Brighton, the city
(See more Brighton pictures on Flickr.)
Brighton is located on the south coast of England (south of London), and together with its immediate neighbour Hove forms the city of Brighton and Hove. Brighton is one of the largest and most famous seaside resorts in the United Kingdom.
Brighton is a popular tourist resort with numerous hotels, restaurants and entertainment facilities, which additionally serve a substantial business conference industry. The modern city of Brighton and Hove is also an important educational centre with two universities and many English language schools.
Things to see and do:
Brighton boasts a myriad of attractions and landmarks including:
- The Royal Pavilion
- Palace Pier (warning: vulgar Flash site)
- Brighton Beach
- Volks Railway the first public electric railway in the world.
- North Laine
- Clock Tower
- Artist’s Quarter
- Peace Statue
- Preston Park
- St Helen’s Church
- South Downs
- Devil’s Dyke
- Kemp Town
- Arundel Castle
- Beachy Head
Chinese, Thai, Indian, French, Italian, The Americas, Spanish, Lebanese and Japanese. Satisfy your taste buds with food from all over the world in Brighton and Hove’s 400 cafés and restaurants.
Whether it’s afternoon tea at the Grand Hotel, fish and chips on Brighton Pier or something altogether more exotic, there’s something for every gourmet (or gourmand!).
Brighton has been named as the best English city to dine in outside London in Remy Martin's Restaurant Awards 2007.
- Getting to Brighton
- Conference venue: “Grand Parade campus”, University of Brighton
- Rumble in Brighton story by Vincent Connare (on Typophile)
- Brighton map with conference venue (Google)
- Map and view of conference venue (Live.com)
- Map of conference venue (Mappy)
- Map of and pictures taken around the venue (Flickr)
- Map of the region (University of Brighton)
- Brighton area map (University of Brighton)
- Grand Parade area map (University of Brighton)
- Brighton public transport
Brighton images from Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons.