Brighton is a town on the south coast of Great Britain. It makes up half of the city and unitary authority of Brighton and Hove (formed from the previous towns of Brighton, Hove, Portslade and several other villages). Formerly part of the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex, it remains part of the ceremonial county of East Sussex, within the historic county of Sussex.
The ancient settlement of "Brighthelmstone" dates from before Domesday Book (1086), but it emerged as a health resort featuring sea bathing during the 18th century, was used as a seaside getaway by the Prince Regent, and became a highly popular destination for day-trippers from London after the arrival of the railway in 1841. Brighton experienced rapid population growth, reaching a peak of over 160,000 by 1961.
Modern Brighton forms part of the BrightonLittlehampton conurbation stretching along the coast, with a population of around 480,000 inhabitants.
Local authority: Brighton and Hove City Council
OS Grid Reference: TQ316064
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Next to Brighton Railway Station, in the city centre, the Jurys Inn Brighton is a 15-minute walk from the beach. It boasts a 24-hour reception, bar and restaurant. Details...
Situated in Preston Village, Preston Park Hotel has a 24-hour front desk and a bar, and offers rooms with on-site private parking free of charge. WiFi is available in the hotel's public areas. Details...
A 4-minute walk from Preston Park Train Station, The Station Hotel lies around 2 miles north of Brighton city centre. It offers a bar and free WiFi and is a 10-minute walk from Preston Park itself, the largest park in the city. Details...
Just 10 minutes from the seafront, Journeys Brighton features a cafe, games room and generous breakfasts. With free Wi-Fi and a modern kitchen, Brighton Pier is a 15-minute walk away. Details...
Situated in the heart of the vibrant city of Brighton, by the railway station, ibis Brighton City Centre boasts modern, soundproofed rooms, a bar, and a restaurant. Details...
Ideally located only 10 minutes' walk from the centre Brighton, Vernon Terrace offers modern self-catered accommodation with free Wi-Fi and free private parking prior reservation. Details...
Cantie's Cottage is a semi-detached cottage situated in the South Downs National Park, one mile from Hurstpierpoint, near Brighton. This cottage sleeps two people in one twin bedroom. Details...
Cookie's Cottage is a semi-detached situated within the owner's grounds, one mile from the Sussex village of Hurstpierpoint. This cottage sleeps two people in one twin bedroom. The cottage also has a ground floor shower room and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Details...
This cosy single-storey annexe adjoins the owner's home and is situated in the rural village of Henfield, just 10 miles from Brighton. Offering simple, comfortable accommodation, this light and airy property has been tastefully decorated and furnished throughout. Details...
Willow Cottage is a semi-detached cottage near Bolney. The cottage has a double bedroom, a bathroom, a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with sofa bed, dining area and doors to the patio. Details...
Marland House is a detached house in the town of Seaford near to Newhaven on the Sussex coast. The house is set over three floors and sleeps eleven people in two king-size doubles (one with an en-suite shower and basin and one zip/link), a twin with an additional child?s single bed, a second floor twin bedroom and a second floor single bedroom with a pull-out stacker bed as well as two family bathrooms. Details...
Corsica Apartments is a lovely lower ground floor apartment opposite the beach in the Sussex town of Seaford. The apartment has a double bedroom with dressing area, a bathroom, and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Details...