The Best things to do on a Brighton day trip

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A Brighton day trip makes the perfect day out from London. Tucked between the South Downs and the English Channel, the city is just over an hour from London by train.

The ‘dead rock stars’ mural on the wall paying tribute to some of the world’s music legends by street artists Req and Sinna.

Banksy in Brighton

You’ll find big, bold and colourful street graffiti all around the North Laine area and where you’re least expecting it.

Street Art in Brighton

A bohemian heaven; second-hand furniture, ornaments, vintage clothes, vinyl and an assortment of kitschcollectables can be foraged for.

The North Laine

Built for George IV as his seaside retreat, this is Brighton’s jewel in the crown and a visual Turkish delight.

The Royal Pavilion

The Pier is a quintessential Victorian British pier with a funfair, slot-machines, candy floss and fish and chips.

Brighton Palace Pier

This is a great place to watch the sunset and, if you’re lucky, you might catch a murmuration of starlings which roost on the West Pier.

The West Pier and Bandstand

Keep walking past the West Pier and you’ll see the Old Bandstand and the elegant squares and terraces of Regency Houses painted their uniform cream colour.

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