If your trip to Brighton is all organized but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.You’ll have to rise with the sun if you want to check out all the great attractions that this place has to offer. Brighton Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museum and Art Gallery are must-sees. Brighton Beach and Churchill Square Shopping Centre can’t be missed either.Stop by Brighton Marina. It’s one attraction you’ll usually find on many travelers’ to-do lists. If you still have space on that itinerary, Brighton Dome and British Airways i360 will keep you amused too.
If you’re up for more adventure, keep on cruising to Eastbourne, 19 miles from Brighton. There are plenty more wonderful things to experience here, including Eastbourne Pier and Beachy Head. Still in the mood for some sightseeing? Key Chichester into your GPS. This delightful destination is also home to a few top-notch sights like Fishbourne Roman Palace and Chichester Cathedral, and it’s only 30 miles away.
Load the trunk with yummy treats and drinks and head out to one of the lovely beaches near Brighton. Some of the best places to have a seaside picnic are:
Lancing Beach (8 miles away).
Littlehampton Beach (17 miles away).
Get to know the locals while you’re in Brighton by attending an event at one of the popular convention centers. There are a few awesome things on, so have a look at the schedule and set aside a date. Recommended places include:
Corn Exchange (0.2 miles away).
Brighton Centre (0.3 miles away).
Having your own set of wheels in Brighton will give you the freedom to squeeze in as many activities as possible. Maybe you can’t wait to leave town, hit the highway, and go wherever the wind takes you. If so, grab one of our SUVs and explore the beautiful rocky coastlines in the area. If you just want to experience the bright lights of the city, go for something small. Getting around busy streets and traffic will be a lot easier with a mini or compact car.
Sometimes it’s all about the journey, which makes finding the right car important. If you’re about to embark on an unforgettable road trip around Brighton, a safe and sturdy SUV could be your perfect match. If you’re looking for the cheapest possible price and plan on staying mostly in the city, a budget compact is a smart pick. All you have to do is decide what suits you best, load up the car, and clock up those miles.
Keep to the left-hand side of the road in Brighton. If you plan to explore this destination on wheels, take note that the driver’s seat will be on the right. It may take a little getting used to!
It’s relatively easy to find a car space in Brighton, though it can be a challenge to get a spot in the biggest and busiest streets. Staying at a hotel with a parking lot will make things more convenient.
As with many destinations, the roads are generally busy just before and after work during the week. However, with a population of about 139,000, traffic isn’t much of an issue in Brighton.
Most residential zones in the city of Brighton have a 30mph speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits normally range between 30mph and 70mph.
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your rental car company may charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Otherwise, it may forward your contact information to the relevant local authority so the fine is sent directly to you.
It’s against the law to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Brighton, and you may even be issued a fine for just handling your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your eyes remain on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Brighton is 0.08%. If you’re planning a big night out, leave your wheels behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
It’s a big no-no to turn on a red light in Brighton. If you encounter one, enjoy a mindful moment or two until the signal changes to green.
Subject to a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be fastened in England.