Western Brighton Walking Tour, Brighton

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.
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Western Brighton Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Western Brighton Walking Tour
Guide Location: England » Brighton (See other walking tours in Brighton)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Author: leticia
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St John the Baptist's Church

1) St John the Baptist's Church

St John the Baptist's Church is a Roman Catholic church in the Kemptown area of the English city of Brighton and Hove. It was the first Roman Catholic church built in Brighton after the process of Catholic Emancipation in the early 19th century removed restrictions on Catholic worship. Located on Bristol Road, a main road east of the city centre, it is one of 11 Catholic churches in Brighton and Hove.

The first Catholic place of worship in Brighton was established above a shop in 1798;...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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The Grand Hotel (Brighton Hotel Bombing)

2) The Grand Hotel (Brighton Hotel Bombing)

The Brighton Hotel Bombing happened on 12 October 1984 at the Grand Hotel in Brighton. The bomb was planted by Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) member Patrick Magee, with the intention of assassinating Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her cabinet who were staying at the hotel for the Conservative Party conference. Patrick Magee had stayed in the hotel under the false name of Roy Walsh during the weekend of 14–17 September 1984. During his stay, he planted the bomb under the bath in...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Regency Square

3) Regency Square

Regency Square is a large early 19th-century residential development on the seafront in Brighton, part of the British city of Brighton and Hove. Conceived by speculative developer Joshua Hanson as Brighton underwent its rapid transformation from fishing village to fashionable resort, the three-sided "set piece" of around 70 houses and associated structures was designed and built over a ten-year period by Brighton's most important Regency-era architects: the partnership of Charles...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Regency Town House

4) Regency Town House (must see)

The Regency Town House is situated at Brunswick Square and represents a Grade I listed building of the mid-1820s. It is a cultural centre and museum, dedicated to the architecture and rich history of Brighton and Hove between the 18th and 19th...   view more
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Adelaide Crescent

5) Adelaide Crescent

Adelaide Crescent is situated in the western part of the city. It is a square, surrounded by numerous old buildings. Many of them represent Grade II listed buildings and date back to the 19th century. The first ten houses were built according to plans drawn up by Decimus Burton in 1830 in the form of a...   view more
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Palmeira Square

6) Palmeira Square

Palmeira Square is the central square in western Brighton, where you will find a number of impressive Victorian buildings, shops and restaurants. The square is also famous for its floral clock. Palmeira Square was originally part of the property of Baron Goldsmid or Baron de Palmeira - hence the name of the...   view more
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Statue of Queen Victoria

7) Statue of Queen Victoria

Near City Council, at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Kingsway, you will find a huge statue, dedicated to her majesty Queen Victoria. The monument was erected in 1897 for the queen’s diamond jubilee. It is also a dividing point between Hove and...   view more

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Travel Distance: 1.0 km
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Travel Distance: 1.6 km
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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
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Travel Distance: 3.6 km