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Brighton Palace Pier

Brighton Palace Pier

Brighton Palace Pier: Our most recommended tours and activities

Brighton: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour

1. Brighton: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour

Brighton is one of the south-coast's most popular resorts, with something for all the family. Take a 1 or 2 day hop-on hop-off bus tour to discover the flavor of this city. The Brighton City Sightseeing Tour has a thoroughly entertaining commentary with fascinating facts and figures that even some of the locals don't know. The tour takes in many highlights including the Pier, Brighton i360, Royal Pavilion, Marina and the main shopping areas. Tour Stops: Stop 1 - Palace Pier Stop 2 - Brighton i360 Stop 3 - Grand Avenue Stop 4 - Hove, Palmeira Square Stop 5 - Seven Dials Stop 6 - Brighton Station (Stop B) Stop 7 - Clock Tower Stop 8 - Brighton Pavilion (Stop F) Stop 9 - The Level Stop 10 - Racecourse Stop 11 - Brighton Marina Stop 12- Paston Place

From London: Brighton & Seven Sisters Small-Group Tour

2. From London: Brighton & Seven Sisters Small-Group Tour

Leave the city crowds behind and indulge in a relaxing experience through the southeastern coast of England. Drive out of London and into lush beachside landscapes on a scenic route. Visit the famous Seven Sisters cliffs, then enjoy plenty of free time in the picturesque town of Brighton. Begin the day by departing London and traveling through the beautiful scenery of South Downs National Park. Make a stop in Alfriston, one of the prettiest villages in the region, before arriving at the seaside to visit one of the most recognizable sights of Britain’s coastline: the Seven Sisters. Admire a stunning sequence of seven undulating chalk cliffs. Absorb the breathtaking sea views, take a bracing walk along the coastal path, and stop for incredible photo opportunities along the way. Get back on the road on the way to Brighton. Reach the charming town by early afternoon and have some free time to explore. Wander along The Lanes, a collection of quirky narrow streets home to a variety of shopping and eateries. Grab a bite or head over to the famous Royal Pavilion, once the exotic seaside residence of King George IV. Take a relaxing stroll along the waterfront to unwind after a long day and discover the vibrant Palace Pier. Finally, get back on board for the return trip to London.

Brighton: Self-Guided City Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

3. Brighton: Self-Guided City Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

Embark on a self-guided treasure hunt for a fun and unique way to explore Brighton. Receive messages to a phone from Captain Bess, a snarky pirate who’s testing out new recruits to join her ship. Travel along Captain Bess's carefully designed route through the city. Follow the treasure maps to get to the right place, then try to decipher the clue. Search high and low for the answer and see hidden sights usually missed by tourists. Ask for a hint to continue the journey through the city if the clues get too tough. Start at the Indian Gate outside Pavilion Gardens and sneak through tiny twittens, Royal gardens, elaborate squares, and the bustling Lanes. Learn interesting facts and gear stories along the way about the sights on Bess's route and get a better understanding of the history of Brighton. Get ready to explore Brighton in a new way through this fun and interactive treasure hunt.

Brighton Highlights: Lost Letter Outdoor Escape Game

4. Brighton Highlights: Lost Letter Outdoor Escape Game

The city game starts at Theater Royal Brighton. It will take you between 2.5 to 3 hours to complete and you can also explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish at West Pier and surrounds. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? After your booking, you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. We recommend that each user purchases a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone.

Brighton Delicious Donut Adventure by Underground Donut Tour

5. Brighton Delicious Donut Adventure by Underground Donut Tour

Immerse yourself in the flavour of Brighton, famous for seaside doughnuts at the pier for decades. Find the hidden gems of the city, ambling down from the free-spirited Glazed, our first stop, to the seafront, visiting the must-see sights along the way. Wander through bohemian North Laine, filled with independent shops, restaurants and vibrant murals while discovering the origins of the nation’s favourite seaside city. Get lost in the labyrinthian Lanes, sampling treats from local bakeries and noting places to return to with recommendations from our local, enthusiastic guides. Book today and see if you can guess which doughnuts are vegan!

