Brighton and Hove

Funky fashions, chic boutiques, exclusive antiques, tempting jewellery, inspirational art are all to be found in Brighton and Hove. This city by the sea which is sometimes called Little London has several shopping areas, the main mall, The Churchill Centre has all the famous high street names like Debenhams and is about an eight minute walk from the station. If you are looking for retro chic, and bohemian then Brighton North Laine shopping area is where to go. It is the heart of the cultural quarter of the city and is home to over 300 unique shops in less than half a square mile. It also boasts the largest selection of independent retailers on the South Coast. North Laine is also home to chic studios selling locally made jewellery, , ceramics, glass and paintings. Brighton Lanes historic quarter was once the hub of the fishing town Brighthelmstone. You will find a fabulous atomsphere here, watch the many street buskers while you meander through the narrow lanes browsing by the chic and different shops. Brunswick and Hove are on the west side of the city and are among one of the city\'s most colourful quarters. Walk the streets and look at the Regency buildings and colourfull Mews.This quarter of the city has specialist shops which sit amoung the many cafes, restaurants and interior design shops. Drive a few minutes from the main area and you will find Brighton Marina where there is a small outlet centre. With plenty of watrerfront eating and free parking you are sure to enjoy yourselves. East of the city centre and stretching as far as Brighton Marina is fashionable Kemptown. here the shops have a lively village feel. The area is a mix of flamboyant grand seafront crescents and elegant squares. Kemp Town also is home to the gay quarter, so apart from the quirky antique shops there are gay and lesbian orientated shops.