The Lanes, Brighton

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A quaint city neighborhood of narrow alleyways, small boutiques, and cozy restaurants, The Lanes is widely regarded as a shopper’s paradise. This historic district, once the heart of a fishing town, hosts an eclectic mix of shops, tiny cafes, and lively bars. Buskers add a musical note to the scene as visitors from all corners of the globe explore this maze of twisting lanes, which follow the pattern of the old fishing town’s streets. Spend a lazy day here searching for one-of-a-kind gifts. Enjoy a meal and a drink at one of the area’s pubs, always teeming with friendly locals, and hosting regular musical events. Use our Brighton and Hove day trip planner to visit The Lanes on your trip to Brighton and Hove, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Many a year since we had been to Brighton and we had forgotten just how charming The Lanes are. Plenty of intriguing retail outlets combined with antique outlets, pubs and restaurants. Just as you.....  more »
  • Charming little lanes and avenues. Main car parks are well worth using. Such a variety of bars and restaurants to suit everyone's tastes and budget. Great to have so many privately owned shops and....  more »
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