Brighton is known to be one of the sunniest places to visit in the UK. Holidaymakers have been swarming to its promenades and beaches each summer season for the last two hundred years.
However, the sun doesn’t need to be out to find something to keep you busy, there are plenty of events and attractions to visit throughout the year. Here are 10 Things to do in Brighton while on Holiday, from the latest attractions to the locations that drew the Victorians.
Things to do in Brighton
1. Brighton Music Hall
Boasts one of the largest heated beach terraces for those cooler summer evenings. Partake of the live music and festival feel.
2. Brighton’s Big Screen
Outdoor cinema during August and September held on the beach near to the Palace Pier. See one of the latest blockbuster movies, sports events or films for the children. There’s ice cream served at half-time, plus street food stalls and a bar.
3. Beach Volleyball
Yellowave at Madeira Drive sports beach club, where you and up to 12 friends can battle it out for victory.
4. Find a bargain at Brighton Flea-markets
Open 7 days a week, selling antiques, furniture and bric-a-brac.
5. Punch and Judy show
The original world famous show running its summer season from June until August. Prof. Glyn Edwards has three generations of Punch and Judy artists in his blood and his show can be found on the beach opposite The Grand Hotel.
6. Find the model railways below the main station
Hidden away in the four arches under the main Brighton Station Forecourt, you will discover the Toy and Model Museum. With a collection of over 10,000 items, ranging from model train layouts, Meccano construction toys, collectable teddy bears, puppets and many other exhibits.
7. Music at Brighton Bandstand
Originally built in 1884 and later restored in 2009, this Victorian bandstand is a delight to enjoy, each Sunday afternoon in summer, when you can listen to bands playing here.
8. King George IV’s Royal Pavilion
Designed by the architect John Nash, as a seaside pleasure palace for the King, this striking building is one of the most iconic in Britain. Astounding regency grandeur with flavours of China and India.
9. Ride on the Brighton Wheel
What a stunning view of Brighton from the Wheel on the seafront! Why not book a romantic package and enjoy champagne as you take in the panoramic views.
10. Check out some dinosaur bones
The Booth Museum was founded in 1874 by collector Edward Thomas Booth, with many butterflies, birds and bones plus a plethora of eccentric taxidermy. Free admission to the Museum.
Booking Static caravan holidays
You can book accommodation direct with private owners on Rent My Caravan. Find one for a short break or week-long static caravan holidays. Come and see what Brighton has to offer the family a fun-filled, action-packed break.