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.
The Lanes reviews
Stretching from just below the train station in the north down to almost the beach, The Lanes wend left and right and is arguably the most famous and visited area in Brighton. Our hotel on the beach..... more »
I absolutely adore coming to Brighton. It’s better when the sun is out, but the lanes and so cute to wander around and get yourself lost in. Cute shops, chic cafes and some really excellent... more »
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