If you’re looking for a British town that’s all about beaches, arcades and lots of fun times, then Brighton is the perfect place for you and your girlfriends to blow off steam at. Taking a trip with your best friends is a regular therapy that every girl needs and there might not be a better place than Brighton to do that.
There’s a lot for your girl gang to do and see in Brighton and return from this seaside town as a happy and laughing bunch of girls. Here is a list of things you can do in Brighton, also known as London by the Sea, making it a suitable choice of destination to chill with your friends.
Check out the Brighton Palace Pier which has been in place for more than a century. It has stood strong through two world wars and a storm which almost wrecked it before its opening in 1899. This Grade II listed pier is one of the main attractions in Brighton for amusement parks, arcade games, rides and much more for you girls to have a good time at.
The Royal Pavilion or the Brighton Pavilion, a Grade I listed Brighton attraction was previously the royal residence, a seaside home for George, Prince of Wales who, in the year 1811, became the Prince Regent.
The world’s oldest aquarium is in Brighton and is a must visit on your all girls’ trip. The Sea Life Center has stood at its place since 1872 and opens into beautiful, original Victorian architecture that you will absolutely love. You can also touch a starfish or a sea anemone at the interactive rock pool inside the aquarium, along with witnessing many other aquatic organisms.
For the art enthusiasts, the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery has some great collection from ancient Egypt to 20th century design and exhibitions. There is also a very interesting Natural Sciences collections for any of the girls with an interest in little insects. You can expect to meet half a million of the little creatures here.
- Nightlife and Parties
Brighton is one of the many popular hen party destinations so this can assure you that the nightlife of Brighton is a rocking one. Expect a lot of beach parties, live music scenes and just people enjoying their own music at the beach. The cocktails to get drunk for, the attractive retro scene, tiki bars and rooftop clubs have made the Brighton nightlife famous. So be rest assured that your girl gang is definitely going to have a lot of fun.
- Shopping and Fun Activities
The Lanes in Brighton is the hub of boutiques for you girls to shop at, drink some good ale at the pubs, try the great food at the top restaurants of Brighton or go for some tea at the unique tea rooms of The Lanes. Heading to Brighton for a hen do is one of the coolest hen night ideas because there are a lot of fun activities for you and your hen gang to enjoy here. Your hen gang can enjoy activities like dance classes, Adonis cabaret, archery tag, battlezone archery, bubble football or go for a burlesque class and much more!
- LGBTQ Tour
Rightly known as the LGBTQ capital of the United Kingdom, you will see rainbow flags flying around town in Brighton. Take a tour down the memory lane of 200 years worth of Brighton history that made it what it is today. Enjoy some of the best spots of Brighton and through the lanes head to the ‘gay village’ of Kemptown.
Wanting to catch a tan with your friends, enjoying the arcade coupled with a little bit of culture and history and a great nightlife makes for the perfect recipe for a girls weekend out. It’s the best day trip or weekend getaway destination, especially if you’re based out of London. Brighton will live up to its name and brighten up your girls’ trip.