Once a slum, North Laine is now a thriving cultural quarter. The most popular activity in the area is shopping, with cafe-hopping and theatergoing coming in as close runners-up. Recognizable boutiques reside next to funky secondhand stores and local shops. Both tourists and locals frequent these shops to keep themselves at the height of fashion on the coast of Brighton. Come ready to hunt for treasures at the many architectural salvage, used-book, music, and antique shops that fill the streets. Use our Brighton and Hove trip builder to arrange your visit to North Laine and other attractions in Brighton and Hove.
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The laines are a unique experience to Brighton, you can find everything from fudge to vintage clothing to jewellery; one of my favourite things about Brighton and I love that it’s full of local... more »
The area of North Laine contains all sorts of quirky, unusual and vibrant shops and cafes. I didn't see a single chain so they all seem to be independent. We had been here before around 10 years ago..... more »
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