Join your Blue Badge guide for a visit to the south coast sea-side town of Brighton
Conveniently close yet just far enough away from the capital, Brighton came into its own during the early 1800s when George, Prince Regent commissioned the building of the Brighton Pavilion. This royal pleasure dome is an extraordinary architectural confection combining European, Indian and Chinese styles, a gilded setting for legendary partying by fashionable Regency bucks and the dalliances of ‘Prinny’ with his clandestine wife, Mrs Fitzherbert. Today, Brighton is still famous for its bohemian vibe and permissive lifestyle, among many other attractions!
Your guide will take you to North Laine, an amazing area with a wealth of interesting and unique shops, studios, restaurants, galleries and markets.
Tour the seafront with its fishing boats and explore the 120-year old Palace Pier that stands out over the sea. Find out about the 1960s history of Mods and Rockers and hear about classic films that have been shot in Brighton.
See the infamous punk rock venue The Vault, a world famous vegetarian shoe shop and so much more. Your guide will point out highly creative street art and fine architectural details, while introducing you to little streets and corners that only a local expert knows.