first performance that was staged at this cinema was “Hamlet”. Nowadays this theatre is famous by the great variety of its repertoire. You can see there really great classical operas and performances, accompanied by modern absent minded plays and musicals.

Address of Theatre Royal Brighton: New Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1SD, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 871 7627

Theatre Royal Brighton Box Office opening times:

Monday – Sunday on show days

10:00 – 20:00

Monday – Sunday on show non-show days

10:00 – 18:00

It also would be helpful to look at Theatre Royal Brighton seating plan

Theatre Royal Brighton seating plan

      1. Ghost Walk of the Lanes

The Ghost Walk of the Lanes

Do you believe in ghosts? If not, we will convince you, that you are wrong! It is the greatest among the best things to do in Brighton! Every day in August (and by special order all around the year) it is possible to take part in the walk of ghosts, headed by talented actor Rob Marks.

Ghost Walk of the Lanes in Brighton

Wearing great suits, having fun, walking along the central street of the town – Lanes – and listening to 7 ghost stories from Rob Marks – I am sure, you will never forget this walk!

Address of The Ghost Walk of the Lanes: 9 Brighton Pl, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1HJ, United Kingdom

Telephone: + 44 (0) 1273-328297

The Ghost Walk of the Lanes runs (excluding Christmas and New Year period)

from Tuesday to Saturday

19:30 from outside the Druid’s Head, Brighton Place

In August

from Tuesday to Sunday

19:30 from outside the Druid’s Head, Brighton Place

      1. The Painting Pottery Café

The Painting Pottery Cafe in Brighton

When we visit some new town or city, we like to bring some special souvenir from there. In Brighton you needn’t to look for that souvenir – you will just create it with your own hands at the painting pottery café. Don’t tell me that you can’t paint – here everyone will become an artist. Just choose one of numerous ceramic potties in the café, pay a nuisance for it and draw everything you like there – all necessary appliances are in the café (like sponges, brushes and paints). Painting Pottery Caft in BrightonIf you can’t imagine, what to draw, use one of the stencils, which is available in the café. Get your souvenir and enjoy it!

Address of The Painting Pottery Café: 31 North Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1YB, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 628952

The Painting Pottery Café opening times:

Monday – Saturday

10:30 – 18:30


11:00 – 18:00pm

      1. Lagoon Water Sports

Lagoon Water Sports in BrightonIf you are an active person or simply got tired from sitting in your office, water kinds of sport are for you! Surfing, sailing, yachting and many other water kinds of sports are affordable all year round here.

Attentive instructors will help you, if you are a newcomer and have never tried this kind of water activity before. Unforgettable experience is offered here for children, adults and groups.

Address of Lagoon Water Sports in Brighton: Hove Lagoon, Kingsway, Hove, East Sussex BN3 4LX, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 424842

Lagoon Water Sports opening times:

Monday – Sunday

09:00 – 19:00

      1. Bike Tours

bike tours brighton

One more thing you can do in Brighton that helps to feel the spirit of the town and to make a small workout for yourself. The tour starts from the central street in Brighton and lasts during 3 hours or so. It helps you to relax, to stay several hours out of doors, to make your legs stronger and to know the town well.

brighton bike tours discover the city

Just several hours – and you will know Brighton better than those, who have spent two week vacation here. It occupies one of the leading positions in the list of special things you can do in Brighton.

Address: Meet Infront of the Unitarian Church on New Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1UF, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0) 7914 786843

Brighton Bike Tours opening times:

Monday – Sunday

08:00 – 20:00

In fact out list is long, but not full. There are hundreds of interesting activities you can enjoy in Brighton – so take time out at work and immediately come here!