The Lanes, Brighton

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A quaint city neighborhood of narrow alleyways, small boutiques, and cozy restaurants, The Lanes is widely regarded as a shopper’s paradise. This historic district, once the heart of a fishing town, hosts an eclectic mix of shops, tiny cafes, and lively bars. Buskers add a musical note to the scene as visitors from all corners of the globe explore this maze of twisting lanes, which follow the pattern of the old fishing town’s streets. Spend a lazy day here searching for one-of-a-kind gifts. Enjoy a meal and a drink at one of the area’s pubs, always teeming with friendly locals, and hosting regular musical events. Use our Brighton and Hove day trip planner to visit The Lanes on your trip to Brighton and Hove, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Walk around. Peruse the shops. Stop for a coffee. Buy something if it catches your eye. That's all you can do!  more »
  • I haven’t been to the Lanes in years and it was great coming back. Loads of independent shops as well as some great chains. If you’re bored of shopping there’s so much choice for coffee and places to....  more »
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