Find below visitor support details of Brighton Beach, UK. Besides contact details, the page also offers a brief overview of the tourist destination.
Madeira Drive, Brighton,
East Sussex, BN2 1PS, England
Directions: Google Maps
Phone: 01273 290337 (Brighton tourism)
About Brighton Beach
Located in the County of Sussex, the Brighton Beach is a popular and diverse beach destination in England, for overseas tourists. The official name of the beach town is Brighton and Hove, and is 7km long with an area of 82.79 km2, and has a population of 290,395.
The beach traces its origin back to the Anglo-Saxon era. Major developments evolved during the Victorian period, and the beach town was granted the city Status in 2000. The coastal city, popularly known as the London by the Sea is now a part of the Sovereign constituent, of Brighton and Hove.
The sandy beach faces the English Channel, and stretches from Sisley Bill – Beachy Headlands, and has two piers built during the late 1880s. Being the oldest seafront, the major attraction at the beach is the Brighton Palace Pier, with 85 miles of wooden planking, built during the 1870s.
The pier is one of the most visited attractions, along with the Sea Life Centre, the oldest aquarium outside of London. Brighton beach is divided into 4 beach sections, the Palace Pier Brighton, the Kemp Town Brighton, the Brighton Naturist, and the Hove. At the beach side, popular activities for tourists include kayaking, paddling, sailing, surfing, and beach sports.
Besides the beach, Brighton has the largest number of historical grade listed buildings, nearly 3000 structures mostly built during the Victorian era. Listed as a blue flag beach, Brighton beach is home to the 19th century Royal Pavilion, the Royal Clock Tower, the Brighton Wheel, and the Brighton i360, the tallest observing platform at a height of 162 metres.
Beach side attractions include visiting Britain’s oldest electric railway, fishing museum, seafront clubs, beach huts, and arcade games. The Brighton Marina is the largest in Europe and is great for boating and yachting, and perfect for day activities, and the nightlife is abuzz with theatre, music, exhibitions, art events, and all year round festivals.
The beach favours pleasant weather all year round, except the winters and is ideal for family, kids, and overseas tourists as a nearest weekend getaway from London. Within reach, the beach is a one-hour drive from London, and the ideal time to visit Brighton beach is from May 28th – October 7th, and the hottest season starts from June – August, and for the least crowded season, the best time to visit is during winter and fall.