Brighton: Coastal Bike Tour to Rottingdean

6. Brighton: Coastal Bike Tour to Rottingdean

This 2.5 hour bike tour will take you from the vibrant heart of Brighton, along the seafront cycle path to the historic coastal village of Rottingdean, stopping along the way at a variety of sights. We will meet outside the Unitarian Church, on New Road in central Brighton. Here we will brief you, introduce you to fellow participants and equip you with a suitable bike and helmet (optional). We will then head out, stopping at: - The Royal Pavilion and it’s gardens - East Street & Quadrophenia Ally - The Palace Pier - iconic Victorian era structure - Volks Electric Railway - the oldest operational electric railway - Madeira Drive cycle path - Brighton Marina - Undercliff Path - a spectacular route right next to the sea, with white cliffs towering above you - Rottingdean village - the seaside village, famous for a history of smuggling and as the home of ‘The Jungle Book’ author Rudyard Kipling. Here there will be an opportunity to stop for refreshments at one of the many seafront pubs and cafes or explore the old village which includes Rudyard Kipling’s Garden. We will then cycle back to Brighton along the Undercliff Path and take in ‘The Lanes’ in the old part of the city before finishing back at New Road.

Brighton: Guided Chocolate Tour with Tastings

7. Brighton: Guided Chocolate Tour with Tastings

Pamper your taste buds on a chocolate tour in Brighton. Enjoys a combination of sightseeing and chocolate tasting as you explore the city's most famous landmarks such as the North Laine, The Lanes, Brighton Dome, the Royal Pavilion, or the Brighton Pier. Meet your guide at the entrance of St Bartholomew's Church (Ann Street) and taste your way around Brighton's secret chocolate places. And if you cannot get enough, enjoy special discounts at some stores that are part of the tour.

Brighton: Walking Food Tour (Vegan and Vegetarian options)

8. Brighton: Walking Food Tour (Vegan and Vegetarian options)

Explore Brighton's buzzing streets and alleyways filled with independent stores, bars, and restaurants and go on an adventure through our unique food scene, whilst you also discover some of the most iconic sights and areas. Be mesmerized when walking through the North Laine (a former slum area), the Lanes (where Brighton's oldest streets are), and gaze at the Brighton Pier, Royal Pavilion, the Dome (where Abba started their career) and so on. Brighton is known for being a bit different from other places, but in a good way! And this is also reflected in the choices of our taster stops. If you expect something "standard" that can be found anywhere else, this tour is not for you. But if you are open-minded and curious, we will spoil you and your senses with home cooked meals, vegan treats, award-winning tasters, hidden spots and above all some tasty food. We also have vegan and vegetarian options available. Just get in touch to let us know. Brighton is not like any other place, and this is what we want to reflect in our tours as well. We look forward to hosting you!

London: Guided Day Trip to Brighton and Seven Sisters

9. London: Guided Day Trip to Brighton and Seven Sisters

Get a local perspective on both the top attractions and lesser-known parts of Brighton on this full-day tour from London with an exciting and flexible itinerary. After being picked up from your central London hotel in the morning, you’ll head to the picturesque seaside city of Brighton, including a stopover at the cherished Brighton pier and iconic Royal Pavilion. Stop to enjoy a classic fish and chips lunch by the seaside along an action-packed day of sightseeing. With the extended 8-hour option, you'll also visit Hove and Seven Sisters and get the chance to explore England's newest addition to its natural attractions, South Downs National Park.

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What people are saying about Brighton Palace Pier

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 126 reviews

the tour was amazing! I thought my favourite part would be the doughnut's, don't get me wrong they were amazing, but the tour itself was so interesting and in-depth. we definitely got more doughnuts then either of us expected on the tour and the stop for tea was the perfect palate cleanser. amazing day out and well worth the money.

We loved being able to walk around the city with some direction and learn some facts about the place too along the way. Plus if we saw something interesting or a shop we wanted to check out we could do so without delaying a group tour :) Would reccommend and would do again in another city.

The tour was a fun way to get to know Brighton. Our guide Joe knew a lot about all the sights and was able to answer all our questions. The donuts were tasty, but there was a lot of them. Luckily we were able to take the rest with us.

A great way to spend a lovely afternoon in Brighton. Good walk with a variety of clues and a chance to stop off at some of the sites.

Duncan is so nice to introduce the history of Brighton to us in a simple and easy to understand manner.