Brighton is such a beautiful city. Even now, in February, the sun-soaked houses scattered across Brighton’s hills are a gorgeous sight. Having moved here in 2020, I feel like I’ve only really got to know Brighton and its residents properly over the last year or so. To honour that, I’ve been putting together a number of guides to Brighton, and spent some time this month exploring the city with fresh eyes. Here’s where to head to if you’re visiting Brighton, be it for a day, or for an eco-friendly holiday!
7 of the Best Cafes in Brighton
Brighton is sometimes called London-on-sea, and for good reason. The café culture here is strong, with great coffee roasters and baristas alike. I couldn’t name one single café as my favourite (just check my purse, bursting with loyalty cards), so I’ve made a whole list for you to choose from! Click here for the full guide to the best cafés in Brighton, or scroll through my Instagram post:
10 of the Best Independent Shops in Brighton
One of the things I love so much about living in Brighton and Hove is that there are so many great independent stores. I don’t like pushing consumption, but if you are coming here to spend some £££, make it at one of my favourite independent shops in Brighton…
21 of the Best Charity Shops in Brighton
I love a good charity shop. I’ve been thrifting in them for years, and I’ve found some of my favourite second-hand clothes, shoes, and accessories in them. Brighton is home to a fair few charity shops, and I peruse them all at least once a month for the latest gems. Here’s my list of the best charity shops in Brighton, as well as reasons why you should visit each one sometime soon!
8 of the Best Restaurants in Brighton
As a new update on this guide, I’ve now compiled my list of the best restaurants in Brighton! This includes a late submission: Botanique, the vegan, seasonal British restaurant where I chose to celebrate my birthday!
9 of the Best Eco-Friendly Brighton-Based Brands
Finally, let me share with you my favourite Brighton-based brands! With such a large community of environmentally-friendly people here in Brighton, it shouldn’t be a surprise that many eco-friendly products hail from the city here:
Got some recommendations of your own to add to the list?
Let me know below – I’d love to discover more gems around Brighton!