With its coastal location and university-led fitness programmes, Brighton has plenty to get your heart beating. Whether it’s team sports at the local leisure centre or a surf session at the beach, Brighton’s got all sorts of activities waiting for you.
Whether you’re after a quick drink or an all-night party, Brighton’s student scene has it all, with plenty of bars, clubs and venues to enjoy. Make the Hare and Hounds your local for quiet drinks, or head to North Laine, with its selection of cafés, comedy clubs, and restaurants.
Brighton has no shortage of stunning monuments and milestones, from the incredible Royal Pavilion to the timeless silhouette of the Palace Pier. A walk around these in the summer is a great way to experience the city.
With all sorts of cultural highlights to check out, Brighton is a dream for those who like to do things differently. Annual events like the Brighton Fringe festival and the legendary Pride celebration are essential. Your schedule will be stocked up year-round with all sorts of concerts, theatre visits and independent films to check out.
Brighton’s city centre is only a few minutes away by bus or bike, while a jaunt on foot takes just under half an hour with lots to see along the way.