Destination guide

Travel to friendly Brighton

Come and experience Brighton and its museums, theatre scene and art galleries. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the beaches, shopping and seaside. Brighton Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museum and Art Gallery are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Brighton

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Brighton a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brighton Sea Life Centre (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Brighton Pier (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Drusilla's Zoo (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Eastbourne Pier (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • East Brighton Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Hollingbury Park Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Brighton

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Brighton

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Brighton is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brighton Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Sheffield Park Garden (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Beachy Head (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Arundel Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Victoria Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Regency Square (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Brighton

Fly into London (LGW-Gatwick), the closest airport, located 23.1 mi (37.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 46.8 mi (75.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Brighton Station, Brighton London Road Station and Preston Park Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Brighton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 808 holiday rentals near Brighton. From 309 Houses to 367 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Brighton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Brighton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Brighton:

  • Kemptown: 289 holiday homes
  • Brighton City Centre: 373 holiday homes
  • Ovingdean: 34 holiday homes
  • The Lanes: 264 holiday homes
  • Seafront: 399 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Brighton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Brighton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Brighton Dome: 1,144 holiday rentals
  • Brighton Beach: 1,163 holiday rentals
  • Brighton (BSH-Brighton Train Station): 1,162 holiday rentals
  • Dyke Golf Club: 1,114 holiday rentals
  • Kissing Cops Mural: 1,161 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Brighton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Brighton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 309 Houses in Brighton. Our other popular types of Brighton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 367 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 93 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 93 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Brighton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Brighton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.