Our Brighton Recommendations


There are several modes of transport to get around the city, these include, cycling, walking, buses including the open top sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus, during the summer months only. You can even have an elevated view of Brighton from the BA i360 tower.

The Royal Pavilion was built between 1787 and 1823 for the Prince Regent who later became George IV. Although Brighton’s iconic building looks Indian on the exterior the interior is in the Chinese style. Within the grounds you will find the Museum and Art Gallery.


The cultural diversity of Brighton is reflected in its hundreds of restaurants. Preston Street, just off Western Road offers visitors a choice of over 30 different restaurants ranging from Greek to Indian, Turkish to Chinese.

Many popular restaurants and a variety of small cafés are a short distance from Boydens in St. James’s Street.

In the Lanes, the Terre Terre and Food for Friends restaurants specialise in vegetarian dishes.


There are three main shopping areas in Brighton. Churchill Square and Western Road contain all the mainstream shops. If you are looking for something more unusual, take a walk around the ‘Lanes’ and the bohemian North Laine.


Brighton has a thriving entertainment scene. There are many popular bars, clubs, theatres and music pubs all within easy walking distance of Boydens. International and national stars regularly frequent these venues as part of their tours.

Gay Scene

Boydens is on the doorstep of Kemp Town’s gay village, one of the most vibrant gay scenes in Europe, offering an exciting range of bars, clubs, cafés, shops and the home of Brighton’s Pride Festival. brightonpride