The Lanes, Brighton

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Neighborhood · Shopping
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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  • Lots of little gems here, would recommend for people to do just to see all the independent shops and cafes. Nice atmosphere too!  more »
  • Not as good as we had been led to believe but under the current climate we felt safe and was able to adventure round some shops and bars without problems. Few shops remain shut and some areas...  more »

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