Brighton Shopping Spots Self-Guided Tour, Brighton (Self Guided)

Brighton is a real shopper’s paradise, and it boasts an extensive assortment of various shopping venues. From squares and narrow streets to flea markets and whole districts, Brighton is teeming with places to shop. This walking tour will put you on the right track to Brighton’s most prominent shopping spots.
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Brighton Shopping Spots Self-Guided Tour Map

Guide Name: Brighton Shopping Spots Self-Guided Tour
Guide Location: England » Brighton (See other walking tours in Brighton)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Author: leticia
North Laine

1) North Laine (must see)

North Laine is one of the most prominent shopping districts in Brighton. This active area is endowed with over 320 shops. Whether you are looking for fashionable clothing, trendy fashion, nice gifts, fine arts, antiques or retro objects, you'll find it here in North Laine.
North Street

2) North Street

North Street is the boundary street between the prominent North Laine district and The Lanes. This central street houses the usual fashionable shops including Mango, Snappy Snaps, Body Shop and The Pier and Boots, and is home to a few more unusual stores like Kurt Geiger Shoes and LOMBOK interiors.
Brighton Square

3) Brighton Square

Brighton Square is situated in the heart of Brighton's historic Lanes. It houses twenty one shops and restaurants, where you will find a widely diverse selection of goods and services. Enjoy a unique and lively shopping experience without the hassle of a crowded mall!
The Lanes

4) The Lanes (must see)

The Lanes is another popular destination for shopping in Brighton. Situated in the heart of the town, it is home to a number of independent shops and boutiques, where you can find antiques, jewellery, interior design, furniture, arts objects, famous brands and much, much more!
Western Road

5) Western Road

Western Road starts at Brighton Clock Tower and stretches to St. John the Baptist's Church. This shopping spot is prominent thanks to its modern interior design shops, antiques, fashionable boutiques, bargain stores, bookshops, specialist food shops and late-night stores.
Queens Road

6) Queens Road

Queens Road stretches from Brighton Train Station to the Clock Tower and offers a lot of retail venues, which provides a truly excellent shopping experience. This long street is home to a range of shops for stamp collectors, tourists, puppeteers, campers and photography enthusiasts.

Walking Tours in Brighton, England

Create Your Own Walk in Brighton

Create Your Own Walk in Brighton

Creating your own self-guided walk in Brighton is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Just an hour or so train ride down south from London, Brighton is the most popular tourist destination overlooking the English Channel. Alongside some typical of any seaside resort attractions, such as Brighton Pier with its waterfront amusements and vibrant nightlife, there are quite a few unique landmarks attesting to the city's rich historic and cultural heritage. This orientation walk...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Western Brighton Walking Tour

Western Brighton Walking Tour

Western Brighton is home to numerous interesting attractions including old churches, historic buildings, prominent monuments and nice squares. Here you will find a lot of Grade I listed buildings that reflect glorious Regency architecture. Follow the next walking tour to see the most interesting attractions and discover this city’s charm.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Brighton Places of Worship Walking Tour

Brighton Places of Worship Walking Tour

Brighton is home to a huge number of beautiful churches and old religious buildings. Some churches date back to the 18th century and are beautiful buildings of architectural, historical, cultural and religious value. This walking tour will take you to the most important religious sites in Brighton.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Brighton Seafront Walking Tour

Brighton Seafront Walking Tour

Initially a little fishing village on the south coast of England, Brighton was transformed into a prominent seaside resort. Brighton seafront offers its beautiful seaside, housing two museums, the old carousel, piers, souvenir shops, cafes and the famous Artist Quarter. This walking tour will take you to the most interesting places on Brighton's seafront.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Eastern Brighton Self-Guided Tour

Eastern Brighton Self-Guided Tour

Kemp Town is the eastern district of Brighton, which is home to grand seafront crescents, churches, elegant squares, numerous shopping venues, galleries and cozy pubs. The area is also known as the largest spiritual home of the city's gay and lesbian community. Next self-guided tour will lead to the most interesting and prominent places in this lively area.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
Brighton Cultural Venues Walking Tour

Brighton Cultural Venues Walking Tour

Brighton is an excellent place for cultural exploration. It houses wonderful museums, fine galleries and other interesting cultural venues. Whatever your taste, cultural Brighton will satisfy even the most discerning cultural visitors. Take the next walking tour to find the most interesting and prominent cultural venues in Brighton!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Brighton for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Brighton has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Brighton, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.