Brighton Marina is the UK's biggest marina and is home to many spectacular yachts as well as many harbour side bars, cafés, restaurants, a 26-lane bowling alley, UGC 8-screen cinema, Rendezvous Casino, superstore and a variety of specialist shops. There are regular weekend events throughout the summer including French markets, craft fairs and street theatre.
Leisure and fishing boat trips start from the marina and, for those preferring to walk whilst taking in the scenery, the Undercliff Path begins here and takes you along the bottom of the chalk cliffs to Saltdean.
The Marina is easily accessible from London and the South East by road or rail links (London Victoria is just 50 minutes away) and Gatwick Airport can be reached in 30 minutes. There are regular bus services in and out of the marina, or take a traditional trip to Brighton Pier on the Volks Railway (seasonal services every 15 minutes).
Taxis are readily available at the marina, from the rank outside the Hotel Seattle. The City of Brighton has always been popular with visitors for its mixture of style and fun. It has always attracted the fashionable and the famous, pioneers and progressives, the creative and the eccentric. With fine Georgian and Regency architecture, a sparkling and impressive waterfront and the most exotic royal palace in Europe, it's a historic city with a thoroughly modern buzz.
The most fashionable beachfront in Britain, Brighton seafront is a fun mix of traditional seaside and cool contemporary, from Victorian piers, paddling pools and beach huts to stylish cafes, modern sculpture and artists' studios.
Brighton is a city that is open all year round and has attractions that will keep the whole family interested and entertained whatever the weather, whatever the season.
The beautiful surrounding countryside is well worth exploring too; pretty villages, gardens and famous beauty spots of Sussex.