*****PLEASE NOTE THE TOUR WILL NOT BE RUNNING DUE TO A SCHEDULE CHANGE OF FREE ENTRANCE TO THE PAVILION*****
On arrival in the city, your guide will take you on a walking tour through the historic Lanes area with its independent shops and theatres through the old historic centre of the city to the seafront. Your guide will show you what the seafront has to offer from volleyball and nightclubs to the artist’s quarter and the famous Brighton Pier. In the afternoon, there will be some free time for you to visit the pier and seafront and if the weather is not so good, you could visit the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery.
NOTE: You can visit the Royal Pavilion which has free entrance this day or if this is very busy then nearby is also the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, also with free entrance on this day of the tour.
Student Top Attractions in Brighton
Brighton is one of the largest resorts on the South Coast of England. Brighton is not just popular as a destination in the summer months but at weekends throughout the year. Brighton is also called the City by the sea or London by the sea.
The Royal Pavilion is one of the most unique buildings in Britain.The Royal Pavilion is one of the most unique buildings in Britain. It was built about 200 years ago in the fashion of an Indian Palace. Inside its decorated in an oriental style. Entrance would cost normally over £10 but today its free to enter.
Construction of Brighton Pier began in 1891 and took eight years to complete. Brighton Pier is now the only pier left in Brighton after the older West Pier was destroyed in a fire in 2003. The pier offers great views along the coast in both directions and contains many amusement rides, cafes and bars. Cost - FREE
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
The museum has many galleries with exhibits about Brighton as well as collections of pottery and porceline, a world art collection, fine art galleries along with many more. Cost - £4 approx
Brighton Fishing Museum
Brighton’s past and present as the county’s busiest fishing town is celebrated in this delightful museum near the Palace Pier, which opened in 1992 as part of the regeneration of Brighton’s seafront in the area known as the fishing quarter, where locals offer freshly caught fish and shellfish for sale and a traditional smokehouse operates nearby. Cost - FREE
(All times are approximate and may vary on the day depending on circumstances and are given as a guideline)
Brighton arrival: 10 - 10:30
1 hour walking tour
Free time until 16:00
Return to Oxford and Bournemouth about 18:30 - 19:00
This information shows example itineraries to use as a guideline, please note that the order we visit various attractions may change depending on circumstances or time of year.
Please follow the advice of your tour manager and make sure that you are at the various pick up points and departures at the correct times